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 […]