See a list of eight current scams in Thailand that are still being used against travelers. Don't be a sucker -- know before you go!
The Excel Hotel offers views of Okayama Castle.okayama castle image by Rosemary Robenn from Fotolia.comOne of the more appealing factors in a hotel room for many travelers is the beauty of the view. Views of natural vistas or beautiful architecture can greatly enhance the experience of a...
An introduction to Intramuros in the Philippines for travelers - what to see and do when visiting the historic walled city where Manila was born
Images from Myanmar, where a major recovery effort is being pursued by international aid agencies and ordinary Burmese.
Hiking, camping, and transportation around the Twin Volcanoes of Gunung Gede Pagrango National Park
Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, has many statues, museums and landmarks including the Prince Diponegoro Statue, the National Museum and the Istiqlal Mosque. In addition, you will find many other interesting places in Jakarta, Indonesia, to explore during your stay.
There's something going on for Songkran in every part of the country. Most celebrations are from April 13 to April 15, although some areas celebrate for a full week!
There's a specific protocol expected in Japanese bathroom use. Learn the expectations so you don't embarrass your host or yourself. You can do as you please if you are in a hotel with a private bathroom, but if you share a bathroom or are staying in a traditional Japanese inn or private residence, y
Malaysia is a tropical country in southeastern Asia that borders Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei. The official language is Bahasa Malaysia, which is based on the original ethnic group called the Mayas. In addition to the Mayas, Malaysia's population is also made up of Chinese, Indians and
A picture tour of the Singapore Flyer's insides, and a look at the view from atop the world's biggest observation wheel. Learn about the Singapore Flyer's operations, the ticket prices, and what to expect when riding it.
A list of things to do in Penang, Malaysia, covering the island's temples, cultures, art scene, and food.
Full review of Long Life Hotel - also known as Thanh Xuan Hotel - in Hoi An, Vietnam. Good value hotel in backpacker district near Hoi An Old Town.
Mughal architecture in LahorePakistan 054 Lahore Jahangir Tomb image by Arnim Schulz from Fotolia.comLahore, Pakistan's center for arts and culture, is the country's second largest city. It may not have the financial clout of Karachi or the diplomatic air of Islamabad, but Lahore more...
Eating and shopping are national obsessions in Penang. Read about shopping malls, markets, negotiating, and where to find unique souvenirs.
The Indonesian island of Bali, with a population of about three million, has a long history of habitation, with stone tools from the Ice Age being discovered in the village of Sembrian. Rice, the staple diet of the Balinese, is also a major export. Tourism has only recently overtaken agriculture as
Canton is a cultural city that is worth exploring.China image by Madiha from Fotolia.comCanton (Guangzhou) is one of the most famous cultural cities in China. With a history of more than 2300 years, it was once the departure port of the Maritime Silk Road. Nowadays, it is a major...
Sukhumvit is the main road in Bangkok, Thailand.bangkok image by J-F Perigois from Fotolia.comLas Vegas has its Strip, New York City has Broadway and Bangkok, Thailand, has Sukhumvit. Sukhumvit Road, also known as Thailand Route Three, is a major thoroughfare that extends westward from...
Ho Chi Minh City offers visitors a wide variety of accommodations.hotel image by RAMON CAMI from Fotolia.comHo Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is Vietnam's largest city. It is located in the extreme southern part of the country and is home to some of Vietnam's most cherished and...
A travel guide to one of the Philippines' most mysterious islands. Bohol is home to the creepy tarsier, the strange Chocolate Hills, and the diving and beaches around Panglao