Its incredibly easy – and incredibly cheap – to get a local sim card for your iPhone or Android phone at Phnom Penh airport: here’s how.
One of the new breed of boutique hotels in Phnom Penh, the 240 offers great rooms, helpful staff, free wifi and a decent cafe right on the premises, all within one of Phnom Penh’s most picturesque areas
There’s been plenty of good things written about the new ARTillery Arts Cafe in Phnom Penh. The only problem is – how to find it?
Angkor has scores of awe inspiring temples to visit – here are five of those that you really shouldn’t miss
The rise and fall of the Angkor Empire was ironically brought about by the very grandeur of the spectacular temples it created
Forget chunky guidebooks and dog-eared printouts – Travelfish’s new Angkor iPhone app provides a slick new way to get the travel info you need to explore Angkor
While Cambodia’s tourism industry is booming, the legacy of Pol Pot’s regime still remains in many forms, the most deadly of which are the thousands of landmines still buried in the Cambodian countryside. A new art exhibition opening today in Phnom Penh showcases the work of 10 Cambodian artists who address the impact of landmines […]
Sixty kilometres from the heart of the Angkor empire in Cambodia lies the ruined temple of Beng Mealea, almost the same size as Angkor Wat but reclaimed by nature a millennium after it was first built
As the Khmer Rouge trials continue in Cambodia with the testimony of Duch, the former commandant of the Tuol Sleng prison, it’s worth remembering the remarkable story that brought him to justice. It’s told by photographer Nic Dunlop in his book The Lost Executioner, which was my Book Of The Year for 2005. I gave […]
Although Cambodia is one of Southeast Asia’s cheapest countries, costs are rising and you’ll need to set aside a reasonable budget to see the best of the country and have a comfortable trip.
The Mekong River defines much of South East Asia, but it was only explored by Westerners for the first time in 1866. John Keay’s Mad About The Mekong charts the exploration that paved the way to South East Asia’s colonisation.
If you’re going to see Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious complex and the jewel of South East Asia, you’ll get a lot more out of it if you know a little bit of the history. The History Channel’s Angkor Wat documentary is currently on YouTube
They come from Los Angeles, but Dengue Fever are bringing a whole new twist to Cambodian pop music and fusing it with a mess of other influences to create a new Khmer sound
My article on the ancient Buddhist temples of Angkor, Bagan and Sukhothai, “The Legacy”, has just been published in Asian Geographic magazine.
Lonely Planet are set to publish a useful compendium guidebook for Asian travellers that covers the main attractions of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
After months of speculation, increasedly frenzied voting and nationalist fervour, the final choices for the New 7 Wonders Of The World have been announced. But Angkor Wat is not amongst them
If you apply for your Cambodia visa online, you can get a free copy of Travelfish’s essential downloadable Angkor Wat guidebook, which usually retails at $2.95
It’s becoming more certain that Cambodia may have significant oil deposits off its coastline – but will this source of new found wealth bring much needed money to one of the world’s poorest countries or cause corruption to become even worse?
Automatic Teller Machines are appearing more and more frequently in Cambodia, making it easier to get out cash while you’re travelling in the country
Phnom Penh has survived the darkest years of its country’s history and its own near-destruction to become a city of life once again.
The beach town of Sihanoukville has long been a backpacker favourite in Cambodia. Now the town’s airport has reopened with 1 hour flights to and from Angkor Wat in the north of the country