Rising from the sprawling jungle temple complex of Angkor, Cambodia, the stately and mystifying structure of Pre Rup holds centuries of secrets within its weathered stones. Known today for its evocative sunrise and sunset views, the site’s name translates from Khmer as “turning the body” – a reference to a once-common misconception about its use […]

Referred to as “The lady temple”, “The tiny temple”, and “The pink temple”, Banteay Srei is a distinctive emblem of the rich Cambodian heritage. Set apart from the majestic grandeur of the main Angkorian complex, this petite temple offers visitors an experience unlike any other in its vicinity. Originally christened as Tribhuvanamahesvara, Banteay Srei (translating […]

Nestled deep within the lush jungles north of Siem Reap, Cambodia, lies the ancient walled city of Angkor Thom. Built in the 12th century as the capital of the mighty Khmer Empire, this sprawling complex is one of the most awe-inspiring historical sites in Southeast Asia. Despite being abandoned and reclaimed by the jungle centuries […]

Rising from the jungles of northwest Cambodia, just a few kilometers from the bustling heart of Siem Reap, the immense stone temples of Angkor Wat are considered the pinnacle of Khmer architecture. Built in the early 12th century by King Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world and an awe-inspiring […]

Nestled within the sprawling jungles of Cambodia’s Angkor Archaeological Park, just a short drive from the vibrant town of Siem Reap, lies the enchanting ruins of Preah Khan Temple. Translating to “Holy Sword,” this 12th century temple complex was built by King Jayavarman VII to honor his victory over invading Cham forces in 1191. Surrounded […]