Cambodia is a country shaped by tragedy following the ravages of the Khmer Rouge, and yet its people are some of the most friendly and hospitable you will find anywhere in the world. It’s the people the help to make Cambodia such a joy to visit and a holiday to Cambodia with Exodus will give you lots of opportunities to meet them.
In Phnom Penh you can visit the genocide museum and the ‘killing fields’ – both moving and unforgettable experiences.
A highlight of Cambodia is its delicious food. Much of it is based around rice and fish and some of the best places to try it are at the numerous food stalls found in every town and city. This also gives you a great opportunity to mingle with the locals.
There are plenty of historical and architectural wonders to behold in Cambodia from Phnom Penh’s Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda to the wonders of the amazing temples at Angkor. Angkor is the world’s largest religious construction in stone and stands testament to the former power of the Khmer empire. The amazing temples and statues are in a constant struggle to fend off encroachment by the surrounding jungle. The Ta Prohom temple exemplifies this with large trees embedding themselves in the stone foundations of the structure. The intricately carved towers and statues of the site provide photographers with endless photo opportunities.
To find out more about this fascinating country check out our Country Guide to Cambodia.
Episodes Newsletter - Imran Arshad, Exodus' Web Marketing Executive, writes about Cambodia (August 2008).