Cambodia Resources

Luxurious, Easy Living in Cambodia

The Kingdom of Cambodia is a country on the rise with tourism booming like never before as visitors flock to explore its magnificent temples, charmingly exotic cities, colonial beach resorts and relaxing riverside towns.But Cambodia is much more than a tourist destination, in fact it has quickly become one of the region’s top spots for expats of every age...

The Best Beaches and Islands in Cambodia

The southern coast of Cambodia is home to a bounty of beaches and islands so memorable that wherever I am in the world all I need do is close my eyes to find myself back in paradise…The gentle sea breeze as I stroll along golden sands, taking a boat to visit a beautiful and undeveloped island, renting a bamboo hut on the beach at the island’s only resort, watching a crimson red sunset transform the sky and the sound of waves gently rolling off the ocean at sunrise the next morning...

Kampot, Cambodia

If you’re after a cool destination near the water, then the Cambodian riverside town of Kampot should be on your radar. Kampot is very near to Bokor National Park and Bokor Hill Station so many visitors use the town as a base for visiting these unique spots. The top of Bokor Hill is well known for the colonial ruins of an old French casino called Bokor Palace Hotel...

Where is Cambodia?

A rising wave of affordable aviation deals to exotic destinations has been a turning point for travel. Never before in human history have so many people booked holidays to countries they have never heard of… But that’s okay, it’s all part of the adventure! For those savvy enough to buy bargain tickets to Cambodia, but who aren’t quite sure where the country is or what it is like, this is for you.

Cambodia’s Best Spots for Expat Living

Sandwiched between Thailand, Vietnam and Laos, Cambodia offers a truly fantastic retirement experience, whether you’re thirsting for adventure or just want laidback beach living. But where are the best spots for expat living? Well, that really depends on who you talk to. For IL Cambodia Correspondent, Steven King, Phnom Penh is the number one choice. Long known as the “Pearl of Asia”...

What Life in Cambodia is Really Like

When I first arrived in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, I was less than impressed. Glitzy high-rises were few and far between. When I tried to hail a taxi, I ended up riding askew on the back of some stranger’s motorbike in chaotic traffic (I had never encountered a motorbike taxi before; the concept completely threw me). And the humidity made the heat oppressive...

Is It Safe to Live in Cambodia?

Ask most long-term expats if Cambodia is a safe place to live and they will likely be too busy trying to hold back laughter to be able to answer. But don’t worry; it’s just a question that seems almost absurd to expats based here. The short answer is yes, Cambodia is a safe place to live. Twenty or 30 years ago it was the sort of question people asked before even entering the country...

5 Reasons to Visit Battambang, Cambodia

Cambodia’s second largest city is a lot smaller than the capital city of Phnom Penh, but that’s not a bad thing. In fact, one of the attractions of Battambang is that it’s not a sprawling metropolis and so provides travellers with a very different Cambodian experience. Battambang feels more like a chilled-out town with an air of colonial charm and this makes it a much more relaxed place to visit...

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