Note of caution: There have been reports of theft from hotel rooms by guys picked up in a bar.
This problem is not unique to Phnom Penh, and most people you meet will be honest and trustworthy.
Local coffee for $.50; plates of fried noodles eaten while swapping news with your cook about ISIS and pro wrestler John Cena for —from food to shelter, Southeast Asia is legendarily budget friendly.
We got the most for our money at the Tea House Urban Asian Resort.
At Blue Chilli, just west of the National Museum on Street 178, you might catch an event like Miss Blue Chilli Queen International.
The monks living at Wat Sarawan across the street got an earful (and possibly an eyeful) as these queens representing countries from around the world hair-flipped, split, and high-kicked their way through formalwear, swimwear and talent portions of the competition.
Grab some freshly cut dragon fruit from a stand on the corner and head a few blocks north to support the women learning how to make seriously intricate cakes at Bloom Cafe and Training Center.In fact, I'm counting the days until I can go back.My boyfriend and I spent five days in Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, and Phnom Penh this January, though the country deserves a lot more time.Or has something changed and we've not yet updated our pages? Thailand is fantastic, and they say Vietnam is everything, too, but I'm telling you straight up: Cambodia has everything an LGBT traveler would love.On the 2nd floor, there is a soundproof, air-conditioned mini-theatre that can seat 20 people.Free Wi Fi available, and customers are welcome to charge up their laptops.However, extra vigilance should be taken when inviting anyone back to your room.Longest-running gay bar in Phnom Penh and one the most popular.Check out the 10 things I learned as a gay man passing through, and move Cambodia to the top of your "Must See" list right now.It’s not New York or Bangkok, but nightlife in Phnom Penh is an easy, laid-back affair.