What to Buy in Cambodia

Whether you’re a traveler or local Cambodian, it’s impossible to resist the temptation to buy some of the most exciting and culturally-rich souvenirs from Cambodia. Travelers will have to create extra space in their bags for Cambodia’s artistic yet modern items.

First and foremost, getting that most talked about silk scarf should probably on the top of your list. And if you really want to feel the essence of Cambodian locality, get the traditional Krama scarf, which comes in cotton and silk. Furthermore, you could get your hands on countless landscape portraits in Phnom Penh.

And if you want to feel close to the history of Cambodia, you should know that travelers love to buy stone and wood carvings. Also, you would not want to go back without tasting Kampot pepper, which is used by renowned chefs all around the world.

Travelers and locals alike love the palm sugar products from countryside sugar palm trees. Additionally, you could also get traditional silver, lacquerware, woven mats, Mekong quilts, and custom designed jewelry as souvenirs when you are in the country.

The Rise of Waist Bags

The choice to call it a belt bag, waist bag or just a fanny pack is up to you, but the fact of the matter is that they’re back in style. They’ve recently garnered a lot of attention on the streets of Cambodia.

The days of carrying a thong bag that was designed from polyester are over. Today, they’re made out of leather, suede, velvet, and satin. And keep in mind the more you’re distant from fabrics like nylon, the more you’ll look stylish with a leather fanny pack.

Besides, they come at a cheap price range that literally anyone can afford and have an extensive range of colors selection.

Thong bags have are now practical and uniqueness products that was once considered weird. No wonder it’s the leading fashion trend in not just Cambodia, but all over the world. What’s more is the fact that these bags have received critical acclaim from stars, like Rihanna, Beyonce and Paris Hilton.

There’s a good chance that you might feel a little overwhelmed considering there are so many varieties in the market. So, if you’re looking for cute fanny packs or something more upbeat in style, here are some of the choices that could save you a lot of time and money.

Colorblock Women

Although it’s designed specifically for women, its denim pouch, and exuberant vibe with the multi-facet color palette also makes it ideal for men. And you could get this for just $29,97.

Women Envelope

If you’re looking for something cheap that could also serve as an envelope bag, “Women Envelope”might just be the perfect fit for you. It comes in black, pink, red, white, and light brown colors with a comfortable buckle strap. And a leather bag like this for just $9.97 should get your attention.