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  • Floods and landslides are becoming more common in Japan. Whether you're visiting during the rainy season or living here year-round, make sure to familiarize yourself with evacuation locations and safety tips ahead of time.

    Dealing With Floods and Landslides in Japan

    Dealing With Floods and Landslides in Japan

    by Ria Fritz1

  • Grim as it sounds, it is often impossible to avoid bad weather when traveling in Japan. Fortunately, the country still has a plethora of activities to enjoy during gloomy weather.

    9 Things to Do During Bad-Weather Days in Japan

    9 Things to Do During Bad-Weather Days in Japan

    by Kuan Leong Yong0

  • Is Turkey safe to travel (within its borders) in 2018? Read on for recommendations from travel agents and advisories from both the State Department and the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

    Is It Safe to Vacation in Turkey?

    Is It Safe to Vacation in Turkey?

    by Justin Muirhead0

  • Singapore is an exotic Asian metropolis with something for every traveler. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most expensive cities to have a vacation in. Here are 10 budget tips to help you save money during your Singapore Holiday.

    10 Ways to Save Money During Your Singapore Holiday

    10 Ways to Save Money During Your Singapore Holiday

    by Kuan Leong Yong9

  • This article covers the places I visited in Osaka, and which activities are best for those on a budget. I cover inexpensive accommodations and some fun activities and sights to see.

    How to Travel Osaka on a Budget

    How to Travel Osaka on a Budget

    by Julia Rose1

  • Japan is a cash-based society, and thus anyone looking to travel or live in the country should familiarize themselves with the Japanese currency—the Yen. This article offers pictures, descriptions, and tips in regards to one of the most beautiful currencies in the world.

    The Japanese Yen: Designs and Denominations

    The Japanese Yen: Designs and Denominations

    by hildred5

  • Shenyang, China is a diverse city with lots of sights to see. Read on for a series of detailed recommendations on things to see and do in this lovely city.

    Visit Shenyang, China

    Visit Shenyang, China

    by Yasmin Crawford-Hunt5

  • Using the Arabic words and phrases that I learnt in Kuwait, I will help you learn how to have a conversation in Kuwaiti Arabic and speak like a Kuwaiti. It is quite easy once you learn and understand the basic Arabic words and phrases. Speaking like a Kuwaiti is not that impossible.

    How to Speak Like a Kuwaiti

    How to Speak Like a Kuwaiti

    by Linda Bryen8

  • Mumbai (Bombay), India is jam-packed with fun activities, places to sightsee, and cultural experiences. Check out what there is to see and do here!

    The 6 Most Beautiful Mumbai Attractions

    The 6 Most Beautiful Mumbai Attractions

    by Melanie Shebel12

  • Angkor Wat draws tourists from around the world, yet in the surrounding jungle some 70 temples - or wats - have been discovered. Some have been restored, others left the way they were when discovered.

    Angkor's Forgotten Temples

    Angkor's Forgotten Temples

    by Anne Harrison6

  • What is a Japanese hot spring like? What can I expect inside a Japanese onsen? What should I bring? Read on to answer these questions and more.

    Visiting a Japanese Onsen (Hot Spring)

    Visiting a Japanese Onsen (Hot Spring)

    by Amanda Hare5

  • Kyoto is former capital of Japan and for more than a thousand years the center of traditional Japanese culture. Located in west-central Honshu, in the picturesque valley of the Kamo River with surrounding mountains,

    25 Facts About Kyoto

    25 Facts About Kyoto

    by whyjoker15

  • Advice for how to live, survive and communicate in China without being able to speak Chinese. When going to a country you should learn the language but learning isn't easy and takes time. These suggestions will help you adapt to the environment while you are learning.

    How to Survive in China Without Knowing How to Speak Chinese

    How to Survive in China Without Knowing How to Speak Chinese

    by Wesley Meacham37

  • Malaysia, a uniquely multicultural and multireligious country, is home to most of the world's major religions. Here are some of the most popular religious sites to visit while you are in the country.

    Top Religious Sites to Visit in Malaysia

    Top Religious Sites to Visit in Malaysia

    by James6

  • Looking for exciting cities to visit on an upcoming trip to China? Xi'an is especially famous for its Terracotta Warriors, but there are plenty more things to see in this vibrant, ancient city.

