The DEPARTURES Guide to Cambodia

Traveling through the Southeast Asian country reveals a nation developing an identity for itself beyond its well-trod temples. Here, we take you through the cities to know—Siem Reap, Phnom Pen, and Kep—plus an in-depth look at Cambodia's first private island resort, and tips for touring the country. 

Courtesy Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor
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Siem Reap

Due to its proximity to Angkor, a complex of magnificent ancient temples, the once-ramshackle city of Siem Reap morphed into a whistle-stop resort town. From modern art galleries to chic local boutiques, here's where to stay, shop, and sight-see (while expertly avoiding selfie-stick-weilding tourists) in Cambodia's cultural hub. See the article »