It was just 40 years ago that Cambodia suffered one of the worst genocides in recent history, losing 25% of its population to the bloody hands of the Khmer Rouge. Today, the legacy of Pol Pot’s massacre is a country where close to half the population are under 18. Still struggling to recover from such a loss, Cambodia remains in poorest quarter of the world. Yet, it is also the fastest growing economy in Asia and a place where natural and human wonders are always just a stone’s throw away.

About Aram Balakjian

Born in 1980’s London, Aram spent a large portion of his 20’s running a web design agency. After a major life event, he decided to leave that life behind and hit the road. Today he spends the majority of his time searching out new places to visit and fresh stories to tell.