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  • 1. Cambodian People

    Cambodian people and culture are great. There is a big push for people to learn English, and for Cambodians knowing English is the difference between a crappy job and a good one. So they will love...

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  • 2. Royal Palace

    When visiting Palaces, museums, temples in Cambodia, remember to dress appropriately! You can wear a T-shirt accompanied by a pair of long pants or three-quarter Bermudas. The ticket office rents...

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  • 3. Tonle Sap River

    We were in siem reap last year for this festival. I would recommened this activity; Don't stay on a bridge with too many people. You may see the boat races from about everywhere all day long. have...

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  • 4. Street Life

    At any rate, we went back to this same stand every day of our stay in Phnom Penh, sometimes twice. The young girl that manned it got the biggest kick out of us as we ordered the same thing every time,...

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  • 5. Tourist Stuff

    When I took the 6-hour Mekong Express bus ride from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap to see the countryside, little did I know how fortunate I would be. The Fancy Guesthouse got seat 1D for me. It turned out...

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  • 6. Tuol Sleng Museum

    This former school was converted by the Khmer Rouge regime into a prison when they came to power in 1975. It was mainly used for purges within the Khmer Rouge. The Vietnamese Army 'liberated' it in...

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  • 7. Killing Fields

    For anyone thinking of taking a moto / tuk tuk to the Killing Fields, don't do it. I'm not trying to put the poor bastards out of business, but a recent trip there was the bumpiest, most crazy ride...

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  • 8. Traditional Markets

    A trip to at least one traditional market (psah) is a must. If you visit only one or two markets, begin with the Russian Market and the Central Market. Both offer curios, souvenirs and a cultural...

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  • 9. Silver Pagoda

    Silver Pagoda: Wat Preah Keo, Next to Royal Palace The Royal Palace tickets are valid here. 7:30-11, 14:30-17 Pagoda of Emerald Buddha. The floor is covered with over 5000 silver tiles.No photography...

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  • 13. Filling Immigration Form and Custom Form

    As Cambodia is one of the ASEAN member countries, we do not need to do Visa application but to fill in the immigration and custom form is needed. It is the...

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  • 14. A tour guide would help a lot

    During our 5D4N Phnom Penh and Seam Reap trip, we enjoy travel to the Independent Monument, the Russian Market, the river cruise, visit to the Killing Museum,...

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  • 15. Border Crossing

    The guide on board our bus from Saigon was great and spoke some English .He took care of our Visa at the border.The cost was $25.00. I was surprised we didn't...

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  • 16. Outstanding Guide in Phnom Penh

    Actually I met Ms. Naram Kang through Ms. Nara. They are colleagues. When I returned to Cambodia in March 2010, Ms. Nara was busy and so was Ms. Naram (it is...

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  • 17. Some money issues

    Bring USD and you don't have to change it into Riel. Best is to take small USD notes and even buying simple things with dollar is no problem - in return you get...

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  • 18. Benjamin snobbed

    Please be aware that some establishments in Phnom Penh don't accept worn-out or old dollar bills (specially big denominations). The $100 we tried to use wasn't...

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  • 19. More General Info Links

    The link below is for bits of info and links etc that didn't seem to fit in on any of my other pages, so just scroll down and you might see something that might...

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  • 20. Visa's & Airport Tax

    Make sure you take a few passport size photos with you, (one for your visa and one for your Angkor Wat pass, plus a spare, just in case!!This info is for those...

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  • 21. VISA for CAMBODIA

    An electronic VISA for Cambodia is possible via their site on internet: http://www.cambodiaevisa.com/This system is working perfectly via the Ministery of...

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  • 22. INDEPENDANCE DAY - 9 November.

    When you are preparing your voyage to Cambodia, try to make a planning to stay in Phnom Penh on the 9th of November. This day is a national holiday, celebrating...

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  • 23. Use A Travel Agency Over Your Hotel For Bookings

    We decided to use one of the many travel agencies to book our bus tickets to Siem Reap after our airline ticket “confusion” at out hotel’s booking desk....

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  • 24. Is that Dumbo?

    While walking along the riverfront we were surprised to find a man taking his elephant out for a stroll. It was quite a surprising site for us. We were...

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  • 25. the rivers

    phnom penh, the capital of cambodia is passed by 3 rivers: mekong, tonle sap, and bassac.the in afternoon, you'll see along the river of tonle sap many people...

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