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Macau, China: Contradictions and Tiny Miracles

Macau, China: Contradictions and Tiny Miracles
Macau, China: Janis Turk walks through the markets of Macau, China, sampling the contradictions of this former Portugese colony turned worldwide gambling mecca.

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

Sky Waltzing Over Jaipur, India, in a Hot-Air Balloon
Jaipur, India: Mridula Dwivedi takes a hot-air balloon ride high above Jaipur, India, and the balloon creates quite a stir when it lands in a nearby village.

Ladakh The Hard Way: By Road

Ladakh The Hard Way: By Road
Ladakh, India: Mridula Dwivedi describes a 34-hour journey from Delhi to the city of Leh, in Ladakh, including spectacular scenic views, traffic jams, washouts and other adventures.

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

Gujarat, India: Traveling to Gir National Park in a Skoda Yeti
Gujarat,India: Mridula Dwivedi travels to Gir National Forest in Gujarat, India, in a brand new Skoda Yeti and gets her first sighting of a lion in the wild.

India: Trekking from McLeod Ganj to Triund and Beyond

India: Trekking from McLeod Ganj to Triund and Beyond
India: Mridula Dwivedi and her husband Sesha go hiking in the Himalayas from McLeod Ganj to Triund to Snowline.

India: Surathkal Beach

India: Surathkal Beach
Surathkal Beach India: Mridula Dwivedi enjoyes a day at the beach with her husband Sesha at Surathkal Beach near Mangalore, India.

Bhimtal, India: Away from the Maddening Crowd

Bhimtal, India: Away from the Maddening Crowd
Bhimtal,India: Mridula Dwivedi visits Bhimtal, where she takes a trek to Tarkota temple, bikes around the countryside and joins a village elder for tea.

Uttar Pradesh, India: A Whirlwind Tour of Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh, India: A Whirlwind Tour of Lucknow
Lucknow, India: Mridula Dwivedi revisits Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh and takes a whirlwind tour of the city's architectural marvels.

Spiti: A Homestay Trek in Himachal Pradesh, India

Spiti: A Homestay Trek in Himachal Pradesh, India
Himachal Pradesh India: Mridula Dwivedi takes a high altitude trek through Himachal Pradesh, India, with her husband, her nephew and two friends.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Two Sides of a Coin

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Two Sides of a Coin
United Arab Emirates: Inka Piegsa-Quischotte visits Sharjah, a neighbor of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, where she finds a striking contrast between old and new.

Lebanon: The World is Beirut-ing Again!

Lebanon: The World is Beirut-ing Again!
Lebanon: Inka Piegsa-Quischotte visits Lebanon and enjoys the lively nightlife of Beirut, the marvels of the Jeita Grotto and the historic ruins of Byblos and Baalbeck.

Visiting Thailand: Golden Temples, Ancient Canals and Hill Tribe Villages

Visiting Thailand: Golden Temples, Ancient Canals and Hill Tribe Villages
Thailand: Jean Miller Spoljaric spends a week in Thailand, where she tours Bangkok in a canal boat, views the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, and pays a visit to a hill tribe village.

Enshi, China: Discovering China's Grand Canyon

Enshi, China: Discovering China's Grand Canyon
Enshi, China: Jean Miller Spoljaric travels to China, to the welcoming city of Enshi, and discovers the breathtaking views of China's Grand Canyon.

Shanghai, China: The Next Great World City

Shanghai, China: The Next Great World City
Shanghai, China: Jean Miller Spoljaric visits Shanghai for the 2010 World Expo and discovers space-age buildings, ancient temples, superb cuisine and friendly neighborhoods.

Tibet: Exploring the Ancient Kingdom of Gu-ge

Tibet: Exploring the Ancient Kingdom of Gu-ge
Tibet: Cooper Schraudenbach explores the mysterious lost city of Gu-ge in Tibet.

Tigers, Elephants and Jungle Trekking in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Tigers, Elephants and Jungle Trekking in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Thailand: Joseph Lobo visits Kanchanaburi, Thailand, where he plays with tiger cubs in the Tiger Temple, rides and elephant, and passes over the famous bridge over the River Kwai.

Tokyo on a Budget

Tokyo on a Budget
Tokoyo, Japan: Ryan MacDonald offers some tips for enjoying the world's most expensive city without breaking the bank.

Ukraine: A Three-Day Adventure in Sunny Kiev

Ukraine: A Three-Day Adventure in Sunny Kiev
Kiev Ukraine: Olga Volobuyeva takes a quick trip to Kiev, one of the greenest cities in the world, where she takes in the many beautiful historic sights and samples the world famous Ukrainian borsch.

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Visiting Monasteries in Rural Tibet

Visiting Monasteries in Rural Tibet
Tibet: Mark and Haley LaMonica take an overland trip through Samye, Gyantse, Shigatse and Namtso Lake in rural Tibet, visting remote villages and monasteries.

