Category Archives: Cambodia

A hotel nightmare solved in a most unusual way

Traveling non-stop for over 5 years (that’s almost 2,000 nights on the road in hotels and AirBnBs) comes with surprises. We can still be thrilled with the rare, truly great place to stay – as well as annoyed that on … Continue reading

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What to do: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Who plans to stay 22 days in Siem Reap, Cambodia? We envisioned seeing as many archaeological sites as we could take in and thought more leisure time would be a bonus – but would that fill up 22 days? We … Continue reading

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Visiting Angkor? (Lesson 4 for a major site.)

A visit to Angkor Wat is the trip of a lifetime. There aren’t too many other destinations in the world that rank as highly, and for many of us, it takes considerable resources to get there. If you’re lucky enough … Continue reading

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Ruins in the jungle

When we visited 4 years ago, we told each other we had to return. The great complex of the Angkor Archaeological Park extended far beyond what we were able to see on our first trip. We wanted to see more. … Continue reading

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Will spending more money for a hotel room buy us happiness?

We learned a few lessons when, over a two week period, we stayed at three different hotels near Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia: –       Surprisingly, the best hotel we stayed in was the least expensive. –       Also not expected, … Continue reading

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A younger point of view

In Cambodia, we saw new sights and concentrated on some different activities when our 4 year old grandson, Nick, and his 6 year old brother, Luke, joined us in Siem Reap, Cambodia. As we walked down a market street, Nick … Continue reading

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Seek out the extraordinary for you. (Lesson 3 for visiting a major site.)

We read that, in addition to Angkor Wat, one can visit over 70 archaeological sites in the countryside around Siem Reap, Cambodia.  With so many sites from which to choose, we did a little research and set some priorities for … Continue reading

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