Chasing Waterfalls at Kachang Ratanakiri

After 25 minutes driving by moto we arrived at Kachang Waterfall. Trees speckle either side of the entrance. We purchased a ticket from the ticket office ($1 per foreigner) before driving further down the dusty road. There were a handful of motorbikes parked there already... read more

My trip to Anlung Pring Sarus Crane Project

I always wondered what a real bird watching and wildlife tour would be like, so I decided to visit - Anlung Pring Sarus Crane Conservation and Development Community Project. This project not only offers an interesting tourism experience, but also supports the conversation of the Sarus Crane... read more

My trip to Jahoo Gibbon Camp

We set off at just after 5am, our guide and two other rangers. The other rangers collecting data, and making notes for reporting back to the head office. We took the same route I'd taken the previous afternoon, but at the crossroads in the path we stopped and just listened and waited... read more

Spending a night at Tampuan Homestay

I arrived late afternoon at my destination at Banlung. The capital town of Rakanakiri province located in the northern part of Cambodia. At Yeak Laom Lake I met my Tampuan host Sam who welcomed me with a big smile. He invited me to ride on his motorbike... read more

Exploring floating village on Tonle Sap

To a bewildered 20-year-old French student and intern, Cambodia seemed fascinating to me, in every sense. It had been only two days since I stepped into Cambodia and I was already off with my friend Emily heading to the Kompong Loung Floating Village.... read more

My weekend escape to Koh Trong Island

With only one day to explore Kratie, I was searching for a local experience on limited time. The day before I spotted dolphins further afield from Kratie. I was hoping for something a little different. Koh Trong Island blew me away, a hidden gem only a stone’s throw from Kratie town... read more

Irrawaddy dolphin Preah Rumkel

Pream Rumkel sits in one of the most remote and northern parts of Cambodia. Standing in the village, on the bank of the Mekong river you will be less than 100 meters from the Lao – Cambodian border. My husband I went to see the ecotourism site with the premise of hopefully seeing the Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong... read more

Mekong boat trips out of Osvay

The Mekong river is the world's twelfth longest river and the seventh longest in Asia. Its and flows through six countries in South East Asia and is estimated to be 4,350 km (2,703 mi) long. I have been living in Cambodia for the past 4 years, and even though I travel a lot for both work and for pleasure, up until 3 weeks ago... read more

My visit to Isamborei Homestay at Sambor Prei Kuk temples

After Siem Reap, the ruins of Sambor Prei Kuk are probably the most popular tourist destinations in all of Cambodia. On my vacation to this South East Asian tropical paradise, I too intended to pay a visit to this legendary place. The new friends I made while travelling told me that Sambor Prei Kuk... read more

My visit to Yeak Laom Lake

I first heard of Yeak Laom lake from an old Khmer man over a coffee in the streets of Phnom Penh. He visited when he was only a child, when the old road to reach it was muddy and slow. The Yeak Laom lake, he said, is ‘the gem of Ratanakiri’. He described a mystical volcanic crater lake with ancient forest... read more

My experience in the Eco-Tourism Village Mondul Yorn

I visited Mondul Yorn, Ratankairi province, together with two German friends at the beginning of October 2017. We booked a 2 days / 1 night package. Ratanakiri is located in the northeast of Cambodia. It took us 8 hours by minibus to get from Phnom Penh to Banlung, the provincial capital city. read more

My visit to floating village – Kompong Luong

The floating village of Kompong Luong offers the opportunity to visitors to discover the everyday life of Cambodian families on the Tonle Sap lake. The families live in floating houses with a constant movement of boats that brings people and goods to the village. The village consist of both Cambodian and Vietnamese community. read more

My visit to a real Cambodian village

AMICA is approximately 3.5 hours from the Phnom Pen. To get there you will need to take a minibus to Kampong Cham. Busses start departing Phnom Penh from 7am in the morning . You will pay around $6 each for a 3hr bus ride. It is more of a large minivan than it is a bus. read more

Female savvy traveller – camping in South East Asia

There are thousands of well-run international travel operators offering trekking and camping holidays for people on all budgets, from the very cheap for young people and backpackers to the very expensive for those with a significant budget available to them. Some tourists are concerned about... read more

Pchum Ben travel plans

What are your Pchum Ben travel plans? With Pchum Ben holidays in less than a week many first-time visitors and expats living in Cambodia are wondering what to do, and where to go during the Pchum Ben holidays.Pchum Ben (Khmer: បុណ្យភ្ជុំបិណ្ឌ; "Ancestors' Day") is... read more

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