"Breaks new ground in the travel writing field."
Thai Day (International Herald Tribune)
"A guide with depth and color that most of [its] competitors lack."
Chic Travel Thailand
"A refreshing addition to the traveler's bookshelf ... evocative and eclectic."
Lonely Planet Cambodia
"A delightful introduction to Cambodia and the Mekong region for those looking for some inspiration and adventure."
In Asia, travelers create a unique community. They share a special relationship with one another, the locals they encounter, and the landscapes they travel through. It was with this in mind that Kim conceived To Asia With Love: A Connoisseurs’ Guide to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam
Published by ThingsAsian Press
, this book consists of stories by more than 50 expatriates, travelers, and locals about their favorite destinations and experiences in the region. Each personal story is paired with a fact file that makes the book both an evocative armchair escape and a practical guidebook.
Along with earning praise for its unprecedented approach, To Asia With Love
inspired a series, with volumes featuring Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, Japan, and North India. Each book offers its country as a gift, taking readers on a journey of the heart and encouraging those who do hop on a plane to look at the places they visit from an original perspective.
Traversing the Orient
"One of the strongest points of the [To Asia With Love] series, which now encompasses a variety of Asian nations, is the wealth of different writing styles and perspectives. Gone is the omniscient guidebook voice that is out of tune with the globalized times. ... This is a must-read and a keepsake for repeat visitors, expats, and Vietnamophiles."
Phnom Penh Post
“Ditch the run-of-the-mill guidebooks and discover the majestic mountains, offbeat adventures and delicious flavours that define the Kingdom in the new book, To Cambodia With Love ... a marvellous compendium to give to visitors.”