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Oudong Mountain: Eat Khmer Food & Picnic Like a Local

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…

What to Eat in Boeung Keng Kang 1 District

If it’s your first visit to Phnom Penh, you should never miss this Boeung Keng Kang 1 district in the heart of the Cambodian capital city. Boeung Keng Kang 1 (or BKK1 in short) is a popular district of coffee shops and restaurants in Chamkarmorn commune, Phnom Penh’s most popular area. What to Eat in…

Picnic Resort: Hillside Bungalows

Located along national road 4 about 135km from Phnom Penh, Picnic resort is well-known for its organic vegetable farms, delicious quality Khmer food and tranquil environment. The resort comprises of vegetable farms, restaurant, meeting room, children playgrounds, and hillside bungalows. If you’re planning to take a bus trip from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville or Koh…

Recommended Books About Angkor Wat History

Are you going to visit Angkor Wat or are you interested in history and archaeology? This is a list of recommended books about Angkor Wat you should read before visiting Siem Reap of Cambodia. These books are ideal for avid readers and those who are planning to spend not just days, but weeks or months…

Khmer Music: Who’s Sin Sisamouth?

When we talk about Khmer music, we end up talking about Cambodian legend Sin Sisamouth. He was not known as a seasoned traveler. He’s popularly known as Cambodia’s most celebrated singer of all time. Throughout his life and music, his Cambodian fans can learn so much about the country. Most of his songs remarkably tell…

Want to Learn Khmer Language?

Do you want to learn Khmer language? One of the best travel and living experiences in Cambodia is the ability to talk to Cambodian people in Khmer language. Khmer is not an easy language to learn for most people. However, with determination, foreigners can speak Khmer fluently. If you’re looking for Khmer classes or how…

Yosaya Thai Food: Best Cheap Eat in Phnom Penh

I went to this Yosaya Thai Food, a small Thai family-run restaurant in Phnom Penh, with friends last month. The food was so good I decided to come back again. At first glance, you may not notice much that this Thai restaurant serves authentic Thai food. But you may be surprised when learning that the…

Cambodia’s Best Beach: Kep

Want to escape from Phnom Penh? To where? Think of Kep, a small, quiet town where Cambodians consider as a place for super good seafood. This is the most beautiful view of the setting sun from a nice place called Knai Bang Chatt Resort Kep. What’s in a name, Kep? It literally means Saddle. But…

The Best Websites About All Things Cambodia

If you’re planning your first trip ever to the Kingdom of Cambodia or looking into moving to live in a city like Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, or Kampot, this is a list of the best travel websites you should check out. These selected websites or online resources because they offer readers good insights and practical…

Camera Shops in Phnom Penh: Buying Guide

Where to buy a new digital camera when in Phnom Penh? Believe it or not, you can now buy a brand new digital camera in Phnom Penh without having to fly to Bangkok or Singapore. Some years back, it’s hard to find an authorized camera dealer like Canon or Nikon in Cambodia. But that’s no…