Long-tail boat on a white sand beach, Koh Lipe, Andaman sea, Thailand. Pic: aiaikawa / Shutterstock.com

Casey Hynes

Casey is a writer, editor and amateur photographer. After spending a year and a half writing features on Capitol Hill for Roll Call, a daily newspaper in Washington DC, she decided to head East, first to Korea and then to China and beyond. She has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Global Times, City Weekend Beijing and JIN Magazine. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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5 less traveled islands to visit in Thailand

SO you’re traveling through Southeast Asia and you’ve hit all the big stops – Angkor Wat, Halong Bay, Luang Prabang, Bali, Bangkok, to name but a few – and now...

5 must-visit places in Laos

LAOS is something of a mystery to most travelers before they arrive there; a sleepy country nestled amongst more notorious neighbors like Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. But Laos is widely...