Cambodia Beach Resorts: A Seaside Of Opulence Awaits

Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy with His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Baromneat Norodom Sihamoni as its head of state. The population is around 10.7 million, of which 90 percent is ethnic Khmer and mostly Theravada Buddhist. Khmer is the official language. Climate – Cambodia is great to visit¬†all year round because it lies in the hot and humid tropical belt. The best time to visit Angkor and enjoy the best the country has to offer is throughout the cooler months between Nov and March. From late May or June, to late October or early Nov, rains resulting from the change of the monsoon seasons can be expected. It’s not very often, however, that any given day or period of the year is ruined by constant rain. For all those not used to heat and moisture, it should be advised that Cambodia is in the tropics, and even throughout the cooler months, it will still feel very hot and humid.   Time – Cambodia Standard Time is seven hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.   Currency – The unit of currency in Cambodia is the riel, but the US dollar is widely used around the country.¬†Small change, however, is usually given in riel. Gold is also circulated in the markets. New notes in denominations of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000 and 100,000 were added to the existing notes of nominations of 500, 200, 100 and 50. There are no constraints on the amount of foreign currency you can bring in to Cambodia, but any amount over US$10, 000 must be declared. The most readily converted currency are the: US...