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Mapping early Southeast Asia

The Royal Geographical Society’s Hong Kong chapter has invited me to speak on our changing understanding of Angkor and Southeast Asia pre-modern history. (It’s June 5, for anyone who’s in Hong Kong.) It requires slides and one thing I lack is a decent map of Southeast Asia’s ancient sites. 278 more words

Jame DiBiasio

Bound for Boracay, Philippines

One of my resolutions for this year is to put plans into action. So, I guess I did a good job when I booked a flight to this place which I promised myself four years ago to return with friends when that time comes! 113 more words



A Taiwanese protestor holds a sign featuring a “V for Vendetta” quote, which reads “The country belongs to the people. People should not be afraid of their government. 1,794 more words


The Christs of Cutud

I’m in Pampanga province in the Philippines, staying with a lovely older woman and a few writers, eating livers, lungs, vinegar-soaked chicken thighs, buckets of… 97 more words


Foodie Report: Vientiane, Laos

My friend said the guidebook mentioned that Lao food taste bland compared to its neighboring countries. Excuse me random writer but we beg to differ! I’ve never eaten so much Lao food in my life and I enjoyed each and every morsel. 347 more words

Southeast Asia

Thursday Thought: On connectivity and meaning

ABOUT A YEAR now. In two days, it will have been a year. The year of travel. On the road. With my son. Without an agenda, source of predictable income, or any other tangible fixed points. 221 more words

Far Is Near

Daily Distraction: Sunset at Tonsai Bay

I’ve been telling myself for months now that I wanted to go back and reedit pictures from Thailand and Laos since I’ve learned a bunch more post processing techniques and… 116 more words

Landscape Photography