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
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Bokor Mountain remains one of the main tourist sights around Kampot. Formerly a French colonial hill station resort and site of a royal summer vacation home, modern Bokor has made itself much easier to access and has more “attractions.” While … Continue reading
Giant Ibis has wasted no time in becoming the foreigner favorite of all of the Cambodia bus companies. They’ve expanded their network by adding Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh to Kampot by mini-bus. Giant Ibis is known for … 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
While there’s no dearth of places to stay in Kampot, it can be difficult to find one that is both central and reasonably priced. Enter Ny Ny Hotel, an inexpensive 29-room hotel in Kampot’s city center. Not to be confused … Continue reading
If you need a break from life in hectic Phnom Penh, Kampot provides a nice respite as life there runs at a significantly slower pace. Located two and a half hours south of the capital, Kampot is a small town … Continue reading
Like more than a few urban expats, I fled the city over Pchum Ben and headed towards Kampot, a sleepy town in Southern Cambodia. Luckily, I ended up with a reservation at Naga House, a laid-back guesthouse with a collection … Continue reading