Author: cmbpd

  • Living in Phnom Penh

    Living in Phnom Penh

    I’ve lived in Phnom Penh since the 1980s. I’ve witnessed a tremendous transformation of the city. In the late 1980s, schooling was not about affordability. There was just no choice. Just some years after the Khmer Rouge regime, being able to go to a public school, about five minutes walk from home, was a luxury. […]

  • Eat & drink when in Phnom Penh

    Eat & drink when in Phnom Penh

    This post is purely a recommendation by a local Phnom Penh resident. So the taste is pretty much local. My top recommended places to taste local food is at a local market. Or at a home of your Phnom Penh’s friend. The taste would be unbeatable. You cannot get this kind of food taste at […]

  • Public holidays in Cambodia

    Public holidays in Cambodia

    How many public holidays does Cambodia have? It depends. In 2023, the number of days off are less as the holidays coincide with the weekends. The most important holiday of the year is Khmer New Year (Bon Chol Chhnam Thmei in Khmer) in mid April. This is a complete list of Cambodia’s national public holidays […]

  • News from Cambodia

    To help most people get the latest news and updates from Cambodia, here’s a compiled list of news media outlets and blogs. Kiripost Cambodia’s daily business news Cambodianess.com Southeast Asia Globe A space for some of the region’s best writers and photographers to take our readers behind the headlines and into the stories that shape […]

  • Wat Bo village

    Wat Bo village

    Wat Bo village in Siem Reap Wat Bo village is an old place in Siem Reap province, which is not very noisy. There are luxury hotels, nightclubs, restaurants and handicrafts. At the same time, tourists can have breakfast at the cafe and bakery in Wat Bo village or by the river. Then, tourists can continue […]

  • SEA Games 32 in Cambodia: Beyond the Games

    SEA Games 32 in Cambodia: Beyond the Games

    Cambodia, for the first time in its history, is hosting the 2023 Southeast Asian Games (Khmer: ការប្រកួតកីឡាប្រជាជាតិអាស៊ីអាគ្នេយ៍២០២៣). The 32nd Southeast Asian Games, or Cambodia 2023, will be the 32nd edition of the Southeast Asian Games. The game of the region will be held from 5 to 16 May 2023 in Cambodia. Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, […]