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Pha Taem National Park

Pha Taem National Park packs a lot into its 340 square kilometres, including stunning cliffs, old rock paintings, strange rock formations, fantastic w
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Thailand's spectacular Pha Taem National Park
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Ticket sales for Angkor Wat to go online

Ticket sales for Angkor Wat to go online | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
A new online ticketing system for the Kingdom’s biggest tourist draw, Angkor Wat, will be introduced to provide faster and convenient service to tourists, while increasing the transparency and clarity of ticket sales revenues.
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New on-line ticket service for Angkor Wat
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Cambodia's floating villages face uncertain future

Cambodia's floating villages face uncertain future | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
CHHNORK TROU, Cambodia - Cambodia's floating villages have adapted to the ebb and flow of Southeast Asia's largest lake for generations, but modernisation and a scarcity of fish are now threatening their traditional way of life.Houses, schools, hairdressers and even dentists - entire communities bob around on the Tonle Sap, whose waters rise and fall dramatically with the seasons.
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Visit them whilst they're still there then!

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In Dein in photos

In Dein in photos | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

As with many sites in Burma it's often the local inhabitants that make a visit and In Dein on the edge of Inle Lake is a perfect example. 

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In Dein, Burma - in photos

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In Dein, Inle Lake

In Dein, Inle Lake | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
In Dein, occasionally referred to as the
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In Dein - the 'Shan Bagan' at Inle lake

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The Circular Train Yangon

The Circular Train Yangon | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

The Circular train, Rangoon

 

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Photos from the circular line train, Rangoon, Burma

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Green Star Restaurant

Green Star Restaurant | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

This is good food that’s very fairly priced -- Green Star doesn't need to rely on its do-good goals to be able to come out on top as a great dining option in Siem Reap.

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Our favourite restaurant in Siem Reap!

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Kandawgyi Lake, Rangoon, Burma

Kandawgyi Lake, Rangoon, Burma | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

The lake and its surrounding gardens is a great place for a picnic -- shed the anxiety of Yangon traffic and ease earache from horns with a walk through...

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A stroll through Kandawgyi Lake Park, Rangoon, Burma

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A breeze through Luang Prabang — Travelfish.org

A breeze through Luang Prabang — Travelfish.org | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

The experience of being a first time visitor to Luang Prabang in Laos - finding that indeed it is a highlight of Southeast Asia. 

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Luang Prabang - ancient capital and UNESCO World Heritage site, #Laos

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How to write the perfect travel journal

How to write the perfect travel journal | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

Want to be the envy of your friends when you return from a BIG trip? Write a thrilling, evocative and captivating journal with these top tips from Wanderlust's Lyn Hughes

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How to write the perfect travel journal form Lyn at Wanderlust

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Trang's botanical gardens and jungle canopy walkway | The Thailand blog

Trang's botanical gardens and jungle canopy walkway | The Thailand blog | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
At the Trang Peninsular Botanical Gardens in Thailand we were expecting plants and trees, but raised walkways winding through jungle canopy some 18 metres above ground proved to be an unexpected adventure.
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Trang's botanical gardens

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A great Vietnamese recipe

A great Vietnamese recipe | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
Bun Cha Baby - A classic dish from Hanoi is now on the menu at Prahran’s Hanoi Hannah, after some of the team made a visit to the Vietnamese capital. We take a look at how to make Bun Cha.
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Street 13 walking tour

Street 13 walking tour | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
Street 13 makes for a relatively short but action-packed walking tour, allowing you to take in markets, historic buildings and plenty of street life.
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A Phnom Penh walking tour
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New Burmese 'Death Railway' museum, Mon State

New Burmese 'Death Railway' museum, Mon State | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
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New Burmese 'Death Railway' museum

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In pictures: Asia’s most ancient structures

In pictures: Asia’s most ancient structures | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
YOU won't travel far in Asia without bumping into a crumbling ruin, temple, city or landmark built by a civilization that no longer exists.
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Photos of some of Asia's most ancient sites

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Top 10 books about Cambodia

Top 10 books about Cambodia | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

Cambodia, recommended reading list. Can think of several more that should be on the list but all good stuff nonetheless!

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Cambodia, recommended reading list. Can think of several more that should be on the list but all good stuff nonetheless!

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U Bein Bridge, Mandalay, Burma

U Bein Bridge, Mandalay, Burma | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

Ageing U Bein Bridge stretches 1.2 kilometres across Taungthaman Lake, making it the longest teak bridge in the world.

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U Bein Bridge, Mandalay, Burma

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Mandalay - great photography spots

Mandalay - great photography spots | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

Spending a few days in Mandalay gives you time to explore some of the most iconic photography spots in the country. 

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Mandalay photo tips

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PHOTOS: Buddhist Cave Temples Will Blow Your Mind

PHOTOS: Buddhist Cave Temples Will Blow Your Mind | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

After seeing these stunning Buddhist temples located inside caves, we want to drop everything that we are currently doing and visit them.

The isolation of these sites serves to intensify the spiritual connection experienced by visitors.

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Photos of some cave temples of Asia: including, Sadan & Kawgoon, Hpa-An, Pindaya, Burma, Dambulla, Sri Lanka etc

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In Cambodia’s Capital, an Infusion of Flavor

In Cambodia’s Capital, an Infusion of Flavor | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
Chefs from around the world, lured by Phnom Penh’s development boom, are opening spots with cuisine that has never before been offered in the city.
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Mouthwatering article on Phnom Penh's new restaurant scene

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Long-awaited film tells the tale of Cambodia’s musical ‘golden age’

Long-awaited film tells the tale of Cambodia’s musical ‘golden age’ | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it

Everyone has heard the songs from the pre-Khmer Rouge period when Phnom Penh rocked to new sounds that fused traditional Cambodian folk music with Western rock and pop – but the story of the scene behind the songs has remained untold, until now. Will Jackson reports.

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Great article about Phnom Penh's flourishing pre-Khmer Rouge music scene

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Sapa covered in a blanket of snow

Sapa covered in a blanket of snow | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
(VOV) - Much of Sapa has been covered in snow this week with some localities like Tram Ton and O Qui Ho experiencing up to 20cm of the white stuff.
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Avoid the crowds at Ta Prohm: go to Preah Khan | Travelfish on Cambodia

Avoid the crowds at Ta Prohm: go to Preah Khan | Travelfish on Cambodia | Travel South East Asia | Scoop.it
Preah Khan has lived long in the shadow of its older sister, Ta Prohm.
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Songkran Water Festival 2010 - Chiang Mai - Main Event

"Main showdown of the 2010 Songkran Water Festival.
April 2010 Chiang Mai, Thailand."


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