Siem Reap is a resort town, A kind of exotic Blackpool, in NW Cambodia. Its just four miles from the Angkor Archaeological park.
The city was named Ho Chi Minh in 1976 after reunification to honour their leader but is still often called Saigon. Its big, busy, full of motor bikes and chaotic. Learning to cross the road here is an art. Basically you have to keep your nerve and just go for it. They are quite good at missing you. Continue reading
On the coast, Hoi An is a former trading post and a perfect tourist destination.