Asia Travel Articles

 
7 Unique Modes of Transport In Asia
7 Unique Modes of Transport In Asia If you've spent time traveling around Asia you know that transportation there often has its own local flair. Kelvin Lim points out 7 modes you won't likely find elsewhere.
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Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia
Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia Dave Stocking recently returned from a trip to the Banda Islands, also known as the Spice Islands. This article is about the journey - and what a journey it turned out to be.
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Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China
Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China From a traditional village on the outskirts of Beijing to a spice market in the Muslim northwest to a seaside beer festival, longtime Beijing expat Jennifer Conrad takes you on a tour of the best parts of China that you've never heard of
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7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits
7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits Every culture and region has habits that outsiders find odd. Nellie Huang tells us about some Asian quirks that stand out above the rest.
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Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps
Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps You don't have to quit your job, purchase an expensive plane ticket, and fly halfway around the world on a whim that you'll find a job when you get there. If you want a meaningful career without the risk, follow Jessica Hill's five simple steps to landing a job as a Foreign English Teacher in Asia, before you even leave home.
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Macau – The Vegas of Asia
Macau – The Vegas of Asia Love Las Vegas but want to play blackjack somewhere more exotic? Try Macau.
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Traveling in Japan in Winter
Traveling in Japan in Winter Japan is seasonal. Fiona Canning suggests you go in winter to escape the crowds of westerners on organised tours and witness the everyday rituals that make the country so exciting.
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Gods, Devils, and Geisha – Setsubun (Japanese Spring Ritual) in Kyoto
Gods, Devils, and Geisha – Setsubun (Japanese Spring Ritual) in Kyoto Setsubun is a Japanese Spring Ritual where Japanese drive out bad luck in the form of devils from their homes by tossing beans. Here is Setsubun as done in the old capital of Kyoto.
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An Ideal Chinatown in Amazing Malacca
An Ideal Chinatown in Amazing Malacca Join Carleton Cole on this visit to the "perfect Chinatown" in Malacca, Malaysia - it's marked by a walkable road with an equilibrium of locals going about their daily life and visitors impressed with the culture, plus a "just right" balance of shrines and cafes, homes and shops.
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The Tsunami 5 Years On: My Visit to Aceh, Indonesia
The Tsunami 5 Years On: My Visit to Aceh, Indonesia On Boxing Day 2004, an earthquake measuring nine on the Richter scale struck just off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia. Amanda George travelled to Aceh to look at the progress that has been made and some of the surprising consequences of the disaster.
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