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Champasak, southern Laos

Champasak, southern Laos | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

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 2, 2013 11:19 PM

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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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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Stop worrying about these 11 things when you travel

Stop worrying about these 11 things when you travel | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it
You're not going to get kidnapped -- unless you're in Venezuela.
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Some tongue in cheek tips to help you avoid your worst travel fears

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James Taylor's curator insight, August 3, 5:08 AM

This article speaks the truth. Caution>Paranoia

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Luang Prabang for kids

Luang Prabang for kids | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Luang Prabang is a great holiday for easygoing parents and curious, adaptable children -- but not children who must have access to modern distractions as you won't find cinemas, malls or flashy theme parks here

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Family trips to Luang Prabang

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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
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
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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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Phnom Chisor, Cambodia

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

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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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18 First-Ever Images Of A Cave So Massive It Has It's Own Weather System

18 First-Ever Images Of A Cave So Massive It Has It's Own Weather System | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

These images are the first ever of the massive recently discovered Er Wang Dong Cave. The cave has thick clouds and fog is trapped inside.

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Amazing photographs of a vast and newly discovered cave site in China

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These 11 Wonderful Old Maps Show The Evolution Of Saigon And Cho Lon

These 11 Wonderful Old Maps Show The Evolution Of Saigon And Cho Lon | South East Asia Travel News | Scoop.it

Saigon has seen tremendous growth since its humble beginnings as a small Khmer seaport. Vietnamese settlers arrived in the 17th century, eventually solidifying their control over the area with the construction on the Citadel of Saigon in 1790.
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If you like looking at old maps check out these great ones of Saigon and Cholon

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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

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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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