1st Annual Charity Motorbike Rally!

This December, we at Ride Expeditions will be running our first annual charity motorbike rally event, riding in aid of M’Lop Tapang. We will spend 6 days riding across Cambodia, starting the adventure in the bustling city of Siem Reap on Christmas day, cross the mighty Cardamom Mountains and finish…

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Phnom Penh: A Playground for Solo Ladies

Eve Watling challenges Lauren Quinn’s recent K440 article suggesting that Phnom Penh is no place for ‘solo ladies’. Recently on Khmer440, we heard about how it’s hard to be a Solo Lady in Phnom Penh. Certainly, the majority of the city’s attractions do seem do seem to cater mainly for…

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A Tale of 2 Cambodias

Disparity of income is nothing new and we are told seemingly on a weekly basis that the chasm between rich and poor is widening further and further around the globe. The system involving the rich getting richer, whilst the poor get poorer has been around ever since 14th century Jewish…

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No Country For Solo Ladies

How many solo females do you know in Phnom Penh? And I don’t mean unmarried. I mean alone. I mean, Western women who’ve wandered into Cambodia with no connection to any NGO, government, volunteer program, research project or other human being. During my nine months living in Phnom Penh, I…

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A Day (and Night) in Siem Reap

First check this amazing new time lapse Siem Reap-based movie from the film maker Max Palmer, then read Naomi Collett Ritz’s guide to the perfect night on the town. With Siem Reap being a tourist town and all, you never need an excuse go to out. Any night of the…

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Tales of the Superstitious

Do you have any superstitions? Salute solitary magpies, count rosary beads, throw spilled salt over your shoulder, have an irrational fear of the number 13, which is antagonised further when that day of the month falls on a Friday? Such irrational beliefs, to ‘normal’ people in the west without OCD,…

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