Cambodia is home to some of the world’s most impressive ancient temples. Built between the 9th and 15th centuries, these architectural marvels showcase the incredible skill and artistry of the ancient Khmer people. Dotted throughout the jungles and countryside, Cambodia’s temples are windows into the past, allowing visitors to glimpse the religious customs and complex […]

Cambodian (Khmer) cuisine is a delicious yet overlooked part of Southeast Asian food culture. With influences from neighboring Vietnam and Thailand, as well as a touch of French flair, Cambodian food offers a unique blend of flavors. Though it lacks the international fame of other regional cuisines, it is well worth discovering for any adventurous […]

Cambodia has a rich cultural heritage that has been shaped by the blending of diverse religious faiths over its long history. Religion has played a pivotal role in inspiring Cambodia’s unique Khmer culture and artistic traditions. The Indian Roots of Cambodian Religion and Culture The foundations of Cambodian religion and culture trace back to the […]

Mention “Cambodia” and most people imagine ancient temples like Angkor Wat bathed in sunshine. This Southeast Asian country does indeed enjoy a tropical climate, with warm temperatures year-round. For tourists, Cambodia offers idyllic beach weather in the winter months and emptier attractions during the green, lush rainy season. Central Location Makes for Consistent Warmth Cambodia’s […]

Cambodia’s official currency is the riel, but US dollars play an equally important role in the country’s monetary system. This unique situation of having two parallel currencies can be confusing for visitors. This guide explains Cambodian currency, when to use each, exchanging money, and the ongoing process of “de-dollarization”. Cambodian Riel The riel is the […]

Cambodia is a fascinating country to visit or live in, with ancient temples, lush jungles, stunning beaches, and friendly locals. As the country continues to develop its tourism infrastructure, it’s easier than ever for foreigners to get a Cambodian visa. This guide covers everything you need to know about the types of visas available, fees, […]

There have been some changes on the Koh Rong islands this past year, so we thought we’d write ‘the ultimate’ Koh Rong hotel guide and review all the accommodation on Koh Rong and its sister island Koh Rong Samloem. (See also: Koh Rong Samloem Hotel Guide) Now, finding the best places to stay on Koh […]

Over the past year or so there have been some major changes in how to get to Koh Rong and its sister island Koh Rong Samloem – From much faster ferry services from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong, to more convenient flights into Sihanoukville, to the first cross-country train, it has never been easier to get […]

A lot has changed on the Koh Rong islands in the past year, so we thought we’d write ‘the ultimate’ Koh Rong beach guide and review all the beaches on Koh Rong and its sister island Koh Rong Samloem. (See also: Ultimate Koh Rong Hotel Guide) Firstly, please ignore what you might read elsewhere – Koh […]

Over the past year many new attractions and activities have opened up on Koh Rong. Below, we are going to summarise the best things to see and do on the beautiful island – From snorkelling / scuba diving with the exotic marine life, to watching mesmerising sunsets and seeing glowing plankton, to paddle boarding, kayaking, […]