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Written by Bangkok Expert: Natt, Thailand, January 2012
The 2012 New Year’s celebration is over. But for 1.4 billion Chinese in China, they are just starting the process of preparing for the Chinese New Year on January 23, 2012. Editor’s Note: This ...
Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is an exciting time to be in Beijing. As China‘s most important holiday, Chinese New Year gives visitors a chance to experience some ...
Like most of Asia, the lunar Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Hong Kong .
The 2013 Chinese New Year holiday falls from February 7 to 14, and if
you plan to be in Hong Kong ...
Written by Lydia, December 2012
Chinese New Year is China‘s most important holiday and a fascinating time to be in Shanghai if you play your cards right. The history of the holiday, referred to as Spring Festival in China, dates ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Harris, China, February 2012
After historical vicissitude over the past thousand years, the Chinese Buddhist pagoda worshiped by Buddhists has developed its own forms through long-term practice. According to classification, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
Adventurous foodies who find themselves in Beijing would be remiss to skip out on the Donghuamen Night Market ,
located at the northern end of the Wangfujing business district. Since
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
Teahouses can be found all over China ,
reflecting the importance of tea in Chinese culture. Tea drinking
gained popularity in the Song Dynasty and before long, teahouses
outnumbered restaurants ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, December 2011
Christmas in Singapore is unsurprisingly glitzy and commercial, and it’s a spectacle that is well worth witnessing. In fact, the entire holiday season (from early November to mid-January) is a ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
Penang is a culturally diverse place with Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and European infuences. Good for no more than about 4 days to see all you need to see, the food is awesome if you eat at the local ...
Written by Viator, May 2012
When the Portuguese struck a deal with China in the early 16th century to clear the waters around Macau of pirates, they set into place an agreement which would lead to Macau ultimately being the ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
The rich spices and bold flavors of Indian cuisine have become popular throughout the world, and for good reason. One of New Delhi‘s best offerings is its food, whether in fine dining establishments ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Singapore is an island city of skyscrapers, best viewed from the water. An afternoon with dolphins will amuse you on Sentosa island, visit the colonial past on a bumboat to Raffles Hotel, or join ...
Written by Lydia, February 2013
Named the City of Pearls, Hyderabad was once one of the largest and wealthiest seats of power in India. Vestiges of its golden days remain, making the city a playground of centuries-old monuments, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
An ideal spot to catch your breath and recover from the heat that plagues much of India ,
the town of Darjeeling has a lot to offer trekkers and travelers new to
the country and residents of the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
If you are in Tokyo in January you may be wondering about the proliferation of rather funny looking eyeless dolls. Known as the Daruma doll, these dolls are believed to bring good luck and are ...
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