A Day in the Life of Marunouchi Tokyo

With barely less than a day to spend in one of the largest cities in the world, Mark Bibby Jackson decides to invest his time in the financial district of Marunouchi and the wonderful Imperial Gardens to its west. My preconceived perception of Tokyo was one of skyscrapers, neon signs and sushi. But by midday on my […]

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Riding the Crime Wave

Everyone has a good book in them so they say, Asia’s first English-language crime publishing house looks set to put that adage to the test. Words by Mark Bibby Jackson. The setting is hardly classic noir. A Bangkok sports bar just before noon, my source has a bottle of water in front of him, I […]

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The Beach Rediscovered

The Beach Rediscovered Mark Bibby Jackson sets off for the Thai royal resort town of Hua Hin searching for the beach he encountered on his first visit to Asia. We all have that beach: the one etched in our memory so vividly that it transports you back to a time when you were still young, […]

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Less Is More

Apart from the backpacker nirvana of the 4,000 islands, most bypass southern Laos. They may be missing out on the beauty of nothing. Words and photos by Mark Bibby Jackson. The more I travel, the more I come to appreciate the beauty of less. It is many years now since the Lonely Planet books helped […]

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Always

What would you do if you had unlimited wealth and how would you deal with the knowledge that this fortune is founded on murder? These are the questions raised in Always, a novella by Mark Bibby Jackson which will be launched at the Latin Quarter in Phnom Penh on April 23. A man lives out the last week […]

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About me

Welcome to the official website for Mark Bibby Jackson. Mark is an award-winning author, freelance journalist and editor, and the founder of Travel Begins at 40 and publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia magazines.

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