    Visit Xi'an, China

    Visit Xi'an, China

    by Yasmin Crawford-Hunt0

  • This article lists six places to visit in Gifu, Japan. If you're into nature and history, you won't want to miss them!

    6 Must-See Places in Gifu, Japan

    6 Must-See Places in Gifu, Japan

    by David Denver0

  • Travel is best when you have a few insider tips about what to see, do, and eat. Tips on what to avoid help too! So if you're planning a trip to the Philippines, you'll want to read these tips.

    Top 10 Tourist Destinations in the Philippines

    Top 10 Tourist Destinations in the Philippines

    by Jared Amistad30

  • Thailand and Vietnam are two of Southeast Asia's shopping meccas. Tourists in Asia who are looking for valuable yet cheap finds should visit these countries' purse-friendly markets.

    Cheap Shopping in Thailand and Vietnam

    Cheap Shopping in Thailand and Vietnam

    by Leann Zarah4

  • There's no shortage of activities to do in Nepal. In fact, the sheer number of options can be overwhelming! But don't worry. Here are the top 30 things to do when you are in Nepal, from visiting Buddhist temples to trekking through the Himalayas.

    The Top 30 Things to Do in Nepal

    The Top 30 Things to Do in Nepal

    by Vinaya Ghimire70

  • With a mountain or two in the middle of the city, beautiful beaches, a sub-tropical climate, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, the modern city of Shenzhen is filled with must see places.

    4 Great Places to Visit in Shenzhen, SE China

    4 Great Places to Visit in Shenzhen, SE China

    by Ava Ming8

  • So you want to visit Israel? Here are the "must-see" sites that will make you fall in love with the country!

    4 Must-See Places in Israel

    4 Must-See Places in Israel

    by Molly Stroud0

  • The city of Chiang Mai is situated in the mountains in the north of Thailand, and is famous for its many temples, trekking, elephant camps, artisans, and local craft. Find out what not to miss.

    Places to Visit in Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Places to Visit in Chiang Mai, Thailand

    by simon645

  • You're getting ready to backpack Vietnam. That's great. But before you go, here are a few tips from one backpacker to another.

    Tips for Backpacking Vietnam

    Tips for Backpacking Vietnam

    by Marley2

  • If you are looking for a relaxing place to visit this weekend, then it should be Nuvali! Listed in this article are the best activities you'll enjoy in Nuvali which include biking, sightseeing, fish feeding, picnicking, food tripping, fruit picking and more!

    Best Activities You Should Do and Enjoy in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa Laguna

    Best Activities You Should Do and Enjoy in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa Laguna

    by Renz Kristofer Cheng51

  • If you are planning a beach getaway this summer check out this list of the most popular beach resorts in Batangas, Philippines. With photos, videos, and driving directions.

    Most Popular Batangas Beach Resorts

    Most Popular Batangas Beach Resorts

    by Shan Moore33

  • Kowloon has more to offer than crowds and touts. Kowloon Park and the Chi Lin Nunnery offer an oasis of peace, and the Bird, Goldfish, Flower, and Fa Yuen St Markets are well worth a visit.

    Walking Through Kowloon

    Walking Through Kowloon

    by Anne Harrison8

  • Mentioned in The Tale of the Genji, Ohara is an ancient town only a short bus ride from Kyoto. In the cool of a mountainside lies a cluster of fascinating temples, gardens, and restaurants.

    Ohara: Kyoto's Hidden Gem

    Ohara: Kyoto's Hidden Gem

    by Anne Harrison10

  • Kodaikanal is not just another hill station. From private waterfalls to roadside stalls selling spicy bajji, one can look forward to many unconventional things.

    6 Offbeat Places to Visit in Kodaikanal

    6 Offbeat Places to Visit in Kodaikanal

    by Mohan Babu4

  • In my experience, one of the best ways to get a feel for a city is have a stroll around it on a Sunday. The pace is slower, you'll see people doing what they would, shopping, eating out, enjoying the day with families, friends, couples...

    Japan: A Sunday in Tokyo

    Japan: A Sunday in Tokyo

    by Elena.18

  • Wondering what to do in Tokyo? Check out this list of the top 50 things to see and do, written by a Tokyo local.

