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Rat on a Stick, on the Way to Savannakhet, Laos

Rat on a Stick, on the Way to Savannakhet, Laos

Food vendors often visit songthaews and buses to hawk their wares - "Usually locusts or grilled meat on a stick," Linda remembers. She was amused to find a certain house rodent on the menu - "rat on a stick, my favorite bus snack!"......[Read More]
Things to Do in Bali, Indonesia

Things to Do in Bali, Indonesia

Backpacker on a shoestring budget or honeymooner, there are plenty of things to do in Bali to keep everyone happy. Here is what to do and see.......[Read More]
Koh Chang and Surrounding Islands

Koh Chang and Surrounding Islands

Koh Chang, Thailand’s second largest island, is just off the coast of Trat Province on the east side of the Gulf of Siam. Koh Chang has everything you’d want in a tropical island – white sandy beaches, plenty of palm trees, and warm, clear water. But for now at least it doesn&rsquo......[Read More]
Check out These Great Art Galleries and Museums in Georgetown, Penang

Check out These Great Art Galleries and Museums in Georgetown, Penang

Use this living list of great museums and art galleries to find out what to see in Georgetown, Penang.......[Read More]
Getting Around Bohol, Philippines - Your Transportation Options

Getting Around Bohol, Philippines - Your Transportation Options

Getting around Bohol, Philippines - Bohol major transport routes and modes of transportation......[Read More]
Wat Phnom

Wat Phnom

Wat Phnom temple in Phnom Penh. Read about the history and how to visit Wat Phnom in Cambodia.......[Read More]
How to Fly to China

How to Fly to China

China has become an increasingly popular travel destination in recent years, and thus more and more people are flying to China for business or sight-seeing reasons. Although the procedures involved in flying to China are similar to those for flying to other destinations, there are a set of visa and ......[Read More]
Remembrance of Battles in the Pacific, Corregidor.

Remembrance of Battles in the Pacific, Corregidor.

Corregidor Island was the site of the U.S. Army's last stand in the Pacific during World War II. Today, its preserved gun batteries, series of memorials, extensive cave network, and magnificent ruins attest to a lost world obliterated by war. ......[Read More]
That Ing Hang Stupa, Savannakhet, Laos

That Ing Hang Stupa, Savannakhet, Laos

Savannakhet was one of Linda's final stops on the trip - it's Laos' second city, the country's business capital and formerly a center of French colonial influence.......[Read More]
Beautiful Monuments of India

Beautiful Monuments of India

India offers many monuments for visitors to enjoy.india flag icon. (with clipping path) image by Andrey Zyk from Fotolia.comIndia, home to numerous beautiful monuments, boasts a style and architecture easily recognizable around the world. Treasured relics of days gone by stand in the.........[Read More]
How to Enjoy a Visit to Si Phon Don, Laos

How to Enjoy a Visit to Si Phon Don, Laos

If Laos is the most laid-back and quiet travel destination in the world, then Si Phon Don, also known as Si Phan Don, is the most relaxed place in Laos. The name means "Four Thousand Islands," and it is literally that: a rocky place in the course of the Mekong, near the Lao-Cambodian border, where t......[Read More]
How to Find Sacred Images and Deities in India

How to Find Sacred Images and Deities in India

India's religious traditions look to countless deities, gods, goddesses, non-human and animal expressions of the Divine. It is said that, for every Hindu, there is a deity. When visiting India, therefore, it is not difficult to locate images of and temples dedicated to deities. Depending on where on......[Read More]
Raptor Watch Weekend: See Migrating Birds of Prey Up Close

Raptor Watch Weekend: See Migrating Birds of Prey Up Close

Ecotourism-themed event highlighting the importance of Tanjung Tuan as an important environmental area. This is your chance to see wild birds of prey up close. Join the Lighthouse Run race, or participate in talks, activities, or walk to the nearby Tanjung Tuan Lighthouse or the Ma da'erah Turt......[Read More]
Etiquette in Cambodia

Etiquette in Cambodia

Cambodia understands that visitors may not be familiar with all of their customs, but by showing an effort you will have a better overall experience.......[Read More]
Using StarHub’s GSM Tourist Prepaid Card in Singapore

Using StarHub’s GSM Tourist Prepaid Card in Singapore

A review of Starhub and Singapore Tourism Board's GSM Prepaid Card for travelers, including its call, text, and data performance.......[Read More]
Hotels in Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi

Hotels in Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi

Humayun's Tomb is a popular sightseeing attraction in New Dehli.Martin Child/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesSarojini Nagar is a neighborhood in New Delhi famous for its market place, which offers stylish outfits and fabrics for affordable prices. Visitors can also enjoy the many nearby.........[Read More]
How to Follow Proper Etiquette at an Onsen in Japan

How to Follow Proper Etiquette at an Onsen in Japan

One of the most interesting -- and relaxing -- activities that a visitor can experience in Japan is bathing in an onsen, or hot springs. Onsens can range from those found at large public bath houses to smaller, more private facilities offered through hotels and ryokans. But visiting an onsen is not ......[Read More]
Electrical Outlets in Japan Vs. USA

Electrical Outlets in Japan Vs. USA

Taking note of electrical plug differences between countries is important for keeping your electronic devices running well. Many plugs will work both in the United States and Japan, but there are differences that can affect some devices.......[Read More]
Hotels in Borneo, Malaysia

Hotels in Borneo, Malaysia

Enjoy the rainforest scenery when visiting Borneo, Malaysia.Maliau Fall, Borneo Lost World image by kengkaru from Fotolia.comThe island of Borneo lies in southeastern Asia and is home to territories owned by three different nations: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. The Malaysian portion of.........[Read More]
Hotels in Pulau Redang, Malaysia

Hotels in Pulau Redang, Malaysia

The island of Pulau Redang--sometimes referred to as Redand Island--lies in the South China Sea off of Malaysia's eastern coast. Its white sand beaches and crystal clear azure waters draw visitors all year-round. It also serves as an important breeding ground for sea turtles. The island.........[Read More]