Cambodia Kingdom of Wonder

Contemporary Cambodia is the successor state to the mighty Khmer empire, which, during the Angkorian period, ruled much of what is now Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. The remains of this empire can be seen at the fabled temples of Angkor, monuments unrivalled in scale and grandeur in southeast Asia. The traveller's first glimpse of Angkor Wat, the ultimate expression of Khmer genius, is sublime and is matched by only a few select spots on earth, such as Machu Picchu or Petra.

Despite having the eighth wonder of the world in its backyard, Cambodia's real treasure is its people.  No visitor comes away without a measure of admiration and affection for the inhabitants of this enigmatic kingdom.

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Cost of living in Phnom Penh

The cost of living in Phnom Penh is very low compared to other places. This is based on a comparison of locally collected prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services, converted to USD. Sources include local service providers in each location, international service providers, official governmental statistics and global agency data. 

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