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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is so Heartbreaking

Visiting Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum was so heartbreaking I couldn’t grasp the atrocities humans can do to its fellow humans. It’s my first ever museum of this kind and I was totally devastated going around, reading one description to another. It just didn’t break my heart but also made me realize that, as a traveler, […]

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National Museum of Cambodia (Phnom Penh) is an open-concept museum that is both unique and interesting.

Is this the World’s Most Beautiful Open-Air Museum?

The National Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia might be the world’s most beautiful open-air museum where treasures of old Khmer civilization are displayed without the boring traps of most modern museum you’ve been in the past. The open-air concept goes into the natural, inviting courtyard with a lush green pool, tropical trees and well-manicured garden. […]

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Cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam

Cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam

Cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam gave me view of what life looked like to people living on boats and on stilt houses. There’s so much activities there and people didn’t seem to mind the deep and strong current of the yellow river that passes through six countries: China, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. […]

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Angkor Wat is the Center of the Universe

Angkor Wat is the Center of the Universe

The national symbol of Cambodia, Angkor Wat, blew my mind away. There lies the diverse symbols of the cosmic, mythical and religious world–assembled together in one place of wonder. Perhaps, the only reason why tourists flock to Cambodia is to see one of the 7 world wonders, that is Angkor Wat, popularized by Angelina Jolie’s […]

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To the Kingdom of Cambodia – Poipet to Siem Reap Road

It had been a long night for me. I had to wake up really early. 5:00 a.m. – Woke up. Took a shower. Packed my stuff. Door opened. One of my roommates just arrived from a night out. Half-drunk. 5:45 a.m. – Went out of the hostel. Left the key outside the door. Nobody was […]

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Cambodia: Grand Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s capital city—and it is a city of contrasts. While the Cambodians are proud of their glorious past as reflected on their magnificent Grand Royal Palace, what you see on the street is the extreme opposite of the lavish atmosphere inside the compound of the impressive palace itself. Unlike the Grand Royal […]

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Kho Phi Phi and Other Islands

Bloggers note: A friend of mine will be backpacking soon to Southeast Asia. Hes gonna follow the trip I had around this time two years ago—starting from Thailand then to Cambodia and down to Vietnam. He asked me some tips and how I did. But, instead of telling him everything in words, I thought of […]

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