Asia Pacific : Travel & Places

- Rss

View from the Great Middle Gate, Temple of Literature, Hanoi

View from the Great Middle Gate, Temple of Literature, Hanoi

The three paths that intersect the Temple of Literature were meant for the very highest officials in the land - the middle path was reserved for the King, and the left and right paths were reserved for the Mandarins. ......[Read More]
Hotels in Lukla, Nepal

Hotels in Lukla, Nepal

Lukla is often used as a starting point for treking the region surrounding Mount Everest.mount everest image by QiangBa DanZhen from Fotolia.comLukla, Nepal, is a small community of around 1,200 people. In the Kumbu region and sitting at 9,380 feet, it's the first place in the Himalayas.........[Read More]
Do You Need Any Vaccinations for Thailand?

Do You Need Any Vaccinations for Thailand?

Do I need any vaccinations for Thailand?......[Read More]
These 7 Big Festivals in India are Exciting

These 7 Big Festivals in India are Exciting

See a list of the biggest Indian festivals and national holidays to plan your trip accordingly. Join the celebrations at festivals in India for an unforgettable experience.......[Read More]
Don't Give White Flowers in Asia and Other Gift-Giving Etiquette

Don't Give White Flowers in Asia and Other Gift-Giving Etiquette

See the basics of exchanging gifts in Asia. Learn proper gift-giving etiquette and see some ideas for great gifts for your host.......[Read More]
Bargaining in Thailand

Bargaining in Thailand

In some countries, bargaining is par for the course and no one would even consider buying a newspaper without asking for a discount. In other countries, the quoted price is the price you're going to pay, no matter what. If you know which of those types of countries you're in, it makes thin......[Read More]
Coastal Resorts in Thailand

Coastal Resorts in Thailand

Thailand has shores on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.Thailand image by askaja from Fotolia.comThailand, situated southeast of Burma (Myanmar) and bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, has a tropical climate and is hot and humid all year round. As such, Thailand.........[Read More]
Yes, But: a Review of the Harolds Hotel in the Philippines

Yes, But: a Review of the Harolds Hotel in the Philippines

While seeming to offer good value at the outset, this business hotel in Cebu, Philippines actually falls far short of expectations......[Read More]
Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos

Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos

Laos's splendid sights are all here for you to see - from the mysterious Plain of Jars to the many Buddhas of Wat Sisaket.......[Read More]
Dining in Madras Lane Hawker Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dining in Madras Lane Hawker Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

An introduction to the hawker stalls lining Kuala Lumpur Chinatown's Madras Lane in Malaysia - its yong tau foo and assam laksa, among others, earns it raves from many foodies in the know......[Read More]
Travel Tips for India

Travel Tips for India

India is one of the world's largest countries, composed of myriad nations with a rich, ancient heritage. It has a wealth of attractions to offer to even the most jaded traveler. However, it is also vast, poor, had an underdeveloped infrastructure, and constitutes one of the world's few remaining exa......[Read More]
Vietnam Tourism Information

Vietnam Tourism Information

Vietnam possesses natural beauty that includes majestic mountains, exotic islands and sandy beaches. Aside from its scenery, travelers to Vietnam can also explore the cultural wonders of two of southeast Asia's largest metropolises.......[Read More]
How to Get to the Mui Ne Sand Dunes

How to Get to the Mui Ne Sand Dunes

Detailed directions for visiting the White Dunes, the Red Dunes, and the Fairy Stream, one of Vietnam’s most charming geological oddities.......[Read More]
Phuket in Four Days

Phuket in Four Days

Sample itinerary for a four day trip to Phuket, Thailand.......[Read More]
Some of Those Bargains in Asia Are Probably Too Good to Be True

Some of Those Bargains in Asia Are Probably Too Good to Be True

Shopping in Asia can be a real bargain or a complete disaster. Use these tips for scoring the best deals in Asia.......[Read More]
What is Thaipusam?

What is Thaipusam?

What is Thaipusam? Read about the large Hindu festival celebrated by Tamil communities around the world. What to expect, dates, where to celebrate, and more.......[Read More]
Health Requirements for China Travel

Health Requirements for China Travel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlines the required and recommended vaccinations for travelers traveling to China and other countries in Asia. To get these vaccinations, travelers should see a health-care provider four to six weeks before the trip to allow time for the vaccine......[Read More]
Taman Burung Bali Bird Park - Bali, Indonesia

Taman Burung Bali Bird Park - Bali, Indonesia

Bali Bird Park is a zoo with over a thousand birds from more than 200 species mostly endemic to Indonesia. Visitors are encouraged to get up close and personal with park "residents", who live in enclosures that closely resemble their natural habitats.......[Read More]
How to Book Hotels in Thailand

How to Book Hotels in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia. Attractions include their world famous Thai food, Thai massages, spas, tropical beaches, year-long sunny weather, a rich cultural history and extremely affordable prices. Make sure to book your hotel ahead of time online to avoid any ......[Read More]
Thailand’s Best Desert Island Getaways

Thailand’s Best Desert Island Getaways

Find your island paradise in Thailand......[Read More]