It may be confronting, but it's equally as important a stop for visitors as the serene temples of the ancient Angkor Wat.
There are few more relaxing ways to explore Vietnam and Cambodia than on a river cruise. Brian Johnston takes to the Mekong on a grand adventure.
The temples of Angkor Wat are not the only incredible structures worth seeking out on a trip to Cambodia; try a 1960s New Khmer architecture tour.
You can't create an iconic drink, but some drinks say it all about a city.
Just when you think you'd seen all Southeast Asia has to offer, along comes an experience like no other.
Cruise the Mekong River and you get ample opportunity to meet the locals.
A Mekong River cruise provides a window into the lives of Vietnamese and Cambodian people, finds Andrea Black.
Siem Reap's boutique Shinta Mani Hotel is combining luxury with philanthropy.
From ancient temples of Angkor Wat to the bustle of Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a country in transformation. Reeling from footprints left by the Khmer Rouge, this is an inspiring place that draws the real traveller at heart. Enjoy cocktails and dine on crabs seaside in Kep, explore local villages and temples in river-side Kampot or find a bargain on the local markets in town. There is something for everyone.