Pictures and video clips of the Angkor Wat temple, its spires seemingly coated in gold, have been shared tens of thousands of times on social media, prompting a sense of wonder among those who have seen them.
After more than two and a half years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of national and international visitors to the pre-Angkorian Sambor Prei Kuk temple complex in Kampong Thom province has begun to increase.
Davitra (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s multi-million-dollar 13ha Koh Slaket studio-cum-resort just east of the capital was inaugurated in the first phase on August 6, providing national and international tourists with a new travel option and job opportunities for locals.
Some buildings just appear to be regular old houses or offices to most of the commuters passing by, but in the eyes of architecture lovers and foreign tourists, the buildings designed and erected immediately after the French colonial era are a fascinating piece of Cambodian history.
From transporting goods to restoring the nation’s rail network to becoming a famous tourist attraction in Battambang province, the humble has played a significant role in modern Cambodia.
When most people go to Kirirom, they pack food and drink for a picnic along with themselves into the car and speed towards the top of the the mountain in Kirirom National Park. When you get out of the car you’re just steps away from your final destination.
Having spent five years as an environmental activist, Pheng Sreysor has proven her dedication to protecting Cambodia’s natural resources through volunteering and taking part in wildlife conservation missions since she was just a teenager.
If you're short on time but you long to experience the scenic views of the Kingdom’s great outdoors – including a wide variety of its species of wildlife – then you’re in luck, because the wilds of Cambodia can actually be reached just by going on a day trip excursion from Phnom Penh.
Around a bend on a narrow trail that runs deep into the forest of Gabon’s Loango national park, Kamaya comes into view. The huge silverback gorilla coolly watches visitors arrive, then goes back to his meal.
Like something from a science fiction novel, with its six golden spires and pristine white walls rising above the surrounding trees, the Washington Mormon Temple has for decades intrigued those barred from entering.