Over the past year or so there have been some major changes in how to get from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh (and from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap). From fantastic new bus companies, to the very best taxi services, to more convenient flights, it has never been easier to get from one city to […]

Air Asia will soon be providing direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sihanoukville, with the first flights scheduled for August 9th, 2017.   With tickets on sale as of next week, AirAsia’s Airbus 320s will fly 4 times a week between the Malaysian capital and Cambodia’s coastal city. Read the full article here.    

Over the past couple of years there have been some key new developments on Koh Rong Samloem that you should know about if you’re visiting this wonderful island. Aerial View of Saracen Bay on Koh Rong Samloem   New Shops Perhaps the most important is that there are finally some shops on Saracen Bay (the […]

The National Geographic has revealed what it believes to be the Top 21 Beaches in The World – With Lazy Beach on Koh Rong Samloem among the chosen few. Sunset on Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Samloem   Lazy Beach has always tried to keep itself out of the limelight, so this global exposure may not […]

The very first helicopter service to Koh Rong will start operation in the first quarter of 2017. Established by the famous Royal Group of Cambodia, the Bell Choppers will be taking clients to their (under-development) high-end luxury resort called ‘Royal Sands’. Currently, just 5 Airbus Helicopters have a commercial license in Cambodia. Read the full […]

Cambodia has finally launched it’s very first large-scale marine protection project – Several areas (totalling about 405km²) around Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem are now ‘Marine Fisheries Management Areas’. Fauna and Flora International coastal and marine conservation project manager Kate West said: “It’s a huge step for Cambodia, because there was no formal protection […]

If you’re looking to get to Sihanoukville from Phnom Penh, you might be interested in the brand new development here in Cambodia – The railway has finally opened for public use! Currently operating only on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the journey will take you approximately 6.5 hours and costs $7 one-way. Although this is longer […]

For the first time since I have lived in Sihanoukville, I decided to spend Cambodian New Year (or Cambodian ‘Happy New Year’ as Khmer seem to call it) on the main tourist area of Koh Rong – Koh Touch. Although my wife wanted to stay in Sihanoukville, I convinced her that Koh Rong would be […]

Last time I stayed on Koh Rong Sanloem I went to see a couple of the new resorts, some of which have just opened, the others are nearing completion. I thought it’s worth sharing with you my first impressions to give you an idea of what to expect with each resort. Aerial View of Saracen […]