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A Guide to visiting the Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world and was originally constructed as a Hindu temple for the Khmer Empire, gradually transforming into a Buddhist temple toward the end of the 12th century. The area was also…

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7 Things You Must Do In Siem Reap Cambodia

Many travellers may come to Siem Reap Cambodia solely to visit the temples of Angkor Wat, one of the most popular attractions in Southeast Asia, but there are many other interesting things to do in Siem Reap.  Over a…

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S21 (Tuol Svay High School) Cambodia

S21 (Tuol Svay High School) sits on a dusty road on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In 1976, the Khmer Rouge renamed the high school S-21 and turned it into a torture, interrogation and execution center. Of the 14,000…

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Visiting Angkor Wat Cambodia

In Khmer, Angkor Wat simply means City of Temples which basically explains the entirety of Angkor Wat from the entrance to the exit. Angkor Wat Cambodia is the largest religious monument in the world and was originally constructed as…

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The Killing Fields in Cambodia

The Killing Fields Cambodia are a number of sites in Cambodia where large numbers of people were killed and buried by the communist Khmer Rouge regime, during its rule of the country from 1975 to 1979, immediately after the end of…

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REVIEW: Downtown Siem Reap Hostel, Cambodia

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Phnom Penh, its capital, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum’s…