Honeymoons in Cambodia
Whether you are looking for a chance to relax and unwind after much hectic planning or whether you are ready for a new adventure, then Cambodia offers a great mix of both. With gorgeous beaches on which to laze, stunning natural countryside to trek and tons of historical sites and museums to visit, not to mention dolphin watching and shopping, there is so much to see and do, that the only problem will be fitting it all in.
A honeymoon in Cambodia will give the newly married couple a chance to explore an up and coming country which has a myriad of fascinating history and a rich culture. Flights leave South Africa on a regular basis and you could be exploring all that this amazing country has to offer in little over 20 hours. Visit the ruined temples of Angkor which give an insight into their former colonial times, and take a poignant trip to the memorial at Choeung Ek, the scene of the infamous Killing Fields. There are over 8,000 skulls arranged in size behind a glass pane. Trek the Bokor National Park and watch the Mekong dolphins. Ride an elephant at Ratanakiri or Mondukiri or go for a cruise along the Mekong River. Visit a floating village and watch the sunset from the top of Phnom Bakheng Temple. With so much to see and do, your stay in Cambodia will be unforgettable.
If you are dreaming of sun, sea, and sand on your honeymoon as well as some exciting places to visit and activities to do, then Cambodia could be the perfect honeymoon location for you. With some gorgeous beaches on which to relax and amazing temples and museums to explore, you certainly won't get bored.
If it's sun, sea and sand that you're after then Cambodia has plenty of this and with regular flights from Canada, you could be exploring some gorgeous beaches in under 24 hours. Cambodia, however, has lots more to offer and the only problem will in fitting it all in. Visit the ruined temples of Cambodian dynasties of the past which are mainly located in the city of Siem Reap in the Angkor region. The Angkor Wat is the most famous and the best time to see it is in the early morning to watch the sunrise over its magnificent peaks. A visit to the old Colonial Riverside towns is another must do with Battambang and Kempot being two of the loveliest of the former French colonial provincial towns. With their faded French architecture and laid back atmosphere, they are also close to rural Cambodia. End a busy day with a sunset cruise along the Mekong River. With so much to see and do, a honeymoon in Cambodia will be truly memorable.
Key Facts for Cambodia
Capital: Phnom Penh
Flight time: 17 hours from Toronto
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Cambodian experiences tropical monsoons with a dry season from November to March.
Fly to Cambodia with Jet Airways, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Korean Air, Eva Air, BMI British Midland and Lufthansa all fly to Cambodia several times a week from the UK.
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Getting Married in Cambodia
Cambodia is situated in the heart of South East Asia and has a wealth of stunning scenery, fascinating history and rich culture. With mountains, gorgeous beaches, and stunning temples, to create wonderful backdrops for your wedding photography, Cambodia is a wonderful destination if you are planning on getting married abroad. With plenty of stunning resorts and hotels in which to say “I do”, weddings abroad in Cambodia can suit the most discerning of couples. With plenty of historical sites to visit and beaches to relax on, Cambodia is also a marvellous place for a honeymoon location too.
Couples need to have resided in Cambodia for 21 consecutive days before applying for an affidavat. This can be obtained from their country's embassy in Phnom Penh. The Notice of Marriage will be posted on the consular notice board for 21 days before a Certificate of no impediment is issued. The couple then need to apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Phnom Penh for permission to marriage. After this has been considered the minister will advise the town hall of the couple's residency to issue a Marriage Certificate. The couple then need to take this, along with the following documents to the municipality where they are getting married. Documents needed are valid 10 year passports and photocopies showing Cambodian Visa, certificate of no impediment, medical certificate, details of profession an monthly income. Also if divorced or widowed, the necessary papers to this effect. For more information visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/how-to-marry-in-cambodia.shtml
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