Why people love Cambodia?

This is a list of reasons people from all over the world fall in love with Cambodia, a charming country in Southeast Asia. Before you continue reading this, please make sure that you’ve been to Cambodia before. Or at least you’ve heard about Cambodia from you friends or family members. After reading this, it’s time for you to decide to make your first visit to Cambodia. If not, …

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Guide to buying from online stores

The world is flat. This is a guide to buying products from Amazon.com, Ebay, Aliexpress and other online shops and ship them to Cambodia. These days, you can buy many products from abroad and have them delivered to you. Initially, you may think that all those major online shopping sites don’t ship their stuff to Cambodia. This is a wrong assumption. Secondly, you may think that Cambodia’s Post …

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How to get to Phnom Penh from Dubai by flight

Last update: June 7, 2017 Here’s a list of a direct flight from Phnom Penh Yangon of Myanmar, Dubai, and Paris: Phnom Penh to Yangon: $256 Phnom Penh to Dubai: $522 Phnom Penh to Paris: $670 You can search for the direct Emirate flights for the latest prices and promotions: https://www.emirates.com/english/book/featured-fares/ Taking a direct flight from Dubai to Phnom Penh? The cheapest round trip flight for Dubai and …

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Best hotels in Phnom Penh?

It’s just a matter of time before Phnom Penh has some of the global name hotels like Hilton Hotels & Resorts or even Trump International Hotel. However, up until this 2017, these are the top 5-star luxury hotels in Phnom Penh that have a lot of to offer: Sofitel, Cambodiana, Raffles, Sokha and Hyatt Regency hotels. Hyatt Regency Hotel Hyatt Regency Hotel is the latest addition to Phnom …

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Camera shops in Phnom Penh

Where to buy a digital camera in Phnom Penh? This is a mini guide for you. 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 longer the case. I’m listing some of the …

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Book shops in Phnom Penh

Where can you buy new and used books in Phnom Penh? Here’s a list of bookshops and online stores you can pre-order and new books. Some new online book shops in the Cambodian city source their books from Amazon and other major stores and sell them to Cambodian customers at reasonable prices. This means that you don’t have to order them and deal with the shipping and handling …

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Guide to courier delivery service in Cambodia

This is a quick guide to sending your stuff, parcels, documents, and products to anyone in any province in Cambodia. While DHL and FedEx have built their reputation for their fast shipping and delivery from one country to another, these local delivery services (below), offer a convenient and reasonably fast delivery service here in Cambodia. For those who live in Phnom Penh, it’s really easy to send goods …

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Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh

Back in the early 2000s, traveling between Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh city by bus was a pain. It took me all day long to get to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) from Phnom Penh back then when the roads were not well-paved. It’s a big difference now. You can take a bus from the Vietnamese capital city to the Cambodian city faster than in the early 2000s. …

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Loung Ung: First They Killed My Father author

As much of the spotlight of the latest Netflix film First They Killed My Father is on American director Angelina Jolie, less is about the original storyteller and author Loung Ung this week in Siem Reap. Born in 1970, Loung Ung is a Khmer Rouge survivor. She tells her lifetime story from 1975 until 1980 in her book, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers. …

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Furniture shops in Cambodia

Whether you need to fill your new apartment room or add some new ones to your sweet home, shop, or office, these are some of best furniture shops in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap you can buy a new sofa, a dining table, and chairs. Or you might want to get stools, tables, or a sleeping bed. These furniture shops are located in the Phnom Penh. IKEA products? …

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Pho Cali in Tuol Kork: Phnom Penh

This month, Pho Cali began serving those who love the flavor of a Vietnamese beef noodle soup. The shop owner, a Khmer American, comes from California. Pho Cali is close to TK Avenue. I’ve lived in Tuol Kork district since the early 2011. It’s amazing to see how this small, quiet district has changed over the years. New shopping mall like the TK Avenue has been a nice …

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Internet Providers in Cambodia

A guide to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cambodia If you’re currently looking for the best ISP for either your home, office or business, this is the guide for you. These ISPs are based in Phnom Penh with branches in major provinces like Siem Reap and Sihanoukville. There are many Internet Providers operating in Cambodia, but only a few major ones own and operate the most advanced optic …

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KDAT La TENTE: Kampot's best place to stay

Kampot is one of Cambodia’s most peaceful places to live a good life. One of Kampot’s main attractions is its relaxing riverside setting. It’s also one of the best places to visit whenever you feel like escaping Phnom Penh. KDAT La TENTE is hidden place in Kampot, where you can really enjoy a wonderful view and good, fresh seafood. Most of the visitors who have been there could …

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How to get from Bangkok to Siem Reap by bus

Travelers can take a flight, bus or train to Siem Reap. Getting to Cambodia from Thailand by bus is the cheapest way. If you’re not on the tightest budget, get the direct bus, not the package bus. Tickets range between US$17 – $32 (or 600 – 1100 baht). The border crossing is long though. Usually, the bus is safe but isn’t too comfortable. When crossing the border from …

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Travel Cambodia with Khmer music

Cambodian legend Sin Sisamouth isn’t known as a seasoned traveler. He’s popularly known as Cambodia’s most celebrated singer of all time. Throughout his life and music, his audience can learn so much about the country. Most of his songs remarkably tell the romantic tales of most of Cambodian provinces. From Battambang to Kampong Cham to quiet beach town Kampot, it’s as if singer Samouth enjoyed his time communicating …

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Our most popular blog posts of 2016

CamboPedia.com wants to be a blog where you can rediscover some beautiful things about Cambodia. Starting mid 2016, we reactivated this Cambodian-run blog to offer our readers more original quality content. We’re not there yet. However, we’re on the early, right direction to get there. We want travelers and and expats in Cambodia to get to know more about this country through Cambodian perspectives or Cambodian lens. We …

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