Cambodia Tourism Guide: Cambodia has had a pretty bad run of luck for the last half-millennium or so. Much of the population still subsists on less than the equivalent of US$1 a day. The provision of even basic services remains spotty, and political intrigue remains as complex and opaque as ever. But the security situation has improved immeasurably, and increasing numbers of visitors are rediscovering Cambodia's temples and beaches.
Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor, now sports luxury hotels, chic nightspots, ATMs, and an airport fielding flights from all over the region, while Sihanoukville is getting good press as an up-and-coming beach destination. However, travel beyond the most popular tourist destinations is still unpredictable and risky.
You can't have a perfect tour of Southeast Asia without visiting Cambodia. Starting from the capital Phnom Penh visit the unique architecture of Angkor Wat (Siem Reap region) and sunbathe in some of the most beautiful beaches in the Gulf of Thailand.