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The Changing Face of Burma

By: Gabrielle Yetter January is Indo-China month at Latitudes. With one hand balanced on the steering wheel, our driver, Thura Thein, fumbled in his pocket as he drove...

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Roasting and Steaming in Cambodia: Traditional Health Practices for Pregnant Women

By: Gabrielle Yetter When Chan Moniroth delivered her first child this July, she wasn’t able to wash her hair for a month after the birth. She also had to inhale...

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Limestone Islands & Illuminated Caves: The Beauty & the Beasts of Halong Bay

By: Gabrielle Yetter This breathtaking bay in the north of Vietnam provides a wonderful taste of nature. Complete with massive limestone islands, fishing villages,...

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A Day in Cambodia with TED

By: Gabrielle Yetter It's not every day that begins with a princess telling a story which starts "Once upon a time there was a little girl". And it's not every day you...

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Cross-Cultural Couples: Tommy and Leaksmy

By: Gabrielle Yetter Cross-cultural couples is back! After a hiatus we decided to pick it up again and continue this amazing series about the lives, love and ...

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What to See, Do & Eat in Hanoi, Vietnam

By: Gabrielle Yetter There’s singing in the streets of Hanoi. Around almost every corner in the city’s Old Quarter, you’ll find wooden birdcages hanging from...

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From the Chalkboard to the Blackboard: Project Buckhunger Feeds Street Kids in Cambodia

By: Gabi Yetter Not long ago, Johnny Phillips spent his days cooking lobster risotto and filet mignon for well-heeled patrons of his upscale restaurants. Today,...

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Jungle Hikes & Pristine Waterfalls in Koh Kong, Cambodia

By: Gabrielle Yetter It was the first time I’d seen leeches. In the jungle terrain of Koh Kong, there were masses of them, many of which fastened themselves onto my...

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From Zwolle to Phnom Penh – Ramon Flicks the Switch in Cambodia

By: Gabi Yetter When people come to Cambodia, they usually take a while to settle in. Not Ramon Stoppelenburg. Ramon arrived in Phnom Penh last September, found a...

Pchum Ben Festival: Pagodas, Ghosts & Sticky Rice

By: Gabi Yetter This week is not about the living. It’s about the dead. It’s a 15-day celebration (culminating in the big three days this week) where Cambodians pay...