The antique fan man, Hanoi

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The antique fan man, Hanoi

While Saigon is ripping up its heritage with distressing haste, the picture in Hanoi is more... enlarge

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Time to close the firing range at Vietnam's Cu Chi tunnels?

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Time to close the firing range at Vietnam's Cu Chi tunnels?

The Viet Cong tunnel network at Cu Chi is among Vietnam's most popular tourist attractions. But the inclusion of a firing range provides plenty of... more

Saigon's streets in the early 90s from a Honda Cub

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Saigon's streets in the early 90s from a Honda Cub

This is some footage shot riding along Saigon's streets on a Honda Cub in the early 1990s. Last year I posted some videos I shot of Saigon in the... more

Google's latest search change hurts this small travel publisher

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Google's latest search change hurts this small travel publisher

Google's decision to drop authorship from search results is bad for this small independent publisher and probably lots of others as well. Since... more

Hanoi's architectural heritage - a travel guide in photos

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Hanoi's architectural heritage - a travel guide in photos

One of the most striking things about Vietnam’s capital Hanoi is its architecture. In places, the city’s an architectural shambles where past and... more

Koh Rong Samloem, an island with big things ahead

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Koh Rong Samloem, an island with big things ahead

The islands of Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem off Sihanoukville on the Cambodian southern coast, have been on the backpacker trail for years now. The... more

Getting away from the crowds at Angkor Wat

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Getting away from the crowds at Angkor Wat

Travellers often comment on the crowds at the Angkor temples. This video from the Baphuon temple, shows that even in peak season, you can still have... more

Faces of Vietnam's remote north

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Faces of Vietnam's remote north

The landscapes of Vietnam's remote north, places like Sapa, Ha Giang, Ninh Binh and Mai Chau, are some of the most spectacular in South East Asia.... more

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