Needless to mention the attraction of Cambodia which comes from the wondrous Angkor temples, however this kingdom might be keeping many more hidden gems from the world than just that. Being a humble Asian country in term of economy, this country is thriving in term of tourism with splendid beaches, sandy islands and an excellent range of accommodation for even the straightforward luxury seekers. For history lovers, you’ll need plenty of time in this kingdom for historic values from ancient Khmer ruins in the dense forests to the roots of the most influential culture in Southeast Asia. For more details, have a look at our posts. If you feel like they still don’t do this land enough justice, talk to our experts and uncover more myths as well as suitable options for your next travel plans.
Following the Apsara dance in Khmer culture, we would like to share with you our own experience of dinner and Apsara dance at Crystal Angkor Restaurant. Even though we are not often used to the combination of dinner of cultural dance, we have to admit that we totally loved it. After all, what could possibly top a night of nicely presented Khmer cuisine alongside with graceful royal dance? read more
When it comes to Cambodia, Angkor Wat is undoubtedly No. 1 on the must-see list. What’s about the second one on the list? In our opinion, Apsara dance should be the next one you see after Angkor Wat. Because it is the most profound and aesthetic art form in Cambodian culture and also recognized by UNESCO as an intangible heritage. read more
In this post, we’ll take you on a tour to Choeung Ek genocidal center or the killing field. Located about 15 km from the center of Phnom Penh, the field witnessed the murder of 17,000 men, women, children and infants who had been tortured at Tuol Sleng were transported to be executed. There are 2 options available. You can either hire a guide or get a headset and a tape. read more
If killing field is the place for executing prisoners, S-21 is the place for legalizing their deaths. First they forced the prisoners admit the delusional crimes which they never committed. And then made them point their fingers at their friends, families, relatives… After the gruesome process ended, most were then sent to Choeung Ek for mass executions. About 20,000 inmates were believed to have entered this living hell. read more