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Joy in the Hanoi Morning

February 28, 2015 - My normally trusty Lonely Planet Guide to Vietnam suggested that early each morning around a lake in central Hanoi, devo...
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Tell Me Again What We Were Fighting For in Vietnam

February 25, 2015 - Coming off the 16 th green at the Danang Golf Club the other day, I was distracted from the lovely view of the South Chi...
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The Life Cycle of Tourist Attractions

February 23, 2015 - I think many of us have an imagined picture of Angkor Wat. I certainly did, before I actually got to see it. My picture...
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From the Mouth of a Babe

February 21, 2015 - I wanted to keep an open mind about Cambodia. I am visiting the country for the first time this week, and before arrivi...
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Fine Feng Shui at Thai C.C.

February 18, 2015 - The Buddhism of Thailand is an eclectic faith, borrowing freely from neighboring cultures. One of those borrowed concept...
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The Ambivalence of Golf in Thailand

February 17, 2015 - I've played my first round of golf in Thailand, and I have to say I am still ambivalent about the whole idea of golf in...
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Dispatch from Street Food City

February 14, 2015 - Bangkok is a city that doesn't only have restaurants. It is a restaurant. It may be the street food capital of the world...
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Gentrification Comes to My Old Neighborhood

February 04, 2015 - I was reading a review of an art exhibition in the Washington Post recently when a detail startled me. It was the addres...
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