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Dark Tourism: Visiting S-21 Prison in Phnom Penh

Aside from the Killing Fields, the other major site of dark tourism in Phnom Penh is Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, also known as S-21 prison.  The S-21 prison in Phnom Penh was originally a high school, but it was converted into the notorious "Security 21" prison...

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Visiting the Killing Fields in Cambodia

After visiting Auschwitz in Poland I thought I'd had enough of genocide tourism. But when in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the Killing Fields are a must-see to learn about what the Khmer Rouge did to their own people during the 1970s. When you arrive at the Killing Fields...

Pommie’s Party Guide to Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville is a small beach town on the coast of Cambodia and is becoming more and more popular with backpackers looking to party. With the availability of cheap accommodation and even cheaper alcohol, it seems a lot of travellers end up staying here a while. Some...

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Angkor Wat: Sunrise or Sunset?

Located just a few kilometres from Siem Reap, Angkor is one of the most famous historic sites in Southeast Asia, and is one of the top things to do when visiting Cambodia. Stretching over some 400 square kilometres, this UNESCO World Heritage site contains the remains...

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A Slice of Paradise on Koh Rong Samloem Cambodia

As I write this blog post I’m sitting at my Mum's house in the UK and it's freezing. I'm wearing fingerless gloves to warm up my hands just enough so that I can type and my hands don't seize up. I'm dreaming of my whirlwind...

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Video: Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia

Koh Rong Samloem is and island off the coast of Sihanoukville in Cambodia, with a a paradise white beach and turqoise water. Definitely worth a visit! I took the party boat (not really a party) from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samloem island. The water was white,...