GoNOMAD-Bali Destination Guide

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Bali, Indonesia: Cyril Fievet writes about the island paradise of Bali where visitors can learn about Asian culture, enjoy its natural beauty, and take advantage of all the opportunities for outdoor a ...

Guide to Ladakh - Page Two

Guide to Ladakh - Page Two
Guide to Ladakh - Page Two
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Hiking Huangshan, China: Finding my Own Lost Horizon

Hiking Huangshan, China: Finding my Own Lost Horizon
Huangshan, China: Janis Turk visits Huangshan, china where she hikes up steep, steep steps to find her own Lost Horizon

Hokkaido, Japan: Crystal Clear Lakes and Smouldering Volcanoes

Hokkaido, Japan: Crystal Clear Lakes and Smouldering Volcanoes
Hokkaido, Japan: The author describes a somewhat rowdy road trip to Hokkaido Japan.

Istanbul: City of Superlatives

Istanbul: City of Superlatives
Istanbul Turkey: Jessica Hayden describes the many scenic, historical and recreational attractions of Istanbul.

Hua Shan: The Most Dangerous Mountain in China

Hua Shan: The Most Dangerous Mountain in China
Hua Shan Mountain China: Bill Pfeffer brabves treacherous drops and slippery conditions to reach the five pearks of Hua Shan, one of the China's sacred Taoist mountains.

Huangshan,China: Climbing the Yellow Mountain Like the Emperors of Old

Huangshan,China: Climbing the Yellow Mountain Like the Emperors of Old
Huangshan, China: Habeeb Salloum, 86, ascends China's Yellow Mountain the right way -- in a sedan chair.

In Search of the Real Dubai

In Search of the Real Dubai
United Arab Emirates: Lucy Corne and her friend Sean search the tourist hub of the United Arab Emirates searching for the 'real' Dubai.

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

Indonesia's Raja Ampat Islands: The Best Snorkeling in the World
Raja Ampat Indonesia: Larry Taylor and his wife Gail travel to the Raja Ampat Archipelago in Indonesia, where they go on a snorkeling expdition aboard the Shakti, a traditional Indonesian sailing ves ...

Indonesia: Bali After the Bombings

Indonesia: Bali After the Bombings
Bali, Indonesia: Jason Gaskell describes a tour of Bali where tourists have been slow to return after the 2002 and 2005 terrorist bombings.

Intrepid Istanbul: Family Dinners and Fortunetelling

Intrepid Istanbul: Family Dinners and Fortunetelling
Istanbul Turkey: Chance St. John visits Istanbul where, besides seeing the sights, he has dinner with a local family and gets some good news from a fortuneteller.

Isan in Northern Thailand, Undamaged by Tsunami, Welcomes Travelers

Isan in Northern Thailand, Undamaged by Tsunami, Welcomes Travelers
Northern Thailand: Ann Moore describes a visit to Northern Thailand, with some of the best Khmer ruins in the country and only five percent of the tourists.

Japan: The Sapporo Snow Festival

Japan: The Sapporo Snow Festival
Sapporo Japan: Ryan McDonald writes about the amazing sculpure and other attractions of the Sapporo Snow Festival.

Jordan: Petra Rocks

Jordan: Petra Rocks
Petra Jordan: David Rich visits Petra in Jordan where natural rock formations and historic temples join to create one of the most amazing historical-geological marvels in the world.

Kabini and Bhadra, India: Life Unfolds by the Riverside

Kabini and Bhadra, India: Life Unfolds by the Riverside
Karnataka, India: Lakshmi Sharath visits the Kabini and Bhadra Rivers in Karnataka, India, and views a dazzling array of wildlife, both birds and beasts.

Karelia, Russia: Outdoor Recreation and Lively Nightllife

Karelia, Russia: Outdoor Recreation and Lively Nightllife
Karelia, Russia: Rina Galaktionova describes the many attractions of Karelia, Russia.

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

Koh Samui, Thailand: Great Beaches, Spicy Food and Mummified Monks
Koh Samui, Thailand: Mike Smith visits the island of Koh Samui in Thailand and reports on the friendly people, the great beaches, the spicy food, the phallic rock formations and the mummified monks.

Kura Kura Island: An Indonesian Paradise

Kura Kura Island: An Indonesian Paradise
Lisa Goins takes a family vacation to the Kura Kura Resort on the island of Manyawakan.

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Wild Thailand: Elephants, Cobras and Tigers

Wild Thailand: Elephants, Cobras and Tigers
Thailand:David Rich explores the wild side of Thailand, getting up close and personal with elephants, cobras and tigers.

Sir Bani Yas Island: Desert Island Discovery

Sir Bani Yas Island: Desert Island Discovery
Sir Bani Yas Island Andrea Bailey travels to Sir Bani Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates where she sees blackbuck, oryx, gazelles and many other species of wildlife.

 
 


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