Nomadic Boys – How to Get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Author: , June 17th, 2015

Nomadic BoysMost visitors to Cambodia will focus their stay in the capital city of Phnom Penh and in Siem Reap as a base to visit the famous Angkor Wat. We visited Cambodia in early April during the Khmer New Year when all Cambodians were rushing to leave the capital and return to their home towns.

The crazy traffic from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap as people rush to get home in time for the Khmer New Years holiday week. Here are the various options we discovered for travelling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

#1 Bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

The bus is probably the cheapest way to travel in Cambodia. However, finding a good, reliable company is not easy. Most private vans will have crazy drivers, so because of this we do not recommend them. The road between Phnom penh and Siem reap is still being built and is not a smooth rode, so with a careless driver, this is dangerous.

Full Story at the Nomadic Boys | Cambodia Gay Travel Resources

Gay Life in Siam Reap, Cambodia

Author: , December 28th, 2011

It wasn’t so long ago that gay life throughout Cambodia played out under a tree after nightfall. Or perhaps in the darkest corner of a public pool’s changing room.

In much of the country, it still does. “Maybe it’s by the river, maybe it’s in the park,” said Sopheara You, who is 38, Cambodian and openly gay. “Everyone knows the secret places.” But in Siem Reap, the fastest-growing city in this hardscrabble kingdom, the secret is out.

Once a dingy outpost, the town has built cachet as an emerging travel hot spot for gay men. And the influx of a Western-style gay scene, replete with cocktail bars and all-male bathhouses, is beginning to nudge the local gay scene out of the shadows of a society where Buddhist open-mindedness is tempered by societal concerns about marriage and reproduction.

Full Story from The Global Post

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