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Travel Report: Cool Cafes & Restaurants in Siem Reap.

Cool Cafes & Restaurants in Siem Reap. June 2020. What an amazing journey it’s been these last few months interviewing the cafe and restaurant owners of Siem Reap. Hearing their unique backstories, eating their wonderful food, diving into South East Asia’s most underrated coffee scene. Now that our 12-article series is finally wrapped up, it’s […]

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Travel Report: Miss Wong Cocktail Bar, Siem Reap.

Miss Wong Cocktail Bar, Siem Reap. June 2020. Sladja and I have spoken with countless business owners during the making of our Siem Reap cafes and restaurants series. About their backstories and what makes SR such a special place. And, of course, about the many hardships brought on by COVID-19. Time and time again, the […]

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Travel Report: Wine O’ Clock, Siem Reap.

Wine O’ Clock Siem Reap. May 2020. Even in a city with a food and drink scene as diverse and competitive as Siem Reap, Wine O’ Clock has succeeded in carving out its own little niche. Sladja and I first came here back in January when we’d had a hankering for fresh sandwiches. After a […]

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Travel Report: Little Red Fox Espresso, Siem Reap.

Little Red Fox Espresso. May 2020. Ask me to reveal my favourite Siem Reap restaurant and I might give you a different answer on any given day. But pin me down on the subject of the city’s best coffee and there’ll be no beating around the bush. For the real deal… the bomb… the dog’s bollocks […]

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Travel Report: Wild Bar, Siem Reap.

Wild Bar, Siem Reap. May 2020. Back in January Sladja and I were wandering down Wat Damnak Road when we came across the most beautiful jungle garden. Peering through the gated entrance, we spied several groups of diners spread out across various bed-tables on the perfectly manicured lawn. Curious, we made our way inside along […]

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Travel Report: Tevy’s Place, Siem Reap.

Tevy’s Place, Siem Reap. May 2020. When I started my Siem Reap cafes and restaurants series last month, I had not an inkling of the amazing stories that lay in wait. What had begun as a series of standard reviews, soon turned into a deeper, more personalised look at the lives of Siem Reap’s business […]

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The Best 10 Cafes & Restaurants in Siem Reap.

Hey everyone! Just a quick one today to point you in the direction of Global Grasshopper, an award-winning travel website based in the UK. Recently, they invited me to contribute as a guest blogger, with an article on the 10 Best Cafes & Restaurants in Siem Reap. It was my pleasure to write for Global […]

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Travel Report: Dakshin’s Indian Restaurant, Siem Reap.

Dakshin’s Indian Restaurant Siem Reap. April 2020. I’ve said it before on these pages of mine. In fact, dear readers, I’ve no doubt expressed it too many times. But hey, I’ll throw it out there again, just for the sake of consistency you understand. I absolutely love Indian food! It was my mum and dad who […]

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Travel Report: Ivy Guesthouse and Restaurant, Siem Reap.

The Ivy Guesthouse and Restaurant. April 2020. As with so many cities across the world over the past month, it’s been sad to see what’s happened to the local business owners of Siem Reap. Shuttered up storefronts line the dusty roads around Pub Street. Family owned hotels and boutique complexes hide away behind giant locked […]

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Travel Report: Georges Restaurant and Distillery, Siem Reap.

April 2020. It was a characteristically sweltering late afternoon in Siem Reap as Sladja and I made our way through the large entrance gates of Georges Restaurant and Distillery. Rays of sunshine slanted through the jungle garden in all directions as a pair of smiling Khmer ladies came out to greet us. “Hellooo!” they sang […]

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