Asia Travel Articles

 
Touring in a Troubled Paradise – Myanmar, Asia
Touring in a Troubled Paradise – Myanmar, Asia Can a responsible traveler ingore Aung San Suu Kyi's plea to stay away from her repressive country? Charlotte Finn toured this troubled paradise and encourages others to responsibly ignore the tourist boycott also.
Yangshuo: Faraway, So Close – China, Asia
Yangshuo: Faraway, So Close – China, Asia Stopping at a Chinese pharmacy to replace a broken thermometer, Bill Pfeffer is amused and challenged in a hilarious game of mis-communication. He enthusiastically gives Yangshuo his highest recommendation.
Want to See a Dead Body? – Varanasi, India, Asia
Want to See a Dead Body? – Varanasi, India, Asia Varanasi, the city popularized in guidebooks for its burning ghats has always held a morbid fascination for tourists and for Ankur Ahuja.
What the Travel Books Leave Out: Part 2 – Delhi, India, Asia
What the Travel Books Leave Out: Part 2 – Delhi, India, Asia Phillip Donnelly describes touts, scams, rules of engagment, and how to get out of a scam in Delhi, India. He also takes in a few of the sights of Delhi, and sights they are.
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.
What the Travel Books Leave Out: Part 1 – Delhi, India, Asia
What the Travel Books Leave Out: Part 1 – Delhi, India, Asia

Phillip Donnelly experiences culture shock, tout wars, explains 'the con' and finds time for a museum in a city that represents a little of all of India.

Fish Appreciation – South Korea, Asia
Fish Appreciation – South Korea, Asia Katie Mey has gone from thinking of squid and octupus as a bizarre eating experience to an ordinary and pleasurable eating experience, in fact, she wonders how she will handle "not" eating them.
Fear & Loathing In Cambodia
Fear & Loathing In Cambodia It was a long held dream of Dov Frazer to visit the temples of Angkor, one of the wonders of Southeast Asia, if not the world. This dream was about to come true, along with a few unexpected occurrences.
Worlds Collide in Hanoi – Vietnam, Asia
Worlds Collide in Hanoi – Vietnam, Asia In Hanoi, Aaron Robertson finds a fast-changing city whose life is formed from the often surprising meeting of both East and West.
When in Korea… – South Korea, Asia
When in Korea… – South Korea, Asia

The gateway to a true exchange of Korean culture may just be through drinking gallons of their beloved soju, or eating mysteriously poisonous fish. Either way, Jon Wick found it to be a step in the right direction.