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Afghanistan

People Helping People in Afghanistan: Marigold's Humanitarian Work

Winter in Kandahar: Life in Afghanistan Before the Taliban

Touring Scenic Afghanistan: Climbing in Kunar



Armenia

Armenia: Where East Meets West



Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: Unlike Anywhere Else



Bhutan

Bhutan: A Visit to The Tiger's Nest

Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La

Dharma Dances: Bhutan's Jambey Lhakhang Temple Festival

Rethinking Royalty: An Interview With A Bhutanese Princess


Brunei

Brunei's Empire Hotel: An Adventure in Opulence



Cambodia

Old and new at Angkor Wat. Photo by Bill Pfeffer.
Old and new at Angkor Wat. Photo by Bill Pfeffer.

How Ponheary Ly Emerged from Cambodia's Killing Fields

A Taste of Cambodia's Resourceful Cuisine

Angkor Wat: Glorious and Inspiring

Siem Reap, Cambodia: The Children in the Temples

Cambodia: The Floating Villages of Chong Khneas

Cambodia: Learning to Love Leisure in Siem Reap

Motorcycling in Cambodia: The Honda Dream

Persevering in Phnom Penh

A River Runs Through It: Cambodia’s Splashy Bonn Om Touk Festival


China

Digging to China: A Journey to Taipei, Nanjing and Shanghai

Shanghai, China: The Next Great World City

Hubei Province: Discovering China's Grand Canyon

Hua Shan: The Most Dangerous Mountain in China

Tagong: The Wild West of Sichuan Province

Climbing the Yellow Mountain Like the Emperors of Old

Visiting Monasteries in Rural Tibet

China: The Splendor of Anhui Province

The Water Town of Wuzhen: The Venice of China

The Macau Grand Prix: Fearsome Motorsports Competition

A Culinary Tour of China: Eating & Drinking Delights

Invisible China: A Journey Through Ethnic Borderlands

Watching the Eclipse in Xinjiang, China

Biking from Tibet to Nepal: The Longest Descent in the World

The door of a monastery in Tibet. Photo by Cooper Schraudenbach.
The door of a monastery in Tibet. Photo by Cooper Schraudenbach.

Macau, China: Contradictions and Tiny Miracles

Chengdu, China: Open for Business

Beijing: What to See and Do

Exploring the Ancient Kingdom of Gu-ge

Beijing for Beginners

Kashgar, China: Auntie Val's Magic Carpet Ride

China: A Wonderful Family Destination

Macau: The Birthplace of Asian Fusion Cuisine

Kashgar, China: The Market on Top of the World

Learning Photography in China: Bringing Images to Life

Visiting China: Cha-Ching, Feng Shui and Man Mo

Miraculous Macau: Modern and Mystifying

Shanghai: On the Cutting Edge of China's Economic Miracle

Watching the Chinese Watch the Westerners at the Funny Pointy Hills

Hiking in Hong Kong

The Great Wall of China - photo by Sony Stark
The Great Wall of China - photo by Sony Stark

Teaching English in Beijing

Getting Sick in China

Hong Kong Hustle: HK With Kids

Biking in Beijing

Taming the Dragon: China With Children

A Whirlwind Tour of Taiwan

Taiwan: Festivals, Fireworks and Fantastic Food

Taiwan Photo Gallery

Taiwan's Hidden Islands



East Timor

East Timor: The Next Big Thing?



India

Madikeri, Kodagu: The Heart of India's Coffee Country

Gujarat, India: Traveling to Gir National Park in a Skoda Yeti

Jaipur, India: The Monkey Business Traveler

Kabini and Bhadra, India: Life Unfolds by the Riverside

Sky Waltzing Over Jaipur, India, in a Hot-Air Balloon

Sacred Trees of Western India: Mumbai's Green Ambassadors

Naldehra, Himachal Pradesh: Peace and Quiet In the Misty Mountains

India's Kumbh Mela Festival: The Largest Gathering on Earth

Roopkund, India: A Week-Long Trek to Skeleton Lake

West Bengal: Visiting the Sundarbans in the Aftermath of Aila

Durga Pujo: Kolkata's Favorite Festival

The Fisherman’s Lodge at Bhimtal: Away from the Maddening Crowd

Kipling’s Bundi: Peacocks and Palaces in Rajasthan

The Kalka-Shimla Railway: All Aboard the Choo Choo Train!

