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Last Day in Phnom Penh and a Quick Stop in KL

I spent my last day in Cambodia pottering around Phnom Penh and exploring the back streets and markets. That evening I jumped on the back of a bike and headed to 308 street where, a well-travelled food blogger I met … Continue reading

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Choeung Ek and Tuol Sleng Detention Centre – Phnom Penh

After a week on the beaches and islands I traveled back to Phnom Penh where I was to spend my last couple of days in Cambodia. I decided that I would visit the Choeung Ek Genocide Centre and Tuol Sleng … Continue reading

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Beaches and Islands

The next day Ro and I headed down south to the beach village of Otres 1 whilst Sarah and Dan made their way separately to Kep. Ro and I were staying at the aptly named ‘Mushroom Point’ just over the road … Continue reading

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Climbing and Clouds in Kampot

Next stop was Kampot a riverside town about a 30 minute drive west from Kep. After checking in at my hostel, Titch’s place, I got chatting to an English girl, Sarah and her friend Amy, who had also just arrived. … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Seafood – Quintessential Kep

I left Phnom Penh early for the seaside town of Kep a small town on the south coast of Cambodia with a pretty beach, fabulous sunsets and a famous crab market. I decided to treat myself and stayed in a … Continue reading

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Soksabike – Cambodian Livelihoods Tour

I met Mony from Soksabike early one morning to head out on a ‘Cambodian Livelihoods Tour’ which promised a day of exploration of the Cambodian countryside and to experience how local families live and how they make a living. Before … Continue reading

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Battambang – Relaxing by the River

We arrived at the riverside town of Battambang at about 6:30pm and I was picked up by a remorke from the hostel that I’d booked, the curiously named ‘Here Be Dragons’. Battambang is located in the NW of Cambodia and … Continue reading

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Dorm Living – Sleep Essentials

As a solo traveller staying in a dorm room is one of the easiest ways to meet people, it also however comes with some challenges, lack of space and sharing a bathroom with strangers being the main ones! I’m not … Continue reading

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By Boat to Battambang.

So my time at the great ancient city of Angkor was up and it was time to move on. I had decided to take the boat from Siem Reap to Battambang (pronounced Battambong) a riverside town in the NW of … Continue reading

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Angkor – The Remote Temples

Day three and not yet ‘templed out’! I decided that I wanted to spend my last day visiting the more remote temples and the easiest and cheapest way to do this was on the back of a motorbike. I’d found … Continue reading

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