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11 Most wonderful things to do in Kratie, Cambodia

Last update: April 2022 Click any button below to jump to your favorite things to do in Kratie Traveling to Cambodia? Check the up-to-date entry requirements and restrictions here! Things to do in Kratie You’ve gotta love Kratie, I know I do. The pass-through town for travelers to and from Laos has always kept its…
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Cambodia Foods for Insiders that make you Crave

Last Update: November 2022 Cambodia foods are gaining popularity fast! Why is that? My own little theory says it’s because more travelers visit Cambodia and are therefore exposed to the country’s cuisine. That, plus an increase of Cambodians that emigrate to Western countries and introducing Cambodian foods by opening up Khmer restaurants. And you know…
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Top 39 best food in South East Asia

39 Best Food in Southeast Asia – Feast on this!

Last Update: September 2020 There’s a whole bunch of reasons that make me keep coming back to Southeast Asia, but the food is definitely high up in the list. The multitude of flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques in this part of the world is overwhelming. Over the years I tried so many dishes and of…
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Where to eat in Siem Reap – 2022 Update

Last update: June 2022 Where to eat in Siem Reap? That’s the question. In order to answer the right way, let me warn you first. This isn’t a short article, but hey, it’s not just a simple list of restaurants in Siem Reap. Instead, it tells you exactly what to expect so you can make…
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Cambodia Scam

Outrageous Cambodia Scam – you won’t believe it!

Last Update: May 2020 There’s trouble in paradise and my intention is to warn all travelers so they won’t fall for this outrageous Cambodia scam. I love Cambodia, I really do. After almost 2 years of living in this wonderful country I have come to love the people, the landscape and the culture. However, truth…
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Things to do in Siem Reap Blog Post

11 Best things to do in Siem Reap – and 5 things to skip

Last Update: February 2022 Traveling to Cambodia? Check the up-to-date visa and health certificate requirements here! The star of Siem Reap in the Northwest of Cambodia shines bright. And yes, it has everything to do with nearby tourist magnet Angkor Wat. Obviously you’re here to see the temples, but there are so many more things…
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Angkor Wat - Overrated

Angkor Wat – Over-rated!

Last Update: October 2020 Behold the center of the ancient Khmer empire! Magnificent Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. You may think that Angkor Wat is one of the 7 world wonders. Well, it’s not, but it sure is impressive. It’s also over-rated. Save this article for later. Click on the save…
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The Klling Fields Blog Post

The Killing Fields and Genocide Museum

Last Update: November 2019 On my first visit to Cambodia in 2008 I knew little to nothing about the shocking events that had happened here. Sure, I had heard about the killing fields and Khmer Rouge, but no details. As it turned out I wasn’t prepared and the whole thing caught me completely off guard.…
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Ongoing construction in Phnom Penh

5 major downsides to Phnom Penh

Last Update: March 2022 Traveling to Cambodia? Check the up-to-date entry requirements here “So, are you saying that there are no downsides to Phnom Penh whatsoever?”, someone asked me after I gave my speech about why I like living in Phnom Penh. “Uhhh, of course there are”, I replied, and without any effort, 5 downsides…
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Bicycle your way to Silk Island Phnom Penh

Last Update: July 2021 Phnom Penh can be a hectic place. Sure, it’s nice to indulge in city pleasures every once in a while on your travels. However, if you live in Phnom Penh 24/7 like I did, there are times that the city can really get to you. Especially on one of those sweltering…
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Khmer Cuisine

7 Ingredients that define Khmer cuisine

Last Update: August 2020 It is often said that Cambodian cuisine, or Khmer cuisine as we say, is underrated. And it’s true, while Thai and Vietnamese food are conquering the world, Khmer cuisine is rarely heard of. When was the last time you dined in a Cambodian restaurant or picked up some Khmer food for…
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13 Must eat Cambodian foods

Last Update: September 2022 When was the last time you ate Cambodian food? Exactly, unless you’re actually in Cambodia, real Cambodian food or ‘Khmer food’ as we say is very hard to come by. Some of the flavors are similar to Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, but so many are not. Khmer cuisine definitely has its…
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