25MAY 2017
Weather in Cambodia Siem Reap

Weather in Cambodia Siem Reap

Early to mid-May is one of the most popular. The elements is hot and sticky. For individuals who love the warmth, fantastic. Just remember that humidity produces the storm clouds, and anytime after lunch you will see a cloudburst. Its like water being put from a bucket! And water flows everywhere! Typically the most popular time for you to visit is within December when it s…

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21MAY 2017
Cambodia tourist Map

Cambodia tourist Map

Map - Old Market Area, Siem Reap, Cambodia The Old Market (Phsar Chas) area, including the nearby Pub Street, Pub Street alleys and the Night Markets, are favorites when visiting Siem Reap. Stretching from the river to the night markets on Sivutha Blvd, the entire area is now the dining, shopping and nightlife center of town. Sok San Road, opposite the Old Market area has become…

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17MAY 2017
Cambodia Travels

Cambodia Travels

The Kingdom of Cambodia sits at the heart of the Southeast Asia loop, boasting a thread of pristine white coastline and an interior of elephant trodden trails, straw hut villages and emerald jungles – all of which can be explored for a very reasonable price. Most famous for being the backdrop for a scantily clad Angelina Jolie in ‘Tomb Raider’, the ancient city of Angkor is…

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13MAY 2017
Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

15th-century Chinese painting inspired by Daoism: ‘Poet on a Mountaintop’ Little is truly known about the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu (sometimes also known as Laozi or Lao Tze), who is a guiding figure in Daoism (also translated as Taoism), a still popular spiritual practice. He is said to have been a record keeper in the court of the central Chinese Zhou Dynasty in the 6th…

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09MAY 2017
Singapore market economy

Singapore market economy

In an emotional televised press conference in August 1965, Lee Kuan Yew explained to the Singapore public that their voluntary union with Malaysia had come to end. The leader of the new, tiny city-state, had assembled journalists and television crews in order to inform the citizens of the new Singaporean republic that they would be on their own, no longer part of a political…

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05MAY 2017
Cambodia Travel warnings

Cambodia Travel warnings

This is the website of travel writer, Michael Turtle. After working in broadcast journalism for a decade in Australia, Michael left Sydney to travel the world indefinitely and write about his discoveries. Safety in Cambodia Roadside robberies, druggings, extortion and blackmail. They’re the kind of things to put any wary traveller off a destination but they’re also the things…

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01MAY 2017
Travel visa to Cambodia

Travel visa to Cambodia

Holders of passports that are exempted from the tourist visa requirement, but will want to extend their stay in Cambodia longer than the maximum number of days allowed for tourists, will need to apply for a visa that allows a longer stay. This is also true for those who are required to have a tourist visa. The Cambodian Ordinary Visa (usually also called Business Visa) can…

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27APR 2017
Cambodia Travel plan

Cambodia Travel plan

I need HELP with planning a trip to Cambodia and Laos My husband and I have 11 days to spend in Cambodia and Laos. We will be arriving in Phenom Penh coming from southern Vietnam. I am having difficulty figuring out if we have time to go to Battambang as well as Siem Reap. If so, does it make sense to go by land from Phenom Penh to Bannambang and then on to Siem Reap or is…

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23APR 2017
Time in Cambodia Siem Reap

Time in Cambodia Siem Reap

After getting a lot of flak for recommending bakery food in Paris, a more sensible person would refrain from doling out another piece of advice based on one trip. Well, not me! I’ll just do it over and over again. I just flew out of Siem Reap and it ranks as one of the most amazing trips of my life! Let me get one thing out of the way first. There were times when I researched…

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19APR 2017
Southeast Asia GDP growth

Southeast Asia GDP growth

By Justine Brown With an average annual economic growth rate of more than five percent, the countries that comprise this dynamic region represent a thriving trade and economic hub, despite infrastructure and regulatory challenges. Consisting of 11 countries reaching from eastern India to China, Southeast Asia is generally divided into mainland and island zones. The mainland—comprising…

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15APR 2017
Cambodia Travel vaccinations

Cambodia Travel vaccinations

All travelers You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel. Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu…

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11APR 2017
Time in Laos

Time in Laos

Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +7 hours No daylight saving time at the moment Daylight Saving Time 2015 (Summer Time) No known DST-adjustments for year 2015 Get Laos Clock for your website Online Flash clock provided by 24TimeZones.com is really nice and fancy website widget! You can adjust color and size of your Laos online flash clock or choose clock for almost any country in…

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07APR 2017
Travel Indochina Cambodia

Travel Indochina Cambodia

Special guest About Jackie Firmstone Jackie has been with Travel Indochina since 2009. Visiting China on a regular basis to inspect new hotels, research new and unique experiences and ensure you see the very best this country has to offer. Jackie is especially interested in the rural side of Chinese life including the countries history and many ethnic communities that make…

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03APR 2017
Getting Vietnam visa in Cambodia

Getting Vietnam visa in Cambodia

8. Re: Where is better to get a vietnam visa in Cambodia ? First of all, let me thank you all for your response. my bad, should have been browsing more carefully, was in a rush recently, not enough time to do online research, my apologies. couple of more questions-advice greatly appreciated concerning my trip plan. 1. start in siem reap, plan 4-5 full days there, then bus down…

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30MAR 2017
Democracy in Southeast Asia

Democracy in Southeast Asia

The working paper, written by CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Joshua Kurlantzick, argues that the significant democratic gains Southeast Asia made in the 1990s and 2s have begun being rolled back over the last four years. Kurlantzick begins by noting that not too long ago Southeast Asia was championed by democracy advocates as a leading example for other regions to follow…

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26MAR 2017
Cambodia tourist destinations

Cambodia tourist destinations

From the white sanded beaches of Sihanoukville in the south, to the jungle villages of Rattanakiri in the east and from the largest fresh water lake South East Asia’s – the Tonle Sap Lake - to the impressing world wonders of Siem Reap Angkor Wat, the colorful country of Cambodia with its friendly and welcoming charm offers its visitors a variety of things to see, venues to…

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