The closest beachy island to Bangkok
My Ko Samet trip report, and the best travel reads from around the web.
Greetings from Saigon! It turns out that Vietnam now has the easiest entry requirements among Southeast Asian countries, in case you were thinking of visiting. Extending the visa is not so easy though, so I am planning my travels for the next few months.
I’ve restarted blogging on Nomadic Notes, so I’m now only 4 months behind from where I left off.
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Assorted travel reads
I’m a big fan of Craig Mod’s articles about walks in Japan, so I was happy to see a feature by him in the NY Times.
While walking around Japan sounds nice, I’d settle for being locked in a cafe in Japan to work at this point.
I noted in my Notes on Istanbul about the stray dogs of the city. Here is the perspective from another city in Turkey.
If you know me, you know I abhor a clickbait title. I sighed when I saw the headline, but I clicked anyway, and it turned out to be a great read.
“I recently spent a week on a remote island off southwest Cambodia. With no running water, mains electricity or - gasp, horror - WiFi, it was a true lesson in life's essentials.”
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The Nomadic Notes Travel Newsletter is a weekly newsletter of the best travel reads and interesting travel news from around the web, and random ramblings by the editor.
- James Clark