Author Archives: Lina

About Lina

Lina 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.

How to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (and vice versa) in 2019

Has anything changed on how to to get from Phnom Penh and Siem Reap (and Siem Reap to Phnom Penh) in 2019? You bet! There are options to fit every budget, but some are nicer than others. Right now the road … Continue reading

Review: Nattakan direct bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap (and vice-versa)

If you’re looking for the most painless way to cross the Thailand-Cambodia border overland, the direct bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap is the way to go. There are currently only three truly direct buses (meaning you leave your luggage … Continue reading

A guide to Battambang’s art galleries

In the last decade Battambang has experienced something of an artist revival, in no small part thanks to Phare Ponleu Selpak, an non-profit organization there that provides hundreds of students with arts training and education. Explore the town’s art scene … Continue reading