Most travelers to this glorious Southeast Asian country head here to seek out Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, the fabled temple city of the mighty Khmer empire. This glorious temple complex sits at the top spot of the world’s must-see ancient sites. It rivals Peru’s Macchu Pichu or Jordan’s Petra in magnificence and scale. However, Cambodia is so much more than this fascinating temple complex or its scarred past. There is much that will keep you occupied if you choose Cambodia for a holiday. From exploring its capital Phnom Penh to relaxing on Cambodia’s beaches the things to do in Cambodia are as diverse as the beautiful countryside.

Cambodia’s history is the biggest draw for visitors to this part of the world. Apart from marveling at the glorious Angkor Wat complex, it’s the horrific scars of its Khmer Rouge past that visitors seek out.  The gruesome Tuol Sleng prison and the ‘killing fields’ in Phnom Penh are where you can relive the horrors of the 1970s. Cambodia’s capital, however, is not just about this poignant past but has other intriguing sights from its more glorious past that will leave you in awe.  Siem Reap the pit stop to Angkor Wat is equally engaging with its excellent nightlife and lively café scene.

If you’re looking out for a bit of sand and sun then head to Sihanoukville in the Kompong Som Province. You’ll find some of the best beaches in Cambodia with something to suit every kind of beachgoer. The real Cambodia, however, lies in the charming colonial-era town of Battambang and beyond. Tiny villages surrounded by rice fields showcase the quintessential image of what the country once was. There is much to discover on the outskirts of the city such as ancient temples and the famed Bamboo rail track.

What stands out in this beautiful country is the resilience of the Cambodian people. Despite their struggles through the horrific years of the Khmer Rouge, and years of political instability, their infectious smiles remain intact. Cambodia and its people will definitely wind its way into your heart.

Top 11 Things To Do In Phnom Penh

Top 11 Things To Do In Phnom Penh

It’s easy to understand why Cambodia‘s most populous city and capital, Phnom Penh was once referred to as the ‘Pearl of Asia.’  As a French colony in the latter half of the 19th century, the riverside village was transformed into the beautiful capital city that earned it the nickname, but the wars and revolution of…

Top 7 Things To Do In Cambodia

Top 7 Things To Do In Cambodia

After a terrible civil war in the 70’s, Cambodia evolved, and nowadays it has become an extremely popular destination for tourists from around the world. Cambodia offers visitors a vast array of stunning temples, tropical beaches, colonial buildings, restaurants, resorts and an abundance of natural attractions. Cambodia is so diverse and so worth going to. Check out our Top 7 Things To…