Phnom Penh

We’ve got unbiased and independent reviews of hotels, restaurants, and activities in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Everything you need to know about what’s going on in town plus practicalities like how to get into Phnom Penh from the airport, supermarket reviews, and transportation updates.

Phnom Penh vegetarian

Phnom Penh’s best vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants

I often get asked if it’s easy to be vegetarian in Cambodia. In Phnom Penh, the answer is yes! The city feels like a foodie paradise as so many different restaurants and cuisines have popped up in recent years. Here’s … Continue reading

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2016 Christmas dinners in Phnom Penh

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

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Understanding Phnom Penh property types

Cambodia’s capital city has more and more housing built every day, but most Phnom Penh real estate fall into one of six categories: Traditional Khmer houses, Khmer-style shophouses, renovated shophouses, Western apartments, full-service apartments, and freestanding villas. Traditional Khmer houses As … Continue reading

Long After Dark Russian Market Phnom Penh

What’s new in your neighborhood: Russian Market

Phnom Penh’s Russian Market neighborhood is constantly transforming as it continues to respond to the influx of residents in search of cheaper housing and a more relaxed atmosphere than the city center. It’s easy to miss some of the many … Continue reading

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How to get from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville (and vice-versa)

The trip from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville (or Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh) is relatively painless. Here’s a round-up of the best options (hint: we prefer the mini-buses) to get from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville and vice-versa. Prices vary between $5 … Continue reading

Flying Bassaka Air Phnom Penh Siem Reap

Review: Cambodia’s Bassaka Air (updated)

There’s been an influx of new domestic airlines in Cambodia in the last year. Usually domestic airlines don’t seem to last more than a few months in Cambodia, so we haven’t bothered reviewing them. In the last year I’ve flown Bassaka Air’s Phnom … Continue reading