    Top 50 Things to Do in Tokyo

    Top 50 Things to Do in Tokyo

    by Dave8

  • The capital of Thailand where many journeys into Southeast Asia start. Many tourists have a love and hate relationship with Bangkok, but let's look at the things to do in Bangkok Thailand and what is to love or to hate.

    Vibrant Places to Visit in Bangkok, Thailand

    Vibrant Places to Visit in Bangkok, Thailand

    by Shepards2

  • Kyoto is best toured via its reliable city bus system. If you're going to depend on it, you have to know it like the back of your hand.

    Understanding the Kyoto Bus System

    Understanding the Kyoto Bus System

    by Rafi Sartin0

  • If you're in Japan and are looking for places to visit in Nagoya, look no further! This list highlights eight must-see places in Nagoya, Japan. Do try and check them out!

    8 Places to Visit in Nagoya, Japan

    8 Places to Visit in Nagoya, Japan

    by David Denver2

  • If you are looking for your Southeast Asian paradise getaway, consider Koh Samui in Thailand. Although it's famous and rather touristy, it's still well worth a visit. The abundant praise for this island is absolutely spot-on. Find out for yourself!

    What to Do in Ko Samui, Thailand?

    What to Do in Ko Samui, Thailand?

    by Shepards3

  • Poisonous snakes, giant centipedes, jellyfish, scorpions and tarantulas- read about them, study the pictures and avoid them!

    Thailand: Dangerous Animals

    Thailand: Dangerous Animals

    by Will Apse186

  • Nusa Lembongan is an island off the coast of Bali. Sleepy beach town, powdery white sand, aqua blue water. It's a dream tropical destination for those who want to get away from it all!

    Island of Dreams: Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

    Island of Dreams: Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

    by Viet Doan7

  • These 25 Japanese experiences cemented my lifelong love for travel in Japan. Many of these experiences, incidentally, are unique to the Land of the Rising Sun.

    My Top 25 Favorite Japanese Experiences

    My Top 25 Favorite Japanese Experiences

    by Kuan Leong Yong4

  • Exploring markets in Thailand is more than just buying souvenirs—some have essential parts of Thai culture. Here we explore some of the best markets in Bangkok to visit.

    Visiting the Best Markets in Bangkok

    Visiting the Best Markets in Bangkok

    by Shepards2

  • Ilocos Norte is a province of the Philippines which has reach of natural and man made tourist spots. Plan, book and visit it now as you will not forget your stay in the province.

    15 Must-See Tourist Spots in Ilocos Norte

    15 Must-See Tourist Spots in Ilocos Norte

    by levi palmer72

  • Macau (Aomen) is possibly the most interesting city in East Asia, yet it is also the most underappreciated. Join me on a four-part walking tour to discover Macau’s history and character.

    Macau: A Historical Walking Tour

    Macau: A Historical Walking Tour

    by jvhirniak5

  • The ECR is known to be the recreational hub of Chennai, perfect for a getaway from the city. The three pleasant picnic spots that can be covered from Chennai in a day are Dakshinachitra Museum, Muttukadu Boat Club and Crocodile Bank.

    The Top 3 Picnic Spots on the East Coast Road, Chennai

    The Top 3 Picnic Spots on the East Coast Road, Chennai

    by Mohan Babu2

  • Believe it or not, sometimes Bangkok can be a little bit too fast paced. So every so often I pay a visit to Soi Rambuttri in the old district of Bangkok—a haven for backpackers and budget travelers where life slows down for a while.

    Soi Rambuttri: A Hidden Gem Near Khao San Road, Bangkok

    Soi Rambuttri: A Hidden Gem Near Khao San Road, Bangkok

    by Edwin Clark2

  • Is it dangerous to travel to Myanmar? This article tries to answer just that. Though certain ethical issues come into play, a vacation in Myanmar is a great experience to have.

    Is It Safe to Vacation in Myanmar (Burma)?

    Is It Safe to Vacation in Myanmar (Burma)?

    by Justin Muirhead4

  • Looking for places to visit in Mumbai? Read on to discover 20 tourist spots in Bombay that are sure to make you fall in love with the city.

