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On this Asia cruise we sailed the Sea of Japan and the Yellow and South China Seas, winding our way around islands and down a coastline that has enticed explorers, adventurers, conquerors and kings …

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Fresh seafood at a Cambodian market
Cambodian cuisine, like most countries in southeast Asia, is a conglomerate of influences from the surrounding neighbors and evidence of its history of foreign occupation. Influences from China, …
In memory of the killing fields of Phnom Penh
The Khmer Rouge was the name given to the Communist Party of Kampuchea in Cambodia. Led by Pol Pot, this ultra-marxist party sought to create an self-sufficient agrarian utopian society by force, …
The beautiful Phi Phi Island
What is commonly known as modern day “Southeast Asia” has shared a common history characterized by numerous foreign occupations and takeovers that have influenced the cultures and …
Sun bear of Southeast Asia
Travelers to Cambodia may find that although Cambodia is not primarily a wildlife viewing destination, some isolated pockets of forest may offer some of the best opportunities for wildlife spotting …
Aerial view of Angkor Wat
Siem Reap is an area located in the northwest part of Cambodia. Once the seat of power for the great Khmer Empire, this location is home to the most ornate temples and as such is the most popular …
Traditional Cambodian dress
1.  When is the best time to go to Cambodia? Travelers can visit Cambodia any time of the year, but the most popular time to travel would be the dry season from October to April. Early summer …
Boats at Sihanoukville beach
Cambodia is one of the few Southeast Asia countries that boasts a fairly constant climate making it a year-round destination for travel. Two distinct seasons exist: what is called the wet season and …
Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Shellie Javier
The temple ruins of Siem Reap rise from the jungles of Cambodia like a gift from the past — a gift for all the wide-eyed visitors, but also for the local people. For a country that has seen …

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