All about living in Cambodia

Cambopedia gives you a local insider’s insights into living in Cambodia. Through local lenses, Cambopedia is a digital window into the beauty, the heart and soul of the country and its cosmopolitan city Phnom Penh. To get started, here's a list of books about Cambodia.

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May. 11, 2022

Why kako soup is Cambodia's national dish?

There are so many reasons why kako soup is Cambodia’s national dish. In France, there ratatouille. Khmer kako is unique. Why? Let’s find out. With a variety of of vegetables available around most people’s frontyard garden (in rural homes), this soupy dish mostly contains typical local ingredients. Essentially, the vegetables determine the final taste of the dish.

Mar. 15, 2022

Phnom Penh air quality

Phnom Penh is not Bangkok. But the largest capital city of Cambodia is growing rapidly over the past years. The burning of fuels such as petroleum, diesel and coal in the transport, household, industrial and energy sectors contribute to one common thing in Southeast Asian cities, air polution. In 2018, Cambodia ranked 164th out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) for air quality. Should it be your concern?

Feb. 27, 2022

Books about Cambodia you should read

Are you falling in love with Cambodia? What’s a better way to delve deep into a country as fascinating as this once a glorious and war-torn country? From Angkor era to the Khmer Rouge, there are countless books about this beautiful nation. Are you going to visit Angkor Wat or are you interested in history and archaeology? If you’re planning to travel to Cambodia to visit Angkor Wat, you may have read news, reviews, and travel guides on the web.