Cambodia

Transport and travel Cambodia

Transport and travel Cambodia

Transport and travel Cambodia Train Since April 2016, a railway line has linked Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh again, passing through Kampot and Takeo. bus It is a means of transport economical but rarely punctual and not always sure. There are still accidents […]

Themed itineraries Cambodia

Themed itineraries Cambodia

Themed itineraries Cambodia Culture and archeology Siem Reap to visit of Angkor and all the surrounding temples. Then walk around the capital Phnom Penh, a city crisscrossed with wide avenues to highlight Khmer architectural treasures (pagodas, Royal Palace). See […]

Health and Safety Cambodia

Health and Safety Cambodia

Health and Safety Cambodia Health In a ruined country like Cambodia, the health situation is obviously deplorable. The population knows the ravages of malaria, malnutrition, tuberculosis, currently the leading cause of death, and rabies (the country most […]

Cambodia: Kampot, the pepper capital

Cambodia: Kampot, the pepper capital

Located on the shores of the Gulf of Thailand, about 4 hours by car from Phnom Penh, Kampot is another capital: that of pepper, to which it gave its name. Cambodia relaunched, in the 2000s, the harvest […]

Money and budget Cambodia

Money and budget Cambodia

Money and budget Cambodia Money, banks, exchange Currency and exchange - The Cambodian currency is called the rail. However, it's the US dollar ($) who will be most useful to you in the country ! Everyone accepts it. You will often be returned small change […]

Culture and Arts Cambodia

Culture and Arts Cambodia

Culture and Arts Cambodia Khmer art La sculpture and the dance have always been the artistic expressions favored by the Khmer people. The perfect communion of these 2 arts is embodied by the famous apsaras (celestial dancers) omnipresent on the walls of […]

Bon Om Touk, the water festival in Phnom Penh

Bon Om Touk, the water festival in Phnom Penh

The Tonlé Sap is a lake but also a river of a particular kind since its stream changes direction! On the occasion of this astonishing hydraulic phenomenon, Cambodians […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Cambodia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Cambodia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Cambodia Entry formalities All travelers to Cambodia are required to have a passport still valid for at least 6 months after return, and a tourist visa. Only one entry and a maximum stay of 30 days. Note that […]

Cambodia cuisine, food and drink

Cambodia cuisine, food and drink

Cambodia cuisine, food and drink Kitchen Cambodian cuisine mixes Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese and French influences. Lots of soups, rice (staple), noodles, and vegetables. From time to time meat (pork and beef, but the latter is often tough!) But especially […]

Practical life on site Cambodia

Practical life on site Cambodia

Practical life on site Cambodia Time difference 5 hours more than in France (6 hours in winter). When it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 17 p.m. in Phnom Penh, in summer. Electricity No major problem. The French sockets adapt perfectly to the Cambodian sockets. Language The […]

Cambodia identity card

Cambodia identity card

Cambodia identity card - Area: 181 035 km² Population: 16,2 million inhabitants (33% of which are between 1 and 14 years old). - Capital city : Phnom Penh. - Religion: Buddhism. - Ré King : Norodom Sihamoni (since 2005). - Prime Minister : Hun Sen (from […]

Climate, seasons and weather Cambodia

Climate, seasons and weather Cambodia

Climate, seasons and weather Cambodia like any tropical country worthy of the name, Cambodia has two seasons: the winter period (November to March) and the summer monsoon (May to October). The first is relatively dry (with a temperature around 1 to 25 ° […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Cambodia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Cambodia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Cambodia You can find accommodation at all prices. For the moment, no camping, although some addresses (very few) offer tents for rent or a piece of lawn. For the broke they can sleep in a hammock). In the capital […]

Recommended itineraries Cambodia

Recommended itineraries Cambodia

Recommended itineraries Cambodia A week in Cambodia From 1st to 3th day: of Angkor. We land, we have dinner and we stay in Siem Reap to visit Angkor during the day. Plan at least 3 days to understand this grandiose site, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage […]

Traditions and customs Cambodia

Traditions and customs Cambodia

Traditions and customs Cambodia Religions and beliefs Boudhisme A state religion until 1975, Buddhism again became the official religion from the country at the end of the 1980s. Introduced into Khmer territory after Hinduism, around the XNUMXth century, […]

Cambodia: Phnom Penh, the effervescent

Cambodia: Phnom Penh, the effervescent

The capital of Cambodia is booming: with a population of over 2 million, it continues to grow, driven by the dynamism of its youth and its economy. Located at the […]

Geography, landscapes and environment Cambodia

Geography, landscapes and environment Cambodia

Geography, landscapes and environment Cambodia Located west), a few plateaus to the north (the Dangrek range, 400 m above sea level) and 2 low mountain ranges (the Cardamoms and the Elephant) to the west. The south coast borders the Gulf of Siam for about […]

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