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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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Eating in Burma - some Burmese dishes you shouldn't miss!

Eating in Burma - some Burmese dishes you shouldn't miss! | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A guide to some of the most common types of food you are likely to encounter in Burma.

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The 4000 Islands, Laos, but which one is best?

The 4000 Islands, Laos, but which one is best? | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

4000 Islands, or Si Phan Don, is a section of Laos' Mekong River that fans out into a 10-kilometre-wide labyrinth of shallow waterways and islands.

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The 4,000 islands of Southern Laos

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Konglor Cave, Laos

Konglor Cave, Laos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Konglor Cave, a nearly eight kilometre long cave with a river running through it, is no ordinary cave and no ordinary river. The scale of the cave is
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The fabulous Konglor Cave, Laos

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Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing: Unesco Expert

Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing: Unesco Expert | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
The temple complex of Bagan in central Burma will become a World Heritage Site within the next few years, a Unesco expert says.
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Good news - Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing
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The Forgotten Soldiers of Mae Salong

The Forgotten Soldiers of Mae Salong | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Village in Chiang Rai province is home to veterans and descendants of troops who fought communism in China's civil war.
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Mae Salong, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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How the French didn't discover Angkor Wat

How the French didn't discover Angkor Wat | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
I suppose I'm a bit of a curmudgeon and therefore get fairly easily annoyed. One of my biggest pet peeves is the old myth about how the French, specifically the explorer and researcher Henri Mouhot...
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How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle

How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Deep in the Cambodian jungle lie the remains of a vast medieval city, which was hidden for centuries.
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Deep in the Cambodian jungle lie the remains of a vast medieval city, which was hidden for centuries.

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Phnom Chisor, Cambodia

Phnom Chisor, Cambodia | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Great for a day trip, this spectacular site is a mere hour's drive from the capital and a short drive from the well-preserved Jayarvarman VII temple o
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Great Angkor period temple a short drive from Phnom Penh

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Stunning wildlife photographed in flooded Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

Stunning wildlife photographed in flooded Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
If someone told you there was a place where 200 million year old coral reefs had erupted from beneath the sea and were now draped in the oldest rain forest in the world, a place where marbled cats and clouded leopards prowl the sharp crags and their dark caves in search of dead bats and small prey, would you believe them?
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Stunning wildlife photographed in flooded Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

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5 Of Vietnam’s Most Beautiful (And Terrifying) Mountain Roads

5 Of Vietnam’s Most Beautiful (And Terrifying) Mountain Roads | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

With both potentially deadly turns and stunning natural beauty, these 5 mountain passes can simultaneously strike awe and fear into the hearts of drivers.
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10 tips for better travel photos

10 tips for better travel photos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Want to improve your travel photos - but have no idea where to start? You need this no-nonsense, jargon-free guide...

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Some simple but useful photography tips

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Myanmar eVisa (Official Government Website)

Myanmar eVisa (Official Government Website) | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Myanmar eVisa(Official Government Website)
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Myanmar e-visas available from Sept onwards - excellent news!

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Nyaung Shwe (Mingala) Market

Nyaung Shwe (Mingala) Market | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Nyaung Shwe market is very difficult to miss: it’s that vivid green square thing stuck smack bang in the middle of town.
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Nyaungshwe market, Inle, Burma

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12 Sri Lanka foods visitors have to try

12 Sri Lanka foods visitors have to try | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
On the island of rice, curry, tropical fruit and fresh seafood, eating is an honor to the taste buds.
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12 must try Sri Lankan dishes!

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Street photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Street Photography, Photos of Phnom Penh by Jean-Francois Perigois Professional Photographer 

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Street photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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South-east Asia's best (and worst) street food

South-east Asia's best (and worst) street food | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
South-east Asia is known for its astonishing array of cheap and delicious street food. Here, writers and food bloggers pick their favourite dishes
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Southeast Asian street food -a few sample dishes

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Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh

Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Wat Ounalom is the Cambodian capital's most conspicuous temple and probably the most attractive. Here's a little background info on it.
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20 Photos Of 1990 Hội An, Vietnam

20 Photos Of 1990 Hội An, Vietnam | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Ancient houses, beautiful beaches, great restaurants and plenty of places to take long strolls have given Hội An a reputation for being one of Vietnam’s most charming destinations. But when these pictures were shot in 1990, the town was just starting its evolution into a tourist hot spot.
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Kyaikkami pagoda, Burma

Kyaikkami pagoda, Burma | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
The red-roofed, gleaming white monastery at Kyaikkami pagoda juts into the sometimes turquoise, sometimes murky brown waters of the Bay of Bengal is
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A pagoda in the Indian Ocean, Kyaikkami, Mon State, Burma

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The Sudden Death of Cambodia’s Homegrown Modernism — Failed Architecture

The Sudden Death of Cambodia’s Homegrown Modernism — Failed Architecture | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

New Khmer Architecture ended abruptly with the rise of the Khmer Rouge, but its ruins can still be found on the Cambodian shore.

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Greta photos of abandoned and ruined villas of former seaside resort Kep, #Cambodia

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Pursat market, Cambodia - photos by Jeff Perigois

Pursat market, Cambodia - photos by Jeff Perigois | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
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The Vanishing Boat People of Phnom Penh

The Vanishing Boat People of Phnom Penh | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A society that rarely touches dry land is threatened by development.

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Cham boat people of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Saddar Cave Hpa-An

Saddar Cave Hpa-An | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A visit to Saddar Cave involves a temple and a hike through underground passages to the far side of the mountain and a spin by dug-out canoe....

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The fantastic Saddar cave, Hpa-An, Burma

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Hpa-an morning market Myanmar Burma

Hpa-an morning market Myanmar Burma | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Wander the streets of central Hpa-an of a morning and you'll find a bustling, intriguing morning market selling all kinds of goods and visited by a mi

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