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At a glance guide to the temples of Angkor Wat

Roanna Mottershead | Posted 02.15.2017 | Travel
Roanna Mottershead

Known the world over, Angkor Wat is now one of the most popular tourist spots in Asia. With 1.6 million square metres of temples, tundra and tourists,...

Under The Spell Of The Khmer Empire: Impressions From My Week In Siem Reap

Nicole de Paula | Posted 09.06.2016 | Travel
Nicole de Paula

I left Siem Ream impressed with the hospitality of its people and would certainly recommend to you to stay more than the usual three days that most travelers take to visit this area.

What to Do and See in Cambodia

Dipti Goyal | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
Dipti Goyal

All kinds of travelers know this country just because of legendary Ankor Wat but this iconic attraction is only the beginning of Cambodia's beauty. There are plenty of things to do. So I am giving you a list of things to do and see in Cambodia that you need to visit.

A Travellers Guide to the Angkor Wat temples

Sophie Hannah Davis | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Sophie Hannah Davis

In Khmer, Angkor Wat simply means City of Temples which basically explains the entirety of Angkor Wat from the entrance to the exit. The complex is ...

12 Things You Need To Know Before Traveling To South East Asia

David Anthony | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

A few simple tips to help make your backpacking travels through South East Asia much more enjoyable.

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly ...

7 Reasons To Go To Cambodia Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel

When the sun rises over Angkor Wat, it's easy to understand why the citizens of the ancient city of Angkor considered their leaders to be gods. The ri...

An Unsung Hero in Cambodia

Karin Badt | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact
Karin Badt

The little girl laughed happily as she read the Braille with her hands, proud that she had mastered all the words. If it was not for the school set up for the blind and deaf, here in Phnom Penh, she would have been left in the dark.

The Comeback Kids: 5 Former Danger Zones That Are Ready for Travel | Posted 12.01.2016 | Travel

Travel warnings and restrictions are a traveler's worst nightmare, and a sobering reminder that the world is a complicated place, but you can take solace in knowing that a once-dangerous area can make a comeback.

In Transit. In Angkor Wat.

Zack Simon | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Zack Simon

Our arrival at Angkor Wat was something majestic. The temples of the complex were silhouetted against the groan, which had by then risen to a chorus of orange and red that hurried through the paper-thin clouds pasted high in the indigo sky above.

The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

minube | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.

More Southeast Asian Food -- for Better and Worse (PHOTOS)

Alison Teal | Posted 04.24.2014 | Travel
Alison Teal

Durian fruit is a delicacy for some and intimidating for others. It not only has a thorny husk, but also a disgusting smell. Below is the fruit and a ...

Phu Quoc: The Idyllic Vietnamese Island That Comes With Torture Instructions

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

The hotel's brochure lists activities to do on the island, like "snorkeling, reef diving, waterfalls, hiking in virgin forests, shopping at the market..." at the very bottom of the list, on the back page is "Coconut Tree Prison."

Abandoned, Historic & Totally Awesome

Posted 01.28.2014 | Travel

Bokor Hill Station is the trifecta of awesome: it's abandoned, historic and open to the public. The abandoned Cambodian resort town has a dark pas...

The Top Holiday Gift of 2013? You Might Be Surprised -- It's Water.

Peggy Goldman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Peggy Goldman

Think about how many times you've used clean water today. Did you wake up and take a sip of water from the glass on your bedside table? Did you take a shower, brush your teeth, use the bathroom and wash your hands? Did you make a cup of coffee?

5 Sacred Places for a Spook-Free Halloween

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.21.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

October's rife with talk of ghosts, goblins and ghouls, but not everybody's down with the undead. For those looking for the flip side to a haunted hotel experience -- more deities than demons -- here are five divinely-linked destinations for a more sacred sojourn.

10 Hidden Islands You've Never Heard of

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

Go ahead and become a castaway for a day or two. Here are 10 secret places -- from the mysterious North Atlantic to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean -- where you can completely surrender to island time.

Cambodia's Best

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

I no longer wondered why Angelina hoped to adopt one Cambodian kid after another.

Cambodia For Beginners

Fodor's | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel

Last year, an estimated 1.6 million foreigners descended on the little northwestern city of Siem Reap -- most of them arriving to see the Angkor Temple Complex.

Australia Gives Big To Angkor Wat

Posted 03.26.2012 | Travel

Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr visited Cambodia over the weekend and decided to drop some TLC on Angkor Wat. "We are putting nearly $1 millio...

The Destruction Of Phnom Penh's Lake District

Matt Kepnes | Posted 05.15.2012 | Travel
Matt Kepnes

All that remains of this once vibrant area is a bunch of torn down buildings, empty lots and shacks.

WATCH: The Unexpectedly Fashionable Side Of Cambodia

Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel

A country better known for its cultural attractions and its tragic history, Cambodia doesn't often catch the attention of fashion-focused globe-trotte...

PHOTOS: Buffalo Racing And Wrestling At Cambodian Festival

Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel

Tuesday marked the end of the Festival of Death in Cambodia, a 15-day celebration that culminated in water buffalo riding, horse racing and traditiona...

Destin-Nation Cambodia: Treating Wounds Outside the Temples (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

Tourists come to Cambodia to see the temples at Angkor Wat. Yes, some people make it down to the beautiful coast or even out to the pristine islands i...