Explore Cambodia’s Best Neighborhoods

A collection of area guides in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

Which area are you planning to live? Our Area Guides give you detailed information about popular districts in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The articles in this section can help you understand each area a little deeper.


Phnom Penh Area Guide: Toul Kork District

Toul Kork is a rapidly developing area in northwest Phnom Penh. Here's a closer look [...]

Get Ready for a Big Change in Phnom Penh: The “Phnom Penh Pedestrian Street” Project

This ambitious project is set to be completed by the end of 2024 and will [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: BKK2 and BKK3 – Mix of Cultures

BKK2 and BKK3 are small areas of Chamkarmon. Both inside the major roads of Sihanouk [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: 7 Makara – Heart of Phnom Penh

7 Makara is part of Prampir Meakkakra District, the smallest district. When viewed on a [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: Daun Penh – Old Meets the New

Daun Penh on the banks of the Tonle Bassac River. The area is best known [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: BKK1 – The Capital’s Expat Haven

If you're an expat living in Phnom Penh, BKK1 is the place to be. This [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: Tonle Bassac – Home to Highest Skyscrapers

Experience the vibrant energy of Tonle Bassac, Phnom Penh's highest skyscrapers, through Tonle Bassac area [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Uncover the vibrant districts and hidden gems of Cambodia's capital city with our Phnom Penh [...]

Review: 7 Makara

For this review, we will look at the suburb of Khan 7 Makara, which when [...]

Review: Daun Penh

In our continuing series of residential areas in Phnom Penh, we look at the area [...]

Review: Wat Phnom

This month, in our continuing series of emerging residential areas outside Phnom Penh centre, we [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: Russian Market (Toul Tompung)

The Russian Market area is a big, busy district to navigate on a regular day. [...]

Phnom Penh Area Guide: Chroy Changvar – Between Two Rivers

Chroy Changvar is a residential and industrial district. It occupies the slice of land between [...]


Siem Reap Area Guide: Sala Kamreuk – City’s Expat Haven

Sala Kamreuk is an urban commune east of Siem Reap’s Pub Street area across the [...]

Top 7 Siem Reap Neighborhoods to Find Your Perfect Home

With Cambodia growing at such a fast rate, a lot of people are moving here. [...]

Siem Reap Area Guide: Svay Dangkum – Heart of the City

Area Guide: Sangat Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap

Siem Reap City Area Guide

Siem Reap Province is composed of eleven districts, yet one district stands out for it [...]

Siem Reap Area Guide: Slor Kram – The Gateway Sangkat to Angkor Wat

When you think of living near the city but you want a quiet neighborhood in [...]