Cambodia

10 Perfect Places to Chill Out and Relax in Asia

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For those of us who have been backpacking in Asia, you'll know that eventually things can get a little exhausting, and so finding the perfect chill out zone is exactly what you need. I'm talking about a place where days get lost in each other, you forget what time it is, waking up with the sun and going to sleep on hammocks by the river every night. I'm talk[...]

The dark past of Cambodia

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Every country we visit will have a dark side.  For every beautiful, sunlit temple there will be a dark memorial, a reminder of violence, power struggle or corruption. For every smile we get from the locals, there is a tear being shed behind closed doors. Every scenic beach, filled with ice cream sellers and souvenir hawkers, has its counterpart in a dark, sh[...]

The Travelettes Guide to Siem Reap

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Siem Reap might just be my new favourite Asian city. This popular, Cambodian destination is so much more than just the super-convenient, jumping off point for the mighty, Angkor temple complex. Perhaps it’s the eye-pleasing mix of pretty French colonial and Chinese architecture that lends the city its exotic, romantic flavour. Maybe it’s the numerous, windin[...]

Beginner's A - Z Guide to Cambodia

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I just finished a 12 day trip throughout Cambodia and while I know that this is really not enough time to explore a country properly, it did give me a nice, little overview. I experienced a bit of everything - food, temples, jungle, history, beach, city life - and can conclude that Cambodia is simply wonderful and definitely made its place on the must go bac[...]