Kampong Phluk

Dates visited: December 24, 2014 Kampong Phluk, a village built entirely on stilts, is 18 miles southeast of Siem Reap and makes for an exciting but bumpy half-day trip. It was a good break from the city and temples to visit an authentic village on stilts still untouched by the crowds …

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Angkor

Dates visited: December 23, 2014 Angkor (Khmer term for “city”) is a vast region (4 miles north of Siem Reap) that includes the famous Angkor Wat (Khmer for “Temple City”) and the capital city, Angkor Thom (Khmer for “Great City”). This entire region, actually an archaeological site, has been designated as …

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Siem Reap

Dates visited: December 21, 2014 – December 24, 2014 My entry into Cambodia and exit out of Cambodia from Siem Reap International Airport was memorable but for the wrong reasons! On both occasions, the immigration officers while stamping my passport asked me for a tip! “Do you have any US dollars …

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