What do you do if you’re traveling in India and lose everything? Here are tips from a traveler who had that exact thing happen to his wife, and how she solved the problem with a money transfer.
The Hakka, Earthen fortresses found in Yongding County, Fujian Province, China, are an incredible sight to behold: Hundreds of tulous are scattered across the countryside of several counties in Fujian Province.
Secret Compass is not a tourism company but instead an expedition-planning organization. They take their clients to the world’s most intense places, like North Korea.
Ellen Besso’s story about finally visiting India after being preoccupied with the country for her whole life. With her partner Don, she visits Dharamsala and McLeod Ganj.
Jaffna, at the very top of the island nation of Sri Lanka, is famous for the Jaffna Fort, built by the Portuguese in 1618, and today, still a watchtower. Visiting the city and taking the beautiful train
Returning to Fukushima Province after the disastrous nuclear power plant meltdown, you wouldn’t even know it had happened. None of the people there want to talk about it, instead, they prefer to show off their soba noodles and handicrafts from ancient times.
Mandalay and Bagan Myanmar are full of striking cone-topped temples, and the people are friendly and laid-back. A visit to many of the attractions of this region of Burma.
Mike Smith feels that visiting the Myanmar helps out the locals more than boycotts and protests in the politically charged country. Scenes from Yangon and Hpa-an the capital of Kayin State, home of bat caves.
Visit Sapa in the highlands of northern Vietnam and see dramatic vistas during a killer hike up steep mountain trails. The reward is an herb-infused steaming bath.
Udaipur India is considered by some to be the Venice of the East, it features an elaborate four century-old Palace, and Taj Lake Palace– a heritage hotel in the middle of the lake.
Visiting parts of the ancient Mughal empire in New Delhi, India, including Humayan’s Tomb, the Red Fort, and other monuments to this great era of history.
Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam and the most exciting…from pulsing nightclubs to strong coffee and baguettes. A guide for backpackers.
A trip across some of the thousands of islands in the Philippines by pandaw, a small boat without running water and able to land at deserted beaches.
Visiting Japan’s second cities, Takasaki, Niigata City, Sado Island and enjoying fall colors, kayaking, and putting on kimonos to stroll the city.
A visit to a remote village called Sapa northwest of Hanoi gives a chance to visit with local craftspeople and shop for crafts and clothing, needed or not.
Judi Jagger lives in Ubud, Bali Indonesia, and shares some of the many rituals and ceremonies that take place so often on this beautiful island.
Located in the center of Seoul, Seoul Dragon City is one of Korea’s hottest new hotel complexes with 1,700 rooms, multiple restaurants, bars, and much more.
A seasoned traveler to China advises: start your first Asian adventure in Suzhou, a manageable and fun city with attractive waterways and gardens.