The small town of Hoi An is located in Quang Nam Province on the coast of south central Vietnam, a short distance from the larger more..
Lying just a kilometre away from Wat Phu, the small Angkor period temple of Nang Sida, Laos, does tend to get overshadowed by it’s prestigious more..
This year’s Lausanne Alpine Club’s, (Club Alpin Suisse, Lausanne), Southeast Asia tour took the form of a Vietnam odyssey from Hanoi to Saigon including side more..
Bit rushed today so minimal text, (you’ll be glad to hear), and a few photos we came across in a far corner of our hard more..
Despite being blessed with plentiful natural and historic wonders Myanmar/Burma currently has the grand total of zero sites on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Not more..
With its enticing and plentiful riverside cafes and excellent (and cheap) beer UNESCO World Heritage Luang Prabang has to be one of the prime non-beach more..
The Nam Ou (Ou River) flows south from Phongsali Province in the far north of Laos, to join the Mekong at Pak Ou, (famous for more..
Bit rushed today -no time to write a blog post – so we’ll fall back on a few classic Angkor Wat sunrise pix, which you more..
Following on from our recent aerial pix of Penang’s George Town post here’s a few shots of some of the lovingly restored buildings of the more..
That’s aerial as in being high up rather than actually in an airplane since we took these views from the top floor of George Town’s more..
Ta Keo Temple at Angkor – often overlooked and never gets too many stars in the guide book ratings yet it is a very impressive more..
Another of Yunnan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the ‘Stone Forest’ lies in the Shilin Yi Autonomous County some 2 hrs drive from Kunming City. Formerly more..
We’re really pleased to see that Vietnam Airlines are now promising to introduce direct flights from Saigon to London later this year which will make more..
Must have visited this ruined temple some 20 times and am yet to see another visitor there! Moreover it’s a great little Jayarvarman VII site more..
“Though the identity of Phnom Bahkeng is today firmly established, the place hardly gets the respect it deserves…..Late every afternoon, just before sunset, crowds troop more..
Been watching some footage this morning that the BBC have gotten hold, of with Khmer soldiers pointing out damage to the temple to a cameraman. more..
Though no evidence has yet been presented we’re assuming that as Hun Sen claimed in his letter to the UN security council, (see below), that more..
Most significant local news today is Friday’s border clash near Preah Vihear Temple between Khmer and Thai forces. It would be laughable if it hadn’t more..
Thanks to Sandra in Mulu and our colleagues at Fieldskills for this great shot of the famous Deer Cave in Mulu National Park in Malaysia’s more..
Very pleasant sundowners with Marc Lucas and family at Chiang Mai’s Huay Tung Tao yesterday even if there were a few unseasonal rain clouds about! more..