Suggestions from a seasoned traveler to China. 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.