Simon N. Ostheimer
With a touch of the modern and a touch of the Khmer kingdom, Chef Meng Luu and Malis Siem Reap are bringing Cambodian cuisine back to life.
Last week Remote Lands announced The Bill Bensley Trail, a luxury tour throughout Southeast Asia with star designer and architect Bill Bensley, taking place from February 16 to March 1, 2020.
Bill Bensley is one of the most famous designers in Asia, and with the Shinta Mani Foundation, his designs are making a difference in Cambodia.
A sit-down with star designer Bill Bensley for a conversation about his method, minimalism, and the recently-opened Shinta Mani Wild in Cambodia.
Travelogues journeys to Siem Reap to make simple num banh chok, a type of traditional Cambodian noodle, with the Park Hyatt Siem Reap’s executive chef just outside of Angkor Wat.
Travelogues boards the lavish Aqua Mekong for a four-day expedition from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, a luxury cruise on Tonle Sap.
Angkor Wat normally comes to mind when one thinks of Khmer architecture, but perhaps its truest modern form is found in Cambodia’s capital, where the Phnom Penh palace makes for early morning inspiration.
It wasn’t until recently that kayakers mapped the waterways of Si Phan Don – the “4,000 Islands” of the Mekong’s lower reaches. Kayaker John McMahon goes exploring.