Step into Siem Reap’s creative circle with Robina Hanley, an art expert who has been connecting travellers with Cambodian artisans for more than a decade.
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Robina has lived in Siem Reap since 2006 and is one of the most renowned curators in the local arts scene. An avid collector herself, Robina will introduce you to the inspiring artisans putting Cambodia’s arts, design and fashion houses on the international map. She is very well-connected from her work with the city’s leading gallery and boutique owners.
Join Robina on a rich and rewarding journey where you will learn more about the traditional crafts catching the attention of Parisian fashion houses. Meet two brothers who are preserving and promoting traditional Khmer lacquerware using all-natural materials. Their unique creations have been commissioned by the likes of Cartier, Hermès and Louis Vuitton.
Robina is always keen to showcase the boutiques in the village of Kendal where you will have the chance to buy hand-crafted clothes before browsing the shops. You can also admire the beauty of Angkor Wat through an inspiring collection of photographs developed by a celebrated photographer who has appeared in The New York Times.