Siem Reap floating villages

From Siem Reap, you can explore Tonle Sap lake and the floating villages. Before you book a tour though, I advise you to read some of the tripadvisor reviews to adjust your expectations.

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Visit Kulen Mountain / Phnom Kulen

One of the trips I took while in Cambodia was an organized tour to the Kulen Mountain, the river of the 1000 Lingas and nearby waterfalls.

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Travel Guide Angkor Wat and the other temples

When you want to explore Cambodia, the beaten path obviously leads you to Siem Reap. The airport has very convenient connections to almost all major cities in Southeast Asia. So this is where I started my journey. To be honest I didn’t know much about the country and its history. I knew I wanted to see “the temples”. The name Angkor Wat rang a bell and I remembered pictures with temples overgrown by trees and huge stony faces.

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6 reasons why you should visit the Philippines – in pictures

One month in the Philippines has left me with many great memories. I am sure there is much more to see than what I could do in 30 days (end of my visa), but here are a few good reasons why you should consider the islands for your next holidays.

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What to do at Singapore’s Changi Airport – Terminal 2

Who hasn’t been in this situation. You are trying to find the cheapest flight to somewhere. You go to your trusted flight search engine or app and find a reasonable price. Getting slightly excited, you click on it, then… 18h stopover at…, well definitely somewhere you weren’t planning to go.

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5 things to do on Apo Island

Apo Island is a tiny island in the Philippines, south of Negros Island. I had never heard of it until I started my diving trip in Bohol, Philippines. I went for a few dives in Alona and on Balicasag island and initially planned to move on to Puerto Galera, then Coron. But when I asked other divers and the local dive masters about the “best diving spot in the Philippines”, “Apo island” was almost always one of their first replies.

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What to do in Bohol, Philippines

Bohol is one of the provinces in the central Visaya’s region. It comprises Bohol island and many smaller surrounding islands.

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How to travel to Banaue, Batad and Hapoa

Want to walk in the footsteps of the ancient indigenous people of the Philippines? Interested in culture and history? Then I suggest you visit the Ifugao region north of Manila. You will be able to walk through 2000 year old rice terraces, built with minimal equipment by locals whose descendants still plant rice and vegetables on the terraces today.

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Sarah’s Wanderland nominated for a Liebster Award

Mabuhay from the Philippines! 🙂 So I started traveling a month ago and decided to start a blog, mainly for the fun of it, but also to learn something new. I am definitely not the most tech-savvy person and have not been into Social Media too much. The first thing that has definitely taken me by surprise is how much work this actually involves. After my first few breakdowns on WordPress, I am starting to enjoy it, though. 

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How to spend your days in Manila

When backpacking through the Philippines, most travelers use Manila as a short stop in order to grab the next bus, ferry or plane to one of the islands. But what to do if you have a few days to fill?

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