• Cambodia,  Others

    Speed / internet connection speed in Cambodia (Siem Reap)

    To learn more about these surveys, click here. Date of measurement Type of connection Location Donwload speed Upload speed Ping speed 07/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 2 2 6 07/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 15 17 7 07/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 13 3 8 08/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 2 1 11 09/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 12 6 8 09/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 9 12 7 13/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 3 0,43 11 13/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 10 2 9 14/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 2 0,19 9 14/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 16 0,49 8 15/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 4 0,19 16 15/12/2017 4G Siem Reap 36 46 52 18/12/2017 Wifi Siem Reap 4…

  • Around the world,  Asia,  Cambodia,  Country Guides,  During the World Tour,  TDM,  Tips

    Travel Guide: How to Visit the Angkor Temples by Scooter – Tips & Tricks

    Cambodia has taught us that what is written and what is applied can be totally different. Therefore, we have to trust the locals. If the locals rent us a scooter and tell us that everything will be fine; well, everything will be fine (surely). We just spent 2 days in Angkor by scooter. Illustration photo: Jb trying to pass himself off as a Cambodian, without success. A recent law prohibits locals from renting scooters to tourists. The reason behind this ban is that tourists drive very carelessly and aren’t familiar with Cambodian rules of conduct. Having criss-crossed the roads of the Angkor temples for two days by scooter, I confirm…

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    Travel Guide: Temples of Angkor & Siem Reap (Cambodia) in 3 days: Itinerary, Tickets, Tuk tuk rates, scooter, transportation

    Hello hello! If you are reading this article, it means that you are preparing your visit to the temples of Angkor, or that you intend to go there. I took my courage in both hands to write this guide. As usual, all my guides are super long, but this allows me to tell you everything and reassure the most stressed among you. To make it easier to understand, this guide will be in the form of Questions/Answers. How to go to the temples of Angkor? First of all, you have to go to the town closest to the temples, that is Siem Reap. How to get to Siem Reap? From…

  • Asia,  Cambodia,  TDM,  Travel Journal

    Siem Reap (Cambodia): continuation and end of our stay in Cambodia

    To read our first impressions of Siem Reap, it’s this way!First of all, we wish you a happy new year 2018, may it bring you a lot of happiness, joy and success !!!We have chosen to spend the last weeks of 2017 in Siem Reap. After visiting the Angkor temples for almost three days in a row, we got back to work, especially me who has a project to finish by December 31.We took advantage of having the scooter to visit the Lotus Farm by Samatoa, a place where you can discover the production of an exceptional fabric made from lotus fiber.This small expedition allowed us to get out of…

  • Asia,  Cambodia,  TDM,  Travel Journal

    Temples of Angkor (Cambodia): Ta Som, Neak Pean, Banteay Srei, Banteay Samre, Kbal Spean, Banteay Prom, Ta Nei, Western Mebon – Travel Diary

    Today, our travel diary takes you to visit the following Angkor temples: Ta Som, Neak Pean, Banteay Srei, Banteay Samre, Banteay Prom, Western Mebon as well as the river of 1000 lingas: Kbal Spean and the Butterfly Centre Read the travel diary of our first 2 days in Angkor Read the travel diary of our 3rd day in Angkor Part 1: Travel Diary Part 2: Practical Tips   Part 1: Travel Diary Day 4 We are joined by a colleague of JB, who came to spend the end of the year celebrations in Cambodia. The three of us rent a tuk-tuk. The driver, Kimly, is very nice. As he is…

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    Temples of Angkor (Cambodia): sunrise in Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Banteay Kdei, Pre Rup, Oriental Mebon – Travel Diary

    We motivate ourselves to leave the hotel at 5am to see the sunrise in Angkor Wat. It’s dark at night and it is especially very cold. Sitting comfortably in our tuk-tuk (which is open on all sides), we are obliged to take out our winter clothes so as not to suffer from the cold On the way to Angkor Wat, the markets are already bustling, and tourists are happy to see coffee stalls at the arrival of the Angkor Wat temple Part 1: Travel Diary Part 2: Practical Tips Part 1: Travel Diary We cross a floating bridge to enter Angkor Wat. We have two choices: watch the sunrise in…

  • Asia,  Cambodia,  TDM,  Travel Journal

    Temples of Angkor (Cambodia): Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Ta Prohm, Preah Khan – Travel Diary

    We were waiting for it, and this day has finally arrived! We visit the Angkor temples for the first time (second time for JB who already passed there 11 years ago, an eternity!)! Note: as we are staying here for one month, we bought a 7-day ticket that can be used in one month, so we can visit the site in small doses and avoid burning too much under the sun Travel Notebook For this first day, we rented an automatic scooter. 10$ per day. For scooter rental, ticket purchase etc. I will talk about it in a separate article, so as not to pollute it We follow the tuk…

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    Siem Reap (Cambodia): The first days

    From Bangkok, we take a plane with AirAsia to Siem Reap. Even if the plane is 1 hour late, the tuk-tuk sent by the hotel is still waiting for us. Part 1: Travel Diary Part 2: Practical Tips Part 1: Travel Diary In spite of this long wait, the tuk-tuk driver always has a smile on his face and says hello to the Cambodian woman, i.e. by joining his two hands in front of his chest. Let’s go for 1 hour of tuk tuk, where we breathe the pollution with full lungs. But it’s still very bearable vs. Bangkok or Kathmandu. Our hotel is called Sakun Angkor Boutique, it’s a…