All posts tagged: Phnom Penh

Why I Loved Phnom Penh

When after spending a few days in Siem Reap, I decided to move to Phnom Penh, it was for only one night, before further moving towards the coast. I had more than just a fortnight left in Cambodia, and islands were my priority. But as I arrived in Phnom Penh, one night became two, two became four, and four became almost a week. Every day, I woke up, thought to myself, I’ll get on a bus tomorrow, and wasted the entire day street hopping, eating, and drinking. The city had cast its magic on me! Phnom Penh is a kind of city that stuck you in. It is laid back, cheap and easy-going. Everything is accessible at a hand’s reach, and at a cost cheaper than affordable. The pace of life is seamless, and the many affable locals make the city enjoyable to the next level. In short, Phnom Penh is a perfect city to easily blend in, and you don’t need more than one day to realise that. What I particularly loved about the …

How To See Phnom Penh In Two Days

Visiting Phnom Penh for a limited time? Read ahead to find out how to travel Phnom Penh and see it all in just two days! For many travellers, Phnom Penh is nothing but an afterthought of the main attraction of the temples of Angkor. While there’s no denying that the temples of Angkor are the highlight of the tourism in Cambodia, the lively riverside and the cosmopolitan capital of Phnom Penh is no less charming. When I planned Phnom Penh, my original idea was to stay for only one night, but I ended up adoring the town so much that I overstayed for almost a week. So, in my view, Phnom Penh definitely requires between 4 to 5 days. But if you’re short on time, and have no more than a couple of days to spare, this itinerary will help you plan your journey to Phnom Penh better. Day 1 In Phnom Penh To understand the country’s dark past and its people’s resilience, a visit to Phnom Penh’s Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum …