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Discovering Bangkok’s Rich Cultural Heritage

July 26, 2018 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Thailand, Travel

While you may only be spending a few days in Bangkok, take time out to discover this sprawling Thai capital’s rich cultural heritage with Khiri Travel’s tour to ancient teak palaces, mansions and fascinating museums.

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Our Top Accommodation Picks for August

Check out our selection of fantastic hotel choices for August from around the region, as seen and experienced by our discerning Khiri Travel team during their travels to the region’s most captivating destinations.

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Hue City Seen Through Native Eyes

July 23, 2018 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Our People, Travel, Vietnam

Meet Mr Anh, Khiri Travel Vietnam’s top guide in Hue and a native of the city, who talks about its identity, its cultural influences, the importance of its arts, and things you won’t find in the guide books.

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Khiri Indonesia Launches Gili Gede Restoration Project

In support of World Oceans Day, Khiri Travel Indonesia has launched a conservation and restoration project on Gili Gede, a tiny island paradise off southwest Lombok, aimed at preventing its environmental degradation.

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Cruising to Discover Central Kalimantan’s Orangutan

Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Borneo is a remarkable place – a protected tropical coastal heath and peat-swamp forest that is home of the unique, iconic Bornean orangutan and other rare species of wildlife.

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OurLand: Back to Nature on the Kwae Yai River

July 20, 2018 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Thailand, Travel

A conservation project in Kanchanaburi Province is not just returning commercial land to its wild state, it is the last wildlife corridor for animals to pass between the Salakphra Wildlife Sanctuary and the Kwae Yai River, writes Koen Olie.

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Voyaging Down the Mighty Mekong in Laos

July 19, 2018 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Laos

Southeast Asia is well known for its ubiquitous and varied means of transport, and in Laos the mighty Mekong River is one of the best ways to see its rural villages, ancient temples, and stunning mountain landscape.

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Seeing Life in Kandy from a Local Perspective

It’s not often you get to experience a foreign city from the perspective of its locals, but in Kandy, Sri Lanka’s last capital of ancient kings, you can do just that with Khiri Travel’s tour seen through the eyes of your local family hosts.

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Idyllic Island Life Biking on Rural Koh Pdao

Explore Koh Pdao by bike one of the largest islands in the Mekong River, a place without roads, where community spirit is strong and visitors find themselves constantly invited by friendly locals into their homes.

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Traversing the Danu Trails in the Shan Highlands

July 17, 2018 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Myanmar, Travel

A spectacular region known for its trekking, the Danu Trails is a network of hiking routes in Myanmar’s Shan Hills that is home to pristine forests, rural valleys and the friendly isolated communities of the ethnic Danu people.