Cambodia was once the home of the powerful Khmer Empire which covered much of today’s Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and southern Vietnam. The majestic monuments of Angkor, such as Angkor Wat and Bayon Bear testimony to the Khmer Empire's immense power and wealth, its impressive art and culture, and architectural techniques.
Despite having the eighth wonder of the world in its backyard, Cambodia’s real treasure is its people. The Khmers have been to hell and back, struggling through years of bloodshed, poverty, and political instability. Thanks to an unbreakable spirit and infectious optimism, they have prevailed with their smiles intact. No visitor leaves without a measure of admiration and affection for the inhabitants of this enigmatic kingdom.