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Travel Articles: Cambodia
Traveling Southeast Asia
From ancient Cambodia to high-tech Hong Kong, there are so many amazing places to explore in Southeast Asia! Check out my adventures!
Voyage of Grand Asia and Cambodia
On this Asia cruise we sailed the Sea of Japan and the Yellow and South China Seas, winding our way around islands and down a coastline that has enticed explorers, adventurers, conquerors and kings for centuries. We wandered through ancient temples and pagodas, relished the cacophony of a bustling market, and embraced the silence of a tranquil …
Experience the unique cuisine of Cambodia on your trip! Influences from China, India and France are strongly evident, along with borrowed methods and dishes from neighboring Thailand and Vietnam. This results in delicious food that can be enjoyed no other place in the world.
What was the Khmer Rouge?
The Khmer Rouge was the Communist Party of Kampuchea that reigned in Cambodia from 1975-1979. Its goal was to create a self-sufficient, Utopian society by force, creating a terrible genocide in the process. This recent part of Cambodia's history helps define present-day issues & characteristics.
A Brief History of Southeast Asia
What is commonly known as modern day “Southeast Asia” has shared a common history characterized by numerous foreign occupations and takeovers that have influenced the cultures and countries that thrive within its boundaries today. The countries that currently comprise the region are now Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, …
Wildlife may not the first thing that comes to mind for visitors to Cambodia. However, isolated pockets of the country's forest offer some of the best opportunities for wildlife spotting in all of Southeast Asia! It is even home to a number of endangered species, including the tiger, Asian elephant, sun bear, & gibbon.
Brief Introduction to Siem Reap
Siem Reap is perhaps the most recognizable area of Cambodia. The famous Angkor Wat temple, the largest religious monument in the world, is located here. Once the seat of power for the great Khmer Empire, this area is the most popular tourist destination in the country. Get a first-hand glimpse of Cambodia's history and culture.
You have booked a trip to Cambodia...now what? Our FAQ article answers many of the most commonly asked traveler questions. From packing suggestions to what the food is like, this can give you an idea of what to expect during your visit. Hopefully, this helps travelers be better prepared for the adventure that awaits!
Best time to Go to Cambodia
Cambodia is one of the few Southeast Asia countries that boasts a fairly constant climate making it a year-round destination for travel. Two distinct seasons exist: what is called the wet season and the dry season.
The dry season spans from November to May, which itself further subdivided into a cooler season and a warmer season. The cool (and …
The Temples of Cambodia
The temple ruins of Siem Reap rise from the jungles of Cambodia like a gift from the past — a gift for all the wide-eyed visitors, but also for the local people. For a country that has seen three decades of war, genocide and poverty, the wonders of Angkor bestow strong cultural pride and a new economy of tourism.
People from all over the …
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