Kampong Cham

If you are thinking about a detour from Phnom Penh, or perhaps you have decided to travel north along the Mekong, then more than likely you will find yourself in Kampong Cham. The name in English means “Port of the Chams”. The Chams being an ethnic people who have lived in the area for centuries…

Anlong Veng: Last Bastion of a Dictator

If you visit Preah Vihear, then an interesting route back to the hustle and bustle of the real world is via the town of Anlong Veng. This is an adventurous detour along Cambodia’s northern border, travelling across Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces. Now, this dusty off-the-beaten track town is not exactly on the tourist…