Friday, January 22, 2021

Travel

Cambodia travel corridor: architectural time travel is on offer in the capital Phnom Penh

Cambodia has been put on the travel corridor list, and its absorbing capital, where New Khmer meets Art Deco, merits a visit before heading to the beaches.

An ‘enchanting’ journey through Laos and Cambodia

From Buddhist temples to mine-clearing rats and a range of arts, Cambodia and Laos have plenty to keep adventurous travellers busy.

Tourism resorts across Cambodia ready to welcome tourists during holiday with COVID-19 preventive measures

At least 557 tourism resorts across Cambodia opened for both domestic and foreign tourists during the five-day holiday with preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, state-run Agence Kampuchea Press (AKP) reported on Monday.

The rise and fall of Cambodia’s Pub Street, the most notorious party strip in...

Pub Street, in Cambodia’s north-western city of Siem Reap, is still almost empty of revellers despite the area having reopened in June following pandemic closures

Cambodia: Covid-19 Entry Requirements For Travelers

As the worldwide pandemic continues, Cambodia has enacted strict COVID-19 entry requirements to protect the country from a surge of infections.

Angkor Wat without tourists: Empty, strange and extraordinary

With travel restrictions in place around the world, and the coronavirus pandemic keeping would-be tourists at home, one of the world’s most famous wonders, the early 12th-century Angkor Wat and surrounding temples, has been left largely empty for months.

Cambodia’s ‘hidden’ Angkor Wat (video)

After hiding his identity, burying his work in the forest and narrowly escaping death, a Cambodian architect built a masterpiece inspired by Angkor Wat.

Minus the tourists, ancient Angkor returns to a state of tranquility

The shutdown of world travel has hit tourist-reliant Siem Reap hard, with visitors to Angkor Wat dropping dramatically. But inside the park it's Cambodian visitors who are the beneficiaries, as they enjoy a brief moment of tranquility at this sacred cultural heritage site.

As the few visitors to Angkor Wat revel in the near solitude, 10,000 in...

‘Very few people have ever been to Angkor alone,’ says a Cambodia-based expat who took advantage of the lack of foreign visitors to tour the famous temples

Raffles in Cambodia: Two Iconic Properties

The Kingdom of Cambodia has two iconic Raffles properties: Raffles Grand Hotel D’Angkor in Siem Reap, the city of the 12th-century Angkor Wat temples, and Raffles Le Royal in the capital Phnom Penh.

Hunkering down in tourist-free Siem Reap

Cambodia's Siem Reap thrives and survives on its tourist industry, with millions flocking to the ancient Angkor Wat temple each year. But as Covid-19 halts global travel, writer Jonathan Evans describes life minus the tourists in this once-again sleepy little town.

Cambodia travel: The mighty stone temple of Angkor Wat

At 660ft wide, the waterway was so big I assumed it was a river. It wasn't. This was just the 3.4-mile long moat around the Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia.

Diners on Cambodian river cruise duck to avoid colliding with low bridge (video)

Kampot is a city in southern Cambodia and an up-and-coming tourist destination.

15 of the best things to do in Cambodia and Vietnam

From watching the sunrise over Angkor Wat to cruising the Mekong River, here's how to cover the best bits of Cambodia and Vietnam.

Coronavirus: Assam biker couple gives first-hand account from Cambodia

Biswajit Bharali and Monalisa Sonowal from Assam’s Dibrugarh district embarked on a world tour with their Royal Enfield Motorcycle in last year. Biswajit and Monalisa kicked off their journey from Guwahati on October 14, 2019.

Cambodia named world’s best tourist destination

Cambodia has been named as the world’s best tourist destination for its rich heritage, public safety and friendliness of its people.

Cambodia named world’s best destination for tourists

Cambodia has won the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association's (PATWA) International Travel Award for Best Destination, local media reported on Friday (March 13).

Come for Angkor Wat, stay for Siem Reap: Fall in love with Cambodia again

Travellers to Siem Reap fluctuate, but what hasn’t changed in years is the average length of stay, which is 2-3 days. One of the reasons behind this is because travellers are not aware that there is much more to this area other than Angkor Wat.

Shinta Mani Wild: at the glamorous rainforest retreat, guests patrol the forest after arriving...

Accompanying gun-toting anti-poaching patrols a highlight at this Bill Bensley-designed eco-lodge. The architect bought the 350-hectare plot to offer an unrivalled guest experience while protecting the environment.

A Travel Guide To Cambodia: Tourists Should Plan Their Trip Around These 10 Things

There is so much more to know about traveling to Cambodia, and tourists should plan their trip around specific sights and adventures.

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How Cambodia has managed to achieve zero recorded COVID-19 deaths

As the world grapples with the pandemic more than a year since the first COVID-19 cases were declared, Cambodia has emerged as an unassuming success story.