Eating Like a Local: Cambodian Flat Rice

Eating Like a Local: Cambodian Flat Rice

Our educational programs in Cambodia offer the chance for students to be immersed in Khmer culture, including living and eating like a local.

Pchum Ben Day 1

Pchum Ben Day

Pchum Ben and Khmer New Year are the biggest ceremony for all Cambodian. Pchum means “gathering” and Ben means “ball of something (ball of rice or meat)”. This celebration is celebrated for 15 days from the end of September to the early of October

Rehash Trash

The Rehash Trash

Rehash Trash workshop is the Green Gecko project’s new social enterprise which provides job for unemployed Cambodian women whilst also helping clean up the Cambodian environment

Demini Cambodia - APOPO center

Demining Cambodia – APOPO center

If you’re on your way between Siem Reap and the Angkor temples, you should have a quick halfway stop to visit APOPO – Humanitarian Demining Center.

Window shopping Phnom Penh night market

If you are looking to go shopping in the evening in Phnom Penh, the night market is a great place to go and see. It’s located along the riverside, close to Phnom Penh port. It’s open daily from 5.30pm till 11pm. During the weekday there are not so many people, but you will find that it is very crowded at weekends.  Read more

Service learning project at Kampong Kleang

Our service learning projects last between 4 to 6 days, depending on the size and the budget of the group. During those days, the group is not just involved in the physical
work, but also students will experience and learn about local Khmer lives on river – by living and sharing accommodation and food with local family and local hosts.
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Cycling on Silk Island

When visitors think about the key sites in Phnom Penh, most people have heard that there are only few places to see, like Genocide museum or the Royal Palace. Therefore
most tourists do not plan to stay very long. But those people have missed out on the activities on the other side of Phnom Penh…
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Khmer New Year – Chol Chhnam Thmey

Chol Chhnam Thmey or Khmer New Year is the biggest traditional celebration for Khmer people which has celebrated since ancient period. This celebration is celebrated for 3 days over the country during the middle of April every year in solar calendar.
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The secrets of Cambodian Cuisine

Cambodian cuisine shares several similarities with other cuisines in the region like Thai, Vietnamese and also Chinese. The recipes are often handed down from mother to daughter and usually blend flavors and colors that enhance the natural ingredients used. The secret ingredient is Prahok – a salty, pungent paste made from fermented fish. Read more

Oral Health Placement in Cambodia

The 2 weeks Oral Health placement is one of GROUND Health Care programs. This program enables a group of Oral Health faculty students to work together with local dentists for free teeth check-ups and mouth hygiene checks. The outreach program works with local NGOs in the dump area in Phnom Penh. Read more