Cambodia Travel Guide & Blog
Discover Cambodia with travel advice from local tour guides
Cambodia is Southeast Asia’s hidden gem destination. While other travelers flock to popular destinations like Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia the more adventurous ones, like you, head to our little Kingdom of Wonder.
There’s a reason why Cambodia welcomes increasing numbers of tourists every year.
The ancient Angkor temples, peaceful islands, white sand beaches, smiling people, delicious food, and rich culture all make Cambodia a place no one wants to miss.
Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime carried out a horrifying genocide killing 1.5 – 3 million Khmer people. Despite this recent atrocity, we’re developing and modernizing faster than ever before. Cambodia is rapidly becoming a spot on the map for avid travelers.
Our goal is to help every visitor have an amazing and possibly life-changing experience. So, we’re putting together a Cambodia Travel Guide filled with tips, tricks, and anything else you should know before landing in the Kingdom of Wonder.
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Visit Angkor Wat without crowds (the less crowded temples) - with Angkor Wat tips to avoid crowds. Would you like to know how to prevent Angkor Wat crowds? Find here suggestions and the top...
Best Places to Photograph Angkor Wat Area Once visiting Cambodia, Angkor Wat is a must-see location. Although it was constructed in the 12th century, the temple is well protected and has become an...
Siem Reap Floating Village After you have visited Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, you think, what's next? After seeing the world's largest religious site, Siem Reap Floating Village is where you...
Best activities to experience in Siem Reap as a traveler or a local Siem Reap is the apparent decision to make as the main base to explore Angkor's world-famous temples listed by UNESCO. While...
How many days do you need in Phnom Penh? I would not miss visiting Phnom Penh when you travel to Cambodia. A good 3 full days might already help you get a clear view of the city attractions, the...
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Cambodia boasts of awe-inspiring temples and a cultural heritage that has not been eroded for decades. Moreover, this magnificent Asian country is also filled with a plethora of meditation and wellness retreats. Cambodia in recent years has emerged as a renowned wellness destination for tourists across the globe. Amidst today’s busy world, Cambodia’s positive healing and wellness retreats provide a tranquil and serene environment to people who look forward to unplugging from their daily hassles, detoxing, relaxing, and rejuvenating their minds and body.
Below we explore the various positive healing and wellness retreats in the Kingdom of Cambodia that provide unforgettable experiences.
Contrary to popular belief, Pub Street isn’t the only nightlife experience one can enjoy in Siem Reap. Explore other amazing nightlife options in Siem Reap.
Find out the Do’s and Don’ts of obtaining the Angkor Pass! This Ticket is Required to Discover the Ancient Cambodian Temples in and around Siem Reap.
Cambodia is much more than temples and holds a lot to discover. Here are seven biodiverse national parks just waiting for you. Are you ready for adventure?
In Cambodia, things don’t always go according to plan. It’s important to follow a packing list to be prepared for whatever may come your way.
Starting January 1 2020, Beng Mealea temple will be included in the admission pass for the Angkor Archaeological Park.
PM Hun Sen says the decrease in Siem Reap’s tourist numbers is not a cause for concern. He says that we are increasing in many other Cambodian destinations.
Siem Reap recently had the honor of hosting Angkor Food & Hotel 2019! It was a food, beverage, hotel and hospitality event of international size!
Tour Review From Angela: Angkor Wat Sunrise Tour with Cambodia’s #1 BEST Group Tour Photographer and Walking Cambodia History Book – FUN & KIND!
Several movies feature Cambodia & the Angkor Wat temples with the aim of raising Cambodia’s recognition on the world stage. Watch these before you go!
Angkor Park ticket sales have brought in over $50 million in the first five months of 2019—that’s an 8.5% decrease from last year’s figures!
The Cambodian Apsara Authority has banned Angkor visitors from eating food inside of the World Heritage complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
We have an ASEAN Map (Southeast Asia) for you to download! It will definitely come in handy while planning your journey to Asia!
We have a hi-res Sihanoukville Map for you to download! It will definitely come in handy while planning your trip, traveling, or documenting your journey!
Hi-Res Siem Reap Maps for you to Download! They’ll definitely come in handy while planning your trip, traveling, or documenting your journey!
We have a Hi-Res Phnom Penh Map that you can Download! It will definitely come in handy while planning your trip, traveling, or documenting your journey!
Two Hi-Res Maps of Cambodia for you to Download! They’ll definitely come in handy while planning your trip, traveling, or documenting your journey!
The Khmer celebrate the Cambodian King’s Birthday (Norodom Sihamoni) on May 13 every year along with two extra days of celebration!
Phare the Cambodian Circus is one of the best shows in Siem Reap! Read up to learn more about the amazing organization and their awe-inspiring performances.
Everything that you need to know about Cambodia Weather & Seasons. Learn everything about Hot, Rainy, and Cool Season in Cambodia!
