I wish this guide posted on the Matador Network was available before I did this border crossing. Border Crossing Guide: Bangkok to Siem Reap Here are a few of my own tips: 1. Do. Not. Buy. A. Direct. Bus. Ticket. From. Bangkok. To. Siem. Reap. Unless you like to spend way more money than everyone...
In Phnom Penh, we went to visit the S-21 death camp where Pol Pot and his regime killed thousands of people, then went to the killing fields were mass graves were made.
Sihanoukville is a small, chill place to hang out for awhile. Lots of westerners working in the bars and restaurants though, which was weird. We got extorted by the police who demanded $10 from us for driving a motorbike
I wish I could label all of these properly, but I don't remember the names of all the temples. It was a really long day. The tuk tuk driver met as at the guest house at 4:30 a.m. and we stayed out for about 12 hours exploring all the temples. A friend of mine gave me a great tip to avoid the hordes of tourists - ask the tuk tuk
The highlight of Siem Reap was definitely the Temples of Angkor. Aside from that, it's a nice town with some other temples around other than Angkor, and another site of the Khmer Rouge horrors