SE Asia is a part of the world that most of us dream of visiting at some time in our lives, but we often never actually get around to organising it. It seems too far off and it’s often easier to settle for the usual break closer to home. But with flights so frequent and cheap these days it’s a great time to break the old mould and try escaping to a totally different destination like Cambodia, for instance.
Cambodia has borders with Vietnam, Thailand and Laos and is divided into 20 separate provinces, with mountain ranges to the north, west and south. The great Mekong River meanders lazily through the country and the climate is tropical monsoon and highly humid. The monsoons lash Cambodia between June and October, with the cooler dry season from November to March. (more…)