    The 20 Best Places to Visit in Mumbai

    The 20 Best Places to Visit in Mumbai

    by Kannan Reddy13

  • If you love Pokémon, here are six great things to do in Japan's capital city of Tokyo. From merchandise and games to themed cafés, this brief guide has all you need to know about Tokyo's best places for Pokémon fans.

    6 Fantastic Things for Pokémon Fans to Do in Tokyo

    6 Fantastic Things for Pokémon Fans to Do in Tokyo

    by Poppy3

  • Vientiane is the capital of Laos and a nice place to visit. You'll enjoy the French influence on Laotion culture. The city is an excellent base for exploring parts of northern Laos and the northeast of Thailand.

    What to Do in Vientiane, Laos

    What to Do in Vientiane, Laos

    by Shepards8

  • Japan is an amazing country to visit, but there are things tourists should be careful about or avoid. From the small things to the serious, here's a list for visitors and potential expats both!

    Things Tourists Should Beware of in Japan

    Things Tourists Should Beware of in Japan

    by aliasis42

  • If you are working and living in Jeddah or just visiting, this guide on tourist places and what to see will help in your trip planning. Jeddah tourism is now on the rise and more attractions are being planned for the city.

    What to Do and See in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    What to Do and See in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    by Mazlan14

  • Chennai, India is one of the major shopping destinations on the sub-continent. Follow this pro-shopper's tips about where to find the best deals and how to beat Chennai's shopping crowds.

    Cheapest and Best Shopping Places in Chennai

    Cheapest and Best Shopping Places in Chennai

    by elizabeth2136

  • 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.

    12-Hour Layover in Tokyo: What to Do

    12-Hour Layover in Tokyo: What to Do

    by Viet Doan13

  • You can take your kids to Israel without losing your mind! Read on for travel tips, kid-friendly activities, and more.

    Travel to Israel With Kids

    Travel to Israel With Kids

    by Brainy Bunny18

  • Pachinko culture is not well known to visitors to Japan, and yet it is widely popular among the Japanese. Why not give it a try? Read this detailed, step-by-step description of Pachinko if you would like to be a part of the experience, or if you are just wondering what it is all about.

    How to Experience Japan's Pachinko Culture

    How to Experience Japan's Pachinko Culture

    by Kiyomi Motomura3

  • 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.

    Cultural Missteps to Avoid in Japan

    Cultural Missteps to Avoid in Japan

    by Julia Rose11

  • There are many great places to see on this island, but it can be overwhelming if you don't know where to start. This list, complete with photos and lots of details, will be a huge help!

    The Top 50 Best Places to Visit in Singapore

    The Top 50 Best Places to Visit in Singapore

    by lady rain174

  • If you are craving a relaxing beach-weekend getaway from Singapore without the hassle of flying, plan a trip to Nongsa Batam! With its unassuming and rustic charms, Nongsa is a great place to rejuvenate and recharge.

    My Weekend Escape: Singapore to Nongsa Batam, Indonesia

    My Weekend Escape: Singapore to Nongsa Batam, Indonesia

    by Kawai2

  • Saigon or Ho Chi Minh? Although racing to the future, this vibrant city is full of ghosts from the past, including the touch of Indochina, the words of Graeme Greene, and the influence of the French.

    Ho Chi Minh or Saigon: Two Names, One Amazing City

    Ho Chi Minh or Saigon: Two Names, One Amazing City

    by Anne Harrison10

  • If you love Southeast Asia and you enjoy beautiful waterfalls, you'll be in for a treat in Laos. Close to Luang Prabang, you'll find five beautiful falls with nice pools.

    The Top 5 Best Waterfalls in Laos

    The Top 5 Best Waterfalls in Laos

    by Shepards3

  • Are you planning to travel Southeast Asia on a budget? Read this article for practical tips on how to save money and eat cheaply, where to stay cheaply, and how to get around cheaply. You'll also find a backpacker's pictures of Southeast Asia

    How to Backpack Through Southeast Asia Cheaply

    How to Backpack Through Southeast Asia Cheaply

    by Anna67

  • Hidden amongst the skyscrapers, Singapore's Chinatown retains the air of the past while creating a true tourist attraction with cultural integrity, sightseeing, great shopping, and excellent food.

