of South Cambodia
One of the biggest draws to southern Cambodia is its white sand beaches, kilometres of them! You can party the night away at the wild beach parties of Sihanoukville or find yourself a completely secluded beach on a tropical island. If you're looking for the latter, there are some stunning paradise beaches. Get here quick though, as most islands are earmarked for development and for some, it's already started. If you want to experience what some of the beaches in Thailand used to look like, try Lonely Beach on Koh Rong island. If you like something besides relaxing or partying there's plenty of activities to keep you entertained; diving, snorkelling, trekking, kitesurfing, climbing, watersports... There are also some great ways to experience the local culture, with Kep and Kampot offering a slice of rural Cambodian life. The roads are reasonably quiet so lend themselves to renting a motorbike to explore the surrounding area; the road winding up to the abandoned hill station through Bokor National Park forest is a superb example of a great bike ride.
Choeung Ek, Killing Fields* Phnom Penh (Capital) *
A powerful insight to the atrocities of Cambodia's recent past.
in South Cambodia