Ancient capital is one of the worlds most intriguing 'lost cities'
People who want to take a solo holiday to south-east Asia should visit "the distant past" that can be found in one of Cambodia's ancient cities.
That is according to a writer for the Lonely Planet website, who named Angkor - home of the world-renowned temple Angkor Wat - as one of the most interesting lost cities in the world.
"Angkor has its fair share of tourists, but its size means you'll easily find a place to get lost in the distant past," the travel expert noted
"Built by a succession of Khmer god-kings from AD 900 to 1200, it had a population close to one million and was the capital of the Khmer empire."
The writer added that people visiting Angkor on a solo holiday should also consider Siem Reap, which is only around 20 minutes to the south.
Siem Reap is home to the Cambodian Cultural Village, which features smaller versions of the country's famous landmarks and performances from minority groups.