The Back Side of the Mountain – Lhasa, Tibet, China, Asia

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Debby Merickel finds that Lhasa, the former capital of Tibet, takes all of your senses at least one step beyond comfort.

Why You Should Go To Yunnan – Yunnan, China, Asia

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Andris Bjornson thinks Yunnan province of China warrants the phrase "you should" – go there, see it.

The Fisherman of Erhai Hu Lake – Dali, China, Asia

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Olga Leskiw-Suzuk convinces her husband to go cormorant fishing. The fisherman disappears with a bounce in his walk.

Linfen, China: Ancient City to Apocalypse – Linfen, China, Asia

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How did Linfen, China, become the world's most polluted city? Gary Foyster chronicles the former capital's fall from grace.

Pure Pachinko: A look into Japan’s Favorite Pass Time – Japan, Asia

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Pachinko is as much a part of modern Japanese culture as sushi and sake, but what's it all about? Grab your smokes, head for the bright lights and find out with Dan Murphy.

Japan on the Cheap: A User Guide – Japan, Asia

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Dan Murphy offers this guide for those wanting to go to Japan and hesitating because of its high price reputation. His tips include shoestring budget transportation, accommodations and eateries.

Hainan Island: The Hawaii of the East – Hainan Island, China, Asia

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Out of curiosity, Benson Wallace took a boat to Hainan Island, where he found a slice of SE Asia in China – coffee shops that had been around since before Starbucks, lots of Russians, Chinese using to

Chinese Cultural Quirks Exposed – China, Asia

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Writer, Greg Foyster, takes a humorous look at some more off-colour Chinese customs.

Backpackers Behaving Badly – Chengdu, China, Asia

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Thomas Antoni Carter spent seven days in China's wildest youth hostel!

In Red Medicine – Seoul, Korea, NE Asia, Asia

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Yu-no Lee learned to hold teas from pine buds, aloe, persimmon. She has their colors memorized, she knows the weight of one cup.