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5 Great Destinations Not Far From Chiang Mai

5 Great Destinations Not Far From Chiang Mai | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

I’m not talking about a tenth visit to Pai, I know that you’ve already seen the White Temple, and there’s no need to involve any elephants unless you really, really want to.

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10 reasons to do an adventure tour — from Travelfish.org

10 reasons to do an adventure tour — from Travelfish.org | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A discussion of some reasons why doing an adventure tour could be the right choice from our friends at Travelfish.org...

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Pho: A brief primer for Vietnam's national dish.

Pho: A brief primer for Vietnam's national dish. | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

No dish is more identifiable in Vietnamese cuisine than the humble bowl of pho; here's what to expect in the north and south.

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An introduction to Vietnam's national dish

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A Taste of India in Penang, Malaysia

A Taste of India in Penang, Malaysia | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Exploring the colourful streets of Little India in Penang, Malaysia. Little India is a colourful part of George Town that is full of vibrants colours, loud Indian music, aromatic aromas and amazing food.

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One of our favourite food cities in Southeast Asia

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SingYachtShow 's curator insight, July 7, 4:38 AM

Penang is one of my favorite places in South East Asia, just look at the wonderful colors and lighting, you will enjoy so much the food! George town is definitely an area to visit going from the Armenian Art Street to Little India!

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The story of a 60-year-old hijacking in Burma

The story of a 60-year-old hijacking in Burma | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
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Fascinating story about one of the world's earliest hijackings by Karen rebels in Burma

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Myanmar’s first site inscribed to UNESCO World Heritage List

Myanmar’s first site inscribed to UNESCO World Heritage List | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
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Burma, (Myanmar's) first UNESCO World Heritage Site!

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Plain of Jars, Phonsavan | The Laos blog

Plain of Jars, Phonsavan | The Laos blog | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Despite being off the main tourist trail, Phonsavan is well worth visiting, with its Plain of Jars a particular highlight. Hop on a tour or just grab a

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Phonsavan and the Plain of Jars, Laos

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Recovering looted relics of Koh Ker

Recovering looted relics of Koh Ker | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

When archaeologists chose to dig around two stone pedestals at the western entrance of Prasat Chen in Koh Ker temple complex in August 2012, it was a turning point in Cambodia’s search for its lost antiquities.
The uncovered pedestals had already been identified as bases for missing statues of Bhima and Duryodhana, figures from the Mahabharata Hindu epic.

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Recovering looted relics from Koh Ker, Cambodia

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The legacy of UXO in Laos

The legacy of UXO in Laos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Roughly one third of the bombs dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War failed to detonate, and it could be another century before they're cleared.

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The legacy of unexploded ordinance in Laos

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Thailand travel: 10 essential Chiang Mai experiences

Thailand travel: 10 essential Chiang Mai experiences | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

With spectacular mountains, hill tribes and a relaxed vibe, Thailand's unofficial "second city" of Chiang Mai is everything that Bangkok's not.

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With spectacular mountains, hill tribes and a relaxed vibe, Thailand's unofficial "second city" of Chiang Mai is everything that Bangkok's not.

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The Thai Coup Isn't Likely to Ruin Your Vacation

The Thai Coup Isn't Likely to Ruin Your Vacation | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Soldiers armed with automatic weapons are in the streets, a nationwide curfew installed and news broadcasts censored, so is Thailand still safe for the millions of tourists planning to visit?

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The Thai coup isn't likely to ruin your vacation

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Vietnam's farmers struggle to meet demand for 'healthy vegetables'

Vietnam's farmers struggle to meet demand for 'healthy vegetables' | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Poorer growers must cope with costs of certification scheme that governs the use of pesticides and fertilisers
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Vietnam's farmers struggle to meet demand for 'healthy vegetables'
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'Better late than never': Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests

'Better late than never': Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Myanmar contains some of Asia's largest forests, but has been losing them at a rapid pace during the last two decades as logging companies emptied woodlands to meet the demands of the lumber industry. In an effort to save its disappearing forests, Myanmar implemented a landmark ban on timber exports, effective March 31, 2014.
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Myanmar bans timber exports!

