Tag: Siem Reap


You say Prahok? I say delicious!

  A Khmer curry is the centerpiece of a Cambodian celebratory meal. It’s also one of the most satisfying dishes a newcomer to the cuisine...
Banteay Srei at dawn, Angkor, Cambodia

Angkor without the crowds—Banteay Srei

A pre-dawn alarm, followed by an hour’s travel with a car and driver, ensured early arrival at Angkor’s Banteay Srei, a 10th century temple...
Carving beneath the Terrace of the Leper King, Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Around Angkor Wat— without the crowds

Beneath Angkor’s Elephant Terrace Since I first visited Angkor Wat in 1998, tourist numbers to Cambodia’s number 1 attraction have increased exponentially. So, when I...

The smiling face of ABOUTAsia

Angkor is Cambodia’s premier tourist destination, but it can be a test of a traveler’s mettle to navigate the place. A tailored viewing of...
Cuisine Wat Damnak logo, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cuisine Wat Damnak – Classy, Cambodian and locavore

It was the best meal I had in Cambodia. Cambodian cuisine derives from several sources—Khmer for sure, but with significant influences from the kingdom’s neighbors....
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