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Southeast Asia Itinerary Suggestions For 2 Weeks To 2 Months

Advice for planning a trip to Southeast Asia, in particular the mainland countries (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia or Vietnam).

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Hammock Time on Koh Rong Sanloem

A perfectly tranquil beach. No wifi, only some electricity. Just my kind of place.

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Impressions of Phnom Penh

In photos: the capital of Cambodia, an intriguing mix of old and new.

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Cambodia: Seeing the Cracks in the Picture

On visiting Cambodia a second time, I got a less idealized impression of the country.

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Trekking the Cardamom Mountains in Remote Cambodia

Deep in one of the last unfragmented rainforests in Southeast Asia, I find a hopeful story.

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A Backpacker’s Guide to Cambodia

A budget guide to exploring Cambodia, far beyond just the temples of Angkor Wat… (2018 Update)

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Kep & Kampot: Where to Stay and What to Do

Exploring caves, pepper farms, and crab markets in Cambodia.

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Koh Kood: A Most Fabulous Island (But Not Quite For Me)

Koh Kood is often billed as “Thailand’s last unspoiled island”. And I didn’t like it.

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Trat: A Delightfully Unassuming Thai Town

A little slice of Thai life off the usual trail, with prices rarely seen in the south.

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Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand

Chiang Rai highlights: from mountain-top views stretching into Laos to scenic villages among the tea fields.

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