Responsible Tourism in Cambodia (post 2)

Now the tale of Cambodian tourism takes another dark turn. It is a haunting, morbid tale of fire, theft and threat. I kid you not. Tourism in Cambodia has boomed, and as I suspected this hasn’t provided meaningful, sustainable employment for locals. But it has done more than not improve local livelhoods… it has actually destroyed them in some places. The instance in which I became aware of this was on Cambodia’s coastline, with its archipelago, soft sand and warm waters sucking foreigners in left, right and centre.

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