Dog meat banned in Siem Reap, the tourist town that became Cambodian ‘linchpin’ of controversial trade

The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as the “linchpin” of an industry that slaughters millions of creatures each year.Dog meat, a cheap source of protein, is eaten in several Asian countries, including Cambodia, although it is much more popular in neighbouring Vietnam.But animal rights group Four Paws has identified Siem Reap...

Travel quiz: where is the world’s highest, biggest, deepest …?

How low – or high – can you go? Test your geography know-how and powers of deduction with our superlative quizWhich of these capital cities is highest above sea level? And no, it's not the usual suspect …Quito, EcuadorThimphu, BhutanMexico CityBogotá, ColombiaWhat is the height of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro?4,849 metres7,978 metres5,895 metres3,312 metresWhere is the world's largest desert?The AntarcticSiberiaNorth AfricaAustraliaIn which ocean is the world's deepest oceanic...

Review: Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 First Class from Hong Kong to Frankfurt

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. I recently enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Thailand (home to my favorite hotel in the world: Soneva Kiri) and the Kingdom of Cambodia. You can read my trip reports here: Review: Etihad Airways Airbus A380 First Class Apartment from Paris to Abu Dhabi Review: Etihad Airways Dreamliner B787 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok Review: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, Thailand Review: Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang, Cambodia Review: A visit to Angkor...

Review: Cathay Dragon A320 Business Class from Phnom Penh to Hong Kong

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. I recently enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Thailand (home to my favorite hotel in the world: Soneva Kiri) and the Kingdom of Cambodia. You can read my trip reports here: Review: Etihad Airways Airbus A380 First Class Apartment from Paris to Abu Dhabi Review: Etihad Airways Dreamliner B787 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok Review: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, Thailand Review: Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang, Cambodia Review: A visit to Angkor...

Travel series: a travel guide to Cambodia

Friday newsletters always feature luxury travel contests, tips, series, or news. Today (12 June, 2020): Travel series: a travel guide to Zambia. My travel blog features a section that comprises a selection of destination & travel guides. You can find these travel guides under ‘destinations‘ in the blog’s header menu (indicated by the blue arrow in the screenshot below). I hope these online travel guides – based on my own travel experiences – may...

Review: Shinta Mani Wild – Bensley Collection (Cambodia)

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. I recently enjoyed a wonderful holiday in Thailand (home to my favorite hotel in the world: Soneva Kiri) and the Kingdom of Cambodia. You can read my trip reports here: Review: Etihad Airways Airbus A380 First Class Apartment from Paris to Abu Dhabi Review: Etihad Airways Dreamliner B787 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok Review: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, Thailand Review: Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang, Cambodia Review: A visit to Angkor...

Top 10 most fabulous National Geographic lodges in the world

Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (June 8, 2020): Top 10 best National Geographic lodges in the world. The National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World is a collection of lodges that invite guests to discover some of the planet’s most treasured places, while helping to protect those places for generations to come. These properties – each handpicked by National Geographic – share a strong commitment to...

Laser mapping reveals largest and oldest Mayan temple

For decades, archeologists have keep their eyes down to the ground as they slashed through jungles, attempting to spot traces left by lost civilizations like the Khmer Empire in Cambodia and the Maya in Mexico and Central America.Want to know more on Laser mapping reveals largest and oldest Mayan temple click here go to tour news source. Travel and tour information summary from CNN Travel News.Author:
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