Tag Archive: shops

Jan 07

Price Check: a Siem Reap Shopping List

Angkor Beer in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Having settled into Siem Reap where we’ve established a home, we’ve become familiar with what things cost in Cambodia and thought it was time to share a Siem Reap shopping list for our Price Check series with you. Just in case you’re planning to stay a while when you venture here. In short: shopping here is inexpensive – …

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Oct 11

Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List

After posting our guide to experiencing Sydney on a Budget and our apartment reviews, it seemed like a good time to do our Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List for you. Despite spending a great deal of time in Australia over the last 12 months, we still had trouble getting used to how expensive the …

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Apr 29

A Local Guide to Vintage Shopping in Melbourne

That we needed to provide you with a local guide to vintage shopping in Melbourne quickly became apparent after spotting some Melbourne locals in beehives, cats eye glasses and bobby socks. After meeting vintage princess Danielle Pumo on our Hidden Secrets tour, it was obvious she should be our vintage expert. GT: Tell us what …

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Dec 19

Eric Raisina’s Guide to Siem Reap Style

We met Madagascar-born fashion designer Eric Raisina at his atelier when researching shopping in Siem Reap on our first trip to the Cambodian city. The Paris-trained designer worked for Christian Lacroix and Yves Saint Laurent and makes some of the most enchanting clothes I’ve ever seen. He’s also something of a celebrity in Siem Reap, a city he finds inspirational and …

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Dec 18

Shopping the Gorgeous Stores of Siem Reap – An Itinerary

For most travellers, Siem Reap has been little more than a departure point for exploring Angkor Wat and the other Angkor temples. Yet it hasn’t always been that way. Until the Khmer Rouge seized power in 1975, Siem Reap had been something of a celebrity hot spot. Its heyday was the 1960s, when King Sihanouk …

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