The Moon Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Siem Reap
Angkor means the "Holy City" in Khmer, the Cambodian official language. Angkor is the region of Cambodia which flourished from the 9th to the 15th centuries.
The temples in the Angkor area are more than a thousand years old ...some of them only piles of stone, while others are well preserved. Most of the temples have been restored quite …
We arrived by plane from Ho Chi Minh city to Siem Reap (pronounced See-hum Ree-hup) and since we set foot in Cambodia, its been nothing but pleasant. (Except the heat maybe). We were very surprised by the fast and efficient service at the airport when issuing our visas.The hotel also sent a tuk-tuk driver to pick us op from the airport..super …
So up bright and early, early anyway to meet our guide and tuk-tuk driver at 5am for the trip to Angkor and the world famous temples. The ride to Angkor was enjoyable and we arrived at Angkor Wat with roughly half the population of China, who appear to be in Cambodia on some mass tourism drive, to witness the sunrise over the temple complex.
... trying to ask directions were a bit of a downer an otherwise fantastic experience. This was the minority though and I met some fantastic Koreans, had some crazy nights and ate some amazing food. I arrived off the boat from Japan in the port city of Busan, the second city of Korea and thanks to its great beaches, a major Korean holiday destination. I stayed right by Haeundae Beach which allowed me my first and only beach day so far, complete with a first foray into the South China ...
We stayed one night in Bangkok and left the next morning by bus to cross the border into Cambodia. The town of Siem Reap is fun for the restaurants and bar scene...lots to choose from. Foot massages can be had on every corner. The ruins of Angkor Wat was amazing and beautiful! It covers such a large area you need at least 2 days seeing them, which we did. We hired our own tuk-tuk driver for the 2 days which is a must for a group of 3 or more. Otherwise you could use a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet