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Cambodia: stories & travel reviews

Cambodia: stories & travel reviews

The next Koh Phi Phi: Koh Rong, Cambodia

Editor's note: this article was originally written in 2013, after the author returned from a trip to Asia. As Cambodia continues its surge in developing mass tourism, there are several places where the change will ...

September 10, 2017
Take a ride on Cambodia's Bamboo Train

On my third run I am getting the hang of things, taking cues from the pig next to me to see how far he leans into the turns while ducking in time to avoid the ...

Siem Reap: my gift in the jungle

I've always found travel to be its own reward, but on rare occasions it also gifts some of us with a life-altering experience. While visiting friends in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I hired a tuk-tuk driver ...

Cambodia: one mine at a time

Stepping into a mine field gives one a whole new appreciation for the word "concentration." Akira tells me to follow him closely, and I am practically in his back pocket. The sun is a swirling ...

Cambodia's Khmer Legacy

The temples of Cambodia arguably stand alone as the finest blending of art and architecture in the world. Most people are aware of the monumental achievements in building championed by the Greeks, Egyptians and Mayans. ...

Cambodia's Creepy Crawly Market

While on a recent visit to Siem Reap, Cambodia, to see friends, I got to know my tuk-tuk (taxi) driver rather well and relied on him to take me places most tourists don’t get to ...

December 18, 2012
Tonlé Sap, Cambodia: What's in a Word?

Winston Churchill once said the Americans and British are two peoples separated by a common language. The more countries I visit, the more this seems to be true around the globe. For better or worse, ...

September 21, 2012
Speedboat to Battambang

Last rainy season, after a few days touring the temples of Ankgor, I decided to visit the former French capital of northwestern Cambodia – Battambang. My guidebook explained that traveling to Battambang by speedboat was ...

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Beyond the Angkor Temples

If you’re in Siem Reap, Cambodia, you’re most likely there to see the magnificent Angkor temples. But if you get “templed out” or have additional time, Siem Reap has more to offer. Many of the ...

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

One hundred and fifty years ago, a French naturalist wandering the jungles of Cambodia stumbled upon an archaeological gold mine. Hidden in the jungle were several temples built by a succession of rulers of the ...

August 18, 2011
San Diego Cambodians speak about Pol Pot

"He should be killed! We want him dead!" says Mr. Sokha, in the Trieu Chau restaurant. "Don't bother with a trial. Three million people died because of him. We want to know he's gone."

July 24, 1997

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