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Lub d Cambodia Siem Reap in Siem Reap, Cambodia

1/28<p>9.5<p>Perfect <b>Location</b><br>• Superb <b>Staff</b><br>• Fantastic <b>Cleanliness</b><p>Property Description<p>The largest new and most modern hostel in the centre of Siem Reap, just a 5 …

Hostels

Happynest Inspiring Hostel in Chiang Rai, Thailand

1/25<p>9.2<p>Wonderful <b>Location</b><br>• Superb <b>Staff</b><br>• Fantastic <b>Cleanliness</b><p>Property Description<p>Truly located in Chiangrai city centre, Happynest Inspiring Hostel is only …

Hostels

Cambodia’s floating villages: How to visit

There’s more to see in Siem Reap than temples and ruins, but what? The floating villages of Cambodia, specifically Kampong Phluk, are definitely a …

Siem Reap

Find your Zen moment on a Cambodia wellness tour

Find your Zen moment in Cambodia this fall on an 11-night wellness tour. The trip led by Linden Schaffer, wellness expert and author of "Living Well on the Road," begins in Siem Reap, known for its star attraction, the temple complex of Angkor Wat.<p>While there, participants will celebrate Pchum Ben, …

Flying

Eat Scorpions & Crickets at Bugs Cafe, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bugs Cafe is an “insect tapas restaurant and cocktail bar,” the first of its kind in Siem Reap, Cambodia. What does that mean, exactly? The name says …

Siem Reap

Exploring Angkor Archaeological Park: The Small Circuit

Exploring Angkor has always been a dream of mine. My first visit did not disappoint to the extent that I returned another two times and I'm sure I …

Angkor Wat

The lovely lazy river town of Kampot, Cambodia

I was last in Kampot in 2012 and I was pleased to see it was still the sleepy town I remembered it to be. Outside the old town area the city is being …

10 Genuine Alternatives To Cambodia's Tourist Traps

Every year, Cambodia welcomes more visitors to its shores, with the majority flocking straight to the tourist hubs. Those looking to escape the …

National Parks

15 Things You Didn't Know About Angkor Wat

Standing as the largest religious structure in the world, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Archaeological Park is home to hundreds of ancient temples that have …

Angkor Wat

Theresa May warned she will betray Brexit if she accepts amendments to remain in a customs union

Theresa May has been warned she would be betraying the electorate if she accepts amendments which would keep Britain in a customs union after Brexit.<p>Tory MPs have urged the Prime Minister to stick to her guns after a group of five rebels proposed changes which would force the UK to remain in a …

The Delian League, Part 1: Origins Down to the Battle of Eurymedon (480/79-465/4 BCE)

The modern term Delian League refers to the primarily maritime συμμᾰχία or symmachy (offensive-defensive alliance) among various Greek poleis, which …

Ancient History

11 Horrific, And Thankfully Historical, Ways In Which Humans Killed Each Other

Humans have always been creative when it comes to killing each other.

Temple to ancient Roman cult resurrected beneath London

<b>(CNN) —</b> In central London, seven meters underground, lies an ancient Roman temple to a mysterious god called Mithras.<p>Nearly 2,000 years after the temple was frequented by the all-male members of an exclusive, enigmatic cult, it has now been faithfully restored and opened to the public.<p>Visitors …

Archaeology

Scythians: the art of war

For most of the first millennium BC, the steppe between the Black Sea and China was the domain of Scythians – fierce nomadic warriors who were also …

PHOTO: The Great Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt

Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt is the second largest ancient religious site in the world, after the Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia. …

Persian Rule Might Have Been Good for Greece (So “300” Got it Wrong)

During the early 400’s BC, an alliance of plucky little Greek city-states beat back an invading superpower. Athens, Sparta, and their allies defeated …

What’s the real history behind ‘Britannia’?

It’s AD 43 and the Romans are coming. With the advertising tagline “No one wants to be civilised", Sky Atlantic’s new sword and sandals TV series …

Ancient History

The Delian League, Part 4: The Ten Years War (431/0-421/0 BCE)

The fourth phase of the Delian League encompasses the first part of the Great Peloponnesian War, also referred to as the Ten Years War, sometimes …

Rome: A Eulogy

From Counterpunch<p>The Roman Empire<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: The History Guy) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>When we find ourselves in times …

New Starter Army Sets Available For Hail Caesar

For many hundreds of years, warfare was practiced in a certain way in the Western world. Armies of soldiers lined up shoulder-to-shoulder, with a …

Best of Northern Territory Travel Tips - How to Visit the NT

Welcome to our Northern Territory travel tips page. If you are planning a trip to the NT and want suggestions on all the best places to visit and …

19 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Can Do In Darwin

You're going to want to get there ASAP.

Australia

From Darwin to Kakadu, Arnhem to Alice: the territory offers visitors a bizarrely Australian experience featuring salties, barras and spectacular scenery<p>As an Australian who has seen quite a bit of the country, I am often asked to elect my favourite spot, which is an impossible question to answer. …

Australia

Why You Should Visit Australia's Northern Territory Now

Skip Sydney for Australia's Northern Territory, a gorgeous untouched region where you can spot wild kangaroos, learn about Aboriginal culture and get …

10 Australian Towns to Visit for a Genuine Outback Experience

The picture many people have in their mind when they think of Australia is likely a mish-mash of Crocodile Dundee, Steve Irwin and the Simpsons …

Best of Northern Territory Travel Tips - How to Visit the NT

Welcome to our Northern Territory travel tips page. If you are planning a trip to the NT and want suggestions on all the best places to visit and …

Northern Territory

Were patterns of trade in the Roman empire incompatible with economic theory?

In a section in Chapter 2 entitled “Redistribution or integrated market systems,” Bang seeks to criticize recent arguments that have sought to put …

24 Hours In Bath, England

After a drive from London to Bath (via Stonehenge and Salisbury), I was pretty ravenous. I didn’t even think to pack snacks in the car (rookie …

What We Can Learn From the Refugee Crisis That Doomed the Roman Empire

Politicians flounder and demagogues huff and puff over this “unprecedented” immigration pressure. In fact, it all more or less happened 1,640 years …