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The Angkor iPhone App. from Travelfish

I seems like everyone has an iPhone these days, or wants one. One of the reasons is that there are thousands of ‘apps’ available for the device. It seems like there’s no question that can’t be answered by the response

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Le Malraux Restaurant – Siem Reap

It’s my last night in Siem Reap, and a light rain has been falling most of the afternoon. It makes picking out a restaurant all the more difficult, and it’s when I start to notice that, no matter what cuisine

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Selantra Restaurant – Siem Reap

Selantra was recommended to my a few years ago by a friend who spends much of the year in Siem Reap. I’ve had a chance to sample it a couple of times now. Selantra offers a mixed menu of Khmer

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Chamkar Restaurant – Siem Reap

I wasn’t planning a a vegetarian meal, but the place I had set my sights on was closed (possibly just for a low season remodel) and none of the other menus appealed at the time. It seems like restaurants around

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Southeast Asia’s Best Cookies

Lists seem to be all the rage these days. Travel + Leisure has their list of the best resorts, while CNNgo has their list of froufrou Bangkok tea shops, but I’ve decided to take on something much more important, and

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Siem Reap

Ever since my first visit to the ruins of Angkor one hellishly hot April in 1999, I’ve been wanting to see the temples when the moats and ponds had water in them. I last visited in January of 2008, when

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Making a Difference Through Travel

In times like these, even people that can afford to travel are having second thoughts. Is it right, when so many other people can’t afford it? That’s really a question each person has to answer for themselves, but consider for

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