Responsible Tourism in Cambodia with Soksabike Tours

Award winning responsible travel company Soksabike has become one of Battambang’s most renowned sustainable tourism experiences. Since opening in 2010 the social enterprise has been committed to community development through tourism, offering guests the chance to cycle through Battambang’s agrarian countryside, visiting local families and businesses and gaining insight into the true Cambodian lifestyle. For…

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A Street Photography Journal in Siem Reap Cambodia

Through the lens and into the backstreets of Siem Reap, street photographer Serey Siv offers guests a glimpse of Cambodian local life on his morning photography tour with experiential travel hub, Backstreet Academy. The Khmer-Canadian photographer, musician and urban skater set up the tours as a way to promote his Khmer roots through the lens…

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Food for Good – Ethical Eateries in Siem Reap

One of the best things about Siem Reap would have to be the food. For a town that is not so big, there are a surprising number of restaurants that serve different cuisines from all around the world. Just walk down Pub Street and you’ll be able to choose from Khmer, Mexican, Italian and American….

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An Ethical Guide to Travel in Battambang

If you ever ask someone what to do in Battambang you almost always get the reply “The Bamboo Train!” While the Bamboo Train is definitely a strangely unique experience not to be missed, there is certainly a lot more that this town has to offer. Battambang is the second largest city in Cambodia and is…

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The Buskers of Siem Reap – A Reflective Story

  I sat in a café on a busy night in Pub Street, the main thoroughfare of the big small town of Siem Reap Cambodia. Tourists flock here throughout the high season to see the famous Angkor Wat temples by day and to wine & dine in the mostly westernised centre of town by night….

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