From the bustling Siem Reap town center, my tuk-tuk (a tuk-tuk is a popular local transport that resembles an auto-rickshaw, where the motorcycle pulls a trailer) drove across the river to the quieter side of the city. The noise slowly died away, and the view of congested shops and buildings changed to a rural peaceful setting. Amidst the lush greenery that line the dusty roads stands the Popular Residence Hotel, my ‘home’ in Cambodia while exploring the lovely town of Siem Reap and its ancient temples.
The Popular Residence Hotel is located in the Sala Kamreuk district of Siem Reap, a town located in northwestern Cambodia that is famous for being the gateway to the majestic ruins of Angkor. Away from the hustle and bustle of the Siem Reap town center, the hotel offers a little peace and quiet, with a backdrop of green fields…
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