A few years ago, very few expats would have considered having a baby in Cambodia. They were willing to raise a child here, but they weren’t going to give birth in Cambodia unless they had no other choice. These days, … Continue reading
Health & Safety
Despite being one of the most important, health and safety in Cambodia is often easily overlooked for expats planning their move. In this section we review Cambodian gyms so you can stay fit, keep you up-to-date on safety issues, and help you stay healthy with doctor and dentist reviews.
This week we talk to Anna Mischke about insurance issues that affect Cambodia expats. If you’ve read the Move to Cambodia book, you’ll know that I’m a strong advocate of having good health insurance in Cambodia. Forte is Cambodia’s leading insurance … Continue reading
The Physique Club, as the Hotel Cambodiana gym is called, offers great value for money with good quality equipment and facilities, all for a reasonable monthly fee. If you live in the Riverside area of town, the Physique Club is the … Continue reading
Angkor Muscle Gym is a cheap, local gym that sit on the banks of the Siem Reap River. At $1 for entry (including locker and towel) this is remarkable value for money. Even though the locals only pay 2000 riel, I … Continue reading
If you’ve been following the news, you might be worried about visiting Cambodia right now. Protests by the opposition party (CNRP) have been going on since the August election that left the ruling party (CPP) with a thin margin of … Continue reading
Expats in Cambodia joke that there are a few weeks every year that are “robbery season,” traditionally, the few weeks before both Khmer New Year and Water Festival. These holidays, which require (often very poor) Cambodians to spend more money … Continue reading