After nearly being eradicated during the reign of the Khmer Rouge, there is a noticeable resurrection of traditional dishes. Khmer cuisine takes cues from neighboring Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos. However, the food is notable milder. Also, fish is the most important protein source, due to the large amount of freshwater rivers and streams. During our recent trip to Cambodia, Tom …Continue reading
Popular resort town and gateway to the Angkor region.
Consequently, visiting the sites can be frustrating due to the throngs of other travelers. Fortunately, Tom and I stayed at Amansara which enabled us to tour the temples without the madness of jostling amongst the crowds. A stay at Amansara includes two daily tours with a highly knowledgeable and experienced English-speaking guide. Guests are also provided a personal remork (moped-powered trishaw) …Continue reading
When we decided to stay at Amansara in Siem Reap, we were concerned about not being able to discover true Khmer cuisine. This is because Amansara has a mandatory partial board charge that includes daily breakfast and a choice of lunch and dinner. Select wines and spirits are also included. Would we really get Cambodian food at the most exclusive …Continue reading
Looking back on our journey, Siem Reap was our favorite stop. The ruins of Angkor were hugely captivating, the food was incredible, and the property at which we stayed was amazing. Although it’s a splurge, a stay at Amansara is a once in a lifetime experience that made our visit to Siem Reap special. Amansara is the premier property in …Continue reading
Today, Siem Reap, offer visitors a vast array of hotels, resorts, restaurants and all are located close to Ankor temples; the most popular tourist attraction in Cambodia. Tom and I recently travelled to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Prior to our arrival, we did some research to prepare for our visit. Although there is a lot of information available, we would like …Continue reading