A 12-hour excursion in central Tokyo by train from Narita Airport, visiting the magnificent Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, the beautiful cherry trees of Ueno Park, and the fascinating Ueno shopping districts.
Step out of the MRT station in Singapore's Chinatown and enter a different world. The cosmopolitan city and the modern blocks filled with high-rise offices and apartments will feel a world away.
How to find the staircases that lead up Mount Phu Si (Mount Phusi), the hill with shrines and views over the town of Luang Prabang, Laos.
In recent years I have spent several weeks living in a small village in N.E Thailand, as the guest of a Thai family. This page is a short introduction to the village, the people, and the countryside
Singapore is an exotic Asian metropolis with something for every traveller. But it is also one of the most expensive cities in Asia. Here are 10 ways to save money when having a holiday in Singapore.
Known famously as the 'Vegas of China,' Macau is a must see if you are heading to Asia. If you are SERIOUSLY considering a visit, do check out a few extremely useful Macau travel tips here!
An ancient town in Central Vietnam, Hoi An is a tourist's delight. The Old Town is small enough to wander without getting too lost; and there is always an historic house, temple or cafe nearby.
A quick guide to visiting Canton Tower—the newest symbol of modern Guangzhou and the second tallest tower in the world as of 2017.
Stereotypes tend to crop up from time to time. Here are seven common misconceptions about Japan that, although having some element of truth in them, aren't true and shouldn't deter you from visiting.
These are some cultural mistakes a lot of visitors in Japan make. I gathered this information based on tips from a friend in Tokyo as well as my own experiences living in Japan.
A visual summary of my visit to three classic Hong Kong Night Markets. What a cornucopia of colours, music, and fragrances!
The impressions of a grandmother who took a long-haul flight to Singapore to celebrate her seventieth birthday with members of her family who have been living and working there for two years.
While no culture is perfect, after living in Japan, it is not at all difficult for me to recognize aspects of Japanese culture that I would love to see more of here in the United States.
Visa information on travelling to the border town of Mae Sai in north Thailand and visiting the adjoining town of Tachilek in Burma (Myanmar) on a one to fourteen day entry permit.
No country gets a harder time from Mother Nature than Japan. Earthquakes, volcanoes, typhoons—but, one BIG plus point is the sheer number and quality of hot springs in Japan.