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Champasak, southern Laos

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Set on the banks of the Mekong in one of its wider sections, Champasak is a small town with a single main street running parallel to the river. Here's why it can be so alluring.

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Champasak, southern Laos

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Vloasis's curator insight, June 3, 2013 2:19 AM

Truly a different world to me.  Love the picture of the tree and what seem to be tiered fields.

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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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Northern Laos or Southern Laos?

Northern Laos or Southern Laos? | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Suggestions on what to see and do in Northern and Southern Laos and the appeals of each area. Useful for fence sitters

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Southern v Northern Laos - interesting article from our mates at Travelfish

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Ambassador: US Handed Cambodia to 'Butcher' 40 Years Ago

Ambassador: US Handed Cambodia to 'Butcher' 40 Years Ago | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Time has not blunted John Dean’s anger, crushing shame and feelings of guilt over the US evacuation of Phnom Penh in 1975.

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How the US abandoned Cambodia

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Or how the US abandoned Cambodia

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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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Hpa-an morning market, Myanmar (Burma)
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Kopi tasting in Trang

Kopi tasting in Trang | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Over a recent visit I sifted through the endless options to find two traditional Trang kopi shops that stand out from the rest.
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South Thailand's Trang City

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Exploring Angkor: You're doing it all wrong, say experts - CNN.com

Exploring Angkor: You're doing it all wrong, say experts - CNN.com | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

We asked archaeologists for details nearly every traveler misses at one of the world's most important historic sites.

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They are archaeologists not tour guides but there are some fair points for visitors

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Mystery in the mountains

Mystery in the mountains | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Placed on rocky ledges throughout the Cardamoms, hundreds of metres above sea level, are some 70 ceramic jars, hundreds of years old. Inside them: the bones of around 150 people who sheltered in the jungle during the decline of Angkor. New theories have emerged about who they were, and what their relationship was with their aggressive lowland neighbours. 

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Mystery in the mountains - ancient burials in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains

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Da Nang, Vietnam food tour

Da Nang, Vietnam food tour | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

It takes a good serving of local Da Nang knowledge to find the best places to pull up a street food stool, and if your plan is just to spend a day or

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Danang, Vietnam - a food tour!

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Angkor Wat - Why One Day Isn't Enough

Angkor Wat - Why One Day Isn't Enough | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

The incredible temples of Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia deserve more than just one day. With sights like Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm we felt like it wasn't enough.

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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

Street photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

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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Which is the best street food tour in Hanoi?

Which is the best street food tour in Hanoi? | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Our pick of the best street food tours in Vietnam. We tried four and here are the results

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Hanoi street food tours

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Check it out. Don't forget to post the pics to Easy Eats!

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Ambassador: US Handed Cambodia to 'Butcher' 40 Years Ago

Ambassador: US Handed Cambodia to 'Butcher' 40 Years Ago | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Time has not blunted John Dean’s anger, crushing shame and feelings of guilt over the US evacuation of Phnom Penh in 1975.

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Or how the US abandoned Cambodia

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How the US abandoned Cambodia

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Interview with guide on small group holiday to Burma. Travel like a local

Interview with guide on small group holiday to Burma. Travel like a local | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
What's travelling in a group in Burma really like? Our local guide gives you the low down.
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Interview with Wi on Burma tours on the Responsible Travel website

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40 Photos That Prove Why Vietnam Is Simply Awesome

40 Photos That Prove Why Vietnam Is Simply Awesome | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Some great Vietnam photos

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A selection of great Vietnam photos!

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The accidental tourist, or why thinking you're not a 'group travel person' doesn't make it so

The accidental tourist, or why thinking you're not a 'group travel person' doesn't make it so | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Most people believe that it takes no small amount of courage to be alone — and sometimes, that’s true. But there’s another kind of courage required to be with people
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Excellent article!

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On Myanmar's Mystery Peak, Drama and a Challenge Like No Other

On Myanmar's Mystery Peak, Drama and a Challenge Like No Other | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

A grueling trek through a jungle, followed by a treacherous climb: How one team took on one of mountaineering's biggest tests.

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An expedition to scale Burma's highest peak

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Striking new gecko discovered in Thailand

Striking new gecko discovered in Thailand | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Sai Yok bent-toed gecko found on forested hill near Myanmar border, researchers think more species await discovery in biodiverse region A research team based

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Newly discovered species in Thailand's Sai Yok district

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Angkor: an interactive map of Cambodia's must-see temples

Angkor: an interactive map of Cambodia's must-see temples | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

An interactive guide to Angkor Wat and other temples at Angkor, Cambodia, including then-and-now recreations of individual temples and a map of the essential sights

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Angkor: an interactive map of Cambodia's must-see temples

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Prasart Kok Rocha - the Leaning Tower of Kompong Thom

Prasart Kok Rocha - the Leaning Tower of Kompong Thom | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Prasart Kok Rocha is a quirky site of some historical importance, and it offers an excuse to explore the friendly and attractive little village where

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The Leaning Tower of Kompong Thom, Cambodia

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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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