Cambodia

Bus ride from Phnom Penh to Saigon

by Samuel on April 25, 2013

Hectic traffic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia during a storm

Our emotions could be best described as exuberant about exploring a new country (Vietnam) but also pensive about leaving one behind (Cambodia), we set off on a nearly seven hour bus journey from the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia to the bustling hive of activity that is better known as Ho Chi Minh City […]

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Hectic traffic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia during a storm

In this travel video we showcase just how hectic traffic can be in Phnom Penh from select vantage points from our hotel during a massive storm that featured heavy rains, wind, thunder and lightening. Just as we began to start packing our backpacks for our bus journey to Vietnam, we suddenly heard this loud explosion […]

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Choeung Ek Killing Fields of Cambodia

by Samuel on April 22, 2013

Choeung Ek Killing Fields of Cambodia

In our latest travel video we visit The Killing Fields, known officially as Choeung Ek (ជើងឯក), just outside of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This is the kind of tour where you come out with a heavy mind and heart. The atrocities that took place here leave many shedding tears while on site. From the mass graves […]

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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

by Samuel on April 22, 2013

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Many times you travel to see attractions to feel a sense of awe and inspiration but when you visit Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum (also known as former Security Prison 21) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia it’s a much more somber experience where you can’t help but reflect upon your own life and feel a sense of […]

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Tuk-Tuk Rickshaw ride around Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh is a bustling city with urban sprawl extending far from the city center. Without a lot of public transportation options, the best (and most fun) way to get around town is to hire a tuk-tuk for the day. A one day tour around the city and Killing Fields should cost no more than […]

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Our favorite travel photos from Cambodia

by Samuel on April 22, 2013

Our favorite travel photos from Cambodia

The following is a collection of our favorite travel photos from Cambodia (a travel pictures slideshow sequence) including travel images from Phnom Penh, Battambang, Angkor, Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville. Many of our images include candid portraits of Khmer locals. The Cambodian locals themselves are some of the friendliest and kindest […]

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Guide to Exploring Battambang on a Budget

by Audrey on April 20, 2013

Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang is a sleepy little city in northeastern Cambodia, and a great place to unwind after the bustle of Phnom Penh or even Siem Reap. Battambang may not have that many attractions, but those who do make it all the way up to this region will be rewarded with great food, friendly faces, and a […]

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Cambodian Cooking Class in Battambang

by Samuel on April 17, 2013

Cambodian Cooking Class in Battambang

In this travel video we head over to Nary’s Kitchen for a special Khmer cooking course learning how to make Cambodian cuisine such as Amok, Lok Lak and Spring Rolls. Our class first began with a trip to a local wet market where we loaded up on cooking supplies as well as learned about the […]

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Rural Cambodia Tour in Battambang

by Samuel on April 17, 2013

Rural Cambodia Tour in Battambang

One of the absolute highlights of visiting Battambang (and easily one of the top things we’ve done in Cambodia) was taking a rural countryside tour of Battambang where we had the opportunity to eat fried crickets, devour sticky bamboo coconut bean rice and visit local fish markets. One of the factors that made this trip […]

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Tuk-tuk ride around rural Battambang, Cambodia

In our latest travel video we hop on a tuk-tuk for a tour around the rural areas (countryside  – including the Bamboo Train) just outside of Battambang, Cambodia where pass farmland, rural villages, local markets and lush green vegetation. Our auto rickshaw driver was such a friendly outgoing individual who helped show us numerous attractions. […]

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