Best of Cambodia

A breakdown of our favorites!


Best Experiences to Do for Free

  • Siem Reap Night Market (if you spend $3 on a pedicure, you can watch the drag show)

  • Wandering Central Market, Phnom Penh

  • Watching the boats in Kampot


Best Experiences to Splurge On


Best Instagram-Worthy Spots

  • Sunrise at Angkor Wat

  • Golden hour at the Bayon, Angkor



  • Neak Pean lake in the morning, Angkor

  • Fig trees overgrowing Ta Prohm (Tomb Raider temple), Angkor

  • Phnom Penh's creepy crawly night markets

  • Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh

  • Phnom Penh Post Office

  • Salt fields and pepper farms of Kampot



  • Rabbit Island, Kep

  • Crabbing Market, Kep



Best Restaurants & Bars

  • Siem Reap Beer Street

  • Green Dragon Restaurant, Siem Reap

  • VIBE Asia, Phnom Penh



  • Mexicano Restaurant, Phnom Penh

  • Club Love, Phnom Penh

  • Brown Riverside Cafe, Phnom Penh

  • Epic Arts Cafe, Kampot

  • Simple Things, Kampot

  • KAMA (Kampot Arts & Music Association), Kampot


Best Places to Stay on a Budget

  • Eighty8 Backpackers, Phnom Penh

  • Mad Monkey, Kampot

  • Monkey Republic, Kampot


Things We Didn’t Get To, but Wish We Did

  • Sihanouk

  • Phu Quoc

  • Any other Cambodian beaches