Last updated on August 15th, 2017
The Curious History of the Riel and Dollarisation in Cambodia
Cambodia’s official national currency is the riel (the unofficial one being the US dollar). The riel has been in useRead more.
Wads of Riel Bills and Small Change in US dollars: Money Changers in Siem Reap
Money changers in Siem Reap will provide US dollars and Cambodian riels against major foreign currencies, and break large billsRead more.
Where to Get Cash: Banks and ATMs in Siem Reap
Cambodia's three largest banks have several branches in Siem Reap. Cambodian ATMs will gladly accept Visa and Mastercard so youRead more.
A Fistful of Dollars and Riels: Paying in Cash in Cambodia
The national currency of Cambodia is the Khmer Riel but US dollars are commonly accepted for everyday transactions. There isRead more.
Getting a Proper Khmer Angkor Smile: Dentists and Dental Tourism in Siem Reap
Proper dentists with proper equipment are a handful in Siem Reap. Dentistry has improved quite a bit, with Cambodian dentistsRead more.
Hospitals in Siem Reap: Where to Get Medical Treatment in a Hurry
Medical facilities in Siem Reap range from abysmal, staffed with doctors of dubious credentials, to acceptable for common tourists ailmentsRead more.
What to Do and See with a Few Hours or a Few Days in Angkor?
You only have a few days in Siem Reap? Plenty to do and to experience! Find out whether it's worthRead more.
Getting Around Siem Reap: Orientation and Local Transport
Siem Reap's landmarks are the Old Market and the river. People will tell you that they live east or westRead more.
Bookstores in Siem Reap: Where to Find Newspapers, Magazines, Books and Stationary
Get international and national papers and books written in English, Khmer and several other languages in the bookstores of SiemRead more.
Pharmacies in Siem Reap: Where to Get your Sunscreen, Medicine, and Help for Tourist Ailments
There are a lot of small outlets that sell aspirin, pain killers, band aid and over the counter medicine inRead more.