There are so many things to do in Siem Reap that when you arrive at first you may be pleasantly surprised. A lot of people don’t expect much from Cambodia due to its turbulent history but its so good to see Khmer people moving forward and fast developing their tourism industry. I wanted to pick some of my favourite things that we did in Siem reap, excluding Angor Wat as I dedicated a full post to it here, so I hope you keep on reading. Visit a local village Out of all the things to do in Siem Reap, first and foremost we visited a local village to see how these people live. I must admit the entire visit to this city brought a whole lot of mixed emotions ranging from really happy to extremely sad. A visit to a local village was on a sad spectrum, unfortunately. As we stayed with Shinta Mani for the first few days, they really took it upon themselves to show us all the good work that they do with a Khmer community and the ways they help local people overcome poverty with the power of education. A very big issue with local villages is that […]
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