Popular Monkey Republic has opened a new backpackers hostel, bringing their trademark brand of fun, food, and cheap beds to Kampot. Monkey Republic has become an institution in the Cambodia backpacking world, starting with their original location in Sihanoukville. In … Continue reading
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Despite years of rumors about a new super-duper direct ferry from Kampot to Phu Quoc Island, there is frustratingly still only one way to get to Phu Quoc from Cambodia — starting in Kampot, travel to the Vietnamese border, cross … Continue reading
In my quest to find a direct bus from Kep to Phnom Penh (hint: there are none), I recently found myself on a Champa Mekong bus from Kep to Phnom Penh via Kampot, and frankly, I wouldn’t do it again. … Continue reading
Located 5 miles (8 kms) outside of town on the banks of the Kampot river, laid-back GreenHouse bungalows cater to a slightly more sophisticated audience than many of the other nearby stoner hangouts. With 12 bungalows priced between $12 and … Continue reading
If you can’t decide between a beach town and a river town, why not visit both?Sihanoukville and Kampot are less than 80 miles apart (126km) and the road is in surprisingly good condition. By taxi, the trip takes less than … Continue reading
Kampot has no shortage of nice places to stay, especially with large estate-like set-ups on the river like Champa Lodge, Villa Vedici, Les Manguiers, The Greenhouse, and Ganesha Eco-Lodge. But with the recent swell of restaurants in Kampot town (not … Continue reading