Cambodia Etiquette

Many visitors to Cambodia are often baffled by Khmer customs and Cambodia etiquette. Why do they always smile? Why are they always bowing? Or, why are they so loud? Well, they’re Khmer and that’s the way they go about things in Cambodia. Of course, there is a bit more to it than that. Cambodia Etiquette…

Siem Reap Province

In Khmer, the Siem Reap in Siem Reap Province means “Siam Defeated”, or more accurately “Siam Kneel”. Not a happy entry point into Cambodia if you are Thai. Siem Reap is also the name of the province the town is located in. Siem Reap Province is famous for the ancient city of Angkor; however, the…

Cambodian Bus Travel

There is an art to Cambodian bus travel. Getting about Cambodia can be daunting and is best achieved by bus. Cambodian buses access nearly all destinations in the country; they’re cheap and regular. There are, of course, draw backs to add to the adventure. Cambodian buses aren’t truly regulated, so most buses bump and grind…

Kampot Cambodia

It is not hard to see why people become entranced with Kampot Cambodia. It doesn’t have Siem Reap’s temples or the glitz of Sihanoukville; however, the town is charming, laid-back and perfect for relaxing and taking a breather from the dusty trails of Cambodia. Kampot Cambodia Kampot doesn’t look like much at first with its…

Water Festival Cambodia

Water Festival Cambodia The annual Water Festival Cambodia (Bon Om Touk) is a must-see event and should be on every Cambodian bucket list. Boat crews from all over the country descend on Phnom Penh to compete in boat races on the Ton Le Sap, actually, the rallying point is just below the Chrouy Changva bridge…

Banteay Chhmar

Banteay Chhmar |One of The Lessor Known Angkorian Temple Once you make it to Siem Reap then you are in the heart of Angkor. However, not so far from the ancient capital are many less visited Angkorian temples. There is Beng Mealea and Preah Srey, perhaps Phnom Koulen; one much over-looked place is Banteay Chhmar….

Phnom Penh to Kampong Som

Phnom Penh to Kampong Som Where’s that you say? Well, Kampong Som is better known as Sihanoukville, or the new Macao. Any way you look at it, the town is worth a look. Although the Chinese are busily turning it into the casino capital of Southeast Asia, it still has places to escape to. And…

Ratanakiri

Ratanakiri | Frontier Province Ratanakiri is definitely one of the more “out there” destinations in Cambodia. The town’s name is derived from the two Sanskrit words: Ratna which stands for gems and Giri which stands for mountains, items much in demand and the cause of demise. Located in the far northeast of the Kingdom, the…

Cambodia Tours

Cambodia Tours When doing volunteer job abroad in Cambodia, you will find out that, besides working towards creating a better future and making a positive change in the world, you will have lots of time to get to know the country you are in and engage in popular Cambodia tours. Exploring the country, its culture,…