The complete guide to: Phnom Penh travel

The complete guide to: Phnom Penh travel

Once considered the “Pearl of Asia”, Phnom Penh (ភ្នំ ពេញ) fell victim to war and upheaval. But today, the city has revived itself with intriguing markets, a charming café culture, and a delicious food scene. If you’re travelling to Cambodia’s capital, this guide will give you everything you need to know about getting...

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24 hours in: Siem Reap

24 hours in: Siem Reap

Headed to Cambodia? You’ll definitely want to explore the magical city of Siem Reap while you’re there. If you find yourself with just one single day in this city, follow this guide, crafted by our savvy Siem Reap locals, to make the most of your time there — and to give a...

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24 hours in: Phnom Penh

24 hours in: Phnom Penh

It sounds like a quiz question: “What capital city has streets named after Charles De Gaulle, Mao Tse Tung, Tito, Pasteur, and Jawaharlal Nehru?” If our headline didn’t give it away, it’s Phnom Penh. In this city, which walks in the present while surrounded by shadows of the past, you’ll find...

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The complete guide to: Siem Reap travel

The complete guide to: Siem Reap travel

Travelling to Cambodia and checking out the sights in Siem Reap? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting Siem Reap, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Siem Reap-themed books you should read before you go, to the cool local spots you...

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Photo of the Week: Locals in Tonle Sap

Photo of the Week: Locals in Tonle Sap

You probably all know that we at Urban Adventures love locals. Many of our Photo of the Week choices have been of beautiful landscapes, cool city shots, and breathtaking skylines, because we love travel and the destinations it takes us to. But sometimes it’s not necessarily those epic buildings or...

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Food Friday: Cambodian Cuisine

Food Friday: Cambodian Cuisine

Cambodian food has been played down in guidebooks, and is not as widely recognised in travel circles as the food from neighbouring countries like Thailand and Vietnam. We can all wax on about Thai green curry, pad Thai, and pho, but what about Cambodian treats? Anyone? In our opinion, it’s...

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Photo of the Week: Monks in Siem Reap

Photo of the Week: Monks in Siem Reap

This week we’re kicking back with some of the monks in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We love this shot because it’s natural, with the perfect light and setting. We often see monks like this in temples, going about their daily rituals, but this photo reminds us that the still take time...

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