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From Cambodia to Laos – off the beaten track

We go off the beaten track, planning a route to Laos which would give us an unadulterated look at the ‘real’ Cambodia. Here’s what happened next…

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Photo Flashbacks: Our favourite Angkor Ruins…

EVERYBODY who has been to Cambodia has no doubt been to Siem Reap and taken a trip up to nearby Angkor – the ancient city that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire between AD802 to 1351. Whilst it’s

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My 7 Links – An opportunity to ‘look back’ at past posts!

We were recently nominated by @christinahegele (thank you Christina!) to take part in the My 7 Links Project created by Tripbase. The name of the game is to create and share seven long gone but not forgotten blog posts that

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Goodbye to Thailand (in more ways than one?)

Our last night in Thailand took us to the border town of Hat Yai. This is Thailand’s fourth largest city and is very popular with Malaysians due to it’s close proximity to the border. We left Koh Samui at 8:00

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Funky bars in Cambodia…that’s not what I expected! 1

Our last day in Siem Reap was spent in the city centre – well I say city centre but Siem Reap is more like a big town than a city, without the soulless noise and mess of places like Phnom

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Angkor Ruins and birthday treats in Siem Reap 1

Well, what a great few days! We’re now in Siem Reap and have been here for about 3 days. To get here we once again got on a bus (from Sihanoukville) with Paramount Angkor Express, which this time wasn’t so

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Sun, sea and sand in Sihanoukville! 0

Okay, so not the most original of titles for a blog post about the seaside, but it really does wrap up the town of Sihanoukville, Cambodia quite nicely. We arrived there by bus (via our new favourite company, Paramount Angkor

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Unearthing the history of Cambodia… 3

Well, it’s time to say Goodbye Vietnam and Hello Cambodia! We left Ho Chi Minh City at around 7.30 in the morning and got a bus with Paramount Angkor Express, to the Cambodian border – it was a surprisingly straight

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