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Like much of the Far East, Thailand is predominantly a Buddhist country, with around 95% of Thais practicing Buddhism. This has been the case for centuries, and if you are going to Bangkok you have ...
Of all the Wonders of the World, only one is a monument to romantic love: the Taj Mahal. Poetry written in marble spires by the heartbroken Shah Jahan, its graceful white domes arc over the tomb of ...
Singapore is a treasure trove of World War II sites and memorials, a poignant testament to the harship and cost of war. The 'Gibraltar of the East,' Singapore fell to the Japanese on February 15, ...
Long before the flower children stormed the white sand beaches of the Indian state of Goa in the 1960s, setting off a tourist occupation that has lasted ever since, Goa drew the attention of another ...
Bali’s oldest known artifact is a small stone pillar housed in Blanjong Temple at Jl Danau Poso in the town of Sanur. Sound underwhelming? It isn’t. At least, not in terms of its historical ...
Beijing is home to some of the finest treasures of China ’s
imperial past. The UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Forbidden City;
the Temple of Heaven; the Summer Palace and the Great Wall are ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
No visit to China
would be complete without a visit to the Great Wall of China. Luckily,
just such an achievement is an easy hop, step and a jump from beautiful Beijing in China’s north. The ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2011
A stroll along The Bund in Shanghai
will reveal a rich mix of architectural styles that demonstrate the
wealth and power of the foreign companies in China at the time. No. 1 ...
Written by Lydia, July 2012
It’s no secret that the Great Wall of China
is the longest manmade structure in the world, but according to a
recent archeological study by the Chinese State Administration of
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 Lydia, March 2013
Agra is home to India’s most significant attraction, the Taj Mahal. What many visitors don’t realize is that there’s plenty more to see and do in and around Agra, so if you decide to stay in the ...
Home to the last “living fort” in India ,
Jaisalmer is an excellent jumping off point for desert safaris heading
out into the Thar Desert and other camel-based excursions. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by Lydia, November 2012
Perhaps the world’s most extravagant declaration of love, the Taj Mahal
is unquestionably one of the most iconic landmarks on earth, and for
good reason. The behemoth white marble mausoleum, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
Of the many ways to escape the concrete jungle that is modern Singapore, a daytime skulk through one of the city’s cemeteries is one of the more intriguing. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was ...
Hong Kong is a territory of islands: 230 of them to be precise, and Lantau
is the biggest of them all. With Hong Kong’s highest mountain, a rugged
coastline and several pretty beaches, Lantau ...
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