Over the past year or so there have been some major changes in how to get from Siem Reap to Battambang (and from Battambang to Siem Reap). From fantastic new bus companies to the very best taxi services, it has never been easier to get from one city to the other. Here’s all the latest […]

Over the past year or so there have been some major changes in how to get from Phnom Penh to Battambang (and from Battambang to Phnom Penh). From fantastic new bus companies to the very best taxi services, it has never been easier to get from one city to the other. Here’s all the latest […]

AirAsia continues to grow its presence in Cambodia with the announcement of direct flights from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Sihanoukville. The new weekly flights, commencing 1st of July 2019, will operate 4 times per week and will make the journey from Bangkok to Koh Rong even easier. AirAsia CEO Santisuk Klongchaiya said: “AirAsia continues its […]

If you’re staying on Koh Touch (the main tourist area on Koh Rong Island), there are a couple of restaurants and bars that I would recommend. (See also: Best Attractions & Activities on Koh Rong) Koh Touch on Koh Rong Best Place for Wi-Fi Firstly, we are often asked about Wi-Fi on Koh Touch. Now, […]

For those of you staying on Saracen Bay, the main tourist beach on Koh Rong Samloem, here are 5 food and drinks that you simply must try… (See also: Attractions and Activities on Koh Rong Samloem) Aerial View of Saracen Bay on Koh Rong Samloem   1) Fish Amok – Sol Beach Resort At number […]

The last time the Visit Koh Rong team stayed on Koh Touch – the main tourist area on Koh Rong Island – we decided to try out Paradise Bungalows.   Paradise Bungalows tends to get quite good reviews (though many people confuse it with Paradise Villas on Koh Rong Samloem – The same company but […]

Cambodia’s first marine national park has been created on Koh Rong, expanding on a marine protection area established for the island in 2016. According to a sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Koh Rong Marine National Park will cover 7 islands: Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem, Koh Koun, Koh Touch, Koh Tatiem, Koh […]

A new high-end luxury resort has opened on Koh Rong, after several delays to its construction. The Royal Sands Koh Rong is a 148-room 5-star hotel – A joint venture by the Royal Group and a Thailand-based Swiss investor. Equipped with a lavish Spa, a stunning infinity-edge swimming pool, a modern gym, a beautiful beach bar, […]

Deputy Navy Commander Tea Sokha and local dive businesses have attempted to start an artificial coral reef just off the coast off Koh Rong Samloem – They submerged two large shipping containers to serves as structures for coral habitation. Divers Place Coral on a Shipping Container   Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor Yon Min said that […]

Last time I stayed on Koh Rong Samloem I went for my regular trip over to Lazy Beach – A beautiful pristine part of the island where the sands are silky smooth, the blue waters glisten in the sun, and the enveloping mountains offer superb views.   I am still surprised by how difficult this […]