If you’re looking for Angkor Wat you’ve come to the right place. Beyond this iconic temple the city of Siem Reap has more to share with all those seeking what Cambodia has to offer.
Cheaper than the famous skylines of Cappadocia, Turkey and Bagan, Myanmar sprinkled with hot air balloons, flying over temples at sunset is not a bad alternative. Ask your accommodation to help you shop around for pricing.
If you’re all templed out you can try:
“Haven is a social enterprise and a training restaurant for vulnerable young adults from shelters, as well as underprivileged young adults from very poor rural areas. By teaching quality work skills as well as important life skills, [they] empower these young people by preparing them for employment and by helping them in their personal development, creating safe and independent futures.” It has great food and for a great cause. Tip extra!
Killing Fields and S21 Prison: Worth a guide or an audio guide to really learn and understand what happened. It is a heavy day but extremely important to acknowledge and remember.
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Unfortunately Sihanoukville has fallen victim to over tourism and it is advised only as a transit city on your way to the islands. Always travel responsibly but be extra careful in cities like this to keep it clean support local businesses.