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3rd Edition of the Moon Guide to Angkor Wat is out October 2nd

The third edition of my guide to the Angkor temples, published by Moon in the US, is out October 2nd. Lots of changes around the Cambodian temples and in Siem Reap which is growing at an extraordinary pace. And lots of new hotels, eateries and other attractions in the new edition. Trip of a lifetime! […]

Moon Angkor Wat 3rd edition racing towards final deadline

In the final throes of writing the new edition of Moon Angkor Wat, my guide to the Angkor temples in Cambodia. Two trips this year, and I met some great people in Siem Reap, Battambang and Phnom Penh, and of course the monuments remain as magnificent as ever, no matter how vulgar the mass tourist […]

Thailand Handbuch 2016 – 17th edition – Out now!

Very happy to report that the 17th edition of the 900+ page Reise Know How Thailand handbook, c0-authored by Rainer Krack and myself and photographed by Rainer Krack and Aroon Thaewchatturat, is in the shops in the German speaking world, just as I am finishing up the update to my Angkor guide in Siem Reap […]

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 […]

Promoting Moon Angkor Wat

I have been doing some promotion for my new guide to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Battambang and Phnom Penh, published by Moon Guides in the US. In a series of recent short interviews I talk about my first glimpse of the Khmer temples, why I think that Angkor Wat should be on everyone’s bucket list, […]

Planning a Trip to Cambodia: Where and When to Go

Planning to visit Cambodia? Check out my guest blog over at Moon Guides this week for a low down on the very basics for visiting the Southeast Asian kingdom. I have recently published Moon Angkor Wat, a guide to the Angkor temples, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh and Battambang with Moon.

Tom Vater’s Thailand guide in Polish! Where are my royalties?

The Polish translation of my bestselling German language Thailand guide (Reise Know How) has been out more than a year now. By all accounts, the book is doing well and the copies I have received look handsome enough, though I am yet to receive any royalties on this title.  Ah, the challenges of being a […]

My Amazon Online Store

You can now buy some of my book titles via a new Amazon feature on my website (www.tomvater.com).              There’s a new link to press, right at the top of the left sidebar, the so-called Amazon Store. Unfortunately, not all my titles can be found there, but it’s a start.

Tom Vater’s Moon Cambodia Handbook out now!

Tom Vater‘s guide to Cambodia by Moon is out now and available via Amazon.  Copies will reach stores across the US in the coming weeks. Read the publisher’s web page on this brand new title. Or read an introduction here: Author, journalist, screenwriter, and researcher Tom Vater leads you on an adventure through Cambodia, from […]

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