    Singapore's Chinatown

    Singapore's Chinatown

    by Anne Harrison14

  • 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!

    6 Must-Know Macau Travel Tips

    6 Must-Know Macau Travel Tips

    by Kawai10

  • The Maldives is a paradise on earth. It offers complete relaxation, privacy, pampering, and the ultimate in water sports. Its crystal clear waters and over 120 resorts offer cool things for every kind of tourist to do. Read on to discover the top eight activities the Maldives has to offer.

    8 Cool Things to Do in the Maldives

    8 Cool Things to Do in the Maldives

    by Mary Norton67

  • Coaker's walk, Bryant park, Kodai lake, Pillar rocks and Silver cascade are the popular places in Kodaikanal. The very mention of its name evokes a pleasant feeling among people living in South India looking for a summer retreat.

    Top 5 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Kodaikanal

    Top 5 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Kodaikanal

    by Mohan Babu4

  • I knew that living in a foreign country was going to be challenging, but few things were as perplexing upon my arrival in Japan as the realization that I didn't understand how to use the bathroom.

    How to Navigate a Bathroom in Japan

    How to Navigate a Bathroom in Japan

    by Rebecca Young15

  • Do you want to be served by a cute girl dressed in a fluffy maid costume who calls you master, serves you adorable dishes with smiley faces drawn on them in ketchup, and casts anime-esque magical spells over your drinks to make them extra tasty? Sounds like you need to go to a maid cafe!

    What It's Like to Visit a Maid Cafe in Akihabara

    What It's Like to Visit a Maid Cafe in Akihabara

    by Simone Haruko Smith14

  • One of the greatest archaeological sites in the Mediterranean region is without-a-doubt the ancient Greek and Roman city of Ephesus. Come along for a walk through over five thousand years of history.

    Visiting Ancient Ephesus, Turkey

    Visiting Ancient Ephesus, Turkey

    by Bill De Giulio55

  • Given that Japan is well known for its dense population—125 million living in a place roughly the size of California—it might be hard to imagine it having many off-the-beaten-path places. Rest assured that it does, and take it from me—they are absolutely magical.

    Japan: Ten Places Off the Beaten Path

    Japan: Ten Places Off the Beaten Path

    by jvhirniak19

  • Macau is a top destination with many cultural and historical attractions. A list of interesting places to see in Macau that has been influenced by Chinese and Portuguese backgrounds.

    Top 28 Best Places to Visit in Macau

    Top 28 Best Places to Visit in Macau

    by lady rain6

  • What is a magnetic hill or gravity hill? Magnet Mountain, Jabal Magnet or Jabal Baido in Wadi al-Jinn, Madinah (Medina) Saudi Arabia that has a strange phenomenon where a vehicle on neutral gear can move uphill is an example of this gravity hill. Read more for detail explanation.

    Mystery of Madinah Magnetic Hill Explained

    Mystery of Madinah Magnetic Hill Explained

    by Mazlan46

  • Nong Khiaw, Laos is a great destination if you are looking for some great nature experiences, authentic Laos or just some peace and quiet.

    What to Do in Nong Khiaw, Laos

    What to Do in Nong Khiaw, Laos

    by Shepards2

  • Each year brings many new trends to Japan. Find out what you may see this year, in 2019. If you are coming to Japan, you may want to try some of these new trends for yourself!

    Trends You'll Notice When Visiting Japan in 2019

    Trends You'll Notice When Visiting Japan in 2019

    by Kiyomi Motomura2

  • Want to experience Japanese boat racing, Japanese broadway, and top-rate illumination and projection mapping all in one spot? Or perhaps you'd like to try fruit picking or need luck in your relationship? Take a short trip out to Gamagori for these things you can't find in the big cities.

    Gamagori: A Place Most Tourists in Japan Don't Think of Visiting

    Gamagori: A Place Most Tourists in Japan Don't Think of Visiting

    by Kiyomi Motomura0

  • Walking through Nara Deer Park is walking back in time. Temples and shrines are hundreds of years old, the chant of monks fills the air, and tame deer, regarded as messengers of the gods, roam freely.

