Despite the general consensus that the property market in Siem Reap has slowed down, many experts are bullish on the potential of the area.
Siem Reap art lovers will find that all their Christmases have come at once in the next few days, thanks to cultural treats such as the Angkor Photo Festival, an exhibition of international press photos hosted by Mirage Contemporary Art Space.
It’s a reasonably quiet pre-high-season night in Temple Town, but at the Cuisine Wat Damnak restaurant, the joint is packed to the rafters, primarily with expats, all buzzing and ready to enjoy another rollout of the special guest chef’s nights, the second edition of this culinary treat.
The tuk tuk’s warmed up and off we go, deep into the heart of Temple Town’s art and culture and artisanal boutique scene on what is dubbed ‘Siem Reap Art Tours.’
It was an “everything is amazing, everything is beautiful,” sort of night, according to the glam MC at the ‘Fashion And Wine For A Cause’ bash on the Marriott Courtyard Siem Reap Resort.
A University of Hawaii graduate, Ashley Lai was so determined to make a success of her posting as general manager of the new Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort that she came to Temple Town in May 2016, about twenty months before the property actually opened in January this year.