Look around and you’ll see Cambodian New Year, Bon Chol Chhnam Thmei, being celebrated around the country. The holiday, also called Khmer New Year, is Cambodia’s most important, bringing the country to a near standstill as city residents head home to the … Continue reading
Author Archives: Lina
About LinaLina Goldberg is a writer who splits her time between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. She is the author of "Move to Cambodia: A guide to living and working in the Kingdom of Wonder." Lina has also contributed to publications including Lonely Planet, CNN Travel, Wall Street Journal, VICE, South China Morning Post and BBC Travel. She originally came to Cambodia on a three-month fellowship in 2010, and after falling in love with the country, decided to make it her home.
Giant Ibis night bus at a glance… Price: $15 Schedule: 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Time: 6 to 7 hours Buy tickets online Over the years, I’ve taken more Giant Ibis night bus journeys than I care to admit. When … Continue reading
Update Apr 5, 2018: They’ve extended the deadline for work permit applications until April 30th. This is handy because they never officially announced the previous deadline. Unfortunately, the extension does not include an amnesty for previous years’ fines as it … Continue reading
You’ve requested more Phnom Penh gym reviews, and I’m here to deliver. When I first moved to Phnom Penh I joined the gym at the Great Duke (formerly the Intercontinental Hotel). The Great Duke gym is seriously underrated and probably Phnom … Continue reading
Not too long ago, getting from Phnom Penh to Kampot by bus was a complete headache. Buses detoured to stop in Kep on their way to Kampot, making the trip closer to five hours long. Now, though, there are direct … Continue reading
Wondering how to get to Kep? Check our handy guide to getting to Kep from Phnom Penh, Kampot, Sihanoukville, and Siem Reap. We’ll cover all of your options for how to get to Kep, including taxis, tuk tuks, mini-buses, and … Continue reading