Across the globe people and industries are feeling the effects of COVID-19 and we are all having to adapt to a new ‘normal’. The uncertainty is daunting and it makes it challenging for many small businesses, especially those in the tourist industry to continue ‘business as usual’.
Siem Reaper prides itself in contributing to the local community and collaborating with others in providing educational tours for those who wish to engage with local culture and language. They recently partnered with a language school, “Speak Like Khmer” to provide an opportunity for the students to learn about local lifestyle whilst practicing their Khmer skills.
Siem Reap is famous for its ancient temple wonders, but what else does it have to offer? There are many hidden treasures located outside the main tourist bubble; it is just a case of knowing about them and making the effort to explore.
Buddhism has been in Cambodia since the 5th century. Nowadays, more than 95% of Cambodians are Buddhists (Mahayana Buddhism). Buddhism was established as the national religion in the constitution in 1993, as such, the majority of the population practice Buddhism. This blog you will learn a short insight into Cambodia Buddhism.
There are more things to see in Siem Reap besides the temples of the Angkor Wat complex. Siem Reap has so much more to offer. If you have more than one day in Siem Reap, you might want to see the beautiful waterfall up Mt Kulen, plus the mountain itself has many hidden treasures you can explore, Tonle Sap lake which is the heart of Cambodia. Tonle Sap lake is really good to visit in wet season.