Phnom Penh

Because of the country’s history over the past several generations, the visible lack of adults over the age of 50, and its recovering economy, Cambodia—Phnom Penh especially—has steadily drawn the attention of veteran travelers, expats and nomadic entrepreneurs who are seeking a new frontier that they can afford to stay in, assist in, or profit from. Though it is one of the poorest countries in the world—which explains the monsoon of aid workers here—it is a country rich in history. Just take a trip up the Tonlé Sap river to Siem Reap where famed Angkor Wat reigns and you’ll understand the pull of this postwar country in recovery.

More on Phnom Penh please.
When: September 2007