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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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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