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How to Rate Hotels in Penang, Malaysia

How to Rate Hotels in Penang, Malaysia

Sun, soft sands, cosmopolitan food, rich and varied culture: Penang, the Pearl of the Orient, has it all. Penang refers both to a 111 square mile island and to the Malasian state which includes the island and the strip of mainline closest to it. In addition to a tropical climate and exceptional coas......[Read More]
A Walk Amidst Corregidor's World War II Ruins in the Philippines

A Walk Amidst Corregidor's World War II Ruins in the Philippines

A walking tour of Corregidor Island in the Philippines explores the years between 1898 and 1945 - the war years and its effects beyond.......[Read More]
la a natu bed & bakery

la a natu bed & bakery

A funky, unique concept resort in Pranburi......[Read More]
KL Bird Park

KL Bird Park

The KL Bird Park is a world-class aviary and must-see in Kuala Lumpur. Read everything you need to know about visiting the KL Bird Park.......[Read More]
Hotels in Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hotels in Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam

A list of hotels near the Hoan Kiem Lake and the surrounding Old Quarter. The hotels featured here represent a wide range of budgets and accommodations.......[Read More]
How to Get to Pai in Thailand

How to Get to Pai in Thailand

There are many options for getting to Pai, Thailand, north of Chiang Mai. Find buses, minibuses, and directions for driving a motorbike to Pai.......[Read More]
Islam on the Street of Harmony - Kapitan Keling Mosque, Penang, Malaysia

Islam on the Street of Harmony - Kapitan Keling Mosque, Penang, Malaysia

The Kapitan Keling mosque in Penang, Malaysia occupies a lot encircled on three sides by Lebuh Chulia, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, and Jalan Buckingham.......[Read More]
Old Antiques That Still Work, Jalan Surabaya

Old Antiques That Still Work, Jalan Surabaya

This antique shop on Jalan Surabaya had a phonograph that still worked! We heard the scratchy sounds on the record being played back out from the phonograph trumpet.......[Read More]
Interesting Places in Indonesia

Interesting Places in Indonesia

Indonesia is a vast archipelago country, with more than 6,000 inhabited islands scattered over a vast area on both sides of the equator. Such a vast area means vast diversity, and the country is home to both cultural and natural wonders that should be of great interest to any visitor. Many of these ......[Read More]
Oberoi Hotels in Kolkata, India

Oberoi Hotels in Kolkata, India

The Hooghly River runs through the city of Kolkata.river boats on the hooghly image by haemengine from Fotolia.comKolkata (called Calcutta in the past) is a city in India and until 1912 it was the capital of the country. The Oberoi Hotel Group was founded in 1934 and it has 28 hotels in.........[Read More]
Bali Crafts

Bali Crafts

Bali offers the visitor a great variety of decorative and utilitarian craft objects. Certain towns on the island specialize in specific crafts. They have been producing these objects in a traditional way for centuries. Be careful to buy directly from workshops or in reputable shops, not from street ......[Read More]
Introduction: Indonesia Eight-Day Itinerary

Introduction: Indonesia Eight-Day Itinerary

This eight day itinerary covers the essentials of Indonesia: beginning with Jakarta, proceeding to Yogyakarta, before jetting over to the island of Bali.......[Read More]
Pack UV-Resistant Clothes For Your Southeast Asia Trip

Pack UV-Resistant Clothes For Your Southeast Asia Trip

A checklist of clothes and accessories to bring on your next Southeast Asia trip - protect yourself from sunburn and sun damage!......[Read More]
Catch of the Day - Fishermen at Jimbaran Bay

Catch of the Day - Fishermen at Jimbaran Bay

In the daylight hours, the central part of Jimbaran Bay hosts a great number of Balinese fishermen, who come in and sell their catch at the nearby Kedonganan fish market.......[Read More]
Here's How to Travel Singapore and Not Go Broke

Here's How to Travel Singapore and Not Go Broke

Singapore on a budget is possible. Use these money-saving, insider tips to survive in one of Southeast Asia's most expensive countries.......[Read More]
Hotels in Erode, Tamilnadu

Hotels in Erode, Tamilnadu

Temples of ErodeTemple image by fseveri from Fotolia.comSituated in north Tamil Nadu, Erode is a modern city with strong customary ties. This little city is a popular market for turmeric, handloom, and textiles, which are exported to other parts of the world. Most people who travel to.........[Read More]
Hotels in Malacca, Malaysia

Hotels in Malacca, Malaysia

A street in Malacca, MalaysiaMalacca Street Scene Kids 3 image by Ben Groves from Fotolia.comMalacca is the third smallest state in Malaysia. Its capital, Malacca Town, is an historical city that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Malacca Town's many historical buildings and sites.........[Read More]
Making a Great Stir-Fry Is Easy with These Pro Tips

Making a Great Stir-Fry Is Easy with These Pro Tips

Everyone should be able to make a stir-fry! See some pro tips for making a quick, healthy Asian stir-fry dish at home.......[Read More]
Hotels in Salem, Tamil Nadu

Hotels in Salem, Tamil Nadu

Salem is a city in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Salem is surrounded by hills and is the base of the tourist attraction "Yercaud hills." Yercaud attracts tourists because it is more than 5,000 feet above sea level. The city is literally surrounded by hills. There is also an airport and.........[Read More]
South Bali: 10 Things to Do

South Bali: 10 Things to Do

Got some time in South Bali to kill? Try one (or all) of the region’s diversions listed here: everything from souvenir shopping to diving to dining.......[Read More]