Cuisine spawned by the Khmer Rouge: Must-try local delicacies in Siem Reap today

At Backstreet Academy, we can’t get enough of the local Cambodian food. Our love affair with the cuisine have manifested into a popular cooking class and a street…Read More

The Backstreet Guide to the best bars in Siem Reap

1. Miss Wong’s Easily the most atmospheric and seductive bar in Siem Reap, Miss Wong has tastefully managed to pull of a delicate 1920s vintage Shanghai decor…Read More

A Backstreet Guide to the 5 best cafes and coffee in Siem Reap

1. Sister Srey Cafe This hip cafe by the riverfront introduces a hint of the Melbourne cafe vibe in tropical Siem Reap, nudging the landscape of…Read More

A Backstreet Guide to the best bars in Phnom Penh

Phnom  Penh has more than its fair share of bars to accommodate every preference. There is also tremendous movement and transformation of the bar culture,…Read More

5 Terrifying foods in Phnom Penh everyone should try once

Cambodia offers a lot in the way of profound experiences. You could marvel at the giant faces of The Bayon and be mesmerized tuning into…Read More

Wondering what to do in Siem Reap? Here are 5 things to start with

If you’re reading this then you probably have a day or two spare in Siem Reap after visiting the Angkor Temples, and while many travel…Read More

Wondering what to do in Phnom Penh? Here are 5 things to start with

No, this piece has nothing to do with getting fish massages, grabbing a drink on the riverside, hiring mototaxis, watching Apsara shows or critiquing museums…Read More

Things to do in Cambodia

Cambodia: The Kingdom of wonder. In the 1960s, Cambodia was one of the strongest nations in SouthEast Asia, with Phnom Penh billed as the Paris…Read More

Top Siem Reap Attractions

Angkor Temples However obvious it may seem that a visit to the Angkor temples is on every visitors list of Siem Reap attractions, no travel…Read More