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There are many items you simply cannot buy in Phnom Penh.
You should plan to bring these items along, or plan to do without.
You should realize that the items listed below may be more
expensive than you expect, or may be of low quality.
It may have labeling primarily in Thai or Khmer.
You may not recognize many of the brand
names from Asia. Or, you may need to travel to several stores to
find what you are looking for. Therefore,
if you are heading to Cambodia for a short visit you may wish to bring along
everything you need from home rather than spending time shopping for obscure
items in a strange country.
Items you can buy
in Phnom Penh
These items are
Baby Items (Lucky
Bottles and nipples
Baby food jars
Teethers and Pacifiers
Diapers and wipes, Pull-ups
Discount baby clothes
Car Seat (note: most taxis lack seat belts, so consider skipping this)
Over-3 toys (Pencil Supercenter)
Disposable bottle liners
Baby Bjorn carrier
Kitchen Items (Lucky Supermarket)
Spaghetti & sauce
Bread , PB&J, cheese, meat
Disposable plates, utensils, cups
Candy, cookies, chips, crackers
Ziploc bags (to keep ants away)
Shampoo/conditioner (Pencil Supercenter)
Contact lens solution (Optometrists)
35mm film (Photo stores)
Regular batteries (Lucky)
Standard prescription drugs (Naga Pharamcy)
Office supplies (International Book Center)
Extra luggage (Russian Market)
Paperbacks (London Book Center)
Suntan lotion in various SPF's
Over-the-counter drugs: Advil, Pepto, Nyquil, Sudafed, infant/child
Tylenol, Benadryl Cream, etc.
Bug Spray (or cream)
Cash (no ATM, just Western Union)