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Phnom Penh Street food

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Bangkok and Chiang Mai may have the richest street food in South East Asia, but Phnom Penh is finally making an effort to join the fray... [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK7vLS_wi9Y&feature=youtu.be[/embed]

Reflections on the Chindwin by Pandaw Founder Paul Strachan

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Reprinted from the Pandaw Blog 'The Chindwin is the loveliest of rivers...' so wrote my late friend Alister McCrae of his 1930s trip up the great tributary as a young assistant of the Irrawaddy Flotilla*. And so it remains. I have been up a few rivers in my time and the ...

Dive Raja Ampat last minute special

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Book Raja 4 Divers now for a dive holiday stay between 01 April and 03 June and get an instant 15% discount. ALSO Book a stay between 50 August and 30 September and enjoy 10% off. CURRENT AVAILABILITY (subject to change): April 2017 01 to 08 Apr 2017, 7 nights - 10 spaces 15% LAST MINUTE ...

Indonesian villages powered by locally sourced sustainable energy

Monday, February 13th, 2017

7 February 2017 / Della Syahni - Mongabay A Pandansari resident tends mangroves plants. Photo by Donny Iqbal Indonesia’s national energy strategy relies on large fossil-fuel plants, but remote villages show alternatives are possible. An estimated 1.6 million poor households in Indonesia are not connected to the electricity grid. Indonesia's national energy plan, which ...

Wild Haven of Cambodia

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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BEFORE THE FLOOD: Can the Bunong Culture Survive Cambodia’s Sesan II Dam?

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Published on Mongabay, 27 January 2017: Story and photo by Luc Forsyth Divided by promises of compensation, ethnic minority villages in northeastern Cambodia face relocation for a hydropower dam.When completed, the Lower Sesan II dam will inundate 36,000 hectares (89,000 acres) of forest and force 5,000 people to relocate, activists say. The ...

Cycling in Burma

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Step back in time and be mesmerized by spirituality and pace of life of modern day Burma. From temple hopping, exploring the countryside, and discovering the coastline, touring Burma by bike is one of the best ways to experience this truly unique destination. * * * * * 14 Day, 13 Night Burma Adventure. Guaranteed departures ...

Angkor Wat walkthrough with Vina

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

A walk through the amazing Angkor Wat with my friend, Vina. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qwrTcpWd6Q[/embed]

Raja Ampat Feb 2017. Last available places

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

There are still a few available places for the following cruises in Raja Ampat aboard the lovely Ondina sailing pinisi early next year: 12-21 February 2017. Sorong-Sorong. 9 nights. €2,745/person 23 February – 04 March 2017. Sorong-Sorong. 9 nights. €2,745/person This route covers the very best dive sites of Raja ...

Yoga & Diving Cruise, January 2017: Special last minute discount

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Our friends from Yoga Natura are offering an astounding 25% discount for their Raja Ampat cruise between January 8 and 17, 2017 to dive in the amazing waters of Raja Ampat and enjoy the best yoga with Sandra Bicker aboard the SMY Ondina! Sailing a Phinisi schooner through the stunning ...

Last Minute Dive Liveaboard Specials 

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Indo Siren Raja Ampat, Indonesia - 30% OFF 10 nights: 3 - 13 January 2017 WAS 4690 Euro - NOW 3283 Euro Fiji Siren Beyond the Bligh - 40% OFF 10 nights: 7 - 17 January 2017 WAS 4150 Euro - NOW 2490 Euro Truk Master Deep Dive into History - 35% OFF 7 nights: 8 - 15 January 2017 WAS ...

Heavy flooding in Gulf of Thailand

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Floods in Thailand have killed 14 people and badly affected southern holiday islands as the country heads into the December to January high season for tourism. A low pressure system has brought heavy rain to parts of the south including the islands of Samui and Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand, ...

Raja Ampat Liveaboard offer

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Raja Ampat liveaboard dive cruises: 10% discount on all remaining spaces from January to May 2017 aboard Mermaid I & Mermaid II. Contact Symbiosis Custom Travel to reserve your space now and to start planning your journey.

30% discount for Komodo liveaboard diving, Indonesia

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Are you looking for a dive getaway this holiday season? We have a Special “early” Christmas deal onboard the Moana for you! Come and dive the Komodo National Park with us!" Trips - 30% off published price: 05-09 DEC 2016 -> 4 nights - WAS EUR €1,290, NOW ONLY EUR €903 11-15 DEC ...

Cambodia Wildlife preview – Wildlife Alliance

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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