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You Know You Live on Koh Rong When…

I went to Koh Rong for a week and ended up staying for a year. That’s how it generally works. People rock up to this undeveloped island, 25km off the coast of Cambodia, and plan to relax for a…

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The ULTIMATE Guide to Koh Rong Island, Cambodia

I’ve noticed that the internet doesn’t have much to offer when it comes to decent travel information about Koh Rong Island, Cambodia. Most of the guides have been written by people who only spent a few days on the…

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Where to Get a Tattoo on Koh Rong

To most people, the idea of getting a tattoo on an island in South East Asia – especially one as undeveloped as Koh Rong – is unthinkable. They’re convinced that it just isn’t safe and that anybody who disagrees with them…

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My Island Paradise in Cambodia

When I first stepped foot on the white sandy beaches of Koh Rong, Cambodia in October 2015, I had no idea that I would soon be calling this place my home. You see, nobody ever plans to stay on…

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2016 – A Year of Travel!

2016 was the best year of my life. After years and years of dreaming about long-term travel but being restricted by university, 2016 was the year that I finally spent a full year away from home. Well…11 months. Close enough,…

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Pollution: Cambodia’s Silent Killer

December, 2016. I’m making my way to Bangkok, from Sihanoukville, Cambodia. As the bus shudders to a halt at the Poi Pet border, I disembark, hauling my heavy backpack over my shoulders & walking the short distance to the…

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Kampot: Cambodia’s Best Kept Secret

Kampot is not a place that many backpackers get around to visiting when they visit Cambodia. They visit Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, maybe Sihanoukville, and then leave for Vietnam or Thailand. However, the sleepy riverside town of Kampot is actually one…