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France started assuming sovereignty after the Franco-Chinese War (1884–1885). Nevertheless it is far poorer than most of Thailand and especially in Laos it is easy to find yourself in another world than the backpacker hubs several towns/villages have become. If you have decided these are some of the countries you want to visit and need more planning information then you are strongly recommended to complement what you find here with a planning guide. If you are set on going and need a guidebook or reading material please see a list of recommended guides/books here (go on have a look! All guides/books can be viewed in more detail and click-through purchased with Amazon in the UK, US or Canada.

It is worth looking, if you have not already, at the example layout to see the guidelines each section of information is based on - or for other travel advice and site home, head for The temples of Angkor and learning something about the country's murderous past.

The jury is out on hanging-out in Phnom Penh's traveller/expat bars and restaurants.

At the airports of Phnom Penh or Siem Reap, the cost is US$30 plus 2 photos.

See Laos for Cambodia to Laos border crossing details.

Australia & Melanesia | New Zealand & Polynesia | Central America | Caribbean | South America | North America | Southern Asia | Northern Asia | South East Asia | Indochina | North Africa | East Africa | Southern Africa | West Africa | The CIS | Middle/Near East | France/Swiss/UK | Antarctica | Guides & Other Books Some things you might want to know in the way of backpacking, budget travel country specific advice, tips and info for: As a geographic term, Indochina can also include Thailand and Burma (Myanmar), but these are can be found on the South East Asia Page along with the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Many thanks to Trevin for his insightful and great updates. Expect large crowds of white-faced 20somethings, Indochina is easy to access from Thailand and normally combined as part of a trip to Thailand's beaches and islands (using Bangkok as a either an entry or exit point to the region).

The very best option is your own transport and the freedom this gives you can't be beat.