Thursday, October 24, 2019

Travel

Cambodia: 5 Tips You Must Know Before You Travel To The Country

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian country which is rich in its cultural and historical monuments; here are five things to know before travelling to the country.

The refreshed Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, in Cambodia’s Siem Reap, perfectly balances past and...

In 1967, Jackie Kennedy made a private pilgrimage to Cambodia to see the temples at Angkor.

Solace in Siem Reap: A journey into the wonders of Cambodia

Every few months or so, I get hot flushes fol­lowed by extreme agitation. I’m fairly sure it’s not male menopause. My guess is it’s the traveller’s blues.

The rise of southern Cambodia

Clustered along a strip of wooden decking dozens of women in floppy brimmed hats, with neck scarves attached to shield them from the sun, are shouting volubly as they sell their prized wares at one of southern Cambodia’s most popular markets.

Marie Bruce: Falling in love with Phnom Penh

I am one of a group of five women friends who like to travel and talk about travel. We consider ourselves young seniors and when we get together we talk about our wish list of places to visit. Asia had been on the horizon for years.

The newly renovated FCC Angkor: Cambodia’s foreign correspondents club undergoes renovation

Instagrammers have a hard time competing with the romance and wild-tale slinging of foreign correspondents – a fact Cambodia's foreign correspondents clubs adroitly play upon.

New Cambodia themed adventure park set for Valencia

A new tropical rainforest themed adventure park has been given the go ahead by the mayor of Valencia Joan Ribó.

Grande Dame of Siem Reap returns

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, a landmark hotel along the legendary Grand Tour of Indochina, has officially reopened following an extensive six-month restoration.

Voluntourism, as for example in Cambodia: but are you really, honestly helping?

What is voluntourism? A trip abroad that entails community service work as well as a way to give back to communities around the world. Sounds good, but many people neglect to research the organizations they have decided to help. And this can be a serious problem.

A Photo Tour Through the Wonders of Cambodia

A diverse country rich with ancient history and cultural exploits, Cambodia is a Southeastern Asia destination for travelers looking for the ultimate authentic experience.

Jungle chic and animal magic: How a new wave of luxury hotels is transforming...

It started with a zip line: 1,050ft long and 130ft above the ground.

How to visit Cambodia in absolute luxury

The GQ guide travelled to Cambodia: Asia's secret gem. Here's where to stay, where to visit and what to eat while you're holidaying.

Guidebook for Chinese citizens to travel in Cambodia launched in Phnom Penh

Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian (5th L), the Cambodian Tourism Ministry's undersecretary of state Hor Sarun (6th L) and other guests attend the launching ceremony for a guidebook for Chinese citizens to travel in Cambodia at Phnom Penh International Airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Aug. 28, 2019.

Beyond Angkor Wat: The Other Side of Siem Reap, Cambodia

The last time I visited Siem Reap, about ten years ago, there was pretty much one thing to do: the famous temples of Angkor Wat (which were even then feeling the strain of overtourism).

Cambodia travel guide: Explore the beautiful ruins of former French colonial resort of Kep

The site of Modernist mansions on the Cambodian coast is experiencing a revitalisation and return to its glory days.

Explore Cambodia’s ancient stone city

With its awe-inspiring temples, colorful cafés, and placid waterways, Siem Reap is a jewel of Southeast Asia.

Famed Siem Reap Foreign Correspondents’ Club re-opens as a hotel

A former governor's mansion and home base for countless news correspondents, the FCC Siem Reap is now a hotel for all.

Up the Mekong: the one cruise you should book this fall

Book one of the 18 rooms onboard the Avalon Saigon and experience life along the river and the intricacies of an ancient society.

The Capital City of Cambodia Bursts with Energy

For many years Phnom Penh has been regarded as a business destination with little to offer to those traveling on leisure. However a thriving arts and culinary scene is now offering everything from film festivals to art exhibitions, concerts and some very memorable dining.

Thailand woos Southeast Asian tourists with shopping campaign

The programme called “Give Me Five” is set to increase shopping among tourists from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) along with Indonesia, Malaysia and India.

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How Cambodia is using blockchain for payments

Serey Chea of the National Bank of Cambodia says the central bank wants to use blockchain in order to cut costs and increase the speed of cross-border, peer-to-peer transactions. She also discusses financial literacy in the country.