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Destination: Phnom Penh

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Dispelling Cambodian Cuisine Myths — It’s Not ‘Mild Thai’!

Dispelling Cambodian Cuisine Myths — It’s Not ‘Mild Thai’!

Dispelling Cambodian cuisine myths seems to have become our part-time occupations. Not that we mind. No other Southeast Asian cuisine is so misunderstood and so under-appreciated — nor deserving of more attention. Let’s set a few things straight. Most visitors to Cambodia’s Siem Reap that we meet...
Cambodia Creative Retreats and Culinary Tours 2017 Dates

Cambodia Creative Retreats and Culinary Tours 2017 Dates

Come eat, cook, get creative, and explore Angkor Wat on our deliciously enriching 9-night and 10-night Cambodia trips. Our 2017 Cambodia creative retreats and culinary tours are almost full but we’re extending our offer of discounts on some tours so we can lock bookings off ASAP. 2018 dates coming...
Travelling Responsibly in Cambodia – Why It Matters

Travelling Responsibly in Cambodia – Why It Matters

Travelling responsibly in Cambodia matters. It’s not okay to wear your bikinis and board shorts to Angkor Wat. But travelling responsibly is about more than what you wear. And here’s why… I have had a guide to travelling responsibly in Cambodia sitting in my drafts folder for close to three...
Why You Should Avoid Giving Money to Child Beggars

Why You Should Avoid Giving Money to Child Beggars

The problem of children begging for money is not unique to Cambodia. Yet a travelling exhibition in Siem Reap and a new campaign by Cambodian NGO Friends International and ChildSafe to combat children begging, makes a case for why you should avoid giving money to child beggars, wherever they are,...
A Local Guide to the Phnom Penh Bar Scene

A Local Guide to the Phnom Penh Bar Scene

Once known for little more than colonial style pubs and seedy girlie bars, the Phnom Penh bar scene now boasts an array of interesting drinking spots including a handful of stylish small bars. Here’s a local guide to the Phnom Penh bar scene from the guys responsible for...
Beyond the Cambodian Capital – Phnom Penh Day Trips

Beyond the Cambodian Capital – Phnom Penh Day Trips

While a weekend in Phnom Penh provides a wonderful taste of the Cambodian capital for first-timers, five days is even better. Take some extra time and you can do some terrific Phnom Penh day trips. There are plenty of excursions around the Cambodia‘s capital that you can...
Weekend in Phnom Penh

Weekend in Phnom Penh

For most travellers to Cambodia, the colourful, cosmopolitan capital Phnom Penh is little more than a stopover at the beginning or end of a trip. While there’s enough to do to fill a week, a weekend in Phnom Penh is enough for first-timers to get a...
An Authentic Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe

An Authentic Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe

The delicious, rich Cambodian dip called prahok ktis is served with fresh crispy vegetables and makes a great introduction to the use of the Cambodian fermented fish called prahok and the curry paste called kroeung in authentic Khmer cuisine. An Authentic Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe...