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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…

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