New York Times Article about Cambodia and Angkor Wat

New York Times Travel has published several article about several articles about Cambodia in general, and Angkor Wat and Siem Reap in particular. The articles are directed at US audiences, especially those luxury travelers. But they make a great read.

The latest been article titled “Why Is Everybody Going to Cambodia?“, where the write Matt Gross detailed and compared the changes that happens to Cambodia Siem Reap and Angkor between his several visits to Cambodia. Especially obviously is launched of several luxury hotels and resorts in Cambodia and how to travel in comfort yet experience the real Cambodia. Also included are information of where to stay, where to eat and drink, ways to get to Cambodia from New York, getting around in Siem Reap and activities there.

EXPLORER: SOUTHEAST ASIA; The Mysterious Mekong Starts to Reveal Itself” is more of an article featuring travelling along Mekong River, longest river in South-east Asia that runs from China through Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. There are information on tour operators and guides on how to travel along Mekong River.

Kampot is a river town in Cambodia, situated about two hours south of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. “In Cambodia, Sleepy Kampot Slowly Reawakens” article details everything travellers need to know if want to travel to this Cambodia region Kampot and the attraction that it has, including Bokor.

From the title of article “TRAVEL ADVISORY: CORRESPONDENT’S REPORT; Suddenly, Angkor Wat Is Asia’s Hot Destination“, you will pretty convinced that it described most about Angkor Wat. The article by James Moore is more of the changes that happens to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat due to tourism, and the challenges it faced. Article has insight into what travellers might expect when travel to Angkor Wat.

New York Times also has panoramic photographs of Angkor Wat:
The Bayon
Ta Prohm