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PRADAL SEREY – THE FIGHTING HERITAGE OF CAMBODIA
PRADAL SEREY – THE FIGHTING HERITAGE OF CAMBODIA

Martial arts are one of the biggest phenomena in a world’s culture. Known mostly from the cinema. We all know Bruce Lee who became a legend, or Chuck Norris who became a punchline. Jackie Chan turned Kung Fu into a comedic tool and Jean-Claude Van Damme showed that kicking bottoms can be more impressive than acting talent. Martial arts are…

PCHUM BEN – THE ANCESTORS’ DAY
PCHUM BEN – THE ANCESTORS’ DAY

The cult of Ancestors is an important part of almost all religions and spiritual practices. From shamanism to Christianity. Each of them at least once a year has a day or days dedicated to honouring those who passed away. Probably the strongest belief in the Ancestors’ custody can be observed in Asian cultures, especially in Buddhism. In Cambodia, the Ancestors’…

CAMBODIAN CITIZENSHIP – HOW TO OBTAIN IT?
CAMBODIAN CITIZENSHIP – HOW TO OBTAIN IT?

We talk a lot about Cambodia. Why is it worth investing in this country, about its safety and overall, why this country deserves more interest than just a tourist visit. We promote staying in the Kingdom, so it is good moment to explain one important thing. Maybe you’ll decide to stay in this beautiful country for longer. Maybe you would…

SAFE AND SECURE IN THE KINGDOM
SAFE AND SECURE IN THE KINGDOM

One of the most, if not the most important thing you must learn about country you are going to visit is how safe your visit will be. If you are a traveller or a backpacker, you probably don’t want to be robbed, spend your time at a police station, hospital or worse. South-Eastern Asia countries are considered as safe and…

CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND LANDS IN CAMBODIA.  HOW TO SECURE YOURSELF FOR THE CRISIS?
CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND LANDS IN CAMBODIA. HOW TO SECURE YOURSELF FOR THE CRISIS?

The world is changing. That is a fact. Actually, it has already changed. The pandemic has a significant influence on almost every aspect of our lives, and our everyday habits are totally different since the beginning of the year, when the disease began to spread around the world. Let’s take a quick look at the last few months. Everything started…

KHMER NEW YEAR – HOW IS IT CELEBRATED?
KHMER NEW YEAR – HOW IS IT CELEBRATED?

The New Years’ Eve is one of the most important celebrations in every culture. It can be celebrated on different dates, depending on a calendar used by a particular culture, but each of them honours the Eve in a big way. We can be familiar with international New Year’s Eve celebrated according to Gregorian calendar. Also famous is a Chinese…

WHAT HAPPENED TO CAMBODIAN ROCK’N’ROLL?
WHAT HAPPENED TO CAMBODIAN ROCK’N’ROLL?

1950s and 1960s are decades of pop culture evolution. One of the most significant phenomenon was rock’n’roll. The genre evolved from musical styles such as gospel, jump blues, jazz, boogie woogie, rhythm and blues, and country music in USA, and soon conquered the whole world and evolved into dozens of other styles. Rock musicians like Elvis Presley, The Beatles or…

RISE, FALL AND REBIRTH OF KHMER COMICS
RISE, FALL AND REBIRTH OF KHMER COMICS

Comic books as an industry exist for over a century. From cheap booklets sold for few cents in 1930s, they evolved into a huge entertainment hegemons like DC Comics, Marvel in USA or 2000 AD and Dargaud in Europe. The industry lives on, thanks to many talented artists and writers. For example, Jack Kirby who almost saved the whole genre…

CAMBODIAN CRAFT BEER KINGDOM
CAMBODIAN CRAFT BEER KINGDOM

What are the first countries that come to your mind when you think of craft beer? Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom, Belgium? Mostly central-west Europe. Unlike the common opinion, Asian countries are brewery retail elephants. In this part of the world beer is known since Sumerian times. As an industry it was established in the 19th Century, when European brewery technologies…

MEAK BOCHEA DAY FOR NON-BUDDHIST TOURISTS. IS IT WORTH VISITING AND WHY?
MEAK BOCHEA DAY FOR NON-BUDDHIST TOURISTS. IS IT WORTH VISITING AND WHY?

