Top 10 Fun Things to Do in Cambodia

By on August 9, 2014

3. Learn how to cook Cambodian.

Cambodian cuisine if often overlooked and is not as popular as the cuisines of its neighboring Asian countries like Vietnam and Thailand. However, the local food is really good if you just give it a chance. For fish lovers, you may try fish amok, which is a mousse made from coconut milk, curry paste, and fish. You may also start your morning with a bowl of Khmer noodles, which is a hearty dish often served for breakfast. For people with sweet tooth, the jelly dessert may be more to your liking. It’s sweet with a taste of exotic. All these dishes can be learned quite easily with the help of a local chef.

4. Eat street foods.

For those who don’t like to cook, you can still enjoy local Cambodian dishes by heading out at the streets. In fact, many foodies believe that local street foods are simply amazing and are something that you should not miss out on. Grilled squid is one of the most popular ones, as well as noodle dishes. If you feel like eating fruits, you can try some sour fruits. Everything from unripe mangoes, tamarind, and guava, served with some salt and chili will easily clear the palate and refresh your taste buds.

5. Shop at the Central Market ( Psah Thmay)

The Central Market remains to be among the most frequented spots in Cambodia. Here you can buy tasty food items like dried fish, spices, and fresh fruits. Here, you can also buy raw silk and tons of home displays and trinkets that you can give to friends at home.

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