At A Bus On A Dusty Road, one of the must-visit destinations is Cambodia. Cambodia stands as a land abundant in history, culture, ancient monuments, and delightful culinary experiences.
Best Currency To Use For Vietnam, Cambodia, And Laos
If you’re planning to travel to Asia, it might surprise you; what currency you should use, where and why you should use that currency. In Vietnam, the standard currency is the Vietnamese Dong. If you plan on buying things within Vietnam, it would be good if you should have Vietnamese Dong for your expenses. Cambodia […]
Guide To Visit Angkor Wat In Siem Reap Cambodia
I have been lucky enough to visit Angkor Wat many times. As I have visited many times, I fully understand why Angkor Wat is worth visiting. Angkor Wat is worth visiting. Even for people who may not be history buffs, I believe that Angkor Wat is still a great place to visit. There are so […]
Best Currency For Vietnam and Cambodia – An Insiders Guide
I live as an ex-pat in Vietnam and travel quite a bit to Cambodia. In both countries, I deal with understanding what currency is the best to use in these locations. The Vietnamese dong is the best currency to use in Vietnam, especially for taxis, restaurants, and small shops. Many taxis, shops, and restaurants will […]
How Old Is Angkor Wat? 12 Facts About Angkor Wat Cambodia
One of the most amazing places to travel in Cambodia is Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is located in Siem Reap and is a fascinating place to travel to. Angkor Wat was founded in the 12th century by the Khmer Empire; the Angkor Wat complex is over 1,000 years old. Even though the complex is over […]
Why Was Pol Pot Called Pol Pot? 10 Interesting Facts About Pol Pot
Pol Pott is one of those interesting political figures who forever changed Cambodia’s landscape. He was one of the biggest villains of his time. I have been to Cambodia and seen firsthand the destruction and killing fields from the Pot Pot era. Pol Pot is short for the French word Politique Potentielle; Pol Pot was […]
Why Are Cambodian Houses Built On Stilts?
When you travel to the Cambodian countryside, one of the first things you notice is these beautiful wooden houses raised on stilts. These houses are considered traditional Cambodian houses. Cambodian or Khmer houses are built on stilts to help protect the houses from floodwaters. The houses also have natural cooling systems that ensure the houses […]
What Was The Main Religion in Cambodia Before Buddhism?
One of my favorite places to visit is the country of Cambodia. Today Cambodia is a predominately Buddhist country, but that is not always the case. Before Buddhism was so prevalent in Cambodia, the main religion was Hinduism. Hinduism was the state religion of Cambodia for over 1000 years. The Angkor Wat temple complex in […]
The Cambodian Krama Scarf, The Story Behind This Iconic Scarf
Unbeknownst to many, the simple and traditional Cambodian Krama scarf is steeped in history and cultural significance. Woven from cotton – sometimes silk – these brightly colored checkered scarves were initially used for various practical purposes. From covering and protecting the body from dust or personal belongings when working in the fields to being worn […]
Vietnam-Cambodia, Mộc Bài-Bavet Border Crossing
A road trip across the Vietnam-Cambodia border is a must for adventurous travelers. By traversing through both vibrant countries in Southeast Asia, you can soak up some of the most unique cultures and discover mysterious landscapes. If you’re planning to cross from Mộc Bài in Vietnam to Bavet on the Cambodian side of this international […]
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