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Which other travel destinations have the same or similar vibe to Bali?

There's nothing quite like Bali, but some ideas: Gili Trawangan, off Lombok; only a few hours by boat from Bali Ko Samui, Thailand: nightlife in Chaweng, hip boutique hotels in Bophut and Choeng Mon, ...
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Cambodia Angkor Air: Da Nang to Siem Reap direct flights only until October 2023?

Siem Reap International Airport (REP) is being replaced with Siem Reap–Angkor International Airport (SAI). Cambodia Angkor Air will fly from Da Nang International Airport (DAD) to SAI from Oct 16, ...
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Is Siem Reap (REP) open? Otherwise, how to access Angkor Wat?

The old Siem Reap International Airport (REP) was closed in 2023, when the new Siem Reap–Angkor International Airport (SAI) opened. Google Flights lists flights for the new SAI airport.
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Which other travel destinations have the same or similar vibe to Bali?

As @lambshaanxy says, Ko Samui matches the bill. This was my first thought. It has just about everything you are listing. While Samui caters mostly to the budget and mid-range crowd, there are high-...
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Cambodia E-visa: new SAI airport missing from entry port list, can I use REP?

The form does not list REP or SAI. It just lists Siem Reap International Airport. And there's only one with that name now – as SAI, which added Angkor in its name, sure, replaced SRE. You don't have ...
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How to avoid bank fees when taking out cash in Cambodia?

As a complement to Matas Vaitkevicius's answer, I'd point out that Revolut does have some ATM fees that can easily add up to 17.5 USD for a 500 USD ATM withdrawal (that's not including the withdrawal ...
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Phone service crossing borders, Vietnam>Thailand>Laos>Cambodia

I have been using since 2013, thereabouts, SIM cards by China Unicom HK that are valid in a selection of countries. So answers around 2016 saying There are no universal SIM cards in SE Asia were ...
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Phone service crossing borders, Vietnam>Thailand>Laos>Cambodia

As of 2024 you can get an eSIM from Airalo or another virtual operator that covers all 4 countries for a reasonable price. Airalo currently lists an "Asia eSIM" where you get 5GB for $20, ...
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Cambodia E-visa: new SAI airport missing from entry port list, can I use REP?

I was there Dec 19th 2023, no problem in choosing Siem Reap international airport
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Traveling Southeast Asia - Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia - Visa Questions

As for the Cambodian eVisa, you don't need to provide a flight booking, only a hotel reservation, and the port of entry – which isn't necessarily an airport: I've entered Cambodia in Poipet for ...
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