Cambodia is a beautiful, inspiring, depressing, and captivating destination. It has some of the most magical and beautiful temples and depressing sights and history. It was once called “Pearl of Asia” and now it’s working its way back. Cambodia’s people, the Khmers, have a strong resilient spirit that keeps the country going.
Temples of Angkor
The temples of Angkor are a magical and beautiful sight to see. Angkor Wat is the world’s largest religious building. If you venture out, it’s a must-see! Ta Prohm is mysterious and magical. Nature has grown around and through this temple in ways that you won’t believe when you see it. The Bayon temple is decorated in serene smiling faces everywhere. These are such a sight to see and the sole reason why a lot of people head to Cambodia.
Tips: Be sure to wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees or you won’t be able to enter.
Sihanoukville Beaches are close to the city center and always a sight to see. Serendipity Beach is the most popular by locals and still rolling at night. Sokha Beach is the most beautiful out of them all and it’s rarely crowded.
Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia. Although its history casts a shadow, it’s now a charming city. Leaving it’s past behind because of all the new restaurants, hotels, and bars. Phnom Penh is building it’s tourism strong back to the “Pearl of Asia” as it was once known.
When to go to Cambodia:
High Season: November – February
Mid Season: April – October
Low Season: May – September
*In May temperatures can go above 100°F.
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