Monday, January 20, 2020

Travel

A roadtrip from Chennai to Cambodia

As stuntman Vimal Gnanavel prepares to traverse international terrain, he shares the journey that led him to this point.

From Auschwitz To Chernobyl: Tips On Respectfully Visiting Dark Tourism Sites

Dark tourism is on the rise, courtesy of HBO’s hit mini-series, Chernobyl.

Enjoy Siem Reap’s rural beauty and ancient Angkor on horseback

The ancient temples of Angkor and the rural beauty of Siem Reap province can be enjoyed on horseback thanks to an equestrian centre offering rides on local and Arabian horses breeds.

The travel scams we fell for: Cambodia’s border bandits

Travelling the world is the stuff of dreams ... until it's not.

From Cambodia to Seoul, the must-visit street markets across Asia

If you thought Angkor was known for just its historic temple ruins, then here's reason to think again.

Are there some destinations in the world we should simply not visit?

Ethical is the new buzzword for consumers, but how can we travel responsibly?

Beng Mealea Temple in Cambodia – Finding Angkor’s Jungle Labyrinth

It took me over six hours to cycle from Siem Reap to the jungle encased Beng Mealea temple in Cambodia on a journey that would normally take an hour by public transport. Biking through the flat plains of the Cambodian countryside on dusty ochre turf and avoiding the main, paved highway routes. If you are looking for a Beng Mealea tour with an explorative angle – this is it. 

8 picture-perfect places to visit in Cambodia that aren’t Angkor Wat

From the Mekong Delta to the Southern Islands

4 reasons you need to revisit Phnom Penh now

Cambodia’s capital city has become a thoroughly modern metropolis.

10 Best Beaches in Cambodia

From remote escapes with pristine, empty strands to paradise-like beaches that are soon to be developed, to crazy and crowded party-all-night beaches, there’s a beach for your vacation-vibe in Cambodia.

Phnom Topcheang community turned into eco-tourism magnet

At about three in the afternoon, Pich Longneth is ready to welcome the clients he has booked in for his guide service.

Six Senses Krabey Island, Cambodia: Forest bathing is the next big thing in wellness...

Walk along a path through the trees. Then stop for a few moments, breathe the air deeply, look at the greenery around you, listen to the birdsong and smell the rich scents of nature. Refresh, revitalise and repeat.

First direct Phnom Penh-Da Nang flight to be launched

Cambodian carrier Angkok Air will soon launch the first ever direct flight between Phnom Penh and Vietnam's tourism hub Da Nang.

Charming inside view!

Ascend to the realm of the Gods in Angkor Wat. Descend into the hell of the Khmer Rouge at Tuol Sleng. Languish in azure waters on the beaches of Koh Rong. Thanks to a history both inspiring and depressing, Cambodia delivers an intoxicating present for adventurous visitors.

Cambodia: South East Asia’s Undiscovered Gem

Exactly 40 years on from the fall of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia has emerged as a vibrant country driven by a young, entrepreneurial population. Three new hotel openings in the south confirm the country as luxury travel’s latest frontier.

What’s what at Angkor Wat: It’s one of the most prized (and crowded) sites...

Cambodia's three top tourist attractions draw 2.5 million people a year.

Bats, spiders and slippery rocks – is this Cambodian cave worth the voyage?

Batman meets Spider-Man: that’s how you could sum up our cave adventures in Cambodia.

Black Travel Vibes: Journey Beyond Temples to Discover the Real Cambodia

Essence's exclusive guide on how to see, taste and experience the hottest destinations in Black travel.

Discover Cambodia: Lavender Jeep Style

Lavender Jeep has tours to explore the most important areas of Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ride Cambodia’s only funicular to visit the waterfalls of Ta Chat

Situated in a suburb of Khemarak Phoumin city is a 20m waterfall, which runs down into a huge pond filled with fish as swimmers hurtle into the water from a rope swing tied to a tree.

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Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall last year.