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                          Introduction                                       

My Introduction from over 35 years of intense travel through backpacking, budget and Luxury expenditure, helpful tips for those whom have little experience.

INTRODUCTION VIDEO MY PINTEREST MENU INTRODUCTION IMAGES WAY BACK IN NAM "1990" LIVING IN THAILAND @ HUA HIN CAMBODIAN BIKE RIDE INTERNATIONAL SWIMMER FREELANCE TRAVEL WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER PACKING LIST TO THINK OF 15 THINGS NOT TO DO IN SOUTH EAST ASIA CAMBODIAN BUDDHIST MONK PHOTOSHOP DESIGN WORK MARKETS IN BURMA MY FAVORITE ART SITE MY PUBLISHED BOOK HELPFUL TIMES

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                                Destinations 

Your exploration starts from this choice. It may be that certain events are taking place that draws you to that country, or it’s entertainment.

TRAVEL VIDEO MY INTRODUCTION GALLERY MUSIC VIDEO

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                                              Places

Choose a Place – A place within the country you have chosen such as Hua Hin located in Thailand you can see the basic information, also local newspapers and rss feeds on current news.

PLACES LOCAL NEWSPAPERS RSS FEEDS

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                                     When To Go

Don’t forget the rainy monsoon times, and the dates of events the the country your heading to and neighbouring one's.

FORECAST WEATHER EVENTS

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                                                 Costs

Costs and daily expenses are useful to know in your chosen country, before you decide to arrange anything else, check the airports exchange rates and the cities.

 

COST IN THE COUNTRY CURRENCY CONVERTER

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                         Get Your Vaccinations

Once you have chosen your destination make sure you do not purchase a flight before your GP passes on your vaccination card, asked for and may take up to two months between one jab to the next.

VACINATIONS

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                                                   Flights

Search fabulous deals, do not buy it unless you are sure that you would like to visit but anyway there are it’s neighboring countries too.

 

FLIGHT SEARCH CALCULATE LUGGAGE SIZE FOR CABIN

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                                         Embassies

It’s always better once in Thailand to get your onward visa from Bangkok – such as Laos – it is cheaper after buying a bus train or flight within Thailand to Laos.

  ALL CURRENT EMBASSIES IN THIS COUNTRY

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        Airport To Your Accommodation

You you have just arrived at your chosen country to avoid scams in taxi fares of the drivers who say “No Understand” and take you the long route to your destination show them the way okay, also Airport Train Link.

AIRPORT TRAIN TO DESTINATIONS AIRPORT TO ANY ACCOMODATION

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                                                     Visa’s

As we know there is no better place to get your visa’s for your neighboring countries than downtown, embassies listed are on option 7. If You need to see the visa form take a look at this.

DO YOU REQUIRE A VISA TO ENTER ? ACCOMODATION TO EMBASSY IN THAILAND

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                                  Plugs – Sockets – Etc

Countries listed if you require any communication information or to call any area in that country, the dialing codes.

PLUGS AND SOCKETS COMMUNICATIONS DIALING CODES

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                                              Money Matters

Money and ATM use in the country is so important to know and as your getting used to the country don’t make errors, using the local buses inside and out of the country.

CURRENCY CONVERTER MONEY MATTERS LOCAL BUS TOURS

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                         Accommodation To ? 

You  decide to spend days in other places  also as you travel the provinces, finding guesthouses, hotels or hostels, so accommodation to accommodation is very useful.

ACCOMODATION TO ACCOMODATION

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Hospitals – Pharmacies – Dentists

Where are the hospitals if you need them, as I traveled Cambodia in the 1990 an old man had a seizure in the street I assisted him but needed the nearest hospital, you may only need a pharmacy or even a dentist.

HOSPITALS RED CROSS

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  Transportation – Restaurants

Transportation through South East Asia could not get any better than using seat 61, also Lonely Planet’s restaurants and places to stay.

TRANSPORT SEAT 61 RESTAURANTS LONELY PLANET TRANSPORT LONELY PLANET GUESTHOUSES AND HOTELS LONELY PLANET SIGHTS AND WHAT TO SEE LONELY PLANET

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       Expats and Postal Services

Expats In these countries know quite a lot of information and experience also check out the postal services that may help you when you decide to use postal.

