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World Heritage Sites

Angkor Wat

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Known as one of the world’s wonders and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a home of the imposing ruins of the ancient Khmer civilization. Stretching over some 400 square kilometers, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire of the 9th to the 15th centuries, including the largest pre-industrial city in the world.
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Attractions

Lumpini Park, Bangkok

© photo: Francesco Veronesi original photo
Lumpini Park, Bangkok’s green oasis, is a park in the city centre and offers rare open public space.
Address:
at MRT (Bangkok) Lumphini Station and Si Lom Station
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Attractions

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands, at 1500m above sea level with an average temperature of 20°C, is a travel destination and attraction in Malaysia, most popular for its jungle walks and tea plantations. The Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysia’s most extensive hill stations. It covers an area of 712² km, about the size of Singapore.
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Attractions

Lumbini

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Lumbini is the sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal, the birth of Siddhartha Gautama (Lord Buddha). Buddha lived between roughly 563 and 483 BCE. Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya, and Sarnath.
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Destinations

Indonesia

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Huge tropical archipelago extending 5000km from Sumatra to Papua. More than 17,000 islands of volcanoes, mountains, rainforests, the world’s richest coral reefs, exotic beaches, and friendly people.
Find out more about Indonesia, with over 230 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world — after China, India and the USA — and by far the largest in Southeast Asia.
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Destinations

Cambodia

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Beautiful Buddhist country of contrasts bordering Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Relive the dark past of The Killing Fields and spend endless days exploring the amazing ruins of Angkor Wat.
Getting a visa for Cambodia is relatively easy. It is now even possible to arrange the visa online (e-Visa). Here is an overview of visa regulations and requirements for Cambodia
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Destinations

Laos

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One of travellers’ favourites of South East Asia. Mountainous, landlocked,and mostly covered by forests, Laos’ highlights include the temples of Luang Prabang and tubing down the river in Vang Vieng.
Tourists can stay in Laos for 30 days and Visa on Arrival are available at the main ports of entry.
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Thailand

© photo: Vyacheslav Argenberg  original photo
What makes this South-east Asian tropical country grow increasingly popular with tourists year after year? Easy travel, comfort, friendliness, exotic environment, good weather? Yes, but more than any factor, what makes this dynamic country stand out is its tourism diversity – its ability to evolve to accommodate anyone, whatever his or her needs are. Thailand is not just a land of stunning idyllic beaches. Amongst it’s many other attractions, it has vast areas of forests, mountains (most notable, the ranges around Pai and Mae Hong Son), an excellent public transport network, ethnic tribes, endless temples, coral reefs, five star hotels with legendary Thai service, one of Asia’s most exciting metropolises, a rich Buddhist culture, and a cuisine that is the envy of the world.
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Useful Travel Information

Visa Regulations

Do I need to take care of my visa before I travel? How long can I stay? How much does a visa cost? Here is an overview of visa regulations for Japan, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Find out witch is the most tourist-friendly country when it comes to visa requirements.
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Useful Travel Information

Things to know about Phnom Penh

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Cambodia’s capital and largest city is located on the banks of the Mekong river. Not many cities have a history like Phnom Penh, making it an interesting stop on your itinerary nowadays. The buildings of a highschool were turned into the Khmer Rouge’s S-21 detention and torture center in the 1970’s. Today it houses the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide Crimes with exhibits and photographs. A short drive southwest of Phnom Penh are the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. More than 17,000 victims were killed and buried in mass grave.

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