Why Travelers Need to Experience a Khmer Massage in Cambodia

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Khmer massage has been around for centuries. Originally a massage developed for soothing the tired bodies of monks after long bouts of meditation, the massage was designed to improve blood circulation and stimulate internal organs. Since these times, the Kings of ancient Angkor have enjoyed the practices of massage as a luxury treatment to soothe …

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Discovering Jimmy’s School in Siem Reap

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Discovering Jimmy's School in Siem Reap

Visiting Angkor Watt is surely close to the top of many traveller itineraries when in South East Asia, the majority of which will be staying in the town of Siem Reap. It was while spending a few weeks in Cambodia that I discovered a small project that aims to improve lives through education. Welcome to …

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Be aware: Siem Reap’s “Milk for the baby” scam

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Milk Baby Scam Siem Reap

Siem Reap is wonderful, the people are fascinating; the nightlife has a great buzz and of course the place to stay while visiting the temples of Angkor Wat which are a short tuk-tuk (or long bike ride) away. But, while enjoying the nightlife I spotted a troubling scene unfold in front of me – something …

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Thailand Border Scam Poipet Style

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The Thailand Cambodia Poipet Border crossing

Having negotiated our way out of the Dragons Lair, we were finally allowed back on the bus to head to the border, or so we thought. The Poipet border is famous for its scams and getting travellers to pay multiple times for visas. We knew they would try to scam us, but didn’t realise how …

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