Angkor is the heart of Cambodia and holds many ancient structures and mysteries. It’s also the main reason why many people visit Cambodia. We want you to have some fun and useful knowledge before exploring the ancient temples. Are you ready to learn five cool things that you didn’t know about Angkor Wat?
Celebrate Khmer New Year, the best time of the year. Find all the fun Cambodian New Year Events and Facts here! Khmer New Year 2020 Dates: 14, 15, 16 April
Celebrate the Cambodian Water Festival, also known as Bon Om Touk. 3 Days of Boat Racing with Music, Food, and Good Times! 2019 Dates: November 10, 11, 12
The Cambodian King’s Mother Birthday (Norodom Monineath Sihanouk) is held on June 18 every year! Learn more about this special day here.
The Khmer celebrate the Cambodian King’s Birthday (Norodom Sihamoni) on May 13 every year along with two extra days of celebration! Will you be joining in?
Find the best things to do in Siem Reap! We have tons of activities that you can choose. From countryside adventures and ancient temple exploration to traditional arts and live performances!
Celebrate the Commemoration Day of the King’s Father (Norodom Sihanouk). Learn about this important Khmer holiday, what happens, and when.
Celebrate International Human Rights Day! Events are held in Cambodia every year on December 10. Find out how you can make the most of this holiday.
Celebrate Cambodia’s Independence Day this November 9th! This is the day when the Khmer gained its independence from France Colonization back in 1953.
The anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords is an important Khmer holiday. Learn the meaning of the agreements and what happens during the day in our Cambodia Holidays guide.
Cambodia’s Constitution Day is an important Khmer holiday. Learn more about this special day, what happens, and when.
International Children’s Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on June 1 every year! Find out how you can make the most of this holiday.
International Labor Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on May 1 every year! Learn more about this day dedicated to worker’s rights.
International Women’s Day events are held in Cambodia and worldwide on March 8 every year! Find out how you can make the most of this holiday.
Meak Bochea is an important Khmer holiday. Learn what it is, what happens, and when in our Cambodia Holidays guide.
If you find yourself in Siem Reap during International New Year’s, you’re in for a great time!
Find out the meaning behind one of Cambodia’s most important holidays: Pchum Benh. Also, learn what to do and where to go during this Cambodian holiday.
Find out the meaning behind Cambodia’s Royal Ploughing Ceremony. Also, learn what to do and where to go during this Cambodian holiday.
Visak Bochea (Vesak Day) is the most important day on the Buddhist Calendar! Find everything you need to know about Buddha Day and how to join in Cambodia!
Chinese New Year is coming soon! January 25th to be exact. Learn about this years zodiac sign and what you can expect to see in Cambodia!
Learn about Victory Day Over Genocide, a national Cambodian holiday. January 7th, 1979 is when Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge were overthrown from power!
We want all of you to have a great time discovering Ankgor & Siem Reap with us. Read to have a better understanding of our tour pickup and dropoff services. Are you ready to explore?!
Looking for fun activities in Siem Reap?
We have so many to choose from that you’ll never have to worry about what to do in Siem Reap. Whether you’re seeking a bird’s eye view of the region, are willing to get down and dirty on dusty countryside rides, or are ready to be amazed by daring acrobatic feats woven into engaging storylines, we’ve got you covered.
Angkor Sunrise Tour
Thank you to our guide, Touch. You made our Angkor Wat experience memorable. You're such a great source of historical information of this places. And with humor and wit. I really enjoyed our tour. Keep up the good work!!!
A fantastic Kulen National Park and Waterfall trip with our tour guide knowing as G1 (Mr ChiVorn) partner with the experience driver known as Pala with the van no. 1021. Well verse with the tour and the care to the team members especially our age 9 girl...
Mei Yen Yap
Incredible Floating Village Tour
My afternoon tour of Kompong Phluk was so wonderful! An incredible look into local life in a floating village. We got to learn about life in the village, see the local houses, watch a gorgeous sunset from a boat, and even...
It was a wonderful trip
It was a wonderful trip and we had a very great tour guide Mr. Sopheap who is not only knowledgeable about the local culture and traditions but also knows how to take photos from... – AndreZ231
Angkor Wat Temple Tour
Our tour guide’s name was Touch. It was a nice experience because he speaks english very well & also a nice person. He picked us up on time and we also went back to our hotel on time. He knows a lot about the history...
Mr.Hoeum Phyrom was our guide. He is really passionate and good photographer. I joined alone, but he take care a lot. He was nice to everyone. Even not our tour group...
Whole Day Angkor Tour
I did the whole day Angkor tour with Mr. Hoeum Phyrom as our tour guide. I must say I was impressed with the quality of the tour. Phyrom (or Peter so most English speakers can say his name easily) used to be a monk...
Great Experience Kompong Phluk
I have never seen anything like this before where people have to adapt multiple times a year to lead a normal like. Cherry was an excellent guide always smiling, very knowledgeable about the geography and...
Shyam Sunder V