Find out what’s happening in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap from people here on the ground. Discover bars, nightlife, restaurants, cafes, shops, leisure activities, spas and more…
Live it up Phnom Penh has an ever increasing variety of places for that special night out. Located in Raffles Hotel Le Royal The Elephant Bar offers a glimpse into the splendour of the city’s colonial past. The Lounge Lobby & Bar of the InterContinental Hotel also offers five-star comfort, with deluxe sofas, bespoke spirits and […]
Play it again Phnom Penh’s live music scene continues to flourish. With a diverse offering of music catering for every weird and wonderful taste, you won’t have much trouble finding the perfect hangout to imbibe amidst awesome acts. Botanico isn’t only one of the city’s finest craft beer gardens serving up a refreshing array of […]
Party people Phnom Penh’s club scene reflects the diversity of the city: you can chug buckets with backpackers, sing along to a cabaret, or sip cocktails on the dance floor with the city’s elite. Here’s our checklist of our clubbing favourites. One of the most innovative nightclubs in Phnom Penh, Pontoon has attracted a lengthy […]
Staying stocked up Even the weary traveller will need some toothpaste, new batteries, packet noodles, and the occasional bottle of cheap rum to keep them going at some point. Fortunately Phnom Penh is awash with convenience store shopping, with a great variety of supermarket, mini mart and specialist store shopping available to you. Supermarkets vary, […]
Alright Ales In the last three decades, craft beer culture has gained seemingly unstoppable momentum in every corner of the world. Microbreweries, nanobreweries and brewpubs continue to bloom, fulfilling every fantasy of an avid lover of ale. Fortunately, Cambodia is not immune to the charms of craft beer either. A number of new businesses have […]
Location, location Phnom Penh’s nightlife has evolved considerably over the past few years and the city now offers something to cater to pretty much every taste and budget. Here’s a guide to some of the more popular evening entertainment areas: Riverside The iconic home of Phnom Penh’s nightlife, the Riverside area hosts everything from classic […]
Cheaper Chol Mouys Phnom Penh is home to a huge number of bars vying for your attention with a range of special offers to help you stretch your budget even further. Are you looking for a way to kick off your evening after finishing off a long day of sightseeing? Watching your wallet? Or maybe […]
Cup Of Joe Phnom Penh is a true coffee lover’s delight, with no shortage of places to catch up with friends or do a spot of light reading over an enriching brew. Most venues are air-conditioned and offer Wi-Fi access should you want to check your email, chat to your Facebook friends or upload your […]
Don’t miss a thing You can’t truly say you have been to Phnom Penh until you’ve checked these must see attractions off your travel list. We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 must sees and dos in the capital to help you make sure you make the most of your trip. Royal Palace […]
Best of the best You can’t truly say you have been to Siem Reap until you’ve checked these must see attractions off your travel list. Along with the temples, there’s so much to see and do in Siem Reap that you might not have time to squeeze everything in. So we’ve put together a […]
72 hours to thrill Once a sleepy little riverside village, the vibrant city of Siem Reap is now a bucket-list destination for travellers the world over. Finding its fame as the home of Angkor Wat, a visit to the mighty temple quite rightly tops most people’s list of ‘things to do’, but there’s plenty more […]
Well being basics There can be few things as frustrating as waiting months to go on your holiday and then have it ruined by getting sick once you are there. Cambodia has its fair share of things to make you ill, and many dangers come and go with the seasons. During the wet season (June-October), […]
Dance Dinner Shows One of the highlights of any visit to Siem Reap should be a performance of classical Cambodian dance, known as Apsara dance. Shows typically take place in the evening, accompanied by a buffet dinner. Prices vary, so here’s a selection of what’s on offer. Smile of Angkor Location: St. 60 Tel: 077 […]
Siem Reap is a true coffee lover’s delight, with no shortage of places to catch up with friends or do a spot of light reading over an enriching brew. Each venue is air-conditioned and offers Wi-Fi access (usually free but conditions may apply) should you want to check your email, chat to your Facebook friends […]
Drinking Deals Siem Reap is home to a huge number of bars vying for your attention with a range of special offers to help you stretch your budget even further tan usual. Are you looking for a way to kick off your evening after finishing off a long day of trekking around the temples? Watching […]
Important Itineraries Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city is an enthralling tapestry of streets that weave into each other, spilling over with motorbikes carrying entire families, street vendors, children playing tag, tuk tuks ambling along and men squatting over a game of local chess. Sitting on the quiet banks of the Tonle Sap, this vibrant city […]
All about the app Whether you use them to find out more about the Angkor temples or get help locating the trendiest spot in town, everyone can benefit from mobile mastery. Google Maps and Street View: With the updates to the Google StreetView having taken place in 2014, Siem Reap and the Angkor Wat complex have […]
Get outta town There is much more to see in Cambodia than the temples of Angkor and the capital city of Phnom Penh; the Kingdom’s offering of exciting destinations is rich and plentiful. There are the beaches at Sihanoukville, Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie, the hill tribe areas of Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri just to name a […]
Nocturnal bargains Unlike neighbours Thailand, Vietnam, and even Laos – as well as many other countries in the region – Cambodia did not have any after-hours trading centres to offer shopaholics a nocturnal fix until early 2007. The scene changed with the opening of the Angkor Night Market in Siem Reap. Ten years on, and […]
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