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Renting an Apartment in Siem Reap, an Insider Guide

Renting an Apartment in Siem Reap, an Insider Guide

Renting an apartment in Siem Reap can be challenging. While the rise of holiday rental websites such as HomeAway and VBRO and rent-a-room sites like Airbnb and Roomorama have made it easier to rent short term properties and rooms in private homes, there are still some...
10 Ways to Know You’re Finally at Home

10 Ways to Know You’re Finally at Home

After obtaining our one-year Cambodia visa, we spent months searching for somewhere to live in Siem Reap before finally finding a place. We’ve signed a lease and have somewhere we can really call home. It’s been a huge year of travel for us here in Southeast Asia....
Why Small Local Boutique Hotels Beat Big Bland Multinationals

Why Small Local Boutique Hotels Beat Big Bland Multinationals

After a couple of months staying in boutique hotels in Siem Reap and Bangkok, we’ve reaffirmed something we’ve increasingly felt over the years and that’s that when it comes to choosing hotel accommodation when we travel, boutique hotels suit us better. We much prefer small...
At Home in Hoi An

At Home in Hoi An

“Boat ride, one hour!” “Motorbike!” “Taxi!” “You buy lantern!” “You buy something from me!” “You take picture of me!” “Happy hour!” While these were the phrases shouted at me daily as I wandered the streets for the first few weeks of our stay in charming,...
Tips To Renting A Holiday Villa

Tips To Renting A Holiday Villa

Spending a holiday in a villa rental with family or friends can be very special. But things can also go horribly wrong. Thankfully, after years of experience staying in holiday rentals we know how to avert disasters. Here are our tips to renting a holiday...