Saigon to get a larger Ho Chi Minh statue to mark 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War

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Saigon to get a larger Ho Chi Minh statue to mark 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War

If you've visited Ho Chi Minh City during the past 3 decades, there's a fair chance you'll have... enlarge

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Which Australian Government travel advice is telling the truth about Cambodia?

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Which Australian Government travel advice is telling the truth about Cambodia?

Which Australian Government travel advice is telling the truth about Cambodia - the one for Aussie citizens or the one for asylum seekers? The... more

Three cool new design hotels in Siem Reap for under $100US

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Three cool new design hotels in Siem Reap for under $100US

I've just been back to Siem Reap and these three brand new resort style hotels stood out for travellers looking for a stylish, well-priced base for... more

The sad decline of Phnom Penh's historic Renakse Hotel

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The sad decline of Phnom Penh's historic Renakse Hotel

The Renakse Hotel in downtown Phnom Penh closed its doors to its last guests almost a decade ago. I was among those that had an opportunity to stay... more

Photoblog - Chasing Andre Malraux’s ghost in Phnom Penh

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Photoblog - Chasing Andre Malraux’s ghost in Phnom Penh

A look at some of the crumbling French colonial buildings that featured in Frenchman Andre Malraux’s ill-fated time in Phnom Penh during the 20s.... more

[Video] Sofitel Metropole Hotel, Hanoi - in real life

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[Video] Sofitel Metropole Hotel, Hanoi - in real life

Hanoi's Sofitel Metropole Hotel makes a pretty strong claim to being Vietnam's best hotel. It has all the elements - history, architecture,... more

A sunset cruise on the Mekong, Phnom Penh

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A sunset cruise on the Mekong, Phnom Penh

In this video, we take a sunset cruise along the Ton Le Sap and Mekong Rivers in Phnom Penh. We travel along the city riverfront past the its royal... more

My last ride on the Mekong River ferry between Saigon and Phnom Penh

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My last ride on the Mekong River ferry between Saigon and Phnom Penh

For decades, old rusting ferries have carried trucks, cars, motorbikes and people across the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia.They've been an... more

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