• Jon and Vany in Sen Monorom
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    Exploring Cambodia with Local Guides

    Before going to Cambodia, I never really had a local guide to show me around. To be honest, I never really thought about the benefits that much, instead I thought “Oh wait, pay $[x] more to get someone to show me the sights or give me a tour? Nah, I’m fine.” I am still travelling on a budget, so I understand if you are having similar thoughts. But, deciding to get a local guide has made my Cambodia travels so much more special, and I can only recommend it to everyone. Spend those extra dollars, and you’ll be rewarded with extra special memories. We tried different kinds of guides during…

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    Angkor Wat x Banteay Chhmar

    Jon and I are currently travelling through Cambodia, such a beautiful (and dusty) country, and the people here are the so welcoming. We kicked off our journey in Siem Reap, where we visited Angkor Wat right on our first day – perfect timing as we found out. Just a few days later we went to see Banteay Chhmar, which lies 170km north-west of Angkor. Both are Khmer Buddhist temple sites, yet they are very different from each other. This post is not to say go to one or the other, but rather to encourage  you to see both if you ever make your way over here. Accessability & Costs Angkor Wat…