Festival commemorates events that took place over 2,500 years ago. On that day Buddha gathered over thousand of monks to hear his preaching. Then he ordained them as ‘enlighten ones’ who will spread the principles of Buddhism. This event took place on a full moon night of a third lunar month and it’s marked a key event in the development…

ECO-TOURISM IN CAMBODIA! MONDULKIRI SITE WITH THOUSANDS OF COLUMNS!
ECO-TOURISM IN CAMBODIA! MONDULKIRI SITE WITH THOUSANDS OF COLUMNS!
Mondulkiri is an eastern province of Cambodia, which is also the largest province in the Kingdom. Mondulkiri Province is full of natural beauty, with densely forested mountains, powerful waterfalls and lush green hills on the west side. Recently, natural stone columns have been discovered in Mondulkiri province’s Nam Lea Mountain in Lames village, Bou Sra commune, Pich Chreada district. „The…
CAMBODIA HAS CREATED A NEW COMMITTEE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE KINGDOM!
CAMBODIA HAS CREATED A NEW COMMITTEE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE KINGDOM!
The Kingdom of Cambodia has its own National Tourism Development Committee created to accelerate the development of one of Cambodia's most important economic factors. Prime Minister Hun Sen has signed a sub-decree on the creation of the committee on November 22. There will be a total of 34 members on the committee, where the Minister of Tourism – Thong Khon…
EVERY TRAVELLER MUST SEE IT AT LEAST ONCE IN THEIR LIFETIME!
EVERY TRAVELLER MUST SEE IT AT LEAST ONCE IN THEIR LIFETIME!
If you read our blog regularly then you should notice by now, how beautiful Cambodia is. The Kingdom is an amazing combination of two worlds - ancient and modern. Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat, Sihanoukville, Battambang - these are just a few travel destinations in Cambodia. This magical country is attracting more and more tourists every year. 2019 definitely belongs to…
CAMBODIA IS SETTING OFF TO CONQUER THE GLOBAL MARKET
CAMBODIA IS SETTING OFF TO CONQUER THE GLOBAL MARKET
Cambodia made a big step into the future of online marketing. Tinh Tinh E-commerce has been launched on 16th of August – first state-backed online shopping platform („tinh” is Khmer for "buy”). The platform is available in Khmer, English, and Chinese. It seems that Cambodia has found its way to develop the country's digital economy, which is a really smart…
A company from Singapore will turn Phnom Penh into a smart city!
A company from Singapore will turn Phnom Penh into a smart city!
Cambodia is changing rapidly. The country welcomes foreign investors and that in turn, attracts more foreigners that make the Kingdom their home. That influx of business people and digital nomads, gives Cambodia a much needed boost. It brings money in, it creates new jobs and very soon - it may change the capital city a lot more than that. Limestone…
Cambodia is becoming a regional leader in clean energy production
Cambodia is becoming a regional leader in clean energy production
Leading global scientists recently revised their predictions in relation to the man-made climate change. It turns out that the majority of previous predictions were a lot more optimistic than what is actually happening. As per the recent United Nations report, we have just 12 years to limit a possible climate change catastrophe. The warning came from world’s leading scientists, who…
Mangos, New Cargo Airline And The Opportunities
Mangos, New Cargo Airline And The Opportunities
The value of export from Cambodia has risen to $6.8 billion during the first six months of this year, from $6.2 billion during the same period last year. The value of imports for the same period reached $10.5 billion. Almost half of the imported goods came from China (46%), followed by the US (28%) and the EU (26.6%). Such a…
This fall startups meet in Phnom Penh
This fall startups meet in Phnom Penh
Recently, Cambodia isn't showing itself just on the world's tourism map. For many international businesses, it ends up being the location of choice. And for a good reason. Cambodia is a member of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and is a very attractive place for any business to flourish. The income tax is progressive (and most importantly -…
10x price increase!
10x price increase!
Do you remember when we told you about the plan to build a brand new airport in the Mondulkiri Province? The local officials have recently visited the 300 hectare area of the planned development in preparation for the work to begin. Things are happening and the local land prices are skyrocketing! According to various reports, the prices went up between…
The Expats Are Coming!
The Expats Are Coming!
Bali has been known as a digital nomad magnet for a while now. But it seems that Cambodia could soon rival the Indonesian island. The cost of living in Cambodia is almost as attractive for American and European expats as the country itself, and more and more young professionals seem to realise that. More and more trendy bars, cafes and…