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Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh adventure

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Nice appraisal from this French family from Japan who undertook a Mekong River Explorer trip, finishing this week: From: Marie-Cécile Conilh de Beysac Subject: thank you Date: 6 March 2011 20:02:48 GMT+07:00 To: Christopher Gow We have only have one word : wonderful ! One of our best trip. Thank ...

Single Visa for ASEAN Proposed

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The Philippines is proposing the adoption of a single visa policy for 10 South-East Asian nations, saying it would benefit trade and tourism. Visitors currently need to secure separate visas for each of the 10 members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Philippine Immigration Commissioner Marcelino Libanan said he was ...

Cycling in Cambodia & Vietnam

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Cambodia is amazing for exploring on a mountain bike, whether you are an experienced biker or not.  This is mainly because it is still very underdeveloped with few black-top roads... extremely rural in a way that makes Thailand look like a shopping mall. And... flat!  But it is changing quickly ...

New Guide to Responsible Tourism in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Just published a 148-page guide book showing where and how to enjoy responsible tourism activities in the three countries.  Over 25 activities in each country have been profiled in "The Guide to Responsible Tourism in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam". Each activity creates income for local people, minimises potential negative tourism ...

Plain of Jars

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

If you are planning a visit to Laos and to see the extraordinary megalith jars of the Xieng Khouang plain... known as the Plain of Jars... consider staying an extra day or two. Now the largest of all known jar sites, the Ban Pa Keo Site with over 400 jars ...