Old World Glamour


A bespoke and luxurious journey through Cambodia’s chequered past and idyllic future.

 By Kimberly Tan

Travelling in Cambodia was like a step back in time, away from the hyper-modern buildings of cosmopolitan cities like New York, Paris and London and back into a bygone era, it seemed. For this, I enlisted the help of luxury tour operator Quintessentially Travel (www.quintessentiallytravel.com) for Siem Reap, and Backyard Travel, a specialist online travel agency offering private tailor made tours of Asia, with on-the-ground travel specialists. Together, we traversed the country which had immense pride in its architectural phenomenon like Angkor Wat, the Royal Palace compound and lingering anguish from the brutality of the Khmer Rouge. [Read more…]