- SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA
Special interest and destination speakers have been presenting lectures about the history of all the countries we visit. Hearing a recounting of the dark chapters in Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Mar 8, 2014
- Misplaced seats and datesBill slept off his sea sickness for a couple of hours, then woke up and ate everything edible in the hotel room and was ready to go. The hotel we were in was wonderful, so we both had our first Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Mar 7, 2014
- Sihanoukville and Ko Ta Kiev
Our journey down to the coastal town of Sihanoukville was supposed to be 10-11 hours, but it took more like 14 (this always happens in Southeast Asia!). So we rocked up into Sihanoukville at about 9.30pm after leaving at 7.30am Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 6, 2014
- Lazy BeachLazy Beach is on the Island of Koh Rong Samloem and it takes two hours to get there by boat. As there was a few of us they had hired a boat as their boat was not big enough, Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Mar 6, 2014
- Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples
We woke up early to catch our boat to Battambang, which surprisingly left pretty much on time. The boat itself was a bit of an old tub of a thing, but luckily it wasn’t crammed full of people which was Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Mar 4, 2014
- The Traveller's CurseOnce, while traveling, I met a philosopher. He’d been on the road for three years, at a time when I had only been out there for a mere three months. This number interested him for, according to his experience and Posted by Zaspirucho in Thoughts from afar | Mar 1, 2014
- Working and living in ChiroChiro has been great! We were very happy there living and working in a small community. Sophal, who opened the Organizatin for Basic Training is a genuinely great man of a huge heart and devotion to helping other people. His Posted by joxa in j&x travels | Feb 28, 2014
- Phnom Penh and Battambang
14th to 16th February:
We were sad to say goodbye to the 4,000 islands in Laos as we had a great time relaxing and could have easily spent several more days (or weeks!) there. We got our boat over to the Posted by mattandsusanne in Matt and Susanne's Travels | Feb 28, 2014
- Siem Reap (Cambodia)[center]Oh my night bus!
We booked a sleeper bus from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap (11.5 hrs) from 8pm at $19 each...
After some very poor (but stereotypically Asian) management, we found 2 "beds" together and nestled in for the night.
To describe our Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Feb 27, 2014
- Last stop before ChiroHello everybody!
We are now back on the road. Before we write about our truly amazing experience in Chiro village, here is a short summary of our stay in Sihanoukville in Decemver 2013....
As our visa was running out, we decided Posted by joxa in j&x travels | Feb 27, 2014
- Sihanoukville (Cambodia)[center]I personally didn't mind our location in Sihanoukville, (Don't Tell Mama's Hostel, Otres Beach) but I'm less of a nightbird than Ricky and being at the end of the quiet beach, put us 10 minutes away by tuk-tuk to civilisation Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Feb 27, 2014
- No woman, no cryWe've had a quiet couple of days, especially me, who spent yesterday in bed with a upset stomach; this allowed Bill to spend yesterday exploring on his own.
The walk to the beach takes us about five minutes, but it Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Feb 27, 2014
- Cambodia continued.....[center]After lunch, we continued our day by going to the Royal Palace.
Gorgeous, elaborate buildings dotted the spotless grounds with large trees and topiaries providing natural beauty to compliment the elegant man-made structures.
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- SihanoukvilleAfter spending the whole day next to the pool at Raffles in Phnom Penh we were ready to head for the Cambodian Coast.
We booked the same company for our journey to Sihanoukville as our journey from Saigon, which had Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Feb 25, 2014
- Temples, tuk-tuks and friends[center][/center]
If you want to see the whole world, stay no longer than three days at a place. It's not just me says it. I first heard the concept in the Kino’s Journey seri Posted by Zaspirucho in Thoughts from afar | Feb 25, 2014
- Angkor, What?We took a bus from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal Mo Chit to the Cambodian border without much hassle (turn up, buy ticket, buy snacks, get on next departing bus, off we go). Rather than take yet another 3 hour bus Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Feb 23, 2014
- WatThis morning mainly due to too many cocktails the night before we swapped our day around and decided to go to Wat Phnom in the morning, which is over the road from our hotel and head for the Royal Palace Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Feb 22, 2014
- Wats it all about?We spent the night at 'Me Mates Place', I tried very hard not to look at the dirty walls, dirt on the floors and grubby bed linen, the towels which we paid a $10 deposit for, which were in tatters Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Feb 20, 2014
- Entering CambodiaWe caught the bus to Phnom Penh at 8.30am yesterday morning. Bill and I were in seats near the back of the bus near the toilet, there was a lady on board who was pregnant and she went to toilet Posted by mulliganward in Mulligan-Ward Travellers | Feb 19, 2014
- Cambodia[center]Our journey began in the typical tradition of us, barely getting to the airport on time.
The error this time however not being our oversleeping or going to the wrong airport in the same city, oh no. This error revealed itself Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Feb 18, 2014
- Angkor Wow! [b]Angkor is like Disneyland for anyone with even just a slight interest in history. For Brayden, Jay and me it was easily the highlight of our adventures in South East Asia. In fact, I think it’s just about the favourite Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Feb 15, 2014
- CAMBODIAWe decided our Mekong trip was a real highlight so far. We had a wonderful guide called Nam, who had an infectious sense of humour, as I discovered when we played cards with him on our overnight trip. He seemed Posted by Chrissyade in TWOGOTRAVELLING | Feb 15, 2014
- Rabbit IslandI think it might have been the tuna sandwich…all I knew was that I woke, no, dreamed that I was ill. I finally woke up at 5 am not feeling well at all. I went to breakfast and Posted by Peliroja in Time to Relax! | Feb 13, 2014
- Kampot SnapshotA five-hour bumpy bus ride from the bustling capital of Phnom Penh took us to the sleepy town of Kampot. Situated by the river and full of old world charm, the three of us were instantly smitten. It’s just so Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Feb 12, 2014
- A Gorgeous Hike, Sunset and Crab MealI couldn't procrastinate breakfast too long this morning because I had to have it between 7 and 9 am. I was determined to post my blogs from the day before but after many, many attempts—and the morning getting away Posted by Peliroja in Time to Relax! | Feb 12, 2014