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Vientiane International Airport

Chilling out in Vientiane

Malcolm Teasdale - englshguy [335]

Laos is a country that has had a history of turmoil which today is facing the challenges of promoting tourism while preserving its culture under a socialist government.

Destinations: Vientiane
Topics: Travel
Khmer ruin in the 1920s, the setting for The Map of Lost Memories.

The Map of Lost Memories

Sheri Quirt - sjquirt [73]

A page-turner that has won praise throughout the literary world. Nicole Mones (Lost in Translation) called it “an enchanting, absorbing first novel, all the more remarkable for its effortless portrayal of a bygone era, now nearly forgotten.”

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia | Angkor
Topics: 20th Century History

Cambodian silk industry on its last threads

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

Cambodia's silk industry in trying to save its precious silkworms and keep centuries-old traditions alive...

Destinations: Phnom Penh
Topics: Culture
Countryside on the dike road from Hanoi to Dong Ho village.

A motorbike day trip around Hanoi

hiep nguyen dinh - riderman [165]

A day tour around Hanoi, visiting Dong Ho village and But Thap pagoda.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Travel
A Cup of Coffee in Hanoi

Hanoi Coffee Culture

Allison Dinh - allison_dinh [5,526]

Be sure to have a cup or three of coffee when in Hanoi...

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City | Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Travel
Ho Chi Minh's residence, Hanoi.

A day visiting Uncle Ho and my new Hanoi family

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

One morning I woke up and decided to pay my respects to Ho Chi Minh, the revered father of modern Vietnam. By the day's end, I took away more treasures from the people of Hanoi.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | 20th Century History | Traditions | War & Conflict
Kuta Beach

Picture Story

Leeya Amin - leeyayid [82]

Fun experience

Destinations: Bali | Singapore | Shandong | Melaka | Langkawi | Beijing | Johor | Kuching | Sarawak | Harbin | Kuala Lumpur | Bawean
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Art | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Sports | Ancient History | Traditions | Culture | Food | Nature
Inside the National Museum court yard.  Visitors are not allowed to photograph the statuary housed inside the building.

Distant Relatives in Flesh and Stone

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

The National Museum seemed like a good place to get our cultural bearings. And it was, meaning it was the first in a long line of the unexpected in Cambodia.

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Economy | Culture | Travel | Photography | People | War & Conflict | Art | Ancient History
A Floating Life.

A Floating Life.

Hansa Piparsania - vpiparsa [1,259]

Heaps of juicy fruit neatly piled on one side and rows of fresh flowers impeccably arranged on the other…all balancing on narrow boats! Women in wide brimmed hats and even wider smiles steering their...

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Travel | Photography
One of the Quay Hotel's many killer breakfasts.  This is a divine combination of banana pancakes, peanut praline sauce and dollop of butter lightly altered mysterious and French ways.

Courteous Chaos on the Streets

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

Cambodia is changing fast. The genteel disregard for traffic rules may not last long. For the moment it is an image of a nation getting things done with insufficient horsepower.

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Economy | Culture | Travel | Photography | People
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