5 Reasons to Visit Battambang, Cambodia

Cambodia’s second largest city is a lot smaller than the capital city of Phnom Penh, but that’s not a bad thing. In fact, one of the attractions of Battambang is that it’s not a sprawling metropolis and so provides travellers with a very different Cambodian experience. Battambang feels more like a chilled-out town with an air of colonial charm and this makes it a much more relaxed place to visit...

A Culture-Rich Retirement in “The Kingdom of Wonder”

“I had a list of dream destinations and decided to check how much it would cost to reach them,” says expat Derek Howell. “London, Japan and Beijing were on my list and although they weren’t too expensive to get to, they were seriously costly to live in. So, I refocused on Southeast Asia and saw a great deal on a flight to Phnom Penh, Cambodia...

Understanding Cambodian Culture and Traditions

It would be unfair to compare other countries in Southeast Asia with the enviable cultural history of the Kingdom of Cambodia. After all, this is a nation descended from all-powerful god kings who established the largest empire on earth and built an unrivalled legacy that includes the Angkor Wat Temple Complex. Not only are the temples of Angkor one of the great wonders...

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