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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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Saddar Cave Hpa-An

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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, making i
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The spectacular Saddar Cave, Hpa-An, Burma

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Hanoi’s 36 streets: Hang Quat

Hanoi’s 36 streets: Hang Quat | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Hang Quat is one of the most colourful streets in Old Quarter and its time for coverage in our 36 streets series has now finally come.
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Hanoi's Old Quarter

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Heritage Trust Unveils ‘21st Century’ Blueprint for Rangoon

Heritage Trust Unveils ‘21st Century’ Blueprint for Rangoon | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

spectacular architectural heritageFollowing a four-year study of Rangoon’s urban landscape, the Yangon Heritage Trust has unveiled its vision to revitalize the former capital.

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Plans to preserve Rangoon's awesome architectural heritage

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The Mystical Riches of Luang Prabang

The Mystical Riches of Luang Prabang | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, Luang Prabang has experienced an influx of investment--along with strict regulations stemming from its designation as a UNESCO World
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UNESCO World Heritage Luang Prabang #Laos

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Bodhisattvas in Angkor — angkorguide.net

Bodhisattvas in Angkor — angkorguide.net | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
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Angkor's mysterious faces. Fascinating article - thanks Reinhart!

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Angkor's mysterious faces. Fascinating article - thanks Reinhart!

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A weekend in Thailand's Khao Sok National Park

A weekend in Thailand's Khao Sok National Park | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Khao Sok national park offers a jungly and scenic stop for a few days if travelling across the isthmus of southern Thailand.
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A weekend in Thailand's Khao Sok National Park

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14 Mouth-Watering Thai Street Foods You'll Love

14 Mouth-Watering Thai Street Foods You'll Love | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Look out for these fantastic dishes when you’re browsing Thailand's night markets and streets.
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Thai street food

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Inle Lake, Myanmar

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The second largest lake in Burma, the rather shallow Inle Lake sits at an altitude of almost 900 metres above sea level.
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Inle Lake, Shan State, Myanmar

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Farmers in Burma swap opium poppies for coffee crops – in pictures

Farmers in Burma swap opium poppies for coffee crops – in pictures | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Farmers in the eastern Burmese state of Shan have begun replacing poppy crops that produce opium with plantations of coffee and rubber, helped by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. All photographs by Nils Larsen
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Tigers expanding? Conservationists discover big cats in Thai park

Tigers expanding? Conservationists discover big cats in Thai park | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
For the first time conservationists have confirmed Indochinese tigers in Thailand's Chaloem Ratanakosin National Park. In January, camera traps used by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Thailand's Department of National Parks took a photo of a tigress, confirming what had only been rumors. A couple months later the camera traps photographed a male tiger in the same park.
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Wild tiger population growth in Thailand

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56 portraits of Bangkok street food vendors

56 portraits of Bangkok street food vendors | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
If Bangkok is a big pot of curry, street food vendors are the flames that make it simmer -- and the spices that make it worth dishing out. In addition to churning out delicious eats at any time, an...
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Great photo portraits of Bangkok street food vendors #Thailand

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Angkor Wat Larger, More Complex Than Thought

Angkor Wat Larger, More Complex Than Thought | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
An archaeological research team has made a series of groundbreaking discoveries about the historical site of Angkor, including evidence of a more evenly spaced population, defensive reinforcements around Angkor Wat, and a huge spiraled structure that “defies explanation.”
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Angkor Wat Larger, More Complex Than Thought

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A selection of classic Burmese dishes

A selection of classic Burmese dishes | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Burma has a rich, varied and unique cuisine but perhaps due to a paucity of foreign visitors over recent years, Burmese food is little known outside of the country
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Some classic Burmese dishes

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Perhentian Islands travel guide

Perhentian Islands travel guide | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Independent travel guide to Perhentian Islands, includes up to date information on guesthouses and hotels, attractions and advice on travel, timetables and more.
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Our favourite Malaysian islands

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Central Railway Station Yangon

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It may not be worth going far out of your way to visit the Central Railway Station but this spectacular building is impossible to miss and one of down
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Yangon's iconic old Central Station

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Second Pair of Endangered Gibbons Released at Angkor

On June 30, 2015, a second pair of endangered pileated gibbons were successfully released into the forest surrounding the Angkor Temple Complex in Siem Reap,...
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Excellent work from Nick and the guys at Wildlife Alliance, Cambodia

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What’s hot in Kampot: Food, fun and places to stay

What’s hot in Kampot: Food, fun and places to stay | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Last year, some 76,000 tourists visited Kampot – 14 per cent more than the previous year – and quite a few of them seem to have stuck around and opened businesses.
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Up and coming Kampot, Cambodia

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Why Penang Is Southeast Asia’s Top Street Food City, Malaysia

Why Penang Is Southeast Asia’s Top Street Food City, Malaysia | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
While many extol Singapore and Bangkok as Asia's street food meccas, Penang Island off the coast of peninsular Malaysia offers all they have and more.
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Penang's street food - best in Southeast Asia?

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Waterfalls of the Bolaven Plateau, Laos

Waterfalls of the Bolaven Plateau, Laos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
In the far southern reaches of Laos, just to the east of the major city of Pakse, is the famous Bolaven Plateau, home to dense jungle, sprawling coffe
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Waterfalls of the Boloven Plateau, Laos

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Inle Lake on UNESCO list : TTR Weekly

Inle Lake on UNESCO list : TTR Weekly | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
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Lake Inle to receive UNESCO World Heritage Status

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Yangon, Sunset boat cruise

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For something a bit different at the end of the day, try a sunset boat cruise on the Rangoon River. While you won't see any spectacular sites it does
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Yangon, (Rangoon), sunset boat cruise

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10 Tips For Better Travel Photos

10 Tips For Better Travel Photos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
Pro techniques to help you take unique and personal images for your photographic journal If you want to return home with a great travel portfolio, you
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Some excellent travel photography tips!

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Open House Art's curator insight, July 3, 2015 10:59 AM

Great advice just in time for your holiday snaps!!

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9 Challenges Of Family Travel

9 Challenges Of Family Travel | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
What’s it really like travelling the world as a family? And in particular, what are the biggest challenges? Find out how we face and overcome those - and more importantly, how it turns out they don’t really matter anyway.
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The challenges, (or not), of family travel

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Saving Rangoon: the battle for Burma's ancient and colonial heritage

Saving Rangoon: the battle for Burma's ancient and colonial heritage | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
After an estimated 35% of Burma’s largest city was destroyed to make way for new development projects, Moe Moe Lwin is looking to preserve its heritage
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Preserving Rangoon's amazing architectural heritage

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