Cambodia

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Royal Ploughing Ceremony

Events & Public Holidays

An overview of the most important annual Cambodian events and public holidays. view Cambodian holiday overview

50 riel note

Currency

The Cambodian currency is called ‘riel’. This currency happily coexists with the US dollar, which is used for larger transactions. Read all about currency in Cambodia

ChildSafe Cambodia

Orphanages

When traveling to Cambodia it is easy to become overwhelmed by the situation of children. How to take action, while avoiding situations or actions that may lead to child exploitation. Certain ‘tourist attractions’ such as orphanage tours exploit children’s vulnerabilities. Read advise on visiting orphanages

mobile phones

Telephone

Useful facts and information on telecommunications in Cambodia, including tips on how to call to and from Cambodia and having your own mobile phone and local sim card. read about telecommunications in Cambodia

Cambodian visa stamp

Visas

When traveling to Cambodia, a visa to the country is a requirement. Learn about the various ways of obtaining such a visa, as well as cost, validity and requirements. Tell me all about it

Health services in Kampot

The arrival of a state of the art hospital in the Kampot area has vastly improved the health care in Kampot. Read more about health services in Kampot

Diseases & vaccinations for Cambodia

Disease & Vaccinations

No vaccinations are officially required for entry to Cambodia, although some are encouraged. Whether mosquito-, food-, water- or bodily fluid-borne: read more about diseases and vaccinations for Cambodia

Health advise for Cambodia

Basic health advise for Cambodia

There are a number of health risks that may cross your path in Cambodia. Prevention is better than the cure, and with some advance knowledge you can reduce health and safety risks. Learn more about basic health advise for Cambodia

Damaged US dollar notes

Damaged US dollar notes may not be accepted in Cambodia. Check carefully when accepting bank notes. Unlike in Burma, where only pristine notes are accepted, here in Cambodia they need to be in a good or pristine state. learn more about damaged dollars

Khmers watching TV

Television and radio

Media is still a luxury service in Cambodia. Whereas you will find that a large number of Phnom Penh dwellers will have their own TV, in rural Cambodia a TV is still a treat and can be found in little road side stalls where people gather and watch karaoke or sports… read more about Cambodia’s tv and radio