They say “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. In Cambodia, this means taking a tuk-tuk ride to Skuon and trying some fried spiders. Yes, you read it correct. Fried spiders!
Spiderville – this is where the fried spiders are
Skuon is a busy market town located 75 kilometers North of Phnom Penh. As it’s the main vendor of this notorious Cambodian delicacy, locals refer to it as “Spiderville”. The type of spiders they catch here for this dish are the tarantulas. They serve them with lime and black pepper. Whether you are an adventurous traveler or one of those courageous folks, you might want to sample this crunchy snack while in Cambodia. If you are short in time and can’t travel outside of Phnom Penh, join our Market Tour and you’ll have a chance to get a taste of this unusual delicacy.