I have a flight scheduled into Bangkok and a few hour later into Siem Reap Cambodia. I would like to make the flight into Bangkok a few days earlier and explore Bangkok on my extended 'layover.' I have a U.S. passport - would there be any issues with that for Visa on arrival in Bangkok?
I saw a woody branch-like plant for sale at Cambodian vegetables stands. What was it? [more inside]
We're heading to Cambodia on holiday in 6 weeks or so. We have 3-4 days to spend at Angor Wat and would like recommendations for tour guides. Any additional tips that you may have about Angor Wat, Phnom Penh and KL also welcome.
I can't for the life of me find a copy of this episode online anywhere. I've emailed HGTV but can't think of anything else to do to find it. It's an older episode, from a season that's not on Amazon/Hulu or anything else that I can see. Here's a link to a mini-version of it: http://www.hgtv.com/shows/house-hunters-international/episodes/young-woman-empowers-girls-of-battambang-cambodia [more inside]
I think my Dad's gmail account got hacked while he was in Cambodia at the start of the month. We have no idea how. What should we do beyond changing the password and alerting the banks and credit card companies? [more inside]
Angkor Wat in Cambodia is perhaps the largest archaeological site in the world, and I am now fascinated by it. I am trying to learn more about the grand relief sculptures at Angkor Wat, and especially the Churning of the Sea of Milk, the Battle of Lanka, and the Battle of Kurukshetra. Unfortunately, these are so big and complex that I am having trouble finding great images of them online. Are there gigapixel photos, interactive panoramas, or other digitized versions of these available? I suspect that there are, but I cannot find any. Leads to such imagery would be greatly appreciated.
I'm a solo female traveler with 3 weeks free in Dec/Jan. Thinking of checking out SE Asia - maybe Laos + Cambodia. Do you have other suggestions? [more inside]
A number of questions about planning a longish trip in Southeast Asia [more inside]
I am currently on a month long trip in Cambodia and have seen most of what I want to see. I'll have about a week left at the end and am looking for recommendations. What did I miss? What should I see before I leave? . [more inside]
I leave for an extended trip to Southeast Asia on Wednesday. I have a weekend in Kuala Lumpur, a month in Myanmar, and then two and a half months to work my way from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur overland. What might I be missing in my planning? [more inside]
I will be backpacking in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia, so any tips and advice would be greatly appreciated. [more inside]
What's that novel? In high school I read a book about 2 children surviving the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. It was my first introduction to the Khmer Rouge,and I'm desperate to find out what it was called. [more inside]
Recomend me and advise me on how to safely eat exotic and bizarre foods in South East asia [more inside]
How to decide if we need to get Japanese encephalitis vaccine for travel to SE Asia? For us? The kids? [more inside]
Around the World! Need help with some logistics. Part 1: Bangkok, Thailand, then overland to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Best travel method: rail or bus or rented car? Stops along the way? Via the interior (Aranyaprathet) or along the beach (via Koh Kong)? Other things we're not thinking of? [more inside]
Having completed my research in Malaysia early, I find myself with two weeks to travel in South-East Asia. Where should I go? I have many options and not enough time to plan. Please guide me! [more inside]
We're going to SE Asia in April, and I'm trying to discern the cheapest/simplest/fastest route from Siem Reap, Cambodia, to Hanoi, Vietnam. I've looked into bus, flights that originate from Siem Reap or any other local hub. Your advice? Thanks in advance! [more inside]
What's the best way to deliver an iPad from Vancouver to Cambodia? [more inside]
We've got 18 days in Southeast Asia - where should we go? [more inside]
Everyone keeps telling me to go to Angkor Wat, but it just doesn't seem that interesting to me. Is it really as life changing and amazing as everyone makes it out to be? [more inside]
Help me make the best decision about the effects on living in Phnom Penh on an American teenaged girl.
