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Angkor Wat

In Transit. In Angkor Wat.

Zack Simon | Posted 08.17.2014 | 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.

Invisible 'Graffiti' Discovered On Walls Of Iconic Temple

| Lizzie Wade | Posted 05.29.2014 | Science

Angkor Wat may be covered in graffiti—but don’t worry, it’s invisible. Built in the early 12th century, Cambodia’s architecturally iconic temp...

Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

Lina Eroh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Budget travel in Southeast Asia is some of the most luxurious out there, which means just a little bit of money gets you very far on the road to awesome.

Top 10 Stone-carved Sites

Cheapflights | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Any sculpture or monument has the potential to be impressive, but there's something about the intricate carving of stone that has fascinated the masses as far back as ancient Egyptian times (some might argue longer).

Go Here, Not There: 10 Alternative Destinations

Cheapflights | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

The world is filled with must-see destinations we are told we need to tick off our ever-growing bucket lists. Behind these well-traveled hotspots are smaller, lesser-known attractions that are definitely worth your time.

Google Street View's Newest Addition Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.04.2014 | Travel

Virtual wanderers can now explore the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor -- including the famous temple of Angkor Wat -- entirely from their laptops, th...

Cambodia's Angkor Vs. Burma's Bagan: Which Should You Visit?

Lina Eroh | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Where else in the world will you feel like you're in Legends of the Hidden Temple?

A Grim, Yet Satisfying, Return Visit to Cambodia

Murray Fromson | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Murray Fromson

Having returned to Cambodia more than once in the post-Cold War era, my wife and I were surprisingly impressed by the extent to which this once battle-torn country was now coming to life, placing the memories of its past well behind it.

World's Largest Religious Monument Will Be Bigger Than Angkor Wat

Posted 11.18.2013 | Religion

A model of what will be the world's largest religious monument was unveiled on Wednesday in Patna, India, by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, report...

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.

Sacred Cambodian Dance Rituals Rededicate Temples

Religion News Service | Katherine Burgess | Posted 10.16.2013 | Religion

SILVER SPRING, Md. (RNS) It’s the only dance troupe trained to bless and dedicate Cambodian temples, including the iconic 12th-century Angkor Wat te...

A Guide to Your Next Movie Location Vacation

Kensington Tours | Posted 08.23.2013 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Whether you're looking to discover the Tokyo of Bill Murray's Lost in Translation, or the explosive battle scene of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, Asia has set the scene for some of film's most epic adventures.

Best Places to Watch the Sunset

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There's some kind of magic that happens when the sun drifts down. The world -- it seems -- glows with bright light and brilliant color, but just for a...

Travels and Reflection in the Midst of Crisis -- A 9/11 Reflection

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 11.10.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Suzanne Guillette

On the occasion of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I am revisiting my thoughts on the diversity of responses to public tragedies; whether disbelief, anger, fear or ambivalence, they are beautifully reflective of our humanity.

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.

Ancient Temple's Big Secret Exposed By Google Earth

| Posted 10.15.2012 | Science

By Traci Watson Scientists have long known that the sandstone blocks used to build the famous Angkor Wat temple and other monuments in the ancient C...

Hope From The Killing Fields

Jack Levison | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion
Jack Levison

At a time of global crisis, when so many children are poor, so many parents hopeless, so many nations teetering on the brink of genocide, perhaps these reflections about my visit to Cambodia will bring a glimmer of hope from the Killing Fields.

Cambodia -- Haute Khmer and 3 Inspirational Men

Robert Oliver | Posted 11.21.2012 | Taste
Robert Oliver

Have you ever visited somewhere and it stayed with you for a time after you left? Not in a nostalgic way, but in a way that lingers, like it has reached in and altered you slightly. That's how visiting Cambodia was for me.

Around the World by Private Jet

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

In just 23 days, you can circumnavigate the world on a privately chartered jet. Check off most of your bucket list in one fell swoop.

Faith Alive In Phnom Penh

Katherine Marshall | Posted 10.08.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Some 95 percent of Cambodia's people are Buddhist. "Nation, Religion, King" is Cambodia's national motto and it is one of the few world nations where Buddhism is the state religion. The religious world here, however, is not just about Buddhism.

Whimsical Cupcakes That Feed The Soul In Cambodia

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Opened in 2010, Bloom Training Centre and Café is the brain-child of Ruth Larwill, a mother of two from Brisbane, Australia, who found she could use her passion for cake decorating to provide economic opportunity for vulnerable women in Cambodia.

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...

Fair Or Foul? India's Angkor Wat Replica

Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel

India will spend the next 10 years constructing a replica of Angkor Wat, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site in Cambodia. A Hindu trust is spons...

Another Great Cambodian Temple Stirs To Life

AP | By DENIS D. GRAY | Posted 03.04.2012 | Travel

BANTEAY CHHMAR, Cambodia -- It's still entwined in mystery and jungle vines, but one of Cambodia's grandest monuments is slowly awakening after eight ...

Friday Photo: Stone

Kirsten Alana | Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel
Kirsten Alana

I have always been drawn to ancient cultures and civilizations, so when I travel, I love visiting places that take me back in time.