Capital: Phnom Penh
Currency: US Dollars (official), Khmer Riel (often received as change),
Language(s): Khmer (official), French, English
When to visit: November – May (dry season), but humidity levels rise towards the end of this period
Main airports: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
Mini golf with Angkor Wat Putt provides a great way to spend an hour away from the iconic temples of this famous area, navigating miniatures temple replicas
Capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, is one of my favourite cities in Asia – explore the countries painful past and enjoy the sights of its colourful capital
Create your own souvenir to take home by learning the art of iron pencil drawing – using hot metal implements to burn patterns into palm leaves making beautiful pictures.
Feast on creepy crawlies at Siem Reap’s Bugs Cafe. Try tarantulas, ants, crickets and even scorpions – you might even enjoy them!