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India: In Quest of the Tiger

Himachal Pradesh: Trekking from McLeod Ganj to Triund and Beyond

Uttar Pradesh, India: A Whirlwind Tour of Lucknow

Surathkal, India: Long Walks on the Beach

Jaipur, India: Exploring Forts and Castles in the Pink City

Shringi Vatika: A Peaceful Retreat in Himachal Pradesh, India

Tawang, India: History and Romance at 13,000 Feet

Karnataka, India: Buffalo Racing In Muddy Waters

Jallikattu: The Taming of the Bulls in India

Visiting Lord Bahubali in Shravanabelagola

Rajasthan: Houses and Men

A boatman in Kashmir - photo by David Rich
A boatman in Kashmir - photo by David Rich

Spiti: A Homestay Trek in Himachal Pradesh, India

A Day-Trip From Mysore

The Beginner's Guide to Camel Trekking and Venomous Snakes

Prashar Lake in India: A Tranquil Beauty

India's Holi Festival: All in the Name of Fun

Visiting Sikkim: India's Newest State

India: A Trek Through the Kuari Pass

Helping Street Kids in India

Sony Stark Visits India

Ladakh The Hard Way: By Road

Vale of Kashmir: An Idyllic Locale of Uncommon Beauty

Kashmir Photo Gallery

Goa on Foot: A Trek to Remember

The Mystical Spiti Valley

India's Corbett National Park

Destination Guide: Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A young woman in Srinigar - photo by David Rich
A young woman in Srinigar - photo by David Rich

Ladakh: Mountains and Monasteries

Dharma-ville: Dharamsala/ McLeod Ganj

Periyar Game Reserve, Kerala, India

The Deccan Odyssey: A New Luxury Train from Mumbai to Goa

Teaching English in Dharamsala

Karmi Farm: A Hidden Beauty In the Himalayas

Camel Driving in Rajasthan

Curing Himalayan Fever: Controlling the Negative Impacts of Tourism

My Home in the Himalayas: A Letter From A Tibetan Monk

Dharma Dreaming: Monastery Guesthouses in India

Learning from the Dalai Lama: Attending The Sacred Kalachakra Initiation

Overland Touring through Nepal, India and Pakistan

Easy Riders: Motorcycling India

A Komodo dragon - photo by James Griffin
A Komodo dragon - photo by James Griffin

Smokin' Sadhus: India's Wandering Holy Men



Indonesia

Travel Warning: 'Sumatra, Indonesia --Dangerously Beautiful'

Jamu in Java: Lessons From The Grandmothers of Indonesia

Indonesia's Raja Ampat Islands: The Best Snorkeling in the World

Bali After the Bombings: Don't Let the Terrorists Win

Komodo National Park: Home of the Legendary Dragon

Bali: Timeless as the Morning Sun

A Family Vacation on Menyawakan Island, Indonesia

Bali: Surfing, Trekking and Nightlife

Flores Destination Guide

GoNOMAD in Bali

The Perils of Illness on a Remote Island



Japan

The Sapporo Snow Festival - photo by Ryan McDonald
The Sapporo Snow Festival - photo by Ryan McDonald

Tokyo Neighborhood Guide: Seeing the Sights

Climbing Mount Takao: A Delightful Escape from Tokyo

The Holy Family Mission in Saku, Japan: A Peaceful Sanctuary

Hot Springs and Cherry Blossoms: Experiencing Japan’s Cultural Icons

Shinugu Matsuri: A Little-Known Festival in Okinawa

Tokyo, Japan: Done Subway Style

Japan: A Beginner’s Guide to Sumo Wrestling

Japan: The Sapporo Snow Festival

Traveling Tokyo Solo: What Every Woman Should Know

Tokyo on a Budget

Hokkaido, Japan: Crystal Clear Lakes and Smouldering Volcanoes

Shikoku, Japan: Destination Guide

Ise: Japan's Holiest Shinto Shrines

Gion, The Geisha District of Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan: A Mix Of Modern and Ancient

Biking Japan's Kibi Plain

A Korean festval. Photo by David Rich
A celibrant at a festival in Korea. Photo by David Rich.

