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Siem Reap

You're ruining it ... bridges in France are being covered in 'love locks'.

The Backpacker

How dumb tourists are ruining great places

The Backpacker Some of the world's great sites are being ruined by tourists' love.

Global

Whirlwind of rich rewards

Private jet

A pauper among princes and princesses, Max Anderson fastens his seatbelt for an air tour of a lifetime.

Asia

Older, wiser, still fun: has Contiki grown up?

Contiki

Ben Groundwater Putting preconceptions aside, The Backpacker joins a Contiki tour through South-East Asia to see what the youth travel company is offering these days.

Cambodia

Temples and true colours

SHD TRAVEL FEBRUARY 3 RAFFLES SIEM REAP.

Katrina Lobley enjoys the finer things at a colonial classic before exploring Angkor Wat.

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Photo galleries

Photos

South-East Asia's top 10 highlights

A woman sunbathes along the beach at the Anantara Rasananda resort on the island of Koh Phangan off the coast of Koh Samui .

From tranquil countryside to bustling metropolis, Ben Groundwater names his top 10 highlights for visitors to South-East Asia.

Angkor temple's revival

TO GO WITH Cambodia-France-culture-temple-tourism,FEATURE by Suy Se
This photo taken on June 16, 2011 shows foreign tourists looking at Baphuon temple in Siem Reap province, some 300 kilometers northwest of Phnom Penh. It has taken half a century, but archaeologists in Cambodia have finally completed the renovation of the ancient Angkor temple described as the world's largest three dimensional puzzle.       AFP PHOTO/ TANG CHHIN SOTHY

It has taken half a century, but archaeologists in Cambodia have finally completed the renovation of the ancient Angkor Baphuon temple in Siem Reap province, some 300 kilometers northwest of Phnom...

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

After Angkor, head for the coastline

Tripologist My partner and I want to go to Cambodia in early to mid-December for about a week. Besides Angkor Wat, what other must-dos are recommended?

Tripologist

Wat, where, when and how

Tripologist We would like to visit Angkor Wat but we do not want to spend more than two days.

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Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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