North East Asia Travel Articles
Beijing Reaches for Olympic Glory – China, Asia
At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Stephen Chien found the passion and pride of the Chinese was unmistakable, with the entire nation's eyes, and hopes, centered on its athletes.
The Best of Ancient China – Asia
Photojournalist and travel writer Tom Carter, suggests an excursion in the opposite direction from the crowds for a glimpse into China's true history.
Book Review: Japanland by Karin Miuller – Japan Asia
Mary Keener recommends Japanland, subtitle A Year in Search of Wa, dedicated to the people of Japan, as a read for those seeking laughter, understanding and knowledge about this small island
The Magic of Tokyo – Japan, Asia
Rohit Krishnan's impression of Japan was totally different from what he actually experienced.
The Rope and The Great Wall – China, Asia
Kaitlin Mills finds a fascinating piece of Chinese culture, even though at the time of discovery, she couldn't appreciate its significance.
Chinese Teenagers – Shanghai, China, Asia
Kaitlin Mills and her colleagues try to figure out how Chinese teenagers choose their English names.
The Alternative Olympic Games – Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia, Asia
This is the year the Olympic Games bandwagon controversially arrives in Beijing. While thousands of spectators are heading to China’s sprawling capital, Mark Gilbey looks at another Asian capital pla
The Word – China, Asia
Kaitlin Mills recounts a story that is quite unbelievable, perhaps too unbelievable.
Let me out, Now – China, Asia
Riding in a taxi in China is an experience, a horrifying experience, yet in the two weeks Kaitlin Mills rode them, she never witnessed an accident.
Book Review: Travelers’ Tales China, edited by Sean O’Reilly, James O’Reilly and Larry Habegger – Asia
Mary Keener reviews a book on China that draws you into its culture and people - one story at a time.