How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

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How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by sabennis » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:07 am

Hello everyone!

My name is Sabrina. I will be interning in Phnom Penh for two months this summer (July, August). I am looking for websites, places, and activities that help new people in the city meet expats or long-term travellers. I want to get the best out of my time in Cambodia so I really want to meet some cool people to become friends, chat, go for dinner and beers, or travel during the weekends!
Please let me know if you have ideas how to meet people easily in Phnom Penh :)

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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by hanno » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:52 am

Plenty of FB site out there catering to expats. Check Expats in Phnom Penh.

There is also the Hash House Harriers, a running club with a drinking problem. They meet every Sunday to head for the countryside for a run/walk followed by a few beers and a dinner.
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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:12 pm

i dont really hang out with that many expats in Cambodia, only really posters from here or friends ive met over time,
stick around and find out the areas, locations of expat bars where it would be a good place to meet, tinder/badoo apps could be a foot in to some social circles
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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:26 pm

hanno wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:52 am
There is also the Hash House Harriers, a drinking club with a running problem. They meet every Sunday to head for the countryside for a run/walk followed by a few beers and a dinner.
FTFY
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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by saigonjackpot » Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:36 pm

Goto the cafes such as jars of clay.
And friends NGO.

Perhaps the tuk tuks will befriend you , stroppychops included.
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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:31 pm

Salut, ça va?
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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by John Bingham » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:04 am

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:31 pm
Salut, ça va?
That's a pretty lame attempt at German. 8-)
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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by Barang chgout » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:12 am

Go to Kampot....hard to avoid expats there.

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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by The Seawolf » Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:26 pm

sabennis wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:07 am

Please let me know if you have ideas how to meet people easily in Phnom Penh :)
Go to a bar pull up a stool.

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Re: How to meet expats in Phnom Penh?

Post by rozzieoz » Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:11 pm

Sundance on 172
Red Fox on 136 and 172
Vibe - 172
Oscars on the Corner -104 (after 10pm)
Taco Kokopellis on Sundays from 5pm (can’t think of the street)

Those are good spots to start.
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