When a scientist turns his brain to travel planning, you get the unusual benefit of a guy who pays attention to numbers and patterns—totally underrated criteria for planning the coolest travel experiences. Case in point: how to explore Cambodia's Angkor Archaeological Park, one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world. In the world. The government has tried all kinds of things to curb the crowds (raising admission prices, imposing stricter dress codes, etc.) but nothing works. The temple ruins are still mob scenes of international visitors. My challenge for this article was to see if a science guy could crack the crowds. Click below to read the whole story.
How to Avoid the Crowds at Angkor Wat: A Cambodia WOW Experience