Pchum Ben, or Ancestor’s Day is a uniquely Cambodian ritual, and one of the country’s most important holidays. It’s based on the lunar calendar and is usually between late September to mid October. The holiday is 15 days long, and … Continue reading
Our updates on celebrating holidays in Cambodia, from Khmer New Year to Pchum Ben. If you wondering what to do on the holidays from back home, we give updates on what’s happening around Cambodia for Christmas, Thanksgiving and more.
Look around and you’ll see Cambodian New Year, Bon Chol Chhnam Thmei, being celebrated around the country. The holiday, also called Khmer New Year, is Cambodia’s most important, bringing the country to a near standstill as city residents head home to the … Continue reading
Cambodia’s famous Water Festival is one of the highlights of the calendar year, bringing together people from across the country for three unforgettable days of boat racing, fireworks and festivities. Heralding the end of the rainy season and the coming … Continue reading
With only a week to go until the most magical day of the year, here in Sihanoukville preparations are fully underway to make it a Cambodian Christmas to remember. From a traditional turkey with all the trimmings, to inspired Asian/Western … Continue reading
It’s possible to get a better Christmas dinner in Phnom Penh than you would at home, and without all of that uncomfortable family dinner table conversation. Here’s the Move to Cambodia round-up of the best 2016 Christmas dinners in Phnom Penh, … Continue reading
If you’re traveling from Battambang to Sihanoukville, get ready for a long journey. There are a few options available to you, but each of them is going to take a big chunk of time. Expect to take a full day … Continue reading