World-renowned hotel designer Bill Bensley gives us the lowdown on one of his favourite cities in Southeast Asia
Where I stay in Siem Reap…

The Shinta Mani Bensley Collection as it is the most comfortable, luxurious and private residence in Siem Reap.

The restaurant you should visit…

Vibe Cafe, is an amazing vegan restaurant in the ever-growing hipster neighborhood of Kandal Village. Looking for a juice detox or perhaps the best vegan dishes in Indo China? Then Vibe is the place to go. Get out and explore the neighborhood and feel good (inside and out) while you do it.

Where you should go for cocktails…

Miss Wong. Sophisticated and quality cocktails in the heart of Siem Reap’s old town. Always a great mix of locals and tourists. An artistic crowd.

The best place for interior buys…

Go to Louise Loubatieres Gallery where you’ll find an array of arts, crafts, textiles and design objects from Southeast Asia.

Bill Bensley's Guide To Siem Reap

Bill Bensley's Guide To Siem Reap

The souvenir that you should take home with you

Buy a well for a family from the Shinta Mani Foundation and take home a photograph of the well as a keepsake.

The one thing that you should do before you leave.

Watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat.

Bill Bensley's Guide To Siem Reap

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  • Hiking in Taroko National Park
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  • Spending a few days in the capital Taipei getting a sense of the island’s unique history

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  • Learn about the stories of Berlin during different periods
  • Admire one of the most beautiful palaces is the world – Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam
  • Walk the footsteps of Hitler and examine the rise of the Third Reich
  • Visit the Memorial & Museum Sachsenhausen – a former concentration camp
  • Travel back to the Cold War era and experience living behind the Iron Curtain

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  • Visit the highlights and pubs in Dublin
  • Admire Powerscourt – one of the finest gardens in Europe
  • Learn about the crystal producing in Waterford
  • Driving through Ireland’s best scenery – Dingle Peninsula, Ring of Kerry, Cliff of Moher

When to go:

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