Phnom Penh & Central Plains Travel Guide

Apart from the Central Plains, which carry their own specific charm, wildlife, and traditions, Phnom Penh itself has enough attractions even for a long vacation. You’ll have to split your time between visiting historical sites, spending time in local wats, or having cocktails in many of the city’s superb bars and clubs. Check out our travel guides about Phnom Penh & The Central Plains!

The Pearl of Asia Today: Phnom Penh

The Pearl of Asia Today: Phnom Penh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48YjOuN7KNY By the end of the first half of the last century, Phnom Penh was no more than a large town, comprising about 350,000 citizens. The “Pearl of Asia”, as it was called, was an exotic combination of French architecture, geometrical urban planning, and Khmer rural landscapes. This rather particular structure...

What to do in Phnom Penh, the Heart of Cambodia

What to do in Phnom Penh, the Heart of Cambodia
In Phnom Penh, itineraries are almost arbitrary. This happens because there’s no such thing as perfect decision when it comes to what to do in the capital of Cambodia. And this is not only true for one or a couple of days; it’s equally valid for longer stays. Ironically, Phnom Penh...

How to Enjoy Your Stay in Phnom Penh: Top Activities

How to Enjoy Your Stay in Phnom Penh: Top Activities
There is a huge list of possibilities regarding contemporary activities that you can do in Phnom Penh, but what’s the fun to travel to such a distant location if you don’t make the most from its specific place on the map? The fact that Phnom Penh is a large city...

The Taste of Diversity in Phnom Penh: Top Restaurants

The Taste of Diversity in Phnom Penh: Top Restaurants
After only half a day in Cambodia, you’ll remark the extreme contrast between poor people and buildings or between underprivileged markets and top-notch restaurants. This reality is specific to many parts of Asia, from Pakistan to Hong Kong, from Buthan to Malaysia, and it is not much different in Cambodia. In...

A City of Extremes: Entertainment in Phnom Penh

A City of Extremes: Entertainment in Phnom Penh
The impact between local Cambodian lifestyle (influenced to a certain degree by the French) and contemporary globalization has turned in the past twenty years Phnom Penh in one of the most important places you should visit if you’re looking for entertainment in Asia. From pools in the backyard, where you...