With more visitors to Siem Reap coming from within the region, the industry must adapt or risk losing out.
Cruising the past with a prolific car collector
It began, as such passions often do, with the simple delight of a rusty Volkswagen Beetle bought for a song in 1994.
Unearthing Angkorian secrets from an ancient workshop
Understanding the lives of those who ruled over and lived under the Khmer Empire motivates the teams that comb Cambodia looking for clues about their politics, economics and rituals. But with relatively […]
Party’s over for some on Pub Street
For the past decade, Siem Reap’s answer to Khao San Road has pulled in the punters with cheap and cheerful fun. Now rent hikes are forcing out some of its longest-standing businesses
New tours uncover monkey business on Phnom Kulen
New walking tours of Phnom Kulen will allow adventurous hikers to hopefully catch a glimpse of the Indochinese silvered langur, a monkey whose presence in the area 50km north of Siem Reap […]
Siem Reap’s riverside evictions – for whose benefit?
A community in Siem Reap was evicted in March last year, with little notice and less compensation. This post for Travelfish took a look at what happened:
Why giving to streetkids is a really terrible idea
It seems so natural and harmless, and resistance feels so callous and cruel, to give to the kids that fill the streets of Siem Reap selling books, postcards, flowers and jewellery, or sometimes just […]
What is ecotourism?
Eric Raisina has been busy
With the audience at his fashion shows packed elbow to elbow, Eric Raisina’s electrifying clothing is undoubtedly winning applause. I met the innovative designer, who for more than a decade has made his […]