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.
Traveling by sampan down the Mekong River to the Mekong Marketplace and Cai Be Floating Market for groceries, and then to a cooking school in the Delta.
Gili Trawangan is a tiny island in Indonesia near Bali where there is a decidedly Jamaican vibe–pen sales of marijuana, magic mushrooms add to the fun.
Travels into the places where the Russian Federation has encroached, including Dagestan, Chechnya, North Ossetia and other central Asia cities.
Hiking in Northern Laos to very remote villages that don’t see many western travelers, a guide to Phongsali village and other parts of the north.
A street food adventure in Jinzhou, Shanghai and Xi’an China. The author ventures out from a Viking cruise to discover the delectable foods on the street.
Pokhara, Nepal is a relaxed and laid-back town on Phewa Lake, in the Himalayas, where you can get cheap lodgings and food and go paragliding, or just relax
Guilin, in Southern China, remains a huge tourist draw with the supernatural looking karsts sticking up from the Li River, it’s also a spelunking center.
In Toba Japan, the famous Ama divers are women who have practiced the art of diving for abalone, sea urchin, turban shells, sea cucumber, once for pearls.
Visiting the Chin people, famous for their tattooed women, in the rural countryside of Burma, and observing their animistic rituals like animal sacrifices.
In the southern state of Kerala, India, the Pulikali, or Tiger Dance involves body paint, a procession, and loud music. It’s a wild festival you should see!
Starting in the city of New Delhi, where stress and noise are everywhere. Then to the countryside to Chambal Safari Lodge where animals and peace prevail.
Secret Compass, an extreme travel company, is offering a new expedition to North Korea to experience unseen landscape and rich culture firsthand.
A trip to northern Japan, Nagoya, Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go World Heritage sites and enjoying great cuisine using JR Lines Rail Pass on Japan railways.
Japan: Hiking Between Temples on the Island of Shikoku. Discovering Japan’s fourth largest island where there is a phallic museum and hikes to 88 temples.