Cambodia on Wednesday broke ground for the construction of the first international tourism port in the coastal province of Kampot.
The two countries boast some of Indochina’s most enchantingly spectacular lodges, the backdrop to much of the region’s rich history.
There are monks, and then there are the tattoo monks of Cambodia.
Each one, teach one. It’s an African-American proverb that has its roots in slavery, a time when the enslaved were denied an education. When a vital life skill such as reading or writing was learned, it was their duty to teach another person.
Tour guides at Cambodia’s historical sites are voicing concern over an audio tour app they said is threatening their careers.
We had a three-week gruelling journey for an 81-year-old through Southeast Asia (Cambodia), South Asia (Nepal), and the Middle East (Iran and Qatar), with about two-hour stop-overs in airports in Bangkok, Doha, and Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon).
In a coffee shop surrounded by greenery, a pretty young lady smiles as she cuddles an iguana. Perhaps feeling the love through the soft touch of her fingers, the brown reptile closes its eyes and stays still, its mouth slightly ajar as if enjoying the attention it receives.
Cambodia on Wednesday (Jul 4) reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighbouring Thailand, the first time the line has been operational in 45 years.
Two historic Raffles branded ‘landmark’ hotels in Cambodia have been sold to Lodgis Hospitality Holdings.
Actor Nigel Planer took a river cruise down the Mekong river through Cambodia
Cambodia’s awe-inspiring Angkor Wat shares a unique link with India even apart from the ancient legends on its walls. Here’s the little-known tale behind this ‘past’ connection!
Kampong Cham province has the Mekong River, temples, what was the longest bamboo bridge in the world and a relaxing rural vibe. The charming provincial capital of the same name is best explored by bicycle.
In the second instalment shining the spotlight on Cambodia’s rising destinations, Marissa Carruthers visits the eastern province of Kratié to experience nature and get a taste of rural life.
Roth Puthy doesn’t have a plane ticket or a suitcase. Nor does she intend on catching a flight. But on a recent Sunday afternoon, she boarded Cambodia’s new airport shuttle train anyway — just for fun.
In the first of three instalments looking at Cambodia’s rising destinations, we visit the coastal resort of Kep, which is looking to reclaim its rightful title as the St Tropez of Southeast Asia
Travel website TripAdvisor has placed Cambodia's ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat as the world's No. 1 landmark in the 2018 Traveler's Choice Awards, the Apsara Authority, which manages the ancient site, said in a news release on Thursday.
This is the South East Asian destination everyone will be rushing to soon — so you might want to get in quick.
There’s no denying that Cambodia’s Angkor has gone into mass tourism mode, its timeless feel all-too-easily obscured by the constant presence of tour groups.
The sweep of monumental temples at Angkor has meant that Siem Reap has always attracted the lion’s share of Cambodia’s high-end luxury accommodation. The arrival of the Lifestyle Retreats group in the country’s capital is therefore timely given Phnom Penh’s more varied attractions.
Phnom Penh railway station radiates the ghosts of passengers past. It’s a gigantic white wedding cake where signs point commuters to “consignes” and “toilettes”. The destinations listed above most of the ticket counters are optimistic.
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