Cambodia is such a remarkable country, if you’ve visited you’ll know what we mean. Their cultural heritage is mind blowing, make sure to visit the Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap, to learn about their history. With beautiful beaches to the south, extensive jungle to the north and friendly people all around, it’s not hard to fall in love with this country. Not to mention, money goes a long way, home of the $1 dorms. Making it a haven for backpackers and travellers wanting to get the most out of their money.
Although Cambodia is still recovering from the genocide during the late 1970’s. If you do visit Phnom Penh make sure to visit the Tuol Sleng (21) Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields. As no visit to Cambodia is complete without understanding their dark past.
Currency: US Dollar (best currency to use) and Cambodian Riel. Click here for currency conversion rates.
Language: Khmer and English.
Good to know: Susaday (Hello) and Akun (Thank you).
Capital: Phnom Penh.
Visa: $20, 30-day visa-on-arrival. click here for information on specific country’s guidelines.
Climate: Cambodia is hot and humid all year round, with little rain between November and April. Rainy season is from May to October.
Power Adaptors: 2/3 pin plug – Type A, C and G (Click here for full information).
Global Peace Index: Rank 104th of 163.
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