Pictures say more than a thousand words, so have a look at 21 pictures that make you want to visit Camodia and be surprised by how pretty this country is
Still need some ideas what you should see in Cambodia? No problem… Have a look at my 16 things to do in Cambodia
“… The cities probably every tourist travels to, are Siem Reap, Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville. That’s exactly what I did with the only difference that I also spent one week in the very north of the country in a volunteer camp…”
How are Cambodians like? What to consider? Will I be able to put my plugs in? How will I go places? Questions upon questions… I put together 12 travel tips that will prepare you for your trip…
“… There is definitely no need to worry about the language if you can speak and understand English – but I guess that is no problem for you since you are reading this. Even though the national language is Khmer and consists of total different signs and letters, everyone’s English is good enough to get what you want…”
You decided to visit Cambodia!? Good choice! But what to think of before you’re leaving? From my experience I put together a list with the 10 must think of’s…
“… Besides the flight ticket the visa is the most crucial thing you need to have if you plan on actually staying in Cambodia. Nevertheless it actually is possible to obtain your visa upon arrival at the airport or at some borders…”
Dry season, rainy season, temperature … when is the best time to travel to Cambodia? If you are confused and have no idea for what time you should plan your trip have a look at my post talking about Cambodian’s weather and climate
“Different from Europe and North America, Cambodian climate is tropical and very humid. Based on its close location to the equator the temperature barely alternates in the course of the year, and characterizes the Cambodian year with only 2 seasons…”
One may have heard about Cambodia, but what is the country actually like? What kind of people live there, what language is spoken, how do I pay for things, what does it look like, what is the temperature? Questions over questions – have a look to figure out if this is a country you want to visit.
“… Generally it can be said that Cambodians are really nice and friendly. It is part of their culture to not offend their counterpart or raise their voice in public. At the markets, in shops, hotels/hostels or at sights, they always try their hardest to understand what you mean.”
I was wondering whether I would starve to death as a vegan in Cambodia or not? Just in case I packed some extra granola bars lol. But seriously… I was really excited what I was going to eat for the next few weeks. Let me tell you some tips about how to not starve as a vegan in Cambodia.
“…I soon learned that their staple food is rice; which hey, is vegan. They eat rice for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and sometimes as a snack for in between. While some of my fellow travellers developed a positive aversion to rice, I began to realize how much I actually love it – I was well on the way to become a little Cambodian.”
Which is the best way to stay in touch with friends and family while travelling? Are there enough places that got Wi-Fi or should one buy a SIM card with data?
“First I planned on buying a SIM card with data, just to stay in touch and be able to make calls. But then I didn’t buy one the first few days (and survived 🙂 ), and asked myself: who would I be calling in Cambodia?…”
When first arriving in Cambodia how should you get from the airport to the hotel? The most convenient options are to either ride a Tuk Tuk or a taxi. Have a look at the advantages and disadvantages of each type of transportation…