Bunong Family Attitudes

“My grandparents don’t understand me.” “The kids of today have no respect for their elders.” Mark Bibby Jackson discovers that attitudes many might have felt they left behind in the West are alive and kicking in Cambodia’s remote northeastern province of Mondulkiri. Photo by Conor Wall. The relationship between younger and older generations can be […]

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Farang of the North

A visit to a hill tribe, an elephant show and traditional dancing, some things are little changed in Chiang Mai since Queen Elizabeth II visited in 1972. With royalty in mind, Mark Bibby Jackson looks at the history of the city’s British consulate, which once housed George V’s polo elephants. When London merchant Ralph Fitch […]

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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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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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