(Unmarried) American couple thinking of working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for 3 to 12 months. Her 14-year-old daughter would come with us. What do we need to think about? [more inside]
Will the buses from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap stop over Cambodian New Year (from tomorrow)? Will the hostels close/be full? Will Angkor Wat be closed? Help me Cambodia veterans, you're my only hope.
Help me find the laid-back path to Laos & Cambodia around Songkrang! [more inside]
I'm going to be in SE Asia and would like to buy a sim card from a carrier that will work across the region. Specifically we'll be in Hong Kong, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia. Is there a carrier that operates in all those areas on a GSM phone: 850/900/1800/1900? Do I need separate sim cards for each nation?
I take Clenil Modulite (Beclometasone dipropionate, a daily steroid) and Ventolin (Salbutamol, as needed) for my asthma, in inhaler form. I'm visiting Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Russia and Mongolia in the course of a backpacking trip starting next month. I want to take these medicines with me, but am finding it hard to find info about restricted drugs in these countries. Can you help? [more inside]
Good tour outfits for Angkor Wat, February 2011? [more inside]
Do my visa plans for Asia make sense? Thoughts and advice greatly appreciated. [more inside]
Excited for Hanoi and HCMC, but what should I visit between those two lovely cities in Vietnam? [more inside]
What is the best time of year to travel in Southeast Asia? [more inside]
What does this "sleepy level" sticker on my candy mean? [more inside]
If I'm planning a trip to Southeast Asia in late September/early October, should I be concerned about the weather? [more inside]
Is it best to get a Vietnam / Cambodia visa from the consulate, or from one of the companies that provide visas to travelers? [more inside]
5 days in August: Angkor Wat or Koh Samui? [more inside]
I'm planning a trip to SE Asia for one month. When is the best time to go? How much is it realistic for me to do? Definitely would like to go to Laos and Cambodia. Possibly Vietnam. [more inside]
I'm in Cambodia and just tried to upload my photos off my SD card, which I've done before. This time, the computer wouldn't show any folders, although the photos do show up on the camera - they're there! It does show there's a gig of material on there. [more inside]
GiftFilter: What send-off gift to give an intern headed to Cambodia? [more inside]
My girlfriend and I are arriving in Phnom Penh Monday morning (leaving from the US on Saturday), and we're looking for any personal recommendations on guesthouses. We don't need the cheapest of the cheap; anything with a private bathroom and hot water would suit us. Any suggestions?
Where would I have the most fun for one week -- Cambodia? Viet Nam? Or Laos? [more inside]
Following up from this question, are there any good historical Atlases of Vietnam? Indochina? The Vietnam War? South Vietnam? [more inside]
My wife and I want to drop our corporate lives in New York and open a guesthouse in Cambodia for backpackers. Anyone have any experience with this or other crackpot plans? [more inside]
Can you help me track down a replacement for a Buddha pendant that a coworker brought back to Australia from Cambodia approximately 10 years ago? [more inside]
My mom wants a book on French Indochina, and I'd like to find a good one for her. Preferably non-fiction, but good fiction with some insight into history and culture would work, too. The exact historical time range is flexible, but she's mostly interested in the area pre-Vietnam War.
Help me pack for Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam for 2.5 weeks! [more inside]
Anyone got experience of travelling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by boat? Seems like a great way to see rural Cambodia. Is it fun? Is it safe? I'd be travelling in August, so in wet season.
Help me not miss anything on my "once in a lifetime" trip through southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand! [more inside]
I would like to visit Thailand, Cambodia, Bali, and Singapore during a month I have off this summer. Can anyone recommend an efficient, possibly inexpensive way to get to all the places inbetween here? [more inside]
Can I get a cellphone in Canada that will also work in SE Asia? [more inside]
I need advice on getting a visitor visa, Temporary Resident Visa(TRV) for a Cambodian to come visit Canada. [more inside]
Where can I find some gang members in Phnom Penh? [more inside]
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