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Angkor Miracle Resort and Spa

The Angkor Miracle Resort and Spa has 324 spacious rooms (they just opened a new wing) and they’ve invested a lot in their building and facilities. …

A Bear's Necessities

A Bear’s Necessities<p>At a wildlife rescue center south of Phnom Penh, bears that would have otherwise faced a grim fate -- either killed for their …

Cambodia September 2014

<b>Staff Member:</b> Dan Crandall <b><br>Travel Dates:</b> September 2014 <b><br>Destinations Visited:</b> Phnom Penh, Cambodia countryside, Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)<p><b>Arrival in Phnom</b> …

Cambodia: a new kind of tour

A new tour operator offers the sights of Cambodia without the hordes, and with a clearer conscience<p>Even at 5am the ticket checkpoint for Angkor Wat is heaving. Busloads of Korean, Vietnamese and western tourists are on their way to the sight for a picture-perfect sunrise. We are among them – …

The 15 Most Memorable Attractions In Cambodia

Ever since Angelina Jolie swung through temple ruins in Cambodia as Lara Croft, Tomb Raider, the place has been crawling with tourists. Siem Reap, the town closest to a vast complex of ancient Hindu/Buddhist Temples, is in fact a tourist bubble (with 127 hotels from hostel to ultra luxe) within an …

Siem Reap

Park Hyatt Siem Reap Opens in Cambodia

Putting a luxe spin on Cambodia travel, the Park Hyatt Siem Reap debuted late this summer, bringing a swanky and stylish option to the increasingly …

Dining Rooms

Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs near Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Sojourn Boutique Villas<p>One of Siem Reap's most unique places to stay is also one of its most caring. A socially responsible resort of 10 villas set within palm-filled gardens around a swimming pool, Sojourn supports the poverty-stricken residents of Treak village where the property is located. Most …

Relaxed Luxury in Cambodia – La Residence d’Angkor

When I found out I would be traveling to Cambodia with Dragonair/Cathay Pacific I was excited. Not just because it’s an easy, 2-hour flight from Hong …

Beginner's Guide to Siem Reap, Cambodia

01 of 09<p>Siem Reap - Getting the Lay of the Land<p>In this introduction to Siem Reap, we give the newbie visitor to Siem Reap an overview of the city and …

Backpacking in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam

Forget yoga retreats. If you want to find yourself in south-east Asia, says <b>Susan Smillie</b>, try learning to dive in Thailand, jumping on a motorbike in Vietnam or just chilling in Cambodia<p>I've been sitting still for an hour, watching, listening, in the dark. Macaques swing through the cliff-top trees …

Travel gallery: Claire goes to Cambodia

We like our Smith24 specialists to know their favourite destinations like the back of their elegantly tanned hands, so we sent honeymoon expert …

Phnom Penh - Capital of Cambodia - A Personal View

When my husband and I first arrived in Phnom Penh in 2002, my first impression was that it was full of history and culture but lacked the luxuries, …

Three Amazing Getaways In Cambodia

With the ongoing turmoil in Thailand, many tourists are wondering where to go for their exotic beach vacations this summer. The answer is easy: head …

Exploring The Ruins of Angkor Wat In Cambodia

One of the first posts I wrote following my trip to beautiful Cambodia was about a visit to Angkor Wat. In it I described feeling a little …

Weed Pizza and AK-47s: My Summer Vacation in Cambodia

I came to Cambodia to live out the dream I had entertained since my days as a young boy watching endless action movies and filling my youthful hours with GI Joes and Nerf guns: I was going to shoot an AK-47.<p><i>All photos by Karl Hess</i><p>The man offering me the rocket-propelled grenade launcher was nodding …

Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Plantation<p>Phnom Penh may just have the highest proportion of places to stay with swimming pools of any Asian capital, and they are a treat after a day amid the dusty streets or riding around in an open-sided <i>remork</i> (Cambodia’s tuk tuk). Set in frangipani-filled gardens and surrounded by sunbeds …

Why Cambodia leads the way in rescuing captive bears

For Nev Broadis, it's important to act fast when a call comes to rescue a bear cub from the other side of Cambodia.<p>"There's a vulnerable animal in distress up to nine or 10 hours away, so there's a sense of urgency to get there as soon as possible," says Broadis, the regional director of Australian …

Cambodia in two weeks: holiday itinerary

Infrastructure in Cambodia is not as well developed as in neighbouring Thailand and Vietnam, and floods and poor roads make travel challenging during the monsoon season, from May to October, but cheap frequent bus services, a good domestic airline and easygoing locals make travelling here an …

Cambodia Indie Travel Guide

<b>Updated 2016</b><p>Cambodia is one of those places that is always a great value for travelers with American Dollars in their pockets. Hence, we've added it …

Angkor Wat

Seven days in Laos

Puttering down jungle rivers, scaling mist-laced mountain roads, ziplining across treetops, and sitting roadside with a steaming bowl of noodles: it’s all possible in one week in Laos without losing that special sense of calm the country brings.<p>With seven days, a few bus rides and some well-timed …

Vietnam

Vang Vieng, Laos: the world's most unlikely party town

Vang Vieng, deep in the jungle of Laos, is a backpacker paradise where there are no rules. Last year at least 27 travellers died there, and countless more were injured<p>It is Adam Axford's last day in Vang Vieng. We know this because scrawled across his naked torso in jumbo marker pen are the words …

Ziplines in the jungle: a high-wire act in Laos

A new ecolodge in southern Laos uses zipwires to help tourists get in, out and around Dong Hung Sao national park<p>If the gibbons are watching, they are probably feeling a touch disdainful. For our primate cousins, this kind of treetop travel is a doddle. Equipped with nothing more than mobile wrists …

Laos holidays

May 2017<p>From Vietnam’s little-known islands to Laos’s interior and even tourist-free Thailand, our writers reveal some hidden treasures<p>Published: 10 May 2017<p>October 2016<p>The ancient city in the north of the country is a delightful mix of exquisite temples and French colonial buildings – and a great …

National Parks

5 Reasons to Go to Laos

Laos often gets short shrift compared to its heavily traveled neighbors. Thailand, the undisputed tourism champ in the region, sees almost 10 times …

Guide to Luang Prabang, Laos

Located neatly between the Mekong River and the Nam Khan River, Luang Prabang, Laos, rarely fails to secure a spot in the hearts of travelers who …

8 things you can only experience in Laos

If you don’t do the necessary research prior to your arrival, you’ll likely be unaware of the fact that Luang Prabang shuts down early. <i>Before</i> …

Vietnam

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …