A river cruise is a perfect way to see all of the sites, experience the food, culture and people while having your luxury hotel fly along with you.
Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia, where we toured a monastery and received a special Buddhist blessing.
Cambodia’s infamous Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge’s grim Tuol Sleng S21 detention center (Genocide Museum) just outside the city.
A visit Tan Chau, a small Mekong River town unspoiled by tourism. Take a traditional “xe-loi” (trishaw) ride around the town, with stops at a silk-making workshop and another that produces rattan mats and slippers. Alternatively, you will take a boat ride through the narrow channels of the Mekong River to several scenic locations, including a small village known as “Evergreen Island.”
A colorful local market, and the house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, Duras’ Chinese paramour.