Articles tagged with: cambodia
Throughout the world, people eat a whole range of weird and wacky things and sometimes the most bizarre foods are considered delicacies by locals.
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Holidaymakers who place a great deal of importance on the impact of their vacation on the environment might be tempted to head to Cambodia.
Alice Woodward marvels at ancient temples and avoids deep-fried tarantulas in Cambodia.
Because we ended up staying for almost a week in Siem Reap, rather than the two days we had planned, we had to cover the 400km to Bangkok by public transport.
Around 10km outside of Siem Reap we passed an orphanage. The children there were just being loaded into tuk-tuks for the journey to school.
It's the time of year when university graduates are hoping to find work. Only now they're being shot down at the first hurdle because of the economic climate.
Carol Driver discovers the challenges and enormous rewards of teaching street kids in Phnom Pehn on a volunteering holiday in Cambodia.
Save 10 per cent on a 12 day holiday in Cambodia this August with a last minute travel deal from Travel Indochina.
There has never been a better time to share your favorite snapshots and stories from your travels in south-east Asia.
Valentine's Day is romantic and exciting, a time to feel special and loved, and with February 14th just around the corner, it's time to put your heart into planning something really special for the love of your life.
On offer this week is a nine-day Cambodian group tour, taking in Angkor's 150sq km of walled cities, stone temples, floating villages and thick jungle canopy, plus the Killing Fields at Phnom Penh.
A new luxury river boat, 'The Jayavarman', will be Indochina's first boutique-style river cruise liner reminiscent of the French colonial era.
Cambodia will host its Songkran celebrations this spring. Families and friends gather to pay respects to their elders and bring hope and good luck for the coming year.
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Anna Seward – beloved author of Black Beauty, probably the ultimate horse-riding story.
Specialist travel company i-to-i has announced it is reducing the price of all its trips by 12 per cent for bookings made in March 2009.
Adventure travel provider Frontier is offering a special discounted rate on its newly launched Fantasy Gap Year experience; ideal for young travellers with a conscience and a budget.
Enjoy the contrasting cities of Singapore, Bangkok and Phnom Penh, Thailand's Khao Yai National Park – one of the largest intact monsoon rainforests in Asia, Cambodia's Ankorian Temples and sobering Killing Fields, the mighty Mekong Delta and Vietnam's Cu Chi tunnels which were an underground base during the war.
After spending a number of weeks in Cape Town, it was time to leave with Thailand the next destination on my route.
Leaving the Angkor temples was a bit of a wrench.
A Buddhist monk in Cambodia has been arrested on suspicion of raping a British tourist.
Anyone making a list of world wonders has to find space for the Angkor Wat if they want to be taken seriously. Built as both a religious monument and the thriving hub of a capital city, this hulking grey structure was the crowning glory of the Angkor Empire.
This up-and-coming south-east Asian city is well travelled by backpackers and becoming a holiday destination in its own right.
The beaten track in Thailand is so wide that forging a path off it takes a lot of effort – and I'm not sure it's worth it in the south. If you're looking for The Beach here, as far as I'm concerned it doesn't exist. I'd say forget the beaches and head up north.
The dispute between Cambodia and Thailand over ownership of land adjacent to the ancient Preah Vihear temple has escalated and over 1,000 troops are now in the area.