Daily Archives: January 13, 2012

Guest Post: Visiting the Western Wall

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Today I’m Guest Posting about visiting the Western Wall in Israel over at yTravel Blog. You can check the post out here!

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The Murky Waters of Cultural Tourism: Visiting Kompong Phluk Floating Village

House boat near Siem Reap

When I went to Siem Reap to visit the famous Angkor Wat temples, I booked a guide for my two days at the temples. However, I had no plans for the afternoon before and when I arrived, my Hostel recommend an excursion to see the nearby Floating Village of Kompong Phluk. Thinking of my visit to the Floating Markets in Thailand I agreed – I assumed it would be touristy but fun.   Cultural Tourism can sometimes walk a fine line between the careful study of another country and a total invasion of privacy. If you were at home, eating your dinner, walking your dog, doing your … Read More

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