About

Cambopedia is Cambodian-run travel blog about Cambodia. Do you want to live life like a local in the Kingdom of Cambodia? Cambopedia offers insider’s insights into living in Cambodia and Khmer culture. Cambodia has so much to offer to anyone to discover. Through local lens, Cambopedia gives you a digital window into the country. When you think of traveling to or across Cambodia, you always want to enjoy the way the locals do. It’s the best way to fall in love with Cambodia (Srok Khmer). That’s why Cambopedia wants to give you this experience.

Why Cambopedia?

There are a lot of good blogs and web sites about traveling, living, or moving to Cambodia. Those Internet resources offer practical advice and useful tips. So why Cambopedia? Back then, there were not many sites started out by any locals who could offer local perspectives: local insights into Cambodia. Over the years, I’ve noticed three things about books, websites, and blogs about Cambodian culture. They are all written by foreigners and or expatriates. I believe there was an urgent need to have a website about Cambodian culture written by a real Cambodian. Most websites about Cambodia all start with the infamous genocide, the Khmer Rouge. The dark past that ended decades ago! Those websites read like textbooks at best and phone books at worst. I think that web sites about Cambodia should be not only informative but also entertaining. Cambopedia was founded by Tharum Bun, a Cambodian blogger, who pioneers blogging in Cambodia since 2004.

What’s in a name?

Launched in 2006, Cambopedia is a playful combination of shorten Cambodia plus pedia: Cambo + pedia. Cambodia is the country in Southeast Asia, the home of the founder and publisher of this website. ‘pedia’ means learning. So Cambopedia is all about learning about Cambodia. This Cambodian blog helps travelers, expats, and citizens of the world to rediscover the essence of Cambodia. What you’ll find on this blog is stories from bloggers and netizens. The more information about Cambodia from Cambodian perspectives, the better you can really understand about Khmer people, culture, traditions, and everything in between.

Feedback

Over the years, we’ve been trying to improve the quality of content we provide. Through your feedback, we’d be able to understand how we could make Cambopedia a favorite Cambodia’s website for anyone, travelers, visitors, backpackers, and expats. So please drop us a line.

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