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Adam Bray

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Hometown:

Phan Thiet, Viet Nam , United States

Biographical Info:

Adam is a contributor to ThingsAsian Press' "To Asia With Love" Guidebook series, including "To Vietnam With Love" and the upcoming "To Cambodia With Love" and "To Thailand With Love". He is also a contributor to more than a dozen Vietnam and Cambodia guidebooks for Insight Guides, Thomas Cook, Berlitz, DK Eyewitness, Time Out and Sky Publishing (Hong Kong). His work for Transitions Abroad Magazine has also won awards. 

 Adam has worked with many endangered species, including chimpanzees, bonobos (including the famous apes Kanzi and Panbanisha) and orangutans. He's taken numberous adventures across Northern Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, China, Thailand and Cambodia, before finally settling in Vietnam. Adam is a travel writer, photographer, journalist and web designer, with special expertise in S. Vietnam. Adam has a strong connection to the tourism industry in this area, having worked as a location scout for film. Adam's new album, "Under a Tamarind Tree" is now available on iTunes and other popular music download services.

Links of interest:

Mui Ne Beach, Vietnam

The Fish Egg Tree

Under a Tamarind Tree on iTunes

To Asia With Love Guidebook Series

Adam Bray's Recent Contributions

Day 1

Evolution of a Mid-Autumn Festival Float

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See the 5-day progression of a lantern float built for Phan Thiet City's celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam

Destinations: Phan Thiet | Vietnam | Binh Thuan
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Festivals | Performing Arts | Art | Traditions
A waterfall across the path through Tiger Leaping Gorge

Last Days of the Tiger Leaping Gorge?

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Deep in Yunnan Province, at the foot of the Himalayas, the Yangtze River (here known as the Yellow Sands), carves the deepest gorge in the world between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (5,596m) and Haba...

Destinations: Yunnan | Himalayas | Tibet | Lijiang River | China | Yangtze River
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Animals | Ecotourism | Culture | People | Sports | Nature | Architecture
The source of the epidemic is thought to be the civet cat. This animal was served in restaurants throughout the region both before and after the outbreak, although briefly taken off the menu when it was discovered to be a carrier of the disease.

SARS & Vinegar: The Untold Story of Mainland China

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When news of the outbreak spread across the globe, foreign tourists, expats and journalists fled Hong Kong and the mainland. With few outsiders remaining in rural China, little news of the epidemic...

Destinations: Yunnan | China | Lijiang River | Sichuan | Chengdu
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | People | Animals
This could be your office.

The Challenges of Being a Writer in Vietnam

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Living in a developing country, let alone a communist country, presents a unique set of challengers for expat writers.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Economy | Travel | Literature | Working Abroad | Art
The Road to Ca Na Beach

Ca Na Beach & Vinh Hao

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At Vinh Hao and Ca Na the rocky mountains tumble into the sea in one of the most rugged landscapes in the country.

Destinations: Binh Thuan | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Beaches & Resorts | Sports | Nature | Ecotourism
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