Category Archives: Transportation

Heading to Preah Vihear from Siem Reap

There is no bus going directly from Siem Reap to Preah Vihear. You can get a private taxi to do the trip in a day for USD 80 to 120 to & back for a 4-door passenger car taxi depending … Continue reading

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Airport Arrival – Phnom Penh

(Aug 2011) Phnom Penh International Airport is small. There are only a handful of daily incoming flights, so one usually takes a short time to clear the immigration and customs. The short distance between the runway and the arrival hall … Continue reading

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Cool & Dry in Chiang Mai

(January – February 2010)   Avoid visiting Chiang Mai between November and February if you don’t like the tourist crowds, are not too particular about the condition of the weather or tourist destinations, and want to get a good deal … Continue reading

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Seeing Laos on Foot or on 2 Wheels

I thought Thais in northern Thailand was a relax bunch until I visited Laos. You will naturally slow to a pace where you can actually lounge on a cup of coffee for 2-3 hours without feeling the rush to go … Continue reading

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From Vientiane to Luang Prabang, and back

(November 2009) There are 2 options for the direct route: the less scenic route by plane or the more scenic route by bus. Other differences: 35 minutes and approximately US$85 by plane vs. 8 – 10 hours and approximately US$15 … Continue reading

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