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People fishing off Galata Bridge in Bodrum, Turkey

Two Historic Nations

"Imagine two historic nations finally emerging from the long shadow of empire destroyed by world war and trying to forge a new role." Jack Scott explains that there are more similarities between Britain and Turkey than many realise.

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Citadines Sukhumvit 11, Bangkok

"Unfortunately the space wasn't used as well as it might have been. The bed was described on Agoda as queen-sized. However, by modern standards it was far too small for two adults to sleep comfortably in (think of the tiny bed Eric and Ernie used to appear in on The Morecambe and Wise Show), although there was enough space for a larger one." Kay and Dave report on a modern, reasonably-priced "aparthotel" let down by poor use of space.

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George Best on the namesign of The Pickled Liver, Bangkok

The Pickled Liver Pub, Bangkok

The Pickled Liver - one of the best British pubs in Bangkok

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Nick Wetzel, landlord of the Pickled Liver in Bangkok

Expat Interview – Nick Wetzel

Nick Wetzel talks about his life as the proprietor of the Pickled Liver, one of Bangkok's most successful British pubs.

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Five questions about Phnom Penh – Quick Quiz

Cambodia's capital city is a bewildering, bubbling mixture of street markets and shopping malls where the poor travel five to a motor scooter and weave in and out of the rich people's limos and four-wheel-drives. But how much do you know about Phnom Penh? Find out here!

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