Cambodia

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THE OVERVIEW Home to the Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor, Amansara, and the up-and-coming Hôtel de la Paix, Siem Reap is no stranger to luxury. But the new One Hotel Angkor is putting a modern spin on the concept with something the town has never see...
Pleasure usually takes a back seat in business travel. But Julie McCormack, a San Francisco entrepreneur, would prefer that it at least ride shotgun. Her year-old company, Worldwide Escapes, specializes in quickie adventure-travel packages in Chi...
Lodging, Kiwi-style Imagine returning from a sheep muster to partake of a five-course meal. At New Zealand's Wharekauhau (pronounced "forry-ko-ho"), you can encounter an honest antipodean farm while living in luxury. For 17 years Bill and Annette ...
Freckled and tan and thin as a gecko, Nan Kempner is slouching around the pool of the Grand Hotel d'Angkor. "Isn't this delicious?" asks the best-dressed-list recidivist as she drags on a bummed cigarette. "Just delicious," Mrs. Thomas Kempner of ...
This golf story takes place in a faraway and unlikely locale: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I ended up there after visiting Vietnam in 2000 to assist a group of surgeons who had received laparoscopic equipment but had not been trained to use it. On that ...
Belgian tastemaker Boris Vervoordt is taking time out from the world-famous art and antiques business he runs near Antwerp with his father, Axel, to open Knai Bang Chatt, on the southeast coast of Cambodia. Eleven guest rooms in three seaf...
The steep climb will be worth it, I remind myself. In the dry-season heat, sweat streams down my face as I scramble over rocks and roots toward the summit of Phnom Bakheng. Four years ago, the panorama from the hilltop temple was memorable and mys...
Singapore One of the city's most notable openings in 10 years, the 299-room St. Regis Hotel, Singapore marries the brand's signature services (personal butlers) with regional design touches (lacquered wall paneling). St. Regis is also extending i...
In the heyday of the British Empire, young Englishmen of privilege would customarily round off their educations with a lengthy peregrination around the Continent—attending opera in Vienna, roaming the Accademia, sketching the Acropolis. The premis...
When the inveterate 19th-century French traveler Xavier Brau de Saint-Pol Lias first saw Phnom Penh, he declared it to be unlike any other place he had ever been: the red-tiled roofs; the white and gold-leafed temple domes; the Phnom pagoda, con...
See our slideshow of Great Humanitarian Trips Around the World. When Tim Donahue recalls traveling in India, where he volunteered in medical camps among poor Rajasthani villagers in 2005 and 2006, lots of fond memories come flooding back. Like th...