The Patio Hotel and Urban Resort is a sister property of the Aquarius Urban Resort I stayed at during my visit to Phnom Penh, located in the popular expat area Boeng Kang Keng (BKK1). It offers modern rooms, a restaurant, spa and a rooftop pool with killer views over the city, all for reasonable prices. If you are looking for … Continue reading
Many visitors to Cambodia bypass Phnom Penh and go straight to Angkor Wat or the Beaches of Cambodia – but Phnom Penh is well worth a visit. You’ll get insights into Cambodia’s unique and difficult history as a backdrop for people’s life today. And Phnom Penh is a lot more fun than people give it credit for, with great hotels, … Continue reading
Sunset on Otres Beach
I admit it, I’m a sucker for sunsets. There is just nothing as peaceful and relaxing for me as the sun setting over the ocean, watching it with my toes in the warm sand and (ideally) a cocktail in my hand! Otres Beach is a great place to do that and to do it without paying a fortune. It offers great beach, clear water and beautiful sunsets at bargain prices – what’s not to like?
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Hotel Five.S Kampot offers friendly service and outdoor/indoor bathrooms you’d expect from a five-star luxury resort for the price of a budget hotel. You also get a small pool and good breakfast, as well as free bicycle rentals to explore the town and countryside. All that makes it an easy recommendation and my favorite hotel in Kampot! … Continue reading
Kampot in Southern Cambodia is one of these towns that’s a much better experience than what you expect based on descriptions. It doesn’t have many man-made or natural sights to ah and oh about, yet the riverside setting and the relaxed vibe of the town will make you wish to stay longer than you had planned. It’s a place that’s … Continue reading
Phnom Penh might not be on top cities to visit lists, but it is a charming city to hang out and a good introduction to Cambodia. You can relax in resort-style hotels in the center of the city at low prices and learn about Cambodia’s history – an important backdrop to understanding the country ad its people today! There is … Continue reading
Long Set Lagoon
Long Set Beach on Koh Rong is my favorite beach in Cambodia. It’s secluded enough to pretend you are all alone in a tropical paradise, yet well maintained with pristine white sand. And the natural beauty is all around – just behind the beach is a lagoon, with the tropical forest shining in the mirror-like surface!
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If your are looking for a full-service hotel in Sihanoukville, on your way to Koh Rong and the Best Beaches of Cambodia, the Holiday Villa Nataya is a great choice. It is in the center of town, has big, modern rooms and a pool, gym and full restaurants for your stay – and it’s good value, too! But a beach … Continue reading
During my first visit to Phnom Penh in 2002, the memories of the civil war that ended in 1994 were still fresh. Since then the city has grown and dark memories have faded, making Phnom Penh a much livelier city. And one of the best places to soak up the atmosphere is along the River Promenade in the heart of … Continue reading
The new Good Time Boutique Hotel offers modern rooms steps from Otres 1 Beach near Sihanoukvile, Cambodia. With friendly service, a hot breakfast and a cold pool, it’s good value for a comfortable stay on a budget! If you want the best room for your money, the Good Time Boutique Hotel is a good choice – read on to find … Continue reading