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Posts tagged Moon Angkor Wat

Moon Angkor Wat – Third Edition out now!

The third updated edition of Moon Angkor Wat, my English language guide to the Angkor temples in Cambodia is out now, both in print and ebook format. Reviewer Janet Brown had this to say: I’m the kind of person who reads guidebooks to remember where I’ve been as well as to plan my next destination […]

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.

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.

Live Interview on Rudy Maxa’s World Radio Show online now!!!!

I put my guide book author hat on last week and gave a live radio interview/podcast on Rudy Maxa’s World, America’s most widely-syndicated weekend travel radio show, on Saturday, May 11th. I’ll be talking about travel writing, tourism, publishing and my new US published guide to the Angkor temples in Cambodia from Moon Guides. Here’s […]

Moon Angkor Wat out now!!!!

Just received author copies of Moon Angkor Wat. Hurray!!! Out now in all good book shops in North America. Photographs by Aroon Thaewchatturat.

Moon Angkor Wat First Edition is on the way – November 2012

Here’s a first preview of the cover of my forthcoming guide to Angkor Wat, including Siem Reap, Battambang and Phnom Penh, published by Moon Books in the US in November 2012. It’s been a great project to work on and I am just dealing with the final edits for the book. Photographs will be supplied […]

Walking on the Angkor Moon

In the words of Chinese traveler Chou Ta Kuan who lived in Angkor for a year in the 13th century: “When the king goes out, troops lead the escort; then come flags, banners and music. Palace women, numbering from three to five hundred, wearing clothes decorated with flowers, with flowers in their hair, hold candles […]

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