Traveling With Kids in Japan



Korea

Sinnam, Korea: The World's Pointiest Park

South Korea: Flying the Bullet Train from Seoul to Busan

Korea: Pitching In to Clean Up An Oil Spill

Peering over the Fence: Korea's Demilitarized Zone

A Visit to the Two Koreas

Getting REALLY Clean in a Korean Bathhouse

The DMZ: South Korea's Most Popular Tourist Attraction

Seoul Destination Guide



Kazakhstan

Beyond Borat: Discovering the Real Kazakhstan

Backpacking in Kazakhstan



Kyrgyzstan

Hosts and guest outside a yurt in Kyrgystan - photo by Michael Cook
Hosts and guest outside a yurt in Kyrgystan - photo by Michael Cook

Kyrgyzstan, April, 2010: Reflections on a Revolution

Dead Goat Polo: National Sport of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: The Vanguard of Western Permissiveness

A Yurt-Stay in Kyrgyzstan



Laos

Discovering Muang Ngoi, Laos: Village Life on the Nam Ou River

Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang, Laos: Kayaking and Rock Climbing

Bun Bang Fai: The Rocket Festival of Laos and Thailand

Micro-Lending Programs Help the Forgotten Women of Laos

Luang Prabang, Laos: A Slice of Heaven?

Cycling Northern Laos: A Pedaler's Paradise

Northwest Laos: Cruising the Mekong

Savannakkhet Destination Guide

Savoring Papaya and Pone in Laos

Orangutans in Malaysia. Photo by Michelle Perry.
Orangutans in Malaysia. Photo by Michelle Perry.

Vientiane, Laos: Destination Guide

Across the Friendship Bridge: An Alternative Way to get from Thailand to Laos



Malaysia

Malaysian Borneo: A Visit to the Garden of Eden

Borneo: Climbing Gunung Kinabalu

Malaysia: A Home-Stay in Kampung Pachitan

Malaysia: Viewing Our Cousins, the Orangutans

Pulau Bumbun, Malaysia: The Island I Carry With Me

'Wild' Malaysia: Orangutans, Elephants, Birds and Monkeys Up Close

Sarawak, Malaysia: Adventures on the Island of Borneo


Malaysia Melds Three Cultures

Singapore Sling: A Wild Time in Singapore

Singapore and Batam: A Perfect Couple

Borneo: Terrific Values, Exotic Jungles, No Headhunters

Fun in the Mud at Sarawak's Rainforest World Music Festival


Maldives

Maldives by Tramp Steamer

Maldives by Seaplane


Mongolia

The halo effect at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar - photo by Sony Stark
The halo effect at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar - photo by Sony Stark

Mongolia: The Big Empty is Full of Surprises

Crossing Mongolia, the Land of the Great Blue Sky

Mongolia: Journey Through The Wild, Wild East

Mongolia Photo Gallery

Marie's World Tour: Mongolia to Berlin



Myanmar

Time Warp in Myanmar

Myanmar: Friendly But Not Free

Marveling in Myanmar

Burma's Buddhist Monuments

Lodgings Picks in Myanmar and Thailand



Nepal

Nepal's Annapurna Circuit: Hiking Across the Roof of the World

Trekking in Nepal: Change on the Horizon

Hiking to the Base of Mt. Everest

Learning to Chill in a Nepali Monastery

Overland Touring through Nepal, India and Pakistan

Eco-Success in Nepal’s Annapurna: The ACAP Helps Sustain Nepal

Keeping Nepal Informed: The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project

From Chico to Nepal: Volunteering in a Tibetan Refugee Village

Giving Back: A Traveler Finds A Way to Help in Nepal

Pringles, Coke, and Mount Everest: Family Trekking in Nepal

The Karakoram Mountains in Pakistan - photo by Daivd Rich
The Karakoram Mountains in Pakistan - photo by Daivd Rich

