Cambodia is an enchanting country and an extremely popular choice for a gap year experience because it has so much to offer; ancient and mystical temples, spectacular natural beauty and captivating cultural sites. But undoubtedly Cambodia’s greatest treasure is it’s people. Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in Asia and it is a tough existence for most people, yet thanks to an unbreakable spirit and infectious optimism, Cambodians will welcome you with smiling faces, incredible generosity and hospitality that will leave you with nothing but admiration and affection for the people you meet.
Cambodia is also famed for it’s impressive collection of ancient temples, the most famous of which is Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument. Many of the scenes from the ‘Tomb Raider’ movie were filmed at the spectacular jungle temple of Ta Prohm.