Tag Archive: Siem Reap

Jan 24

Renting an Apartment in Siem Reap

Karavansara apartments, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The rise of holiday rental websites such as HomeAway and Holiday Lettings and rent-a-room sites like Airbnb and Roomorama have made it easy to rent short term apartments, houses and rooms in private homes around the world, whether it’s for three nights or three months. Not so in Cambodia, unfortunately, which is why we’re providing …

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Jan 13

Monday Memories: A Student Stretches at Battambang Circus School

A student takes a stretch class at Phare Circus, Battambang, Cambodia.

In the latest edition of my reflections on photography series Monday Memories, a young student stretches at Battambang circus school in northwest Cambodia. Ouch. Over the last few months I’ve spent some time behind the scenes taking photographs of performers under the big top at Phare Cambodian Circus in Siem Reap, as well as at Phare …

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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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Dec 31

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Red Curry Paste, made to a recipe from Ian Kittichai's Issaya Cookbook.

It’s been a huge year of travel for us here in Southeast Asia. The second half of it was just a crazy blur of photo shoots, working in hotel rooms, and having endless restaurant and street food meals. After obtaining our one-year Cambodian visa, we literally spent months searching for somewhere to live in Siem …

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Dec 16

Monday Memories: Missed Monsoonal Moments

In Siem Reap local school children pedal home.

While we love to settle into a place for a while, the luxury of staying longer in a destination also has some drawbacks when it comes to me getting work done photographically – and in a timely fashion. There have been many missed monsoonal moments in recent months. Here in Siem Reap during the wet …

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