When you're visiting a city for the first time, there's nothing better than getting tips from a local beyond the usual guide book suggestions!
We asked media adviser, Tessa Anderssen for her insider scoop on Phnom Penh.
Romdeng – This training restaurant, run by NGO Friends International, is housed in a beautiful villa where diners can eat inside or in the garden. The menu includes some scary local delicacies including tarantulas.
Laneway 308 – A number of small bars and restaurants are clustered in this hidden laneway – including Meat & Drink and Red Bar – and each has its own unique look and feel.
The Royal Palace – The Royal Palace is one of the few green spaces in the city and boasts beautiful traditional architecture.
Udong Mountain – Hire a taxi for the day or catch a bus leaving from Central Market, bring your walking shoes and explore hilltop temples for great views of the countryside.
Join the expats in Wat Botum Park – overlooking the Royal Palace – Wednesday and Friday morning at 6.30am for 30 minutes of high-intensity training with MetaFit. Expect stares from the locals.