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Update #36 - The Three 'H's: Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City

Upon our arrival at the Jade Hotel in Hue, we were greeted by staff the friendliness of whom we had only had rivalled by hostesses of homestays. 1,154 more words


Lisu Village guard

After we got back to Chiang Mai, I recorded in my travel journal that there was a rumour circulating that an American and a Frenchman had helped the Thai police locate opium fields in the Cave Lodge area by posing as tourists. 67 more words


Islam in South-eastern Asia

Indonesia is projected to have a Muslim population of around 230 million in 2020, the largest in the world, as it is currently. This is according to figures from… 50 more words



Announced today was the launch of ONE PIECE: Pirate Warriors 3 in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation® Vita hand-held system, and STEAM®. 253 more words


Tips for Visiting Angkor Wat

  1. Start early.

It goes without saying that Angkor Wat, a wonder of the world, is one of the most touristed spots. People come from all over the world to see the ancient ruins of a civilization that stretched from Laos to Malaysia, pay homage to the Buddhist and Hindu temples, or even to just watch the sunrise over the “holiest of holy”, Angkor Wat itself. 978 more words

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