Angkor Wat Wasn’t Our Favorite Temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia

The archeological ruins of Angkor, Cambodia—near the city of Siem Reap—is the place that put temple-hopping in Southeast Asia on the tourist map. And for good reason: Deep in the jungle, it’s impossible not to feel like you’re on a movie set. But Angkor is actually much bigger than the most famous (and very big) main temple of Angkor Wat--voted by Lonely Planet as the number one tourist destination in the world. Seeing such an incredible example of human vision, artistic ability and strength rivaled our expedition among the 2,229 temples of Bagan, Myanmar. One thousand years ago, king Suryavarman II--ruler of the Khmer empire, one of ... [Read More]