Teaching in Nepal: No Salary But Great Rewards



Pakistan

A Mass Wedding in Northern Pakistan

Pakistan's Karakorams: Mountains to the Max

Overland Touring through Nepal, India and Pakistan



Philippines

The Visayas: Philippine Adventure

The Philippines' Mountain Provinces

Destination Guide: Borocay Island, Philippines



Russia/Siberia

Dancers in Taiwan - photo by Paul Shoul
Dancers in Taiwan - photo by Paul Shoul

Building Trails in Siberia

Sakhalin, Russia’s Holy Trees: Visiting a Place Few Will Ever See



Sri Lanka

Ayurvedic Treatment in Sri Lanka: A Week of Bliss

Sri Lanka: In Search of the Perfect Cup of Tea

Sri Lanka Destination Guide

Sri Lanka Rebuilding After Tsunami



Taiwan

A Whirlwind Tour of Taiwan

Taiwan: Festivals, Fireworks and Fantastic Food

Taiwan Photo Gallery

Taiwan's Hidden Islands



Tajikistan

An elephant ride in Ayutthaya, Thailand. Photo by Sarah Cavicchi.
An elephant ride in Ayutthaya, Thailand

Tajikistan: Traveling the Ancient Silk Road



Thailand

Phi Phi Islands, Thailand: Beauty and a Bummer

Caring for the Rejected: Helping People with HIV/AIDS in Thailand

One Day in Bangkok for Less Than Ten Dollars (US)

Ayutthaya, Thailand: Exploring An Ancient Siamese City

A Perfect American Fourth of July -- in Bangkok!

Bun Bang Fai: The Rocket Festival of Laos and Thailand

Saving Endangered Sea Turtles on Mannai Island in Thailand

Sons of Isan: Living as a Monk in Thailand

Wild Thailand: Elephants, Cobras and Tigers

Koh Samui, Thailand: Great Beaches, Spicy Food and Mummified Monks

Thailand: Dada's Grand Plans for Helping Kids

Learning to Train Elephants in Thailand

A Day in Bangkok's Lumpini Park

An elephant drawing an elephant in Thailand - photo by David Rich
An elephant drawing an elephant in Thailand - photo by David Rich

An Insider’s Guide To Bangkok

Tracing a New River in Doi Saket, Thailand

Sea Kayaking in Thailand

Isan, Northern Thailand: Destination Guide

A Restaurant with a Mission: Cabbages and Condoms, Bangkok

Loi’s Lights: Thailand’s Beautiful Loi Krathong Festival

Biking Bangkok: An Alternative Way to See the Sights

Across the Friendship Bridge: An Alternative Way to get from Thailand to Laos

Kicking up a Storm: Women’s Kickboxing in Thailand

Turban Toss-Up: A Look at Dzao Headgear

Take a Load Off: Adopt an Elephant

Biking from Tibet to Nepal. Photo by Rebecca Gados.
Biking from Tibet to Nepal. Photo by Rebecca Gados.

Lodgings Picks in Myanmar and Thailand



Tibet

Tagong: The Wild West of Sichuan Province

Visiting Monasteries in Rural Tibet

Biking from Tibet to Nepal: The Longest Descent in the World

Exploring the Ancient Kingdom of Gu-ge



Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan: Turkmenbashi’s Land of Fairy Tales

Turkmenistan: Tinhorn Tyranny



Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Police State Jewel

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Where A Seasoned Traveler Can Get Happily Lost



Vietnam

Hmong villagers in Vietnam - photo by Siobhan McGeady
Hmong villagers in Vietnam - photo by Siobhan McGeady

Mui Ne, Vietnam: A Kelly Westhoff Photo Gallery

Eating Saigon: Bursting with Energy and Optimism

A Women-Only Bike Trip in Vietnam

Hue, Vietnam: Try The Food

Northwest Vietnam: Friendly People and Breathtaking Landscapes

Sony Stark Visits Vietnam

Volunteer in Vietnam Finds Spontaneity and Generosity

Smog and Scooters in Ho Chi Minh City

Getting a Taste of Hanoi's Braised Fish Street

Café Society: Vietnam’s Traveler Cafes Offer More Than Coffee



Asia Guides

Find unique Asia hotels and interesting tours in Asia

Alternative Travel in Southeast Asia

Off the Beaten Path in Southeast Asia

Tips for Travel in Southeast Asia

Global Good: Volunteering Your Way Around the World

 

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