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The re-emergence of Bangkok Chinatown

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June 15 · Issue #60 · View online
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A weekly newsletter of great travel reads and news by James Clark from Nomadic Notes.

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The re-emergence of Bangkok Chinatown – get there before the metro does
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Anthony Bourdain
I’m not usually one to mourn celebrity deaths, but the death of Anthony Bourdain has left a gaping hole in the world of travel storytellers. There was no one on television doing what he does. 
I also loved his enthusiasm for Vietnamese street food. Often when I am returning to Vietnam I think about this clip, which sums up the joy of sitting on the side of the road at a street stall in Vietnam.
Bourdain falls in love with Vietnam's street food (Parts Unknown) - YouTube
There’s been a tonne of articles this week, and here are some of the travel-related ones that resonated with me.
David Simon | Tony
Probably the best tribute I’ve read so far. 
Bourdain's Legacy: Anthony Bourdain's love of Asian culture and cuisine
The 7 lessons Anthony Bourdain taught us about travel
Anthony Bourdain Did Not Speak Travelese
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No more FYROM.
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Bourdain made a number of places in Saigon famous, including Banh Xeo 46. I went their in his honour.
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