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Beyond the cooking class in Siem Reap

When I was traveling through South East Asia 15 years ago, local food always was my main focus. Since many journeys were half leisure and half business, we mostly stayed in hotels. We had at least dinner there. but here and then we escaped and tried the local food next door. And sometimes we got inv ...

Stay longer: Things to do in Siem Reap

Even though Siem Reap is best known for Angkor Wat, as a tourist you can do more than just look at the temples. The city and the surrounding area have a lot to offer and we once wrote down a few things to do in Siem Reap. We want to help you stay longer in Siem Reap and see more than just the - inde ...

Cooking class with children in Cambodia

If you are traveling with children to more exotic countries like Cambodia or Laos, you will surely consider whether it is safe and interesting. We have had some families with children as guests at Dine With The Locals. The kids had a lot of fun, and our hosts were also happy. We don't just do a cook ...

What to expect when you visit Dine With The Locals

We are often asked what distinguishes our offer from the many cooking courses and food tours that are available in Siem Reap, Battambang and Phnom Penh. Dine With The Locals focuses on people. We want to bring travellers and locals together, would like to help each other to get to know and exchange ...

Kochkurs in Phnom Penh

Wenn du in die kambodschanische Hauptstadt Phnom Penh kommst, wirst du sicherlich überwältigt vom kulturellen und kulinarischen Angebot sein. Hier gibt es alles, von einer Foodtour am Abend über Straßenstände mit gebratenem Huhn bis Luxusrestaurants. Die kannst aber auch einen Kochkurs in Phnom ...

Cooking Class in Phnom Penh

If you come to the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, you will surely be overwhelmed by the cultural and culinary offerings. There is everything here, from a food tour in the evening to street stalls with fried chicken to luxury restaurants. You can also do a cooking class in Phnom Penh with us. We have ...

Authentic cooking class in Siem Reap

A cooking class in Siem Reap is a unique experience if you want to get to know the local cuisine. If you're in a country like Cambodia, cooking can help you get to know the country's culture much better. You will also learn more about the special features of Cambodian cuisine and its dishes. Our co ...

How to use the Noni tree and fruit

The Noni tree (its scientific name is Morinda Citrifolia) is well know in Cambodia, but also all arround the world. Every culture has it’s own word for the green plant with the big green leaves. In Cambodia you can find two species:  one grows forest and one grows around the villages. You can eat ...

Eat with locals – an unforgettable experience

I didn't just want to get to know the country, but also the people. Travel takes you to other places and cultures, but what matters is people. When we first came to Cambodia 15 years ago, many locals still spoke French, and we could not speak a word of Khmer. But my wife had business partners in Phn ...

What to do in Cambodia: 5 secrets

Of course, if you are going to Cambodia you will want to see the famous temples of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. You will also visit the capital, Phnom Penh, and see the Royal Palace. But there are still many unknown places to discover. We tell you what you to do in Cambodia. 1. Look at architecture in ...

How to eat with locals in Cambodia

If you're coming home to a Cambodian family for the first time and want to eat with locals, you'll probably wonder about the customs. Eating with locals also means knowing how to behave correctly and not commit a faux pas. We have a little guidebook on what you can do in a Cambodian house and what n ...

Wat Damnak: pagoda, library and popular spot

One of the major temples in Siem Reap is the Wat Damnak pagoda. It is located on the left bank of the river, just to the right of the roundabout. The main entrance is also from this side, but there is also an opposite entrance. Wat Damnak is also often called the district, many restaurants and shops ...

Water festival in Cambodia (Bon Om Touk)

The Royal water festival in Cambodia celebrates the end of the rainy season in Cambodia. It is one of the most important festivals in Cambodia and probably the biggest one. Every year millions of people celebrate the festival in Phnom Penh, while in Siem Reap it is a bit quieter. With the end of the ...