EXPATS LIFE POSTAL SERVICES

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         South East Asia Airports

Anytime that you are In Thailand, Laos, Cambodia no matter where? If your planning to fly out know your airports go to step 24 for Departures and Arrivals.

LIST OF AIRPORTS

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       Money Transfers – Iban Etc

Money Transfers with your Iban Swift Codes and Work Permits, if you ever need the have the local Keyboards take a look.

SWIF CODES AND IBAN MONEY TRANSFERS COUNTRY KEYBOARDS FOR CORRESPONDENCE WORK PERMITS

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                          Entertainment

After a long time doing your exploring time to relax and entertain one’s self I love cinema, try the local cinema complex.

CINEMA MOVIE ENTERTAINMENT CURRENCY CONVERTER

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                                     My Experience 

After Years of travel we all have stories to tell, for interesting reading please look.

 

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                              Cuisine In Asia

Authentic cooking from South East Asia, lots of tastes it’s an eye opening experience.

THE VERY BEST OF LUKE NGUYEN'S COOKING THE VERY BEST OF BO IN AUTHENTIC COOKING

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                                  Why South East Asia?

Why do we Travel, and why in South East Asia? Read some of my reasons that I did.

WHY WE TRAVEL?

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                             Join a Travel Forum

You can talk to people who are on or have been to those South East Asian countries you love.

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                             In-flight Magazines

Previous Versions of Sabaidee are such a fantastic read, if your on the flights read up on that months entertainment.

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SABAIDEE IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINES INSPIRATIONAL INTERESTING SMART ORIGINAL OLD AND NEW EXCEPTIONAL GREAT READING

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Indonesia Colour In-Flight Magazines

Previous Versions of Colours are such a fantastic read, if your on the flights read up on that months entertainment.

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COLOURS IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINES BACK ISSUES INTERESTING READS GREAT CONTENT

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april june 16Cambodia Air Angkor In-Flight Magazines

Previous Versions of Angkor are such a fantastic read, if your on the flights read up on that months entertainment.

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ANGKOR IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINES BACK ISSUES INTERESTING READS GREAT CONTENT INFORMATIVE IN-SIGHT INFORMATIVE INSPIRING FUN

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China august16China’s Aspire  In-flight Magazines

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ASPIRE IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINES INSPIRATIONAL INTERESTING SMART ORIGINAL OLD AND NEW EXCEPTIONAL GREAT READING

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Dyn July15China’s Dyansty In-flight Magazines

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DYNASTY IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINES INSPIRATIONAL INTERESTING SMART ORIGINAL OLD AND NEW EXCEPTIONAL GREAT READING IMPORTANT FUN DESIRABLE INTELEGENT ENTERTAINING EXCEPTIONAL PLAIN READING

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Sawasdee In Flight Magazines Invigorate Your Taste Buds

Sawasdee Thai In-Flight GO  or Sri Lanka GO or Nepal GO

       International Airports  Arr – Dep

Arrivals and Departures in your chosen countries airports are very useful, as how often have you waited through traffic and finally got to the airport to find out you are delayed a few hrs, also step 16 will give you airports.

ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES

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              McDonald’s Restaurants

Sometimes Travelers decide to eat McDonald’s as their tummy’s are fed up of the oriental foods and just have a craving of burgers.

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                                                 Arts of Asia 

Art of the Asian countries are very interesting as their minds have different ways of creation here are a few to look at.

ARTS GALLERIES IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

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                         Longtitude and Latitude

Going somewhere ? Do you know where it is this enables you to find any location also if you are in any danger or need someone to find you ? This helps.

USE CO-ORDINATES LONGTITUDE AND LATITUDE TO HELP US FIND YOU IF LOST LOCATION

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                                                Contact

Anything you like to chat about feel free to ask as two minds are better than one you can also use the yellow tab on the bottom of each page contact backpack-asia.

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                                RFA News Videos

 
Free Radio Asia is an interesting site that you can get News Video Coverage.
 
 
 
RADIO FREE ASIA NEWS VIDEOS
 
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                                    Drone  Regulations 
 
Drones go hand in hand with backpacking, as long as you obey the countries regulations.
 
 
Drones
 
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