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Cambodian crispy rice with pork floss

Rice is something like the staple food in Cambodia. It is served at every meal. Most people eat regular cooked rice, but there are also variations, for example in delicious desserts. Another specialty is pot-fried Cambodian crispy rice with pork floss. Pork floss is soft, dried meat fibers from the ...

Red Zones and a glimpse of hope in Siem Reap

Siem Reap had been largely spared from Covid-19 for a long time. While in Phnom Penh the city was paralyzed, people here could still go shopping and eat in restaurants. [caption id="attachment_2473" align="alignnone" width="300"] The back entrance to the Psa Leuy in Siem Reap market is cordoned o ...

Lockdowns, new roads and vaccinations in Siem Reap

The situation in Siem Reap has not improved in the past months; it is even getting worse for some people. Even if the construction work on the 38 roads that are being renewed is progressing, this has hardly any influence on the living situation of the people. Only a few have been able to get a job w ...

Siem Reap is under construction

The Covid 19 pandemic has turned Siem Reap into a ghost town. On Pub Street, almost all bars and restaurants are closed, and the road to the airport is lined with hotels with a "For Sale" or "For Rent" sign on the drawn bars at the entrance gates. The number of foreign tourists has dropped by over 9 ...

Siem Reap ist eine große Baustelle

Die Covid-19-Pandemie hat Siem Reap zu einer Geisterstadt gemacht. In der Pub Street sind fast alle Bars und Restaurants geschlossen, die Straße zum Flughafen ist gesäumt von Hotel mit einem Schild "Zum Verkauf" oder "Zur Miete" an den zugezogenen Gittern an den Eingangstoren. Die Zahl der auslän ...

Online-Class: Making Vietnamese coffee, by Vietnamese

Are you coffee lovers? Have you heard about the truly Authentic Vietnamese coffees - egg coffee and coconut coffee? Yes, egg coffee. It is a specialty available all over Vietnam, and in Cambodia too. It is a regular coffee, but with egg yolk. The yolk is mixed with condensed milk until it fluffy and ...

10 ideas for the the future of safe travel

One of the main problem traveller face now is that countries simply closed their borders, at least for tourists. That make sense when you want to limit the influx of foreigner possibly bringing Covid-19 to you country. And Cambodia did very well with this strategy, at the time of the post we had 300 ...

Street food in Siem Reap you should not miss

Everyone is talking about street food in Siem Reap, but only few actually know where to get the best dishes. As food lovers our team went out for dinner to our favorite places in Siem Reap, and some of them are not on the usual bucket list for tourists. The riverside stalls in Siem Reap [caption ...

The five best bars in Siem Reap 2020

In Siem Reap, cocktails are served on every street corner. Since the beer was reduced to 50 cents a few years ago, cocktail prices went down as well. But the venue operators could only do that because they used cheap spirits. Those who drink a Pina Colada for 2 dollars hardly get a good rum in it. A ...

5 best local coffeeshops in Siem Reap 2020

You don't have to walk around in Siem Reap for long to discover a small coffee stand on a street corner. Locals in Cambodia have discovered their love for coffee and many have opened their own coffee shops. Due to the Covid pandemic many cafes and restaurants have had to close, but a new one has ope ...

10 false tourist assumptions about Cambodia

When you travel to Cambodia, you will certainly look for information in travel guides and on the website of the Foreign Office. What diseases are there, how to behave, what is allowed and what not. But many assumptions about Cambodia are outdated today and therefore we want to help you to get a real ...

Reisen nach Kambodscha: Alles was du wissen musst

UPDATE: Wegen der Corona-Ausnahmesituation ändern sich die Einreisebestimmungen ständig. Derzeit werden nur Business-Visa akzeptiert, außerdem muss man einen Test vorlegen, eine Krankenversicherung über mindestens 50.000 USD nachweisen und 3000 USD Deposit bei Einreise zahlen. Wir raten zu wart ...