The Sunrise, A Sunset, and the Rest of Angkor Wat

The Sunrise, A Sunset, and the Rest of Angkor Wat

Before Sunrise For the past few years, Cambodia has become one of the most popular destinations here in Southeast Asia. History and culture being the main drivers, it is home to thousands of temples that were built during the Khmer Empire. The biggest temple complex in the whole world can be found here. Located in Siem Reap lies the Angkor Wat, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites that has been beautifully restored, thanks to the contributions of agencies and organizations from different countries. The Angkor Wat, built by Khmer King Suryavarman II,…

A Taste of the Chocolate Hills, Bohol

A Taste of the Chocolate Hills, Bohol

One of the few things that I remember about Bohol in my grade school’s Philippine geography subject is the Chocolate Hills. This is probably the most popular tourist attraction in Bohol apart from the Philippine Tarsier. From my reading, there are more than 1260 hills scattered across a total land area of approximately 50 square kilometers. It was the summer of 2010 when we last visited them, and although it was my second time to be there, I still felt the excitement. You’re probably wondering, why are they called the…