    Nara Park: Where Deers Are Messengers of the Gods

    Nara Park: Where Deers Are Messengers of the Gods

    by Anne Harrison12

  • Bangkok, Hanoi and Singapore all have a lot to offer, but there are cheaper and quieter places to enjoy all that Southeast Asia has to offer. Check out these options in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and more.

    8 Underrated Southeast Asian Destinations

    8 Underrated Southeast Asian Destinations

    by Ria Fritz1

  • 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.

    Hoi An - A Walking Tour

    Hoi An - A Walking Tour

    by Anne Harrison6

  • The Hindustan Tibet Road is a marvel of human endeavor. The half tunneling done on the rocky mountains are awe inspiring. It is a lifetime experience to traverse the road.

    Hindustan Tibet Road: An Engineering Feat

    Hindustan Tibet Road: An Engineering Feat

    by Sanjay Sharma24

  • This article lists eight things you should never do in Japan. Knowing these will make your stay much more enjoyable and will help you avoid getting yourself into awkward situations.

    8 Things You Should Never Do in Japan

    8 Things You Should Never Do in Japan

    by David Denver6

  • Japan is an incredibly safe country - but that's only because it's tough on crime. Make sure you're aware of the laws that are sometimes different than other countries'.

    Following Laws and Staying Safe in Japan

    Following Laws and Staying Safe in Japan

    by Ria Fritz2

  • Champasak province in Laos has a lot to offer tourists. It is far less crowded than most places in Thailand, but it has a lot of the same things to do and see—beautiful nature and waterfalls, local villages, traditional markets, coffee and tea farming, and temples.

    What to Do in Champasak, Laos

    What to Do in Champasak, Laos

    by Shepards2

  • Nikko, a small town in the Tochigi prefecture, is known for its temples and shrines, but also for being surrounded by many stunning waterfalls.

    The Best Waterfalls in Nikko, Japan

    The Best Waterfalls in Nikko, Japan

    by Kymberly Fergusson7

  • The Philippines is a wondrous collection of more than 7,000 islands. So it can be difficult for an interested traveler to know where to start. This guide will break down 10 of the best places to visit in this beautiful country.

    10 of the Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

    10 of the Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

    by TPSicotte16

  • Wasei-eigo, or "Japanized" English, can be confusing because the words hold a different meaning than what we are used to. Knowing these meanings may help you avoid an embarrassing misunderstanding! Here, I introduce some of the many English words that are used differently when spoken in Japan.

    10 English Words That Might Confuse You When in Japan

    10 English Words That Might Confuse You When in Japan

    by Kiyomi Motomura3

  • Abha enjoys mild climate throughout the year and is a popular tourist destination in Saudi Arabia. Abha is also rich in cultural heritage and the starting point to the renowned Asir National Park

    Your Guide to Abha Saudi Arabia

    Your Guide to Abha Saudi Arabia

    by Mazlan41

  • Japan is a modern enough country that getting currency is is easy, but you need to know your options and plan in advance. Here are the best ways to avoid fees while keeping enough cash on hand.

    How to Get Japanese Yen Before and During Your Trip

    How to Get Japanese Yen Before and During Your Trip

    by Ria Fritz0

  • As part of my series of Best Bookstores in the World, here are two amazing bookstores in Japan, one in Kyoto by the name of Keibunsya, and the other in Tokyo, that goes by Daikanyama T-Site, the flagship store of the Tsutaya retail chain. The photos, I'm afraid, don't make them justice.

    Japan: Amazing Bookstores in Kyoto and Tokyo

    Japan: Amazing Bookstores in Kyoto and Tokyo

    by Elena.22

  • Make your trip easier by understanding the various types of Chinese visa. That small, green slip of paper makes all the difference. Here's how to reduce confusion and ensure you get the right one.

    Which Visa Do I Need To Live And Work In China?

    Which Visa Do I Need To Live And Work In China?

    by Ava Ming6

  • Tips on buying a pack for a trip to Thailand & helpful suggestions on packing the right clothes for your unique adventure in Southeast Asia, from sightseeing to jungle trekking to nightlife attire.

    How To Pack for Thailand

    How To Pack for Thailand

    by Molly Wilson12

  • Bridges can be found all over the world, with Japan being no exception. Delve in and discover five of the most important and breathtaking bridges the Land of the Rising Sun has to offer.

