It's known as the 'land of smiles'. How could you not fall under the spell of such a beautiful country and amiable people? Perhaps even more than its exciting Southeast Asian neighbours, the Khmer kingdom is incredibly fascinating.
Most travellers fall in love with Cambodia, whether it's for a cause or to discover this human land where you can come face to face with yourself. Sabai dii and welcome to Laos! This small country invites all nature lovers and adventurers in search of tranquillity.
In the heart of the Indochinese peninsula, you won't be able to get enough of the beauty of the temples, the treasures of the past splendour of the ancient kingdoms, the wild mountain landscapes, the abundance of the rice fields, the gentle way of life lulled by the enchanting waters of the Mekong...
Tropical; rainy, monsoon season (May to November); dry season (December to April); little seasonal temperature variation
Khmer 95.4%, Cham 2.4%, Chinese 1.5%, other 0.7% (2019-20 est.)
In Cambodia, traditional greetings consist of a bow combined with a bringing of the hands together at the chest. The more respect intended, the lower the bow and the higher the placement of the hands.
A mok trei (fish amok) — a steamed fish curry with a mousse-like consistency
One of the fastest growing economies; tourism and clothing exports; substantial manufacturing and construction sectors; COVID-19 declines and the suspension of EU market preferential access; massive reductions in poverty, but rural areas remain disproportionately poor