NE Asia Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Hong Kong Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Hong Kong Where is it located?: Hong Kong is in southern China on the South China Sea. Why do people go there?: Wrapped in a concrete jungle, Hong Kong is a shrine to market capitalism. It’s perhaps the only city in the world where shopping surpasses any monument or historical site […]
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Shanghai Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Shanghai Where is it located?: Shanghai is in eastern China on the East China Sea, near the Huangpu River. Why do people go there?: Shanghai is an enigmatic city filled with modern contradictions still struggling to come to terms with its turbulent history. It’s New China – where an Imperial past […]
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Tokyo Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Tokyo Where is it located?: Tokyo is eastern Japan close to the north Pacific. Why do people go there?: Tokyo is the capital of Japan. Perhaps one of the most expensive destinations in Asia, Tokyo is the land of sumo, sushi and kimono, a land where the delicate kimono clad lady […]
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Osaka Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Osaka Where is it located?: Osaka is central Japan on the Yodo-gawa and the Tasbori-gawa rivers. Why do people go there?: Travelers describe Osaka as a place that makes you feel as though you’re stuck inside a pinball machine. How do travelers get there?: Not only does Osaka have an international […]
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Seoul Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Seoul Where is it located?: Seoul is just south of the border to North Korea, on the Han River, just off the Yellow Sea. Why do people go there?: Modern, loud, shop-filled, androgynous, traffic-clogged – all this in today’s ancient Seoul. How do travelers get there?: Almost everyone arrives to Seoul […]
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Taipei Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Taipei Where is it located?: Taipei is near the northern tip of Taiwan. Why do people go there?: Taipei is the center of all commerce, arts, and everything that keeps Taiwan on its path to independence. How do travelers get there?: Travelers come to Taipei from the international airport, which is […]
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Lhasa Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Lhasa Where is it located?: Lhasa is in southern Tibet. Why do people go there: The fabled city of Lhasa used to be the home of the Dali Lama. It’s the cultural center of Tibet. How do travelers get there?: There are domestic flights from Tibet to get to Lhasa. Many […]
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Beijing Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Beijing Where is it located?: Beijing is in northeastern China. Why do people go there?: Thousands of travelers come to the Beijing to see the famous both the Forbidden City of China and Tiananmen Square. How do travelers get there?: There are flights from Bejing to many places around the world. […]
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South Korea Travel Facts
The Basics Country: South Korea Where is it?: South Korea is in eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula. Why do people go here?: South Korea has the best of both worlds. With a modern big city like Seoul and the peacefulness of quiet village life, South Korea has everything for a traveler. What […]
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Taiwan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Taiwan Where is it?: Taiwan is in eastern Asia, north of the Philippines, off the south-eastern coast of China. Why do people go here?: Some call it the renegade province of China, others call it a autonomous country, whomever you choose to believe is up to you. Taiwan is best known for […]
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