Angkor Wat | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
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Pre Rup, the second capital of the ancient Angkor kingdom

Ever since I visited the Angkor Wat Ruins in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 2007, I’ve been itching to go back. Back then, I was on a six-month around-the-world journey and I...

While backpacking around the world, I encountered this young boy, who peeked out at me as I crossed a bridge near the Preah Khan Temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Apsara dancers in Siem Reap

My driver insisted that I do something special during the three-day Khmer New Year and suggested that I attend a performance of the traditional Khmer Apsara dance before leaving Cambodia. One...

To my surprise I have discovered that Cambodia is very westernized, with many people speaking excellent English. Other than the occasional country person who still wears a traditional headdress, the clothing...

Little did I know when I arranged to visit Cambodia that I would be doing so during the Khmer New Year celebration. While the crowds at the temple ruins are bad...

For a total of $34 US, I hired a tuk-tuk driver, who will be at my disposal for the next three days, carrying me back and forth between my modern, elegant...