    Outstanding Japanese Bridges

    Outstanding Japanese Bridges

    by DeCeol16

  • Adyar, the southern suburb of Chennai, is the greenest region in the city. It has three major parks: the Huddlestone Gardens, Guindy National Park and Tholkappia Poonga.

    The Top 3 Parks and Gardens to Visit in Adyar

    The Top 3 Parks and Gardens to Visit in Adyar

    by Mohan Babu2

  • Japanese post offices offer a wide array of services, including international mail and savings accounts. However, many do not have English services. This article will help you familiarize yourself with your local post office in Japan.

    How to Use the Post Office in Japan

    How to Use the Post Office in Japan

    by hildred8

  • If you want to see traditional Thailand, you must experience Thailand village life. Thai villages are unique in their agricultural nature, Buddhist practices, and genuine caring among residents.

    Thailand Village Life

    Thailand Village Life

    by Paul Richard Kuehn27

  • Japan isn't the cheapest country in the world to travel in, but there are ways to make it much more manageable. Economical hotels, transit, and entertainment can free up more money for souvenirs and big adventures.

    How to Tour Japan as Cheaply as Possible

    How to Tour Japan as Cheaply as Possible

    by Ria Fritz3

  • Israel is a unique country with many beautiful assets, but it can be a bit confusing or intimidating at times. Here are some tips to help travelers going there.

    Traveling Tips for Israel

    Traveling Tips for Israel

    by Lindsay Langstaff0

  • The Japanese people enjoy tourism from an early age, and the business and art of caring for travelers has long been an integral part of the national life. Each milestone in the school career of young Japanese is traditionally

    Facts About Tourism in Japan

    Facts About Tourism in Japan

    by whyjoker1

  • While the shinkansen, or bullet train, may be convenient for major tourist destinations like Hiroshima and Osaka, the best option for you will depend on a number of factors - including how far you're going and whether you're getting a JR Pass.

    Getting Around Japan: Planes vs. Bullet Trains

    Getting Around Japan: Planes vs. Bullet Trains

    by Ria Fritz1

  • Families on vacation traveling to the Kansai area often (and quite understandably) skip Osaka in favor of Kyoto and Nara.  However, Osaka has a number of child-friendly spots and attractions that shouldn't be overlooked.  Below is my personal list...

    Family Travel Guide in Osaka: Top Ten Attractions for Kids

    Family Travel Guide in Osaka: Top Ten Attractions for Kids

    by Jane Simmons16

  • The Harbin Snow and Ice Festival is magnificent, with delicate sculptures, lanterns, and huge castles all skillfully sculpted from giant blocks of ice. Read on for more about Harbin in winter.

    Visit the Harbin Ice Festival

    Visit the Harbin Ice Festival

    by Yasmin Crawford-Hunt3

  • Angkor Wat is one of the most magnificent places in the world to visit and get lost. Join me on a small tour of the temples of Siem Reap in Cambodia.

    What to Do in Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    What to Do in Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    by Shepards0

  • The 4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) in Laos are a wonderful destination. You can relax and watch sunsets over the water or bike and cruise the Mekong. No matter what you choose to do, it's an ideal place to hang around for a couple of days or weeks.

    Visit the Laidback 4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) in Laos

    Visit the Laidback 4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) in Laos

    by Shepards3

  • Singapore can be expensive, but there are ways to get the most out of your trip without burning a hole in your pocket. In this article, I share how to maximize the Singapore pass (vs. the EZ Link card), and my experience exploring the city and the culture by taking public transportation.

    The Singapore Tourist Pass: Your Passport to Unlimited Rides

    The Singapore Tourist Pass: Your Passport to Unlimited Rides

    by She3

  • Japan attracts a large number of tourists annually. Most tourists are attracted to Japan's advanced technology as well as its beautiful ancient traditions. The top ten tourist attractions in Japan that includes temples, palaces, and parks are well...

    Top 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Japan

    Top 10 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Japan

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  • The Chinese Garden is the origin of the Japanese Garden, but not many people know that. The gardens in Suzhou, China, near Shanghai, are on the UNESCO Heritage site list and absolutely stunning.

