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Siem Reap

In October 2015 I arrived in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap to take up an English teaching job at a so-called “International school”. Professionally speaking it was one of the most topsy-turvy experiences I’ve ever had in a TEFL Career now rapidly approaching twenty years. And believe me, I’ve taught at my fair share of dodgy schools!

Things to see and do Siem Reap Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia. November, 2015.

It’s a pity I had to leave as early as I did because I found Siem Reap to be a vibrant, up-and-coming place full of invention and spirit. As the gateway to the stunning temples of Angkor, this incredibly western-friendly city buzzes with a constant stream of visitors and has a sizable expat community who’ve done much to contribute to the city’s growth. 

Bon Om Touk Water Festival Siem Reap Cambodia

Bon Om Touk Water Festival, Siem Reap. November 2015.

As such, I was met by a glut of chic cafes, restaurants and bars aplenty, with some of the best value accommodation options in Asia. To find out more about my short but highly eventful time in Siem Reap, have a leaf through my articles on:

Bon Om Touk Water Festival

FB International School

Psar Leu Market

Vitking House

& my handpicked spots from around the city!

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