A former Khmer Buddhist monk shares his love of Angkor Wat

A former Khmer Buddhist monk shares his love of Angkor Wat

A million-watt smile lights the way as we drive along the dusty roads from Siem Reap to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat. The warm smile belongs to our Urban Adventures Khmer guide, Kim Khemara, whose personality is equally as vibrant. He tells us that his name, Khemera,...

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24 hours in: Siem Reap

24 hours in: Siem Reap

Headed to Cambodia? You’ll definitely want to explore the magical city of Siem Reap while you’re there. If you find yourself with just one single day in this city, follow this guide, crafted by our savvy Siem Reap locals, to make the most of your time there — and to give a...

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The complete guide to: Siem Reap travel

The complete guide to: Siem Reap travel

Travelling to Cambodia and checking out the sights in Siem Reap? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting Siem Reap, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Siem Reap-themed books you should read before you go, to the cool local spots you...

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Photo of the Week: Locals in Tonle Sap

Photo of the Week: Locals in Tonle Sap

You probably all know that we at Urban Adventures love locals. Many of our Photo of the Week choices have been of beautiful landscapes, cool city shots, and breathtaking skylines, because we love travel and the destinations it takes us to. But sometimes it’s not necessarily those epic buildings or...

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Food Friday: Cambodian Cuisine

Food Friday: Cambodian Cuisine

Cambodian food has been played down in guidebooks, and is not as widely recognised in travel circles as the food from neighbouring countries like Thailand and Vietnam. We can all wax on about Thai green curry, pad Thai, and pho, but what about Cambodian treats? Anyone? In our opinion, it’s...

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Photo of the Week: Monks in Siem Reap

Photo of the Week: Monks in Siem Reap

This week we’re kicking back with some of the monks in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We love this shot because it’s natural, with the perfect light and setting. We often see monks like this in temples, going about their daily rituals, but this photo reminds us that the still take time...

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