I could tell straight away that we would love Phnom Penh. It's bustling and busy, but with a laid back vibe. I've heard it described as the wild west of Asia, and although it's developed quickly over the last few years, it still feels like a city where anything could… Read more of "48 hours in Phnom Penh"
I didn't know much about its history before our visit, but as soon as you start researching a trip to Cambodia, you realise how important it is to understand the very recent troubles the country has faced. The Khmer Rouge came into power in Cambodia in 1975, with Pol Pot… Read more of "A Cambodian history lesson"
Kep is a seaside town in southern Cambodia, where it's all about crabs. Most of the action happens at the small local market right by the water’s edge. Market traders bargain hard with customers, while fishermen drag nets heavy with seafood out of the water. There’s a lot… Read more of "Kep crab market"
Kampot is a charming little riverside town in southern Cambodia, with crumbling buildings and a slow pace of life. This isn't a town with a lot of tourist sights or must-see attractions, but that's what we loved about it. It's a place to relax and unwind, stroll along the riverfront,… Read more of "Kampot"
Like everyone else who visits Cambodia, we stayed in Siem Reap for a few days to explore Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. There's no getting away from the fact that there are a lot of tourists here (especially if you go for sunrise), and as you'd… Read more of "Angkor Wat"
Everything we read about Cambodia before our trip said that the food wasn't such a highlight. In the end, we were pleasantly surprised by the Khmer food we tried and we also found a lot of great Western restaurants too. Here's a look at some of the dishes we enjoyed:… Read more of "Cambodian food"