Ascend to the realm of the gods at Angkor Wat or descend into the darkness of Tuol Sleng to witness the crimes of the Khmer Rouge. This is Cambodia, a country with history both inspiring and depressing, a captivating destination that never ceases to amaze its visitors.
In recent years, Cambodia has been becoming a tourist phenomenon that is “unique, affordable and beautiful” in Southeast Asia. The paradise-like landscape of Koh Rong, the wondrous wonder of Angkor Wat, there are many reasons make people so in love with this country. In fact, Cambodia has many interesting things to be discovered rather than Koh Rong and Angkor Wat. Get ready for a trip to Cambodia in this summer now!
Whether you are backpackers, honeymooning couple or a solo woman traveler, rest assured; you don’t have to worry about safety. More so in the bigger towns, for you will always find lots of tourists visiting Cambodia at any given point of time. Local people are kind, industrious, generous, open-minded and extremely hospitable.
Sunset over the Angkor Wat
This must be an experience that any tourist going here should have once in a lifetime. The setting gives you a sense of both overwhelming and tranquility.
Bamboo train in Battambang
Bamboo train is a ‘specialty’ in Battambang. It is the main transport in the region thanks to its high speed and cheap price. Just imagine, instead of taking normal train, people ride bamboo train! A tour like this costs you about 8USD. If you have a sense of adventure and want to immerse in the nature, try once!
A boat cruise around floating village on Tonle Sap Lake
As the sun rises on Tonle Sap Lake, fishermen head out from their floating villages, past half-submerged mangroves and flooded shrub land, to check their nets, much as they have for centuries.
Real paradise of Koh Rong
No need to say more about Koh Rong and Koh Rong Sanloem! Leave everything behind, including internet, to feel another paradise right at your fingertips.
Fireworks at the beach
With fireworks being sold cheaply at the beach, there will be a mini fireworks display that looks absolutely beautiful in the night and black waters of the sea. As it’s a free event, there are a lot of people around having a good time and with a cold drink in hand, it is a moment to savor!
Still not enough? Let’s wander around the night market in Siem Reap. There will be a lot of fun!
The Angkor Wat
Your trip to Cambodia cannot be complete without visiting the great Angkor temples. Absolutely! As you will find there must be reasons for Cambodia to be one of the biggest Buddhist and most sacred countries in the world!
When it comes to food, Cambodia is often overlooked by culinary heavyweights Thailand and Vietnam. But once you’ve sampled Khmer cuisine, you may not want to turn back!