Hong-Kong-and-Cambodia:-Buzzing-cities-to-tranquil-temples

1-6,Hong Kong

Re-energise yourself with a visit to Hong Kong. This vibrant, buzzing, chaotic city has many irresistible landmarks begging for a visit. Take the funicular up to The Peak, from where the city is laid out beneath you, its skyscrapers jostling for space and a harbour view. Take a ride on the Star Ferry to Kowloon’s many shops and markets before retreating to the solace and sanctuary of Lantau Island.

2h15m to Phnom Penh

7-11,Phnom Penh

Enjoy a trip to Cambodia’s thriving capital. Located at the junction of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, this area is brimming with historical references to the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. The city’s centre is home to art galleries, boutique hotels, top restuarants and many unique shopping opportunities, including its famous market.

3h49m to Sihanoukville

2h15m to Phnom Penh

12-16,Sihanoukville

Escape to the island resort of Sihanoukville, a place so enthralling that it was named after the Cambodian king. Its beaches are lined with casuarina trees and coconut palms. Visit the area’s famed mangrove jungles in nearby Ream National Park.

2h09m to Kep

2h15m to Phnom Penh

17-21,Kep

Explore coastal Kep, a relaxing getaway in southern Cambodia. There, you’ll find long abandoned French colonial mansions predating the evacuation that came with the Khmer Rouge’s activities. Today, its languor and excellent sunsets draw those seeking to be lazy. Hole up in one of its boutique hotels and eat seafood al fresco and you’ll see what we mean.