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Top travel destinations in Asia 2014 – Burma (Myanmar) & Siem Reap, Cambodia, Angkor Wat

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The 1st of February, wow, January just flew by here, probably because I had lots to catch up on after being out of the country for 9 weeks. Thanks to Twitter I quickly caught up with any new developments in travel

At the start of the year there are an array of travel awards which I watch with interest, Burma keeps coming up in them. The latest news I received through Twitter were the Wanderlust Travel Awards for and top country to visit is Myanmar, with Bagan number 5 for top city.

Myanmar, Bagan,  temple at dawn, silhouette

Myanmar, Bagan, temple at dawn, silhouette

Burma Myanmar U Bein Bridge Lake water people on boat

Boat on Lake

Myanmar, Yangon, Schwedagon Pagoda, dusk

Myanmar, Yangon, Schwedagon Pagoda, dusk

 

Inle lake, Myanmar (Burma) fisherman with girl on boat

Inle lake, Myanmar (Burma) fisherman with girl on boat

Trip Advisor gives Siem Reap in Cambodia the gateway to the Angkor Wat temple complex number 9 top city in the world and Wanderlust magazine Number 10.          (Top destination Asian city for Trip Advisor is Siem Reap.)

Tree Angkor Wat temple complex

Tree Angkor Wat temple complex

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This town has grown over the years since my first visit in 1999 from a dusty wild west place to a town that now has amazing restaurants, bars, hotels, markets, shops and galleries.

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It still caters to all budgets and cuisines but it can be a little sleepy in places.

Man asleep in tuk tuk

Myanmar and Cambodia all feature in Conde Nast Traveller best places to go for winter sun.

Join me for a travel photography holiday to Burma or Cambodia: Angkor Wat & Cambodian Life, I look forward to meeting you on one of them.

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Author: Stephen Studd Photography

Stephen graduated from LCP in London in 1987 with a 2:1 BA Honours degree in photography. Since then he has travelled the world as a professional freelance travel & garden photographer. His photography has been published in many areas around the globe; from front cover of National Geographic magazine, to countless travel books, brochures and print media. His work has also been used in many advertising campaigns, with clients such as Fiat, Citigroup, Caribou Coffee, Expedia, BBC and countless others and his photography has picked up numerous international awards.. Stephen leads travel photography holidays and tours to Burma, Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Vietnam & the USA. He also leads Bluebell photography workshops in Gloucestershire and landscape photography workshops in the Gower, Wales. http://www.digitalphotographyholidays.com Stephen can be contacted for commissions via his photography website.

One thought on “Top travel destinations in Asia 2014 – Burma (Myanmar) & Siem Reap, Cambodia, Angkor Wat

  1. Angkor Wat which literally means ‘City Temple’ is a Hindu temple complex built to replicate the heavens on earth.

    http://www.tourismcambodia.org/provincial_guide/index.php?view=attdetail&prv=21&att=48&

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