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Light ‘Em Up: Siem Reap Bike Meet set to rev up Temple Town

Publication date 20 November 2019 | 23:04 | ICT

The third annual Siem Reap Bike Meet (SRBM) is set to thrill Siem Reap with high-octane thrills on Saturday, from 11am to 11pm at Box Ville.

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  • Chinese tourists say ‘I do’ to Serbia

    Publication date 20 November 2019 | 21:18 | ICT

    A “bride” in a pretty white dress and trainers runs through a field, her long white veil fluttering behind and her “groom” in hot pursuit.

  • Iron Curtain to green haven: A mountain village transformed

    Publication date 20 November 2019 | 21:11 | ICT

    Where 30 years ago barbed wire guarded the Bulgarian border, tourists now hike in a nature park filled with rare flora and fauna, part of a surprising legacy of the Iron Curtain which once ran across this region.

  • Havana at 500: A city illustrated by four portraits

    Publication date 14 November 2019 | 21:19 | ICT

    Half a millennium since its founding by Spanish colonists, the Cuban capital Havana has become a byword for Latin American romance and revolutionary nostalgia.

  • Aiming far back: Preserving the ancient art of Khmer archery

    Publication date 13 November 2019 | 22:29 | ICT

    Traditional and modern sets of bows and arrows are laid on a long table in the Royal Archery Club, established in Siem Reap town’s Prasat Bakong District, where visitors are introduced to the traditional form of Khmer archery or its

  • Brazil cleans up beaches before peak tourism season

    Publication date 13 November 2019 | 21:34 | ICT

    Months after thick oil began turning idyllic beaches in Brazil into “black carpets”, workers and volunteers wearing rubber gloves race against time to scrape off the remaining fragments ahead of the country’s peak tourism season.

  • Vietnam macaque island draws tourists – and criticism

    Publication date 13 November 2019 | 21:27 | ICT

    Menacing macaques snatch bags of crisps, water bottles, cookies and crackers from uneasy tourists on Vietnam’s Monkey Island, a popular attraction decried as cruel by activists calling for an end to animal tourism in Southeast Asia.

  • Stupas: The must-see historical, scenic beauty in northern Laos

    Publication date 13 November 2019 | 21:26 | ICT

    Laos is well-known among visitors for its wealth of natural and historical tourist sites as well as unique traditions, cultures and lifestyles which vary across the whole country.

  • Lodging in Sister’s Farm near ancient Wat Athvea in Siem Reap

    Publication date 08 November 2019 | 11:43 | ICT

    Located some 6km south of Siem Reap town, Wat Athvea is an ancient Hindu temple featuring a distinctive design and style of devata (sacred female images).

  • Mane Hariharalaya village resort returns guests to a ‘blissful age’

    Publication date 06 November 2019 | 21:16 | ICT

    Imagine a row of traditional wooden bungalows sitting next to paddy fields in a serene environment at the heart of the ancient Khmer Empire where poetry and history collide.

  • Escape to Pka Kirirom brings us closer to nature

    Publication date 04 November 2019 | 13:56 | ICT

    Established in 2018, Pka Kirirom— a garden resort is a natural destination nestled in historic Kirirom National Park, Kampong Spue’s Phnom Srouch district.