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Top Temples you must see in Angkor, Siem Reap

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? Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, The Bayon Angkor is a huge area that stretches out over 400 square kilometers and has more than a thousand temples. To explore the whole place in a day is just impossible. If you’re on a tight schedule like we were, no need to worry. You can still have a good taste of the UNESCO’s World Heritage site just by visiting few temples. Here’s the top three temples that you MUST SEE: 1.  ANGKOR WAT – the biggest of all the temples of Angkor. 2. TA PROHM…read more

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Cambodia Eats

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  After a long day of visiting temples and ruins, there is nothing more rewarding than having good foods that hit the spot.   Are you feeling hungry yet? Same here.   During our whole stay in Siem Reap, we were escorted by the hotel’s driver who took us to the temples and other locations that we wished to go and see. We kind of hired him for the whole time that we were there just because we already trusted him and after all, he’s a hotel’s employee, I don’t…read more

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Coconut Ice Cream in Siem Reap

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It was THE BEST ice cream I had in Asia (so far)! It beats the tofu soft serve from Japan, on my list.  They scrape the coconut meat from the husk and leave it there, then put the scoops of coconut ice cream, then they put a little bit of condensed milk on top. Ohhh, so good! I had to eat two servings of it, or maybe three. I just remember we were on our way back to the hotel then stopped at another food stand as usual, and while…read more

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Bon Om Touk – Cambodian Water Festival

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We were fortunate enough to witness the Cambodian Water Festival, also know as Bon Om Touk, during our visit in Siem Reap. The festival lasts for three days and commemorates the end of the country’s rainy season. Everyone comes in town just to take part in this celebration.

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Discover Siem Reap

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? Angkor Wat, Bayon Temple, Ta Prohm   One of the main reasons I wanted to visit Cambodia was to see the UNESCO site, Angkor, and channel my inner Tomb Raider and explore these ruins. But there’s more to Cambodia than Angkor, not to mention I get to explore it with awesome people.   The monks of Angkor. “Angkor extends over Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites of Southeast Asia. Think about the vast size of the Great Wall of China and add some intricacy, symbolism and details to…read more