An experience aboard Japan Airline’s newest and sleekest airplanes, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, from Boston to Tokyo, in September 2016.
Visiting a dazzling light show that’s performed each year on a ski slope in Northern Japan, it’s called Myoko Happiness Illumination and is stunning.
In any trip to Japan, you’ll see a lot of shrines and Buddhist temples. Religious sites are at the top of the list.
In Vientiane, Laos, James Dorsey describes the important cultural tradition of Tak-Bat, or giving daily alms to monks who must not handle money after 12 pm.
Indonesia’s jewel–Bali, a paradise of terraced rice fields, temples and relaxed happy people. A guide to what to see and do in Bali.
Rick Granger shares his insights on navigating Hong Kong’s waterways via Star Ferry.
Geraldine Brady takes us across the Bosphorus Bridge and gives us glimpses of life on Istanbul’s Asian side in Maltepe
Visiting central Java including the vast Borobudur Buddhist stupa, local batik museum and factory, the city of Solo and Dieng Plateau overlooking fields.
A horsepack adventure through Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor, separating Tajikistan from Pakistan in the country’s far north. High altitude camping, hiking.
A walk in Jirisan National Park in the wilds of South Korea finds an interesting former city man called Il Won, who plays guitar and teaches wisdom.
Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is home to some 400 families from indigenous tribes whose livelihoods are wholly dependent on the forests of the Reserve.
Visiting WW II monuments, frog farms and koi fish amidst nature in Kranji, part of Singapore.
A tour of Mumbai’s chai houses, where this famous tea will never be overtaken by Starbucks coffee, despite the prevalence of new coffee bars in the city.
Bali: Segara Lestari Villas, A Piece of Heaven on the North Coast. A diving and snorkeling adventure in a less traveled part of this Indonesia island.
Mumbai, India hotels. Reviews of the Abode Bombay Hotel and the Hyatt Mumbai, both excellent choices for lodging in Mumbai.
A chilly ice fishing session in northern most village of Bei Ji Tun, Heilongjiang China, on the border with Russia.
The Year I Became a Nomad: A journey through Asia on a quest for freedom, love and happiness. A book excerpt about visiting the hospital in Vietnam.
On the Trail of Genghis Khan: Tim Cope rides across Mongolia and writes a book about it.