Cambodia ends elephant rides at Angkor Wat by 2020

December 2, 2019

By 2020, elephant rides will no longer be allowed at Angkor Wat, Cambodia. In 2016, an elephant died while giving ride to tourists, triggered an outpouring of grief and criticism on social media. A petition was posted on change.org addressed to the Apsara Authority who oversees the Angkor archaeological site, calling for the end of elephant riding. This practice had been offering to tourists since 2001 at this UNESCO World…

Read More >>

10 reasons you should go to Cambodia right now!

March 22, 2016

Ascend to the realm of the gods at Angkor Wat or descend into the darkness of Tuol Sleng to witness the crimes of the Khmer Rouge. This is Cambodia, a country with history both inspiring and depressing, a captivating destination that never ceases to amaze its visitors. In recent years, Cambodia has been becoming a tourist phenomenon that is “unique, affordable and beautiful” in Southeast Asia. The paradise-like landscape of…

Read More >>