Dan and I had a flight booked to Cambodia from before we left for travelling I had read that the flights could be sold out if booked last minute so we made sure we did this in advance. This was perhaps the most expensive of all the internal flights we booked, costing around £160. We opted for flying rather than going overland to save time but for those on a budget arriving into Cambodia via bus or train is also an option. In order to get back to Bangkok we to catch our flight we decided to take one of the infamous sleeper trains known to the many budget back packers travelling around Thailand. Seat61.com was a great resource for finding out times and rough costs for travelling via train and with help from a local travel agent in Koh Lipe we were able to get two seats for the long 16 hour journey. Was it fun? Yes. Was it uncomfortable? Yes. Would I do it again? Most likely but I would book in advance so that at least Dan and I could have seats next to each other. But anyway less about the train and more about the next exciting part of our journey! Personally I was very excited to see Cambodia originally we had planned to head over to the Cambodian coast to see the beautiful beaches of Sihanoukville however with only a week left of our entire trip we decided to just focus on seeing as much as we could of Siem Reap. Cambodia is such an interesting place, the people, food and culture are very different to that of Thailand so I thought I would share with you where we stayed, and what we did when we were in Siem Reap.
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