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Southeast Asia

From Buddhist temples to Communist monuments, sailing through limestone outcrops to cruising along narrow delta canals, trekking in the highlands or exploring sacred caves, Southeast Asia really does have it all. Add to this idyllic beaches, a tempting mix of Asian and French cuisine and Angkor, one of the world’s most spectacular prehistoric temple complexes, and you have yourself the perfect holiday destination.

Hidden gems in the rolling hills of Vietnam

Recently I was fortunate enough to travel to Vietnam. This was my first time back in 15 years and I was curious to see how much things had changed… Vietnam now has many more 3, 4 and 5 star hotels … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Monks, pagodas and sunsets in Burma

Sarah recently went on a trip to beautiful Burma and had these incredible photos to share from her adventure. The laid-back vibe practically seeps out of these shots of stunning pagodas, locals going about their business and beautiful sunsets over … Continue reading

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Photo showcase – exploring Vietnam

Emma recently went on a tour to Vietnam and did a photo blog on how people get around this amazing country. For anyone who’s seen the traffic in Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll know how frenetic it can be. But … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Vientiane

Ben Groundwater offers hints and tips for anyone with time to kill in the sleepy and often overlooked Southeast Asian city of Vientiane. Don’t listen to the naysayers. There’s a popular school of thought that says Vientiane is not much … Continue reading

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Video of the week: Traffic in HCMC

This week’s video comes all the way from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Compiled from 10 000 RAW images and multiple shoots, it captures the hive-like buzz of this Southeast Asian metropolis. Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam from Rob Whitworth … Continue reading

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Travel Round-up – Tours to Southeast Asia.

Vietnam: A captivatingly beautiful country, travellers can discover tradition and history charming rural areas on a tour to Vietnam, and see the dynamic new face of Southeast Asia in the hubbub of its thriving cities. From the northern attractions like … Continue reading

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New 7 Wonders of Nature announced in Zurich.

The provisional New 7 Wonders of nature were announced last week at the New 7 Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Elected by public votes taken from all over the world, the New 7 Wonders were whittled down from over 440 … Continue reading

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Exploring Angkor: the incredible temples of Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Absolutely stunning temples and so much more than I could have imagined them to be. Siem Reap was our first stop in Cambodia and the perfect way to begin. We landed at 7am and I was determined … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: a journey through Southeast Asia

Following a recent trip to Southeast Asia, filmmaker Paul Wex put this video together from some of the main sights in Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangkok, along with stunning shots of the local people. There are also some great shots of … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery – Top spots & experiences in south-east Asia

Vietnam: Halong Bay Vietnam’s Halong Bay is simply breathtaking, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, widely considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world. Thousands of majestic limestone peaks rise dramatically out of the sparkling emerald waters, and … Continue reading

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