Best season to travel to Cambodia

Fried Spiders

Find out how Cambodian spiders taste like

Fried Spiders in Cambodia 2019 - Best Time
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Cambodian city Skuon is known as “Spiderville” and is considered as one of the best places for fried spiders in the world. You can find almost human-palm sized fried tarantulas and try them for less than a dollar straight on the street.

Fried Spiders in Cambodia - Best Season 2019

The spiders are tossed in a mixture of sugar, salt, and crushed garlic and fried in oil.

Best time for Fried Spiders in Cambodia 2019

Notice that the "spider season" runs from the beginning of September until the end of November, when there are lots of tarantulas in jungles.​