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Bangkok - Thailand's capital deserves attention

by Nick Boulos/The Independent
Grand Palace, Bangkok
Easy to get to and bursting with culture, Thailand's capital deserves attention

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Jakarta - The bustling Indonesian capital
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Given its perch at the brink of two continents and its provenance as the treasured capital of two empires, Istanbul seems perpetually at a crossroads

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