Category Archives: Cambodia

How to visit Angkor Wat in ONE day with kids

The city of Siem Reap is actually quite small but the site of Angkor Wat is enormous and with so much to see (in such heat) it’s a challenge to know what to prioritise and how to do it in such a short space of time.  In this post we’ll let you know what we…

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  • KimNovember 27, 2018 - 10:55 pm

    Great tips, we went earlier in the year, I’m going to show my kids some of the video clips and see how much they remember!  Prior preparation is a really good idea as there is a lot to take in.

Battambang with kids? Here’s what to do

Just a short distance from Siem Reap, Battambang looks and feels like a country town, and it’s often overlooked by many travellers, however it is Cambodia’s second largest city and there’s plenty to do.  The city sits on the Sangkae River in the north west of Cambodia and has built up a reputation for having grand…

Did we catch the last bamboo train in Battambang?

One day whilst I was aimlessly surfing wastebook (cough aka facebook), I came across a video of a bamboo train (also called a Norry) that rattled noisily and quickly through the lush Cambodian countryside. It looked so much fun that I decided we should go!  It was a bit of a whimsical decision but it…

The wheels on the Mekong Express, Cambodia

This post is all about how to get down to Battambang from Siem Reap using a bus service called the Mekong Express. Why didn’t we rent a car? As we were only in Cambodia for ten days, I decided not to rent a car. I’m not entirely sure why now but at the time it…

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