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Stories and Tips Siem Reap

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Siem Reap in General

Written by dkm1981 on 30 Apr, 2013

Siem Reap itself isn't a particularly remarkable city, but there are some things about it that are really great and there are some things you should know to help you enjoy everything properly.My Siem Reap Top Five . . . .1. Angkor TemplesNo doubt if…Read More

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An early start to see the sunrise

Written by MichaelJM on 30 Mar, 2013

Now getting up at 3.30 a.m. is not my idea of fun and the concept of dragging myself out of a deep sleep to go and watch the sunrise doesn’t really hit the spot. Unless of course you link sunrise with the mystical Angkor Wat…Read More

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Lunch at the Angkor Complex

Written by Jodeci527 on 02 Dec, 2011

Within the Angkor complex, there are a few sheds under which are several food shops. After visiting my third temple, I started to feel a bit hungry so I asked my driver where would be a good place to grab a bite to eat. He…Read More

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Great Town For Budget Travel

Written by Jodeci527 on 17 Nov, 2011

Siem Reap is known as the Gateway to the Temples of Angkor. It's a small town located a short distance away from the magnificent Temples, which results in thousands of tourists flocking here every month. At first glance, it's easy to tell that the…Read More

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A dry massage in Siem Reap

Written by MichaelJM on 14 Nov, 2011

I’d been threatening to have a massage sometime of this holiday but hadn’t quite got round to it until we landed in Siem Reap. Whilst in Phnom Phen we’d read in the newspaper that massages were readily available in town and so when we arrived…Read More

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Highlights, Tips, Money

Written by nmagann on 22 May, 2010

Highlights included the opportunity to support the Seeing Hands Massage place. The Khmer style massage felt good both physically and mentally. How great it is to see the chance for blind people to be able to support themselves providing a much desired service.…Read More

Eating Like the Locals in Cambodia

Written by dackelynn on 10 Jan, 2007

So, you want to try out authentic Khmer food without paying a $15 price tag? It's easy - just venture off the normal tourist path and have a seat with the locals. It's easy to find a place to eat with the locals when you…Read More

Siem Reap, Angkor and beyond

Written by travelbot on 23 Feb, 2006

We dropped into Siem Riep around 9pm on Jan 2nd. Looking out the window we see… almost nothing. A dim light or two outside the runway. This is not Bangkok anymore, and then fat drops splat and streak down the port windows. What? Rain in January?…Read More

Landmine victims & those less fortunate of Siem Reap

Written by Kez on 27 Oct, 2005

I really feel I have to mention the fact that due to Cambodia’s recent brutal history, the number of landmine victims, amputees, and orphaned children is so omnipresent that you will be constantly confronted with them when moving around. Yes, there are many beggars, but…Read More

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Cooking Class in Siem Reap

Written by PonyGirl2 on 12 Nov, 2007

We spent one day taking a cooking class at the Shinta Mani hotel in Siem Reap. We learned some traditional Khmer cooking, in a fabulous outdoor setting. And the bonus, is that the procedes from this class go to help support the Institute…Read More

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