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Best Time to Visit and Tips for Visiting Angkor Wat

Best Time to Visit and Tips for Visiting Angkor Wat

There is no doubt that the region of Angkor around Siem Reap is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. It remained hidden for 500 years from the world. Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia is one of the hottest travel destinations in Asia. In 2015, 5 million people visited Angkor archeological park and you can just imagine how many people visit these temples every day. It is not easy to see a monument if you are walking…

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Temples of Siem Reap in Angkor Archeological Park

Temples of Siem Reap in Angkor Archeological Park

Temples of Siem Reap in Angkor Archeological Park are one of the biggest heritage sites of UNESCO. When I planned my trip to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, I did enough research. But when I reached there and started exploring I realized there are so many temples and every temple is special in its own way. Though some of the temples of Angkor Wat looks similar still they are different in certain aspects. I knew it is grand temple complex…

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Things to do in Phnom Penh – First timer’s Guide

Things to do in Phnom Penh – First timer’s Guide

The capital city of Cambodia is a great mix of modern and historical places. Before visiting I read about “Phnom Penh attractions” and “things to do in Phnom Penh”. I mainly came across the genocide museum, killing fields, Grand Palace and some other places in the city. Indeed these are the main attractions of Phnom Penh for the first time visitor. When I reached Phnom Penh, I was surprised to see the modern city and multistory buildings. It is like…

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Sihanoukville Cambodia’s Must Visit Serendipity & Otres Beach

Sihanoukville Cambodia’s Must Visit Serendipity & Otres Beach

I should have written this post long time back but since the trip didn’t go as per the itinerary gave by tour organizers. The reason, they themselves had no idea about the practical situation on the ground. They had planned the trip on the paper and it was silly on my part also because I had blindly believed what they told me. I should have done my homework before booking with them, never the less I was able to travel…

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Siem Reap’s Floating Villages – Tonle Sap Cambodia

Siem Reap’s Floating Villages – Tonle Sap Cambodia

The Siem Reap is known because of Angkor Wat complex. Every other establishment or hotel there named after Angkor Wat, it shows how important it is for the country. There is more to Siem Reap other than it’s monuments, the floating villages are one of the unique concepts around it. These villages are different than the floating markets of Bangkok which are colorful with adorable wooden boats floating through the city’s canals.  In these villages people live 24×7, this makes…

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Thailand Cambodia Border Crossing

Thailand Cambodia Border Crossing

Cambodia was on my list for this year but during my research, I came across lots of stories of scams at the border or at touristy places. These confused me and I was not sure if I can travel solo. More than that my family also opposed my solo travel due to same reasons. Then one fine (Ahem ahem) day I came across a group tour, they will be taking a group to Cambodia via Bangkok. I had done with…

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