Plantation Urban Resort and Spa is 1/2 a hectare of paradise dropped, improbably, right into the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The location could not be more convenient, within walking distance or a short tuk tuk ride from the capital’s most important cultural sites, restaurants and entertainment venues.
I first met Nikki in Phnom Penh, Cambodia at a meet-up with Girl Gone International, a group connecting women living and traveling overseas. We were sat next to each other and got to chatting. The inevitable “What do you do for work?” question came up, and I was fascinated by Nikki’s story of how she started her own business here. You never know what will happen if you hone in on your expertise and open yourself up to the possibilities of Working in Asia! [Read more…]
Dara Independence Beach Resort and Spa is one of the most unique hotels we’ve stayed at in Cambodia.
The story behind the hotel is fascinating. A crowning architectural icon of Cambodia, closed and forgotten for decades, now restored to it’s original glory and more beautiful and luxurious than ever. [Read more…]
Our top recommendations for where to stay in Kampot, Cambodia.
Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia
While “safe” and “clean” used to be our only requirements for accommodation, we have come to appreciate all that boutique hotels have to offer. Especially when it comes to comfort, style, and involvement in the local community. That’s why we’re happy to share our Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel review. [Read more…]
The best way to learn about a what to see, eat and do in a place is from the locals and expats who live there! That’s why we’re excited to share these tips from Akshata, a Mumbai native who now lives and works in Goa, India as a Divemaster. Her tips make us want to hop on a plane back to India and delve deeper into the coastal hippie paradise we only scratched the surface of in 2014. Read on for Akshata’s best tips for getting off the beaten path in Goa, India.
The best way to learn about what to do and where to go in a city is from the locals and expats who live there. That’s why we are so excited to share this guest post, written by Alex who was born and raised in Saigon, moved to Australia at 15, and now lives in Saigon again as an expat. In this article he shares his favorite places to eat, drink and explore in the city. Take it away, Alex!
Moving to Phnom Penh? Considering it or want to learn more?
In this article we delve into what life is like in Cambodia’s capital city, including the real costs and details you don’t always hear about. [Read more…]
There are so many amazing places to go and things to do in Cambodia!
Stevo and I have been traveling in Cambodia since 2009 and have been living in Phnom Penh since 2015. We’ve had a chance to visit many different areas of the country, and still plan to see much more!
Here we’ve shared our ten favorite places we’ve been (so far!) in Cambodia, along with a map. We also share where else we plan to go in Cambodia at the end of the article.
As always, if you have any questions about traveling or living in Cambodia, feel free to email Jen@twocantravel dot com.
Also check out the best bus companies to get around in Cambodia.
This is a guest post from Todd Squitieri, a teacher currently living in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Todd spent time speaking with veteran instructor and entrepreneur John Quinn, who runs a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) school in Chiang Mai to learn from his decades of experience teaching both students and teachers.
John shared interesting insights about what it takes to be an effective and memorable English teacher, what it was like to travel in Asia decades before technology and smart phones, and how teaching English in Thailand has changed over the years until today. [Read more…]