A major cultural revival is underway in this SE Asian capital city and it’s affecting every part of daily life. In this report Cambodia expert Robert Carry writes that the arts, dance, food, religion, music, and even clothing are thriving after years of repression. Tourist numbers are exploding—up 180% since 2004—which is often a precursor to developers moving in and property prices zooming up. It’ll be a while before that really takes a grip so take a look now and see what’s happening in Phnom Penh today.
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Cambodia is quickly coming of age on the Southeast Asian tourism scene, enjoying annual double-digit increases in international tourist arrivals...Read more
Religious history and stunning architecture draw many people to the Kingdom of Cambodia. Covering 70,000 square miles with a population of 15 million people, this compact country is best known for Angkor Wat Architectural Park, dense jungles, and beautiful white-sand beaches. The frenetic capital city of Phenom Penh provides the country’s most cosmopolitan experience, but like all large cities, it also experienced more crime, traffic, and congestion. Also, in addition to common safety issues, if you are aware of the...Read more