My Favourite Cities in … South East Asia

South East Asia is a big place, it’s densely populated and there are so many different people and different languages. It’s generally pretty hot most of the time, with only a few places in the north ever really cooling down substantially (such as Hanoi, which had maximums of around 15 degrees when I was there!) …

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I Went to Pakistan… So You Don’t Have To!

In fact right now you pretty much can’t travel anywhere. Which is the point of these posts. But it’s time to look, virtually, at Pakistan because actually it’s a real surprise packet of a country that perhaps travellers will start to return to when restrictions are lifted. In the last fifteen years it has not …

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From Around the Web – Flying into Bhutan

Hi all. An occasional post I'm planning on bringing you - little bits and bobs from around the web which I found interesting. Today, Youtuber Sam Chui's video flying into Paro, Bhutan. It's an amazing approach around the through the mountains. My jaw dropped to the ground when I watched this, so please do, and …

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Yangon, Myanmar’s Former Capital

It seems in Myanmar they like to change the names of places. From Burma to Myanmar (As JP Peterson once said, you may call it ‘Myanmar’ but to me it will always be ‘Burma’) and Rangoon to Yangon. And then, of course, they moved the capital completely to a place called Naypyidaw. Oh, the flag …

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