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New Mobile BangkokForVisitors.com and New Mapping Feature

I’ve just put the finishing touches on a new feature for BangkokForVisitors.com. The new “What’s Nearby” map page completes the first set of modifications to make the site not only mobile friendly, but better tuned to the needs of mobile

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Melaka Mini Guide

Melaka seems to be one of those over-looked destinations. Penang gets all the attention from those looking for a glimpse at the colonial past of Southeast Asia. While I wouldn’t argue that Melaka is "better" than Penang, it certainly has

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Blue Lime Hotel Review and Other Phnom Penh Guide Updates

As should be obvious from my recent posts, I was just in Phnom Penh for a few days, before heading down to Kampot for a few more. I’m now back in Bangkok and have just finished updating the Phnom Penh

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New Bangkok Chinatown Walking Tour e-Guide

Bangkok’s Chinatown is a feast – some might even say assault – for the senses. This fascinating part of Bangkok can only be really appreciated on foot. My sixth eGuide, Bangkok Chinatown Walking Tour, combines the detailed information about these

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Updated Angkor Guide – Now With Slide-shows

I’ve now completed revisions to the Asia for Visitors guide to the Angkor Archaeological Park and Siem Reap. Revisions include updated maps, additional sites, and more information to help you plan your visit to the ancient city around Angkor Wat.

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Traveling to Eat

Experiencing new cuisines is part of the pleasure of traveling, just as much as experiencing new cultures. I love wandering through markets, seeing what’s on sale and how things are sold in any given destination. Then, a few years ago

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Asia For Visitors News Roundup – 6 October 2009

I’ve made a lot of updates to my various web sites this last month. Firstly, Bangkok now has a site of its very own; BangkokForVisitors.com hosts all of the Bangkok content from ThailandForVisitors.com, with a slightly updated look. Since its

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I’m Back!

Yes, it’s been far too long since I last posted. My ‘excuse’ is that I’ve had a "health issue" that required a couple of hospital visits with several weeks of discomfort in between. Trust me, you don’t want to know

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Making Navigation Easier

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time on the look of all my sites, as well as the navigation. Seeing as it’s March, I guess you could call it "spring cleaning". It isn’t just a matter of updating the

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Orchid – Hibiscus Guest House, Sukhothai

When I visited Sukhothai last month (see Return to Sukhothai) I caught sight of a rather nice looking guest house called Orchid Hibiscus, but when I returned home to Bangkok to write up my new guide to Sukhothai, I couldn’t

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