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Two tuk-tuks outside a shopfront in Bangkok

A little sentimentality about Thailand

A letter from expat author, Jake Needham. Anyone who has lived in Thailand or contemplated living there will find this fascinating—as indeed will anyone with an interest in Jake's novels, which are based in SE Asia.

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Great Wave off Kanagawa

Five questions about Japan – Quick Quiz

For many people Japan represents all that's exotic - but how much do you know about the Land of the Rising Sun? Take our quiz and find out?

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Writer Ken Barrett in Turkey

Take Five – Ken Barrett, writer

Writer Ken Barrett talks about his journey from London schooldays through journalism in the Middle East to magazine editing and freelance writing in South East Asia.

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Cover of "Turkey Street" by Jack Scott

Turkey Street

"Readers of Jack Scott's début book, Perking the Pansies, would be forgiven for wondering what happened to our intrepid hero Jack and his husband Liam next - given the challenges inherent in moving to a country that's officially secular but actually over 90% Muslim. This follow-up, Turkey Street, ends the wondering. And it does it in fine style." Dave reviews the sequel to Jack Scott's memoir of life as half of a gay expat couple in Turkey.

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Ein Gedi spring near the Dead Sea, Israel

Spring is here

The David Falls at the Ein Gedi oasis in Israel, near the Dead Sea.

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