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To Cambodia With Love

Elizabeth Briel Braves the Train from Phnom Penh to Battambang

To Cambodia With Love - tocambodiawithlove [638]

Determined to ride the famously decrepit train from Phnom Penh to Battambang, I arrived at Phnom Penh's Art Deco-style station just after sunrise. Lines snaked around counters. Hawkers howled.

Destinations: Battambang | Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Adventure | Women & Travel
This is the view over the lake from Tabo Cottages in Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Danau Toba looks like Switzerland

Elke Wojtenek - elke [161]

This beautiful island in a volcanic lake in the Sumatran highlands reminded me of Switzerland: mountains, jodeling, etc

Destinations: Turkey | Indonesia | Indochina | Singapore | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Women & Travel | Music | Traditions | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping

Rock 'n' roll in Mahabalipuram - II

Ravi Joshi - ravijos [262]

Completed article about my experience in Mahabalipuram, India. The town is in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, roughly an hour away from its capital Chennai. It's a great place to unwind and a...

Destinations: Phuket | Thailand | Bangkok | Krabi
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Women & Travel
Hang Bong


Simone Samuels - simsam [941]

Riding the wave of Hanoi's traffic is an adrenalin buzz like no other. This accounts my twice-weekly journey through the ocean of traffic madness.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | Photography | Adventure | People | Working Abroad | Women & Travel | Traditions
Tone Deaf in Bangkok

Three Seasons

Tone Deaf in Bangkok - tonedeafinbangkok [170]

Like nature, physical beauty is subject to the seasons, as Janet Brown discovers in this reflection on aging gracefully in Thailand.

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Literature | Women & Travel | Fashion
Basket lady carrying her mobile tea stand

A Photo Essay: An Afternoon in the Alley

Simone Samuels - simsam [941]

A little snapshot into the action in the Ngo (alley) outside my house. These were all taken from the balcony on a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Hanoi. Together, they capture the essence of the busy...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Photography | Working Abroad | Women & Travel
Dining with a Conscience in Southeast Asia

Order of the Day

Natnapha Thanatharakit - the_orient [430]

In Cambodia, Thailand or Vietnam, try these restaurants which are dishing up opportunities for the local community with their socially responsible policies and vocational training programs, as well as good food...

Destinations: Halong Bay | Hue | Hanoi | Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City | Hoi An
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Women & Travel | Traditions | Culture | Food | People

Book Review: The House on Dream Street by Dana Sachs

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

"A frog that sits at the bottom of a well thinks that the whole sky is only as big as the lid of a pot." --Vietnamese Proverb When asked what's so alluring about Vietnam, nearly every traveler who has...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Working Abroad | Women & Travel | 20th Century History

Traveling Solo in Thailand: A Guide for Solo Woman Travelers

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,126]

Thailand is fast gaining popularity among budget travelers, and understandably so. With the Baht at record lows, and everything from ancient Ayutha temple ruins in the South to breathtaking sceneries...

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Women & Travel

Hitchhiking Vietnam - A Woman's Solo Journey in an Elusive Land

Karin Muller - kmuller [132]

An excerpt from Chapter 28: My journey took me in a great loop to the border of China and across northwestern Vietnam, always in search of a village where I could settle for a while. I passed the...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Women & Travel
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