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5 Foods You Have to Eat in Cambodia to Take Your Taste Buds on a Delicious Adventure

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 5 January 2021

Cambodian cuisine has many similarities to that of its close neighbours Thailand and especially Vietnam. However, unlike the Thai cuisine, Cambodian dishes usually contain less sugar and chilli – which makes it far fresher in my opinion!

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3 Places in South-East Asia that Will Change How You View the World

By Emily / 18 May 2018

South-East Asia is also steeped in a dark and violent history, things that you might not have been exposed to in Western society, but once you visit these places on your travels, and hear the stories, the lessons of this history will stay with you for the rest of your life.

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This is how you create an easy travel plan for an awesome week in Cambodia

By Emily / 14 February 2018

We’ve put together a brief guide outlining all of Cambodia’s highlights and how to make the most of your time there if you only have a week to spare. That way you can see the popular attractions and some of the hidden gems.

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A Guide to the Best Authentic Asian Cuisine. Take your Taste Buds on a Heavenly Trip

By Emily / 14 August 2017

South-East Asia is a feast for the senses, it’s the prospect of an actual culinary feast that’s at the forefront of our minds. Southeast Asia is a food lover’s dream with countless options to tempt the taste buds. This is our list of the best authentic dishes or street food in Asian cuisine.

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Why ‘The Killing Fields’ & ‘S-21’ are a Must-See in Phnom Penh

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 23 June 2017

Although not the lightest and brightest of conversation topics, the darker history of the Cambodian culture is extremely important. As a responsible traveller, it is crucial for you to understand the places and the cultures that you visit for what they were in the past and how that’s impacted what they are like today.

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Shop like a local at the most colourful day and night markets in Cambodia and Vietnam

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 24 May 2017

Across Cambodia and Vietnam, there are countless markets selling everything from clothes and food to more unusual hardware items. Walking through them lane by lane, as well as practising your haggling skills, is all part of the fun!

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How to Get Off The Beaten Track In Cambodia: See More Than Just Popular Tourist Attractions

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 2 May 2017

Cambodia is a country a little bit behind Thailand in terms of tourism and infrastructure, but with each passing year things seem to be slowly on the up and up. There is more to Cambodia than Angkor Wat or any of the other attractions you’ve heard of too. It’s time to get off the beaten […]

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Stray Days – stories from the road. Straying with Remy!

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 19 April 2017

This month we’re Straying with Remy-Leigh McCoy Glendinning from England. He wanted to escape the daily routine of work, so he dropped everything and travelled to Asia. Check out his story.

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Expert Advice For Your First Time In Southeast Asia

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 30 March 2017

We’ve all been there. You’ve booked your trip to Asia, and then you start thinking about it as it’s fast becoming a reality. What will it be like there? Will I eat weird food? Will it be safe? Do I need to speak any of the languages? Well, fear not, we have the answers for […]

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Bypass major tourist attractions and head over to Kampot: a truly unique experience in Cambodia

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 10 March 2017

Cambodia is so much more than major tourist attractions, like Angkor Wat. Bypass all that, or at least put it to the side for one day and experience Kampot, a place not to be missed. Decked out with rural terrain, lakes and nearby mountains, Kampot certainly is a place that lives within its natural surroundings.

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5 Reasons To Visit Cambodia: Now’s the Time to Visit this Highly-Rated Destination

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 27 February 2017

It may be towards the end of the busiest tourist season in Cambodia, but there is never really a bad time to visit this country. With its popularity growing more and more, it’s easy to see how and why Cambodia is on many travellers’ bucket lists.

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My visit to the hidden and outer temples of Angkor: an amazing and unique experience in Siem Reap

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 1 February 2017

I was lucky enough to have more than one day to explore the temples around Siem Reap, something I would highly recommend if you have time. With extra time to explore to my heart’s content, I chose to book an Angkor ‘Outer Temple’ tour.

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Battambang Village Kids

Getting on and off the track in Battambang

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 3 August 2016

I was really excited to visit the first Stray overnight stop at a village homestay, in Battambang. We were going to be accommodated in a small village, just outside of the main city, where we would share the home of a local family and live a day of local village life.

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Beautiful turquoise beach on Koh Rong Samloem in Cambodia.

These are the best beaches of Sihanoukville: each one has its own charm and offerings

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 26 July 2016

Life’s a beach in Sihanoukville, and there are plenty of them to choose from. Known specifically for its tropical islands, palm-fringed sands and late-night atmosphere, each one of Sihanoukville’s beaches has its own charm and offerings.

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The 7 Best Things to do in Siem Reap in Cambodia

By Emily / 23 June 2014

Tourism in Cambodia has found a comfortable heart in Siem Reap, the gateway to the Angkor Temples and Cambodia’s biggest tourist destination. From its archaeological ruins, colonial architecture, nearby jungles and wild nightlife, there’s no wonder this town is unavoidable on a Southeast Asia itinerary. But what’s best to see and do?

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