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Oudong mountain: Khmer food & picnic

If you want to eat Khmer food like a local, these are some Cambodian food you don’t normally find at restaurants. Cambodian people love grilled fishes. They eat frogs and turtles. You can find these ordinary Khmer food at Oudong mountain, an hour drive from Phnom Penh city. The royal capital between the 17th to the 19th centuries, Oudong moutain is in Kampong Speu province. Today, Oudong is …

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Smartphone buyer’s guide: Phnom Penh

Every year, I cover this favorite topic, the best shops to buy the best smartphone in Phnom Penh. A new major update to last year review is that you can easily buy a Motorola phone. From Moto C to Moto G, these budget smartphones with Motorola brand are available in most phone shops in the Cambodian capital city. Believe it or not, you can buy any smartphone in …

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Phnom Penh’s Exchange Square

These are stunning views from the 19th floor of the Exchange Square, one of Phnom Penh’s newest and tallest buildings. It’s amazing to see some of Phnom Penh’s iconic places like the Central Market (Phsar Thmey) and the riverside from this new angle. The Exchange Square opened in 2017 to the public. The building houses premium offices and retail shops. These photos were taken from the Huawei office. …

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How to name your baby in Khmer language

This is one of the most important topics, especially for those who would soon become parents of your brilliant baby. First thing first, you usually spend a lot of time doing research online and offline into the meaning of the name, especially a Khmer name. In this blog post, you’d learn about the Cambodian names popularly chosen by Khmer parents. Traditional and trend While old Cambodian names are …

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Phnom Penh markets: a mini guide

Did you know that there are more than 30 markets in Phnom Penh. This is a guide to shopping in the Cambodian colorful city. All these selected Phnom Penh markets have their great selections and offerings. There is no single market that has everything for every buyer. Whether you need to do your regular groceries shopping to electronics products, I have you covered.  The Central Market (Phsar Thom …

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Smart vs. Cellcard: fastest mobile Internet provider

All you need to know about the best mobile Internet providers in the Kingdom of Cambodia! As of 2017, there are nearly ten mobile operators offering mobile network services in Cambodia. These operators are Cellard (the first and leading operator), Smart (super fast growth), Metfone (big by subscribers), CooTel, SEATEL (remarkable offerings), and qb. In 2016, Smart was the winner of Cambodia’s fastest mobile network, according to Speedtest …

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Best noodle restaurants: Phnom Penh

There are times when you feel like eating good noodles. In Phnom Penh, there are some best places to eat delicious noodles. In this review, you’ll find some great choices, from Cambodian to Chinese to Thai noodles at restaurants in this vibrant city. So I eat steamed rice for every meal and everyday. Knowing the best places for a dish of delicious noodles is a way to taste …

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Khmer food restaurants in Phnom Penh

Whether you’re a tourist or an expat, the craving for Khmer food is just normal. You want to taste the Cambodian cuisine, but which restaurants in Phnom Penh that offer something authentic and local experience? There are many restaurants in Phnom Penh that advertise that they offer Cambodian cuisine. Here are some of the best local restaurants you should check out when you’re in the capital city: K.E …

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Streaming video on demand services for Cambodia

Everything you need to know about how to stream video on demand (VOD) in Cambodia. Video streaming on demand is taking of in Cambodia thanks in large part to faster Internet speed. Home users can easily subscribe to fiber Internet connection that allow them to stream online full HD videos without compromise. In this blog post, you’ll learn about the available online streaming services available to Cambodia-based users. …

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Future of Phnom Penh

What will Phnom Penh look like in 2035? To answer this question, it’s important to base the answer on the Phnom Penh’s 2035 master plan. Despite the media coverage of its slow progress, let’s take a look where we’re heading to. How Phnom Penh will fare with other capital cities in Southeast Asia? Phnom Penh has been known as the Pearl of Asia or the even the Paris …

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Drone shops in Cambodia

You’re asking: where’s the shop to buy a DJI drone? Right now, there are two DJi authorized resellers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. If you’re looking into where to buy your first best drone with camera, these shops (two of them are authorized DJI resellers) are highly recommended for reasonable prices plus services. Also popular: Camera shops in Phnom Penh Where to buy Raspberry Pi 3 in Phnom Penh? …

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Best bus trip from Battambang to Sihanoukville

Year after year, it’s getting easier to take a bus trip from one province to another in Cambodia. From Battambang to Sihanoukville (also known as Krong Preah Sihanoukville or Kampong Some among locals), you just need to a bus trip to Phnom Penh first before heading to the beach town. Even though there is no direct bus from Battambang to Sihanoukville yet, a short stop is Phnom Penh …

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Labaab Restaurant: Asian food in Phnom Penh

Looking for a local restaurant to dine in a beautiful atmosphere? Check out Labaab restaurant on Monivong Boulevard, just opposite to the Canadia Tower. The interior design is so local. If you want to taste the Mekong cuisine, Labaab restaurant is the ideal place to check out. You can order Thai, Vietnamese or Battambang (Khmer) food. Also: Khmer food restaurants in the heart of Phnom Penh Most customers …

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Siem Reap to Sihanoukville by bus

If taking a flight to Sihanoukville from Siem Reap (1h 5m duration) is not what you want, you can take a bus trip instead. You can easily book your bus ticket your bus tickets in 3 easy steps: Choose your departure and destination, pay online, and board! Photo: Tharum Bun A direct bus to Sihanoukville from Siem Reap? It sounds cool! Most of the time, travelers would go …

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Salmon fish meat in Phnom Penh: eat or not

Cambodia imports about 5-6 tons of Salmon fish meats every week. Or about 20-25 tons every month. When Cambodian people think of Salmon fish meat, they quickly relate this to Japanese food, sushi. In Phnom Penh, a quick Google Search will tell you how popular the salmon sushi is with many restaurants offer the dish to the diners. You may eat more than just the food that the …

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