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
This is where we stash all of our practical blog posts that you need to know to get settled in as an expat in Cambodia, from house-hunting, learning Khmer, and how to get from here to there.
It can be difficult to navigate the rental market in Phnom Penh alone, especially for a new expat who doesn’t know what to expect. Today Leah from Elevated Realty, a Phnom Penh real estate company and Move to Cambodia advertiser, explains prices of rental … Continue reading
Update: please see our page about Cambodia visas for more information about the ER retirement visa The Cambodia Daily has reported today that Cambodia will be offering a new visa for retirees. The category ER visa is a retirement visa … Continue reading
If you live in Cambodia long enough and use your laptop for both work and leisure you will eventually find yourself in need of a new one, or at least one that is new to you. So what can you … Continue reading
Whether you’re a short-term expat or just visiting, having travel insurance in Cambodia is crucial. (Long-term expat? More info on health insurance here). If you’ve read my friend’s horror story, you’re probably already convinced. If not, read on. Here’s why … Continue reading
One of the worst medical experiences of my life occurred two years ago, and I wasn’t even the patient. Shaun, a visitor to Cambodia whom I’d recently met, was admitted to Calmette Hospital, a public hospital in Phnom Penh, with … Continue reading