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Shore Excursions in Asia

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ports of call in Southeast Asia and China are known for their array of food, shopping and colonial influences. Mix spicy native dishes with gourmet fare as you pick up souvenirs at both local markets ...  Read more

Temples of Angkor Archeological Park

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 118 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Angkor, one of the most important archeological sites in Asia if not the entire world, covers a forested area of Cambodia of more than 249 square miles (400 square kilometers). Dating back to the ...  Read more

3 Days in Chengdu: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 110 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The fifth largest city in a country of over a billion people, Chengdu rarely sees a moment where there isn?t something happening. More than just a metropolis of businessmen, the city which first gave ...  Read more

Things to Do in Bangkok on a Rainy Day

By Viator, August 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 96 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While the weather in Bangkok tends to be rather pleasant throughout the year, there?s a good chance you?ll get rained on at some point, especially if you?re traveling during the rainy season from ...  Read more

Dining in Kuala Lumpur

By Viator, April 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 83 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its incredible mix of cultures and ethnic backgrounds, Kuala Lumpur has developed a diverse cuisine, with dishes influenced by Chinese, Indian and local Malay flavors and ingredients. Outside of ...  Read more

Sumo Wrestling in Tokyo

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 74 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As Japan's national sport, sumo wrestling is a major part of the country's culture. The vast majority of Japan?s sumo wrestlers live in Tokyo's Ryogoku district, which has served the sport's hub ...  Read more

Five Essential Kyoto Foods

By Viator, June 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 68 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Traditional Kyoto food relies heavily on vegetables, tofu, and rice ? a simple but elegant diet that for centuries has catered to monks and other vegetarians. Before modern refrigeration technology, ...  Read more

3 Days in Angkor Wat: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, October 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 65 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Divine in all senses of the word, Angkor Wat is the world's largest religious building. Built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century, his aim was to go bigger and better than his ...  Read more

Korean Food in Seoul

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 48 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Spicy kimchi, succulent grilled meats, piping hot soups and fresh seafood ? Korean cuisine is one of the least familiar and most underrated in Asia, and there?s no better place to sample it for ...  Read more

3 Days in Siem Reap: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 36 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A trip to Cambodia isn?t complete without a stop in the popular city of Siem Reap. This thriving community serves as the starting point for trips to Angkor Wat and nearby floating villages. It?s ...  Read more

Bangkok Cuisine

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Thai cuisine is famous the world over for its fiery flavors and exotic ingredients, and in the capital city of Bangkok, it?s a point of pride. While regional variations exist within Thailand, ...  Read more

Biking Around Bali

By Viator, December 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Bali?s beaches and surf culture might be the island?s main claim to fame, but the inland regions, dominated by verdant, terraced rice paddies, remote villages and dense vegetation -- all crisscrossed ...  Read more

Eating in Shanghai

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From ubiquitous dishes like stir-fried noodles and dim sum, to oddities like duck-blood soup and stinky tofu, eating in Shanghai is a vibrant and varied affair, and traveling foodies can?t fail to ...  Read more

3 Days in Chennai: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Home to many of India?s manufacturing plants and IT companies, Chennai, the country?s fourth largest city, makes a great home base for a handful of excellent excursions in the area. When you?re not ...  Read more

Sichuan Cuisine

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There arguably is no better or more authentic place in the world to feast on Sichuan (Szechuan) cuisine than in the city of Chengdu. Not only is Chengdu the capital of Sichuan Province and home to ...  Read more

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