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Beijing | Republic of China

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Beijing, the capital of China, is the second largest city in the country and has been the political and culture centre for centuries. Beijing (Chinese: 北京;), also known as Peking, is a metropolis in northern China, and the capital of the People’s Republic of China.

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Indonesia

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Huge tropical archipelago extending 5000km from Sumatra to Papua. More than 17,000 islands of volcanoes, mountains, rainforests, the world’s richest coral reefs, exotic beaches, and friendly people.

Find out more about Indonesia, with over 230 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world — after China, India and the USA — and by far the largest in Southeast Asia.

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Cambodia

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Beautiful Buddhist country of contrasts bordering Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Relive the dark past of The Killing Fields and spend endless days exploring the amazing ruins of Angkor Wat.

Getting a visa for Cambodia is relatively easy. It is now even possible to arrange the visa online (e-Visa). Here is an overview of visa regulations and requirements for Cambodia

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Laos

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One of travellers’ favourites of South East Asia. Mountainous, landlocked,and mostly covered by forests, Laos’ highlights include the temples of Luang Prabang and tubing down the river in Vang Vieng.

Tourists can stay in Laos for 30 days and Visa on Arrival are available at the main ports of entry.

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Thailand

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What makes this South-east Asian tropical country grow increasingly popular with tourists year after year? Easy travel, comfort, friendliness, exotic environment, good weather? Yes, but more than any factor, what makes this dynamic country stand out is its tourism diversity – its ability to evolve to accommodate anyone, whatever his or her needs are. Thailand is not just a land of stunning idyllic beaches. Amongst it’s many other attractions, it has vast areas of forests, mountains (most notable, the ranges around Pai and Mae Hong Son), an excellent public transport network, ethnic tribes, endless temples, coral reefs, five star hotels with legendary Thai service, one of Asia’s most exciting metropolises, a rich Buddhist culture, and a cuisine that is the envy of the world.

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Backpacker’s Paradise

Relax under teaktrees, surrounded by mangos, papayas and bananas, and spend a restful time at Café Lipe. Here you will renew your energies and find strength to aim at new goals.

Café Lipe serves fresh coffee, selfmade bread, Müsli, sandwiches, simple thai-cookings, fresh juices, as well as tea and cake. For supper Café Lipe invites you (on reservation) on a delicious journey through the thai kitchen: Masaman Curry, Tautschia lun or Pat samun prai – just to mention a few titbits. Under the starlit sky, with candles in the sand, Café Lipe will create a memory, you will never forget.

In Café Lipe’s bungalows you will experience cosyness and nature at the same time. They are made of almost 100 percent natural material, as they are built out of bamboo. The prices for one bungalow vary from 500 to 1500 Baht per day, depending on location, season or additional services.

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