Although it has a reputation for being a dusty frontier town, Krong Koh Kong is charming even in the rainy season, and the area just outside town is positively beautiful.
Built along the riverfront, Krong Koh Kong is a city made for watching the sunset.
Relaxing on the beach after a seafood lunch at Koh Kong's Crab Shack.
High-rollers prefer to stay close to the Thai border at the Koh Kong Resort.
Cambodian Buddhist temple on the hill near the border with Thailand.
Frightening statues at a wat just outside town, showing what happens to those who commit crimes after they die.
At sunset, food stalls set up along the riverfront selling grilled seafood and other delicacies.
The bridge connecting Koh Kong to Thailand. Completed in 2002, it's the longest bridge in Cambodia.
Making friends with the locals at Koh Yor Beach.
This waterfall park has been set up for picnicking, but there are dozens of other waterfalls around Koh Kong.
Last updated: 26th February, 2015
The sleepy Koh Kong riverfront by day.
About the author: Lina Goldberg
Previously, Lina has been based in Oakland, California, New York City, Dublin and London. Lina spends most of her time thinking about food, travel and synthpop. She's currently based in Siem Reap.