If you are travelling to the Battambang District of the country of Cambodia, you will find many attractions to visit. This area is one of the most beautiful, with rolling hills and green countryside. As well as this, you can view many temples (known as Wats), statues and historical artefacts in this region, many of which date back to the 10th or 11th century.
One of Cambodia’s best kept (and stunningly beautiful) secrets is the Ream national Park. Whilst many tourists flock to the city of Phnom Penh and witness the hustle and bustle of life there, some lucky visitors make it to Ream National Park and witness a totally different side to Cambodia.
If you are planning on visiting the southern regions of Cambodia, it is worthwhile taking a trip to the island of Koh S’Dach. Koh S’Dach translates as “King’s Island” and is certainly fit for a king! The island is located approximately halfway between Koh Kong and Sihanoukville […]
Koh Kong Island is the largest of the Cambodian islands and is a true hidden treasure. It is situated approximately 25 kilometres to the south of Krong Koh Kong.
It can be a bit confusing as Koh Kong is sometimes to referred to as an island, a province or […]
Kep is a province that lies in the south-western part of the country of Cambodia. During the first half of the 20th century Kep was a prestigious hideaway and was very popular with French aristocrats and the Cambodian elite. It is close to the border with neighbouring country Vietnam and was famed for its beaches and seafood.
Banlung is a small town that is the provincial capital of the Ratanakiri Province, located in the north-western part of Cambodia. It borders Vietnam to the east and Laos to the north. The population of the Banlung area is small compared to other parts of Cambodia which makes it an excellent destination to see many of the beautiful waterfalls, green scenery and mountains that the province has to offer.
For a different slice of the diversity that is Cambodia, it is worth taking a trip to Voen Sai. This is a small town approximately 38 kilometres north of the toen of Banlung. It sits nestled on the banks of the River Tonle Sap and is a popular destination with tourists that are in the know. A visitor to Voen Sai will appreciate the mix of ethnic races and […]
There are many temples and interesting historical sites that can be found in Cambodia. As well as the famous Angkor Wat complex, it is worthwhile visiting some of the lesser known sites. Not only are they less crowded, they offer fantastic, breathtaking views of the lush Cambodian countryside and are some of the most peaceful and serene places on earth.
No visit to the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh would be complete without a day spent in the famous National Museum. Easily accessible (it is located right next to The Royal Palace) the building itself is worth a look if nothing else.
The museum was built in the early 1900s and is comprised […]
Many people who are interested in visiting Cambodia will probably have heard of the temples at Angkor Wat. Whilst these are definitely an attraction that should be seen when visiting the country, it is also worth having a look at the many other tombs, temples and religious sites. Whereas Angkor Wat can become quite crowded with tourists and locals, many of the other sites are quieter but still give you […]