What should you not do in Cambodia?

What is considered rude in Cambodia?

Cambodian parents always tell their children not to touch or pat another person’s head because it is a sin. When standing or posing for a picture, a younger person never puts his/her hand on an elder’s shoulder. It is considered very rude. When talking, take off hats and don’t put hands in pockets.

What should I be careful of in Cambodia?

Petty theft and small crimes, such as bag snatching, have been known to occur in Cambodia, especially later at night and in areas that aren’t well lit. Be careful on motorbikes as well – thieves don’t discriminate and may put your life in danger by dragging you off a moto in order to get their reward.

What is the biggest problem in Cambodia?

Cambodia has a lot of problems. First, Cambodia has problems of basic social environments. The GNP level of Cambodia is very low and it is a low income country. A poor-and-needy ratio exceeds 30% of population, and the population growth rate is high, so poverty doesn’t decrease.

Is Cambodia child friendly?

A perennial Stubborn Mule favourite, Cambodia offers families the perfect blend of rich culture, awe-inspiring ruins, friendly villages, remote jungle and tropical palm-fringed beaches.

How do you say hello in Cambodian?

The traditional Cambodian way to say hello and good-bye is to place the hands together, with the palms touching (a posture Westerners often associate with praying), and bow the head. Similar to the Thai wai, this is called the sampeah, and it is how Cambodians greet one another, particularly for the first time.

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What is thank you in Cambodia?

Basic expressions / Common Words

Usa Khmer
Goodbye Lee Hai
Welcome Svakom
Thank you (very much) Orkurn (chran)
Excuse me Som toh

Is Cambodia safe in 2021?

OVERALL RISK : MEDIUM. Overall, Cambodia is a safe country, but there are extremely high rates of both petty crime and violent crime. You should be vigilant and take all possible precaution measures in order to minimize the risk of something going wrong.

Is it safe to swim in Cambodia?

Do not swim, wade, or raft in fresh water ponds, lakes, rivers or streams. Use hot water for showering or bathing. Chlorinated swimming pools are considered safe. Lock in luggage is necessary to avoid theft.