Tag Archives: Siem Reap

A Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Siem Reap

A Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Siem Reap

This local guide to eating and drinking in Siem Reap, Cambodia, comes from local Cambodian chef, Toun Saren, Head Chef of Marum, one of Friends International’s Tree Alliance hospitality training restaurants. Our local guide to eating and drinking in Siem Reap, Cambodia, is courtesy of...
Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

Our guide to Siem Reap markets covers the liveliest local markets and petite neighbourhood markets in the northern Cambodia city, as well as artsy crafts and organic farmers markets. We also provide responsible travel advice on the night markets – should you or shouldn’t you...
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

Our Cambodia creative retreats and culinary tours for 2017 are locked in for the first half of the year and we are offering early bird discounts if you book now. Dates for the second half of 2017 coming soon. Cambodia Creative Retreats and Culinary Tours 2017 Dates Our...
Siem Reap for Families – Fun Things to Do With Kids

Siem Reap for Families – Fun Things to Do With Kids

Siem Reap for families, beyond the temples. That was my brief from a client who wanted an itinerary because her kids weren’t interested in “piles of rocks”. Is Siem Reap a family friendly destination she asked? Absolutely. I have to admit that I don’t understand...
The Best Siem Reap Cambodian Restaurants – Our Picks

The Best Siem Reap Cambodian Restaurants – Our Picks

The best Siem Reap Cambodian restaurants include everything from home-style cooking in a traditional wooden house to contemporary experiments in Cambodian-European fusion. They’re not on Pub Street and most aren’t on Trip Advisor’s top ten (bewilderingly), but here’s where you’ll sample the best Cambodian food in Siem...
A Night at Phare Cambodian Circus Siem Reap

A Night at Phare Cambodian Circus Siem Reap

A night at Phare Cambodian Circus, Siem Reap, might seem like an odd way to spend an evening in the northern Cambodian city that’s famous for Angkor Wat and other Khmer Empire archaeological sites. Yet this quirky show has become the top thing to do...
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...
Come Eat With Us On A Cambodia Culinary Tour in October 2016

Come Eat With Us On A Cambodia Culinary Tour in October 2016

Cambodia Culinary Tour? That’s right! In addition to our Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat we’re offering a Cambodia Culinary Tour from 23-31 October 2016 in Siem Reap and Battambang and we still have spots left. We’re exploring Cambodian cuisine and culture at a deeper level and...