Tonle Sap Lake – The Floating Villages

250 km in length and 100 km wide, Tonle Sap Lake is a spot in Siem Reap that is worth visiting. The lake is home to both humans and fish. Here are more interesting things about 4 main floating villages on the lake giving you more reason for a visit here. Chong Khneas This is…

Facts about Tonle Sap Lake – The Great Lake of Cambodia

Siem Reap is a popular resort town for good reason, it’s a place of lush natural beauty, and is also historically significant since it is a gateway to the legendary Angkor region. Background Siem Reap translates to ‘fresh large river’, although the term ‘great lake’ is commonly used. The lake itself is over 120km in…

The Lost City: Siem Reap – The Metropolis that Eventually Birthed Angkor

Cambodia is a mysterious land with a lot of history, with a heritage that goes back many centuries, and possibly millennia. Presently, the ruins of an ancient metropolis were uncovered. The Expedition The existence of an ancient city that predates Angkor was known about for many decades, but no one could penetrate the thick forest…

History of Angkor Wat – Of Ancient Origins

Angkor Wat is one of the many ruins of the Khmer Empire and is a prominent historic site in Cambodia. History Angkor Wat, the temple, was built by King Suryavarman, and the temple was originally created in dedication to Lord Shiva of the Hindus. Angkor Wat has been around since 1100 CE and the name…

Angkor Wat Temple – For a Peaceful Memory

Being one of the most prominent historical sites in Asia, Angkor has many temples that represent the history and culture of Cambodia. The temple Angkor Wat translates to Temple City and was originally a Hindu temple that was dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Built by the Khmer Empire, this temple then became a Buddhist place of…

Mysteries of Angkor Wat – South Asian Wonder

Cambodia is a destination with both stunning natural and historical attractions as well as interesting history. Whether it’s luxury holidaymakers or backpackers there is an array of exciting adventures and places to experience and visit. Overview Cambodia’s Angkor Wat is the world’s largest religious monument. It’s a thrilling UNESCO World Heritage Site that is more…