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Posts tagged Angkor

Cambodia: Journey through the Land of the Khmer

Cambodia: Journey through the Land of the Khmer , photographed by Kraig Lieb, with my text, is doing well in Siem Reap bookshops. Blurb: Cambodia: a Journey through the Land of the Khmer throws the doors to this small Southeast Asian kingdom wide open and invites both visitors and armchair travelers on a trip through […]

Moon Angkor Wat Reloaded – Second Edition out now

I have been busy promoting the new second edition of Moon Angkor Wat, published by Avalon Publishing in the US, which is out now. Some of my thoughts on community tourism, gay and lesbian travelers, volunteering and travel photography in Cambodiacan be found here.

Moon Angkor Wat Reloaded – Second Edition out soon

My new guide to the Angkor temples in Cambodia, published by Moon in the US is out this month. It’s a completely revamped second edition on the temples and Siem Reap and features Phnom Penh and Battambang. And it’s the #1 New Release in the Cambodian travel guides on amazon where you can pre-order it […]

A Life Lived On The Road

A slightly worn version of myself nicely captured by the inimitable Viraj Singh at Ta Prohm, Cambodia a couple of weeks ago. Been on the road for so long, 20 + years, that travel has become a permanent state of mind, all experiences are thankfully transient and most reflections turn into stories that continue to […]

Live Interview on Rudy Maxa’s World Radio Show on Saturday,10.18 am EST US

I’ll be giving a live radio interview on Rudy Maxa’s World, America’s most widely-syndicated, weekend travel radio show, on Saturday, May 11th at 10.18 am EST US, which is 9:18pm Bangkok time. I’ll be talking about travel writing, publishing and my new US published guide to the Angkor temples in Cambodia from Moon Guides. Here’s […]

Trips of a Lifetime, featuring Moon Angkor Wat

Moon Trips of a Lifetime is a sampler of four dream vacation destinations. Excerpted from Moon’s Handbooks series, this inspirational ebook offers information on vacation spots that include Angkor Wat, Cusco and Machu Picchu, the Galápagos Islands, and the Taj Mahal. Rather than providing in-depth coverage on just one location, this is a fun-to-browse guide […]

Angkor by Bicycle for Silverkris (Singapore Inflight)

I was recently in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on assignment for Silverkris Magazine (Singapore Inflight). Every year the roads around the Angkor temples are becoming more clogged with traffic, which, as many studies have shown, slowly destroys the foundations of these magnificent monuments. To escape traffic fumes and crowds, some tourists opt for the humble bicycle […]

Moon Spotlight Angkor reviewed at gonna.com

My English language guide to the Angkor temples, Spotlight Angkor, published in 2011 by Moon Books, has been reviewed by gonna.com. More news on this title soon. “Moon Spotlight Angkor Wat is a 60-page compress beam covering the most appropriate of this Cambodian city, together with the superfluous temples of Angkor — Phnom Wat Bakheng, […]

(Deutsch) City Trip Angkor und Siem Reap – Mein neuer Bestseller!

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(Deutsch) Rezension von Tom Vaters neuem Angkor Führer!

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