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6 Incredible Countries You Need to Visit in 2019

Are you planning to travel in 2019 but haven’t yet decided where to go? Let us help! In the past five years we have traveled through 50 countries on 4 continents….

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Thailand to Cambodia Border Crossing – How to Avoid Scams at the Border

The Thailand to Cambodia Border Crossing is filled with scams. Here’s how to avoid and the best way to cross the border pain free! Border crossings can sometimes be a…

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Five Things to Do in Siem Reap – Exploring Cambodia on a Budget

Things to Do in Siem Reap, Cambodia Visiting Angkor Wat is a given, but what are the other awesome things to do in Siem Reap? Siem Reap is famous for…

A Day in the Life of a Cambodian Rice Farmer

I grab ten golden stalks of rice in my left hand and bunch them together. The serrated sickle in my right hand saws through the stems clumsily; it takes multiple…

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Sala Monkey English School in Cambodia

Last year we spent a month in Cambodia and we had our hearts stolen by the people there. Most of the population lives in poverty and is still feeling the…

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Win a Trip of a Lifetime in Cambodia!

Visiting Cambodia? Let Just a Pack help you make it cheaper! We are running a competition with the awesome and socially responsible Mad Monkey Hostels that will allow two lucky winners…

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Fifteen Minutes with the Gods: That Time I Bribed My Way Into Angkor Wat

I arrived in Siem Reap after a three day motorcycle trip across Cambodia’s northern outback, territories not accessible by bus, with a man who explained, just before squeezing my backpack…

Why Mad Monkey Might be the Best Hostel in the World

What makes the best hostel in Cambodia, and South East Asia, so great? We have stayed in dozens of hostels and hotels as we traveled from Central America, throughout Europe,…