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Ethnic minorities of Burma: The Enn | Travelfish on Burma

Ethnic minorities of Burma: The Enn | Travelfish on Burma | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

The Enn highlanders are one of Burma and Shan State's most fascinating ethnic groups; here's some background on their culture.

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The Enn ethnic group of Shan State, Burma

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Sukhothai Historical Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sukhothai Historical Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Essentially the birthplace of Thailand and Thai culture, the Sukhothai Historical Park is filled with temple ruins and impressive Buddha statues.

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Sukhothai Historical Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, #Thailand

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Tips on Asian Street Food

Tips on Asian Street Food | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Smoky chicken sate plucked from a grill and dipped in sweet-spicy peanut sauce in a Jakarta alley. Steamed ground rice and jaggery cakes eaten from a banana leaf on a street corner in Penang. A mound of sticky rice drizzled with coconut cream and topped with juicy mango slices spooned up at a stall in …

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Some tips on Asian street food

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Sri Lankan food

Sri Lankan food | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
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Interesting article about Sri Lanka's awesome cuisine including some recipes

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Ethnic minorities of Burma: The Pa-O

Ethnic minorities of Burma: The Pa-O | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

You won't stay long in western Shan State without coming across the ubiquitous Pa-O people, who are the second largest ethnic group in Shan State.

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The Pa-O of Burma

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Aung Ban market, Burma

Aung Ban market, Burma | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A fantastic local market brings the transport hub of Aung Ban alive every five days. If staying in Kalaw, check the market schedule and pop by for an

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Aung Ban Market, Shan State, Burma

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Myanmar E-Visa to Be Introduced by This Year: Official

Myanmar E-Visa to Be Introduced by This Year: Official | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

The Department of Immigration and Population (DIP) under the Immigration Ministry by this year will finally implement an E-Visa system which was initiated in 2011, a top official said.

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Myanmar E-visa to be introduced at last

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Sunset in Luang Prabang

Sunset in Luang Prabang | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Sunset in Luang Prabang leaves a lasting impression on travellers, often becoming one of their most memorable experiences.
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Sunset in Luang Prabang

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In Pictures: The 'sea gypsies' of Myanmar

In Pictures: The 'sea gypsies' of Myanmar | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Nomads living on the waters off of southern Myanmar find their lifestyle threatened by overfishing and illegal trawling.

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The Moken or 'Sea Gypsies' of Burma's Mergui Archipelago

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19 Places In Southeast Asia That Will Actually Change Your Life

19 Places In Southeast Asia That Will Actually Change Your Life | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Not sure if they'd all 'change my life' but some wonderful and highly varied Southeast Asian destinations nonetheless!

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Not sure if they'd all 'change my life' but some wonderful and highly varied Southeast Asian destinations nonetheless!

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Can Cau or Bac Ha market? Vietnam travel

Can Cau or Bac Ha market? Vietnam travel | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Can Cau or Bac Ha market? If you're dallying in northwest Vietnam, which one should you visit? A run through the highlights of each market.

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Can Cau and Bac Ha markets, Vietnam

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Yangon Circle Train

Yangon Circle Train | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

What’s the best and cheapest way to see the city of Yangon (Rangoon)? Trishaw? Nope! Take the local Yangon circle train for a half-day, up close.......

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The Rangoon circle line, Burma

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Bagan: Options for your temple visits

Bagan: Options for your temple visits | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Bagan has a lot of temples! Certain temples stand out due to their unique architectural style or by virtue of their size alone but to the uninitiated,

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Visitng the temples of Bagan

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British Ghost Haunts A Burmese Outpost

British Ghost Haunts A Burmese Outpost | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Obscure colonial outpost high in the Shan Mountains of upper Burma. Transportation by British-built rail from...

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Great destination though we'll pass on the picturesque but painfully slow train ride

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