Backpacking in Cambodia (Part 1)

After exploring Ho Chi Minh City, we took a bus to the Kingdom of Cambodia where we spent our next seven days. We really enjoyed this leg of the trip because Cambodia has an interesting mix of historical spots, cultural landmarks and natural beauty.

We started in the capital city of Phnom Penh and learned about infamous Khmer Rouge regime by visiting the Killing Fields and the Genocide Museum. Afterwards, we headed down south and went back to basics in the beautiful island of Koh Rong Samloem. We ended our week in Cambodia by exploring the vast ruins of Angkor. 

What's great about Cambodia is that they accept US dollars as payment in almost every establishment. However, if you do pay in USD, expect that change below 1 USD will be given in Cambodian riel. It can be a bit confusing.

Click on the links below to see more photos from each stop:

For more on our 16-day Indochina backpacking trip (full itinerary + expenses), click on the photo below.