Cambodia's three largest banks have several branches in Siem Reap. Cambodian ATMs will gladly accept Visa and Mastercard so you shouldn't have any issue withdrawing cash.
The national currency of Cambodia is the Khmer Riel but US dollars are commonly accepted for everyday transactions. There is no need to change your money into riel before you get there.
Proper dentists with proper equipment are a handful in Siem Reap. Dentistry has improved quite a bit, with Cambodian dentists trained in western countries, setting up shop at home.
Medical facilities in Siem Reap range from abysmal, staffed with doctors of dubious credentials, to acceptable for common tourists ailments such as food poisoning and sun strokes.
You only have a few days in Siem Reap? Plenty to do and to experience! Find out whether it's worth hopping on a flight to just spend a few hours in Angkor?
Siem Reap's landmarks are the Old Market and the river. People will tell you that they live east or west of the river, and north or south of the Old Market.
Get international and national papers and books written in English, Khmer and several other languages in the bookstores of Siem Reap. Most bookstores in Cambodia double as stationary shops, and most stationary shops sell books and newspapers as well.
There are a lot of small outlets that sell aspirin, pain killers, band aid and over the counter medicine in Siem Reap. But there are only a handful of well stocked pharmacies with English speaking staff.
You can come anytime to Cambodia! But depending on whether you like it hot, cold, wet or dry, some days are better than others... Probably when the kids are off school and your boss lets you take a well earned holiday...
Two thousand years after India’s influence first spread to Cambodia under the Kingdom of Funan, yoga in its many forms has slowly trickled into Siem Reap. From occasional classes by occasional visiting teachers just 10 years ago, Siem Reap’s yoga and holistic health scene has blossomed.