Cambodia

Snapshot of Kampot, Cambodia: Travel Tips

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Kampot is not the first place you may think of when visiting Cambodia, but in my eyes, it should be. Not only was it my favorite city in Cambodia but it made my current list of top 10 favorite small towns in the world. You'll find a whole lot of riverside lounging, live music, fresh seafood markets, nearby beaches along with bars and restaurants featuring ev[...]

Snapshot of Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia: Travel Tips

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Koh Rong Samloem is a hidden treasure that won't be kept secret for long. Every day more and more visitors are attracted to this remote island off the shores of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. If you're looking for an extra special vacation this year and don't want to spend thousands traveling to the typical tropic destinations on the worn path then I suggest you t[...]

Mad Monkey Hostel Review, Koh Rong Samloem

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I enjoyed my stay at Mad Monkey Hostel in Koh Rong Samloem so much that I felt it deserved its own review. First off, let me start by saying that this place is geared toward young travelers looking to party. They are exclusively set up as a private beach resort catering to backpackers and flashpackers. Koh Rong Samloem is one of the most calm and relaxing[...]

The Best Gift on My First Birthday Abroad

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The past 27 years I've celebrated my birthday surrounded by family and friends and each and every year has been filled with special moments. However this year on my 28th birthday I found myself over 8,000 miles away from home on an island in Cambodia known as Koh Rong Sanloem. My girlfriend, Naomi, planned this surprise trip for my birthday because she re[...]