This south-east Asian country is a renowned holiday destination with an even more interesting history. Cambodia’s history is punctuated with colourful royal characters of all kinds.
Home to the oldest rainforest in the world, Borneo enjoys a level of biodiversity seen in no other place on the planet. The unique habitats and sheer stretch of lowland forest, though severely impacted by deforestation during the past 50 years, create individual and isolated homes for species not seen anywhere else on the planet. Around 100 species found on the island are endemic to Borneo, including proboscis monkeys, Bornean orangutans, and Borneo pygmy elephants.
Cambodia didn’t used to be a beach destination per se…that has changed for the better in the last couple of years though…learn more about the island beaches just off the coast of Cambodia here.
Cambodia is often overshadowed by its neighbouring countries, yet this mighty kingdom has experienced so much and in turn, has so much to offer. Angkor Wat features high on most travellers’ bucket lists, and rightly so. However, for me, this only scratches the surface when it comes to the exciting and unique things to do here.
World famous for its lost cities, stunning coastal towns and dark recent history, a trip to Cambodia lets you broaden your horizons as well as indulge in some rest and relaxation. Beyond the temples, it can sometimes be difficult to decide on the best experiences in the country to incorporate into your visit. Here’s a list of our top 10 to help your planning: