Koh Trong Island

Are you looking for something different? Are you adventurous? Koh Trong Island is another of Cambidoans diamonds in the rough – or luxury for $50! Koh Trong Island If you find yourself in the town of Kratie, you should consider a worthwhile side trip. Splitting the Mekong River in two is Koh Trong Island. This…

Tonle Sap Lake

As a traveler to Cambodia you are going to visit either the Tonle Sap lake or the Tonle Sap river. This blog no academic thesis – this has useful and interesting information for all types of traveler. Tonle Sap Lake Many visitors to Cambodia think it is all about Angor Wat and the killing fields….

Tourist Places in Cambodia

Whilst many visitors want an out of the place to visit; you will find that tourist places in cambodia are unlike other touristy places. Tourist Places in Cambodia Cambodia has countless number of tourist places to visit all year round. We have listed what we believe are some unmissable tourist places in Cambodia. Be mindful…

Cardamom Mountains

Cambodia’s Mountains Why would you want to visit these awesome mountains? The most impressive mountain range are the Cardamom Mountains, or Krâvanh Mountains in the southwest of Cambodia and Eastern Thailand. The country’s Cardamom Mountains are extraordinary. A vast blanket of tropical rainforest which remains one of Southeast Asia’s most pristine expanses of wilderness. Isolated…

Siem Reap 2019

This is a reflection of Siem Reap 2019 from the perspective of Warwick – media guru for voluntouring abroad Not More of the Same If you were lucky enough to see Siem Reap not so many years ago, then you would have seen a different place: the look of the cities and towns was from…

Cambodia’s Offshore Islands – Part Three

This is the third and final part of a three-part series about Cambodia’s offshore islands After visiting Koh S’dach or Koh Totang, there are still some great islands you could drop by. One or two are well-known while most are not. So, let’s continue island hopping down Cambodia’s coast and explore the tail-end of this…

Mondulkiri

Cambodia’s Great Escape Cambodia is hot, damn hot. In fact, some people describe the seasons as hotter or hottest. To escape that, there is a place you can go: Mondulkiri. But it is more than just about cool weather and cool places. This is where there are rugged hills with majestic waterfalls, unique tribal people…

Cambodia’s Offshore Islands | Part 2

In this second part of a three-part series about Cambodia’s offshore islands, you will experience some, but not all, of the smaller and less visited islands. There are also one or two of the better-known Cambodian islands. Cambodia’s Offshore Islands | Part 2 After visiting Koh Kong, Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samlouem you could…

Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville: Beaches, the New Macao The town of Sihanoukville, or Kompong Som, is a coastal destination south of Phnom Penh: it is also known as “Snooky”. While this dusty and hilly place won’t win any beautiful-town competitions with its excessive and often unwanted development and dozens of casinos, it does have one draw card. Also,…

Holidays in Cambodia

One international list that Cambodia tops is the country with the most holidays. The Kingdom has 28 public holidays per year. Many of these public holidays are Buddhist occasions. However, there are also celebrations for Independence from France, Human Rights Day or International Labour Day to name a few. Many of the latter public holidays…

Cambodia Etiquette

Don’t act like a newbie, get the low down on Cambodian Etiquette. Cambodian Etiquette Many visitors to Cambodia are often baffled by Khmer customs and Cambodian etiquette: Why do they always smile? Why are they always bowing? Why are they so loud? Well, they’re Khmer and that’s the way they go about things in Cambodia….

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

Getting about Cambodia can be challenging; however, it is best achieved by bus. There is also an art to Cambodian bus travel. Cambodian buses access nearly all destinations in the country, and they’re cheap and regular. There are, of course, drawbacks to bus travel. 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

The annual  Bon Om Touk  ( Cambodian Water Festival )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 Tonlé Sap River, actually, the rallying point is just below the Chrouy Changva bridge and the…

Banteay Chhmar

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. Banteay Chhmar |One of The Lessor Known Angkorian Temple…

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 visit. Although the Chinese are busily turning it into the casino capital of Southeast Asia, it still has places to escape to. And as a cycling destination, it…

Ratanakiri

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

Cambodia Tours

When volunteering 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 occasionally have time to get to know the country you are in and engage in popular Cambodia tours. Exploring the country, Khmer culture, getting to know the people…