Sharing borders with Vietnam to the east, Laos to the north, Thailand to the west, and the ocean coast to the southwest, Cambodia is an incredible country with so much to see and do. From ancient ruins and legendary temples from the Khmer Empire of Angkor to a country of white sandy beaches and thick jungle canopies, much of the Cambodia remains refreshingly untouched and, in many places, still largely undiscovered by tourists.
Cambodia is a small country with a lot to say! Steeped in history and home to some of the friendliest people you will meet in all of South East Asia, for this reason, and many more, Cambodia provides a benchmark of national identity and attracts millions of visitors each year.
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Culture The name “Cambodia” derives from the French Cambodge, which comes from the Khmer word Kâmpuchea, meaning “born of Kambu.” Cambodia is located between Thailand and Vietnam in mainland Southeast Asia, with a smaller stretch of the northern border joining on to Laos. The official language in Cambodia is the Khmer language – it’s related to Vietnamese, Mon, and a number of other Asian languages. Due to the colonial …
In recent years many wildlife organisations have been focusing their attentions onto Cambodia due to it being the home to many endangered and critically endangered species, so whilst visiting do be nice to the animals as they may be one of the last ones left! Please be careful, as with anywhere in the world, that you do not help encourage …
Monsoon As Cambodia is in the tropical zone, you will have to expect a few rain showers, especially if you happen to be there during monsoon season. Monsoon season runs from June to October and brings with it around 75% of Cambodia’s annual rainfall! The rainy season, though wet, is also a fantastic time to see the country as it’s less crowded, it’s cheaper …
Traditional Khmer Dishes A popular and traditional breakfast in Cambodia is pork and rice; the pork is thinly sliced and then marinated in coconut milk, before being reheated on a grill to bring out the sweetness of the coconut. The pork is then served on a small plate of rice which is topped with pickled cucumbers and plenty of ginger. …
KOH RONG SAMLOEM Koh Rong Samloem, unlike it’s bigger sister Koh Rong Island, is still much more undeveloped and is still yet to be discovered by many. It is an island situated 4km south of Koh Rong Island and boasts picturesque scenes with it’s turquoise waters, white sand, beautiful sunsets, and the insane phosphorescence! For those of you who don’t …Continue reading
Travel Quotes to get you pumped up for your next big adventure! “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor This is one of my favourite quotes because, well, it is so true! Too many people think you need a tonne of money to travel, but they couldn’t be more wrong! Travelling is so different to …Continue reading
#1. Taste of Thailand- Krabi’s Food Market Good food, good mood right?! If you want to experience some real Thai cuisine, I have the perfect place for you to go. I had been in Thailand for at least a month and had come across some incredible food, but nothing beat this little haven. Krabi’s food market was a huuuuuge game …Continue reading