Cambodia is in the heart of the Southeast Asia backpacker circuit, which is famous – in part – for being super affordable. There are plenty of websites out there suggesting that a budget of $15-30 a day is sufficient, a siren call to travelers on a budget or looking to stretch their dollars and draw out their nomad lifestyle. Is that really realistic though? … More Cambodia: How Much Does it Really Cost?
Angkor Wat is a world wonder that should not be missed. Check out my tips on how to make the most of your visit. … More Angkor Wat: A World Wonder Worth Seeing
If you’re in Southeast Asia, you can not avoid being bombarded with offers for massages. There are almost as many massage parlors as there are tuk-tuks, and that’s a lot. From fancy spas to back alleys, your massage choices can be overwhelming. If you’re in Siem Reap, Cambodia, though, you have the chance to do a bit of extra good with your massage budget. … More Seeing Hand: A Blind Massage
If you’re in Siem Reap, Cambodia, definitely check out HAVEN, a social enterprise and training restaurant for disadvantaged young adults. The restaurant is beautiful, the food delicious, and the cause absolutely worthwhile. … More HAVEN – A Great Meal to Support a Great Project
Chi Phat is home to Cambodia’s award-winning community-based ecotourism project in the Cardamom Mountains. Read on for more about my visit and two-day trek. … More Chi Phat: Responsible Cambodian Ecotourism
If you find yourself in Kampot, Cambodia, check out Climbodia’s Discovery Tour, a half day taste test of adventure. … More Climbodia: Adding Some Extra Adventure
Between 1975 and 1979, nearly 2 million Cambodians (and some foreigners) were murdered in the genocide perpetrated by Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime. Today, you can visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields to learn more about what happened during Cambodia’s darkest days. … More Cambodia’s Killing Fields