Phnom Penh

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By Jane Wooldridge
By Thomas Beller
When I first arrived in Phnom Penh, in 1994, I looked out the window of my descending plane and saw a landscape of rice paddies dotted with palm trees. It might have been, in a parallel universe, or perhaps just in a neighboring country like Thail...
By Jennifer Chen
Food Cambodians are re-embracing their culinary traditions—dormant for years following the Khmer Rouge regime—at upscale restaurants including Villa Khmer (No. 21B St. 294; 855/9250-0917; lunch for two $20), where you can sample northern dishes s...
Travel is a powerful engine of change: It can protect environments, preserve cultures, and transform lives. Once again, Travel + Leisure honors the companies and organizations that are harnessing travel to positively impact our world. With the hel...
By Ian Buruma
By Shane Mitchell
Liya Kebede: Model Liya Kebede isn’t just another pretty face. The Ethiopian-born mother of two, who lives in New York City, is a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization, and through her foundation ( she ...

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The pagoda was constructed by a wealthy woman named Penh as a tomb for her husband.