    The Gardens of Suzhou, China

    The Gardens of Suzhou, China

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  • Check out my photo gallery for pictures and ideas for things to do in Dandong, China. It shares a river border with North Korea, so is a fascinating place to experience Chinese culture as well as taking a sneaky peek across the borders into North Korean territory.

    Fun Things to Do in Dandong, China

    Fun Things to Do in Dandong, China

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  • The opening of Bangkok's Skytrain in 2000 was one of the first steps towards improving mass rapid transit in the city. In this article, I reflect in depth on the pros and cons of riding the Skytrain.

    Pros and Cons of Riding the Bangkok Skytrain

    Pros and Cons of Riding the Bangkok Skytrain

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  • Shenzhen, in South China, has a growing reputation as a reading city. Here's a look at some of the stunning bookstores and the central library which support and encourage the activity among all ages.

    Shenzhen's Beautiful Library and Bookshops

    Shenzhen's Beautiful Library and Bookshops

    by Ava Ming6

  • Having seen that my first Basic Kuwaiti Arabic language was useful to some readers, I thought of writing more easy basic spoken Kuwaiti Arabic words or phrases translated to English that might help people who are traveling in an Arab country destination like Kuwait or any Middle East country.

    Basic Spoken Kuwaiti Arabic Phrases and Words Translated to English

    Basic Spoken Kuwaiti Arabic Phrases and Words Translated to English

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  • From the air the Philippines is seen as a series of mountain slopes softened by tropical growth and interrupted by cultivated plains and terraces, as well as by inland seas and channels.

    Physical Features of the Philippines

    Physical Features of the Philippines

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  • Although Christmas is relatively new to this society, it is quite widely celebrated throughout Japan. As expected, they have their own set of traditions that may differ from other parts of the world. Here, I've made a list of some of the traditions that seem different to me.

    11 Things You May Find Different About Christmas in Japan

    11 Things You May Find Different About Christmas in Japan

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  • Bali is a beautiful vacation destination for anyone, and although it isn't necessarily "dangerous" there are things that you might not be prepared for. Use this article to stay safe during your trip!

    How to Stay Safe While Vacationing in Bali

    How to Stay Safe While Vacationing in Bali

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  • In this article, you will discover what you can expect to see at the Batu Caves—a Hindu religious site and popular tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here is a guide on what there is to do at the Batu Caves and how to get there.

    Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur - Top Things to See in Malaysia

    Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur - Top Things to See in Malaysia

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  • To communicate well in Taiwanese it's necessary to learn useful expressions and idioms. This is a sampling of daily adjectives, verbs, expressions, and idioms used by native Taiwanese speakers.

    Colorful Taiwanese Idioms

    Colorful Taiwanese Idioms

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  • Serene, whimsical, lyrical, thoughtful. These are but some of the accolades used over the centuries to describe the beautiful Japanese gardens on this list.

    The 10 Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens

    The 10 Most Beautiful Japanese Gardens

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  • Udon Thani has many scenic and cultural tourist attractions. Here are two lesser-known sites in this Province near Udon City—the Sea of Red Lotuses and the Ho Chi Minh historical sites and museum.

    Udon Thani, Thailand: Tourist Attractions

    Udon Thani, Thailand: Tourist Attractions

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  • For the tourist who first arrives in Vietnam, it can be terrifying to even attempt to cross the road. Find out how to get to the "other side" in one piece!

    How to Cross the Road in Vietnam

    How to Cross the Road in Vietnam

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  • Once part of one of the wealthiest regions in Asia, Bangladesh is a densely populated country with a rich history and an unparalleled endurance for hardship. Here are 10 facts you might not know about this country.

    10 Eye-Opening Facts About Bangladesh

    10 Eye-Opening Facts About Bangladesh

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  • Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates. Traveling to this location gives you an exotic experience, excellent shopping and the tallest building in the world.

    Why You Should Visit Dubai

    Why You Should Visit Dubai

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  • It's impossible to miss a festival while you're in Japan. Not that you'd want to! But what are they about? What's the difference between a Mikoshi and a Dashi? Read on...

    'Wasshoi'! All About Japanese Festivals

    'Wasshoi'! All About Japanese Festivals

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