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Cambodian Beef Lok Lak: authentic recipe

  When I was a little girl, having Beef Lok Lak on the dinner table was a rare occasion in Siem Reap. It was considered a special food in Cambodia, and it was expensive. When we had a ceremony or a birthday, then I walked with my mom to the market. She carefully selected the best beef from the mus ...

Plastic free food experience in Cambodia

We are taking the environment we live in seriously. Cambodia has precious forests, waterfalls, costal areas and beautiful landscapes. This should be preserved. But we are also aware of the lack of infrastructure, in particular when it comes to garbage. While we cannot change all at once to a plastic ...

Dine With The Locals at Tripadvisor APAC Summit 2019

We just came back from the Tripadvisor APAC Summit 2019. We learned a lot about improvements we can do on Tripadvisor but also recent trends in the travel industry. Tripadvisor's sole focus is on the customer experience, a strategy that we share. Working in the travel industry means you are memory c ...

Solo traveler in Cambodia: 5 things to do

Traveling is great, and if you are on your own, it’s even better. You make new friends, you can arrange your own schedule and you are independent in what you are doing. We want to give you some tips about being a solo traveler in Cambodia. Our 5 things to do in Cambodia are carefully curated from ...

More Khmer food and experiences

It took us about a month of hard work with our friends at Angkor Design, but finally we are here: Our new website about popular Khmer food, great hosts and Cambodian culture is online. What's new? We will focus more on the experience guests can get when visit a host. Dine With The Locals gives tr ...

Video: Cook with locals in Siem Reap

We sent a video team to our host Sareth to film some guest. Both Asian and Western guests enjoyed to cook with locals and the meal with the Khmer family afterwards as well as the chat and talk.     ...

Experience local life in Cambodia

One of the most recent trends in the travel industry are authentic experiences. While overtourism let travelers reconsider to go to the hotspots in a country, they may change to lesser known, but more individual destinations like experience local life in Cambodia when you visit families. The travelm ...

Largest food tour in Cambodia: 4 cities, 6 places

Dinner with a Cambodian artist as part of the largest food tour in Cambodia Dine With The Locals, Cambodias biggest network for food experiences in local homes, introduces the Largest Food Tour Cambodia. Tourists traveling in Cambodia will get 6 authentic food experiences in 4 different cities ...

Eat with locals at a Khmer silk farm

One of the great opportunities we have in Cambodia is being close to many exciting businesses . One is the silk farm our host Naysim and her family own. Here you can learn about Khmer silk and have a meal with locals. The farm’s location is just 20 minutes from Phnom Penh center. After crossing th ...

Crocodile meat in Siem Reap in TV-Show

We will soon become famous! Recently we had a film-team from Germany visiting our host Sarat in Siem Reap. For now we cannot tell much more about what exactly they were filming for (but will do once it’s broadcasted). But it was an interesting experience, in particular the crocodile meat in Siem R ...

Essen mit Einheimischen in Kambodscha

Wer in Kambodscha unterwegs ist wird immer wieder feststellen, wie herzlich und offen die Menschen gegenüber Touristen sind. Und das nicht nur, weil die Gäste Geld bringen, sondern weil das tief in der kambodschanischen Kultur verwurzelt ist. Ein gemeinsames Essen mit Einheimischen in Kambodscha i ...

Banteay Meanchey and it’s great Khmer food

Meet Vorleak, our newest member of the Dine With The Locals family. Vorleak is a housewife who stays in a beautiful Khmer house in front of Chamkar Khnor pagoda in Banteay Meanchey with her family, including the grandma. Her husband is a credit officer. She can speak good English, is very good in co ...