Tag Archives: Siem Reap

How to Get to Siem Reap, Gateway to Angkor Wat

How to Get to Siem Reap, Gateway to Angkor Wat

One of the questions we most get asked by readers is how to get to Siem Reap, Cambodia, the gateway to Angkor Wat and departure point for excursions into nearby Angkor Archaeological Park. Here’s what you need to do. Every day we get contacted by people planning...
Discover Cambodian Cuisine, Asia’s Most Misunderstood Cuisine

Discover Cambodian Cuisine, Asia’s Most Misunderstood Cuisine

Don’t miss out on the chance to join us this May in Siem Reap on a delicious journey to discover Cambodian cuisine, Asia’s most misunderstood and under-appreciated cuisine. We still have some places left for food-lovers eager to explore the food of Cambodia with us. While some...
Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat Dates

Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat Dates

We’re excited to finally announce dates and prices for our 10-day Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat – in May and October 2016. We’re offering two experiences this year, and retreats instead of tours. Following on from our well-received culinary travel writing and photography tour in May...
Subscribe to Win a Slow and Stylish Siem Reap Escape

Subscribe to Win a Slow and Stylish Siem Reap Escape

Subscribe to win a slow and stylish Siem Reap escape, including a relaxing two-night stay at chic Shinta Mani Resort, a six-course meal at Cambodia’s best restaurant Cuisine Wat Damnak, cocktails and dinner at atmospheric stylish Miss Wong, and an indulgent Bodia Spa massage and Bodia Nature products....
The Best Cafes in Siem Reap

The Best Cafes in Siem Reap

From arty cafes in retro spaces serving all day breakfasts and heady espressos to minimalist cafés spinning vinyl and offering cold drip coffee, these are our picks of the best cafes in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Whether you’re a traveller spending a few days in a place...
The Sacred Dancers of Angkor, the Authentic Apsara Show

The Sacred Dancers of Angkor, the Authentic Apsara Show

For most visitors to Cambodia’s Siem Reap, an Apsara dance show is high on their to-do list after the temples. While the spectacle is entertaining, a performance by the Sacred Dancers of Angkor offers a more authentic experience and a chance to support the preservation of this art...
Khmer New Year in Siem Reap

Khmer New Year in Siem Reap

Homes are being scrubbed clean and sand castles are being built at pagodas around Cambodia, including our own Temple Town, in preparation for the Khmer New Year in Siem Reap. The official holiday is from April 13-16, 2016. Unlike in neighbouring Thailand, where cities like...
Hip Hup Guan and Cool Kandal Village, Siem Reap

Hip Hup Guan and Cool Kandal Village, Siem Reap

Hip Hup Guan and cool Kandal Village are where Siem Reap’s savvy expats are sipping coffee, shopping and eating. Not much to look at, yet home to some of Siem Reap’s most fashionable spots, these gritty backstreets have emerged as one of the Cambodian city’s most interesting destinations. On...
Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

If you’re planning on renting an apartment or holiday rental and settling into Temple Town for a while, then buy a basket or cotton bag and make a beeline to the weekend Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Even if you’re not, pop down...
Cuisine Wat Damnak, the Best Restaurant in Cambodia

Cuisine Wat Damnak, the Best Restaurant in Cambodia

The restaurant of Chef Joannès Rivière, Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap, became the first Cambodian restaurant to land on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, the regional edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, where it was named Best Restaurant in Cambodia last year. This year the restaurant moved up...
How to Get the Most Out of the Angkor Archaeological Sites

How to Get the Most Out of the Angkor Archaeological Sites

Hire a good qualified guide, do some pre-trip reading, get off the beaten track, and other tips from a Siem Reap based archaeologist on how to get the most out of your visits to the Angkor archaeological sites in Cambodia. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Angkor archaeological...