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8 Annoying Scams in Thailand That Still Work

8 Annoying Scams in Thailand That Still Work

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!
Japan Hotels With Castle Views

Japan Hotels With Castle Views

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...
Tour de Forts: a Travel Guide to Intramuros in Manila, Philippines

Tour de Forts: a Travel Guide to Intramuros in Manila, Philippines

An introduction to Intramuros in the Philippines for travelers - what to see and do when visiting the historic walled city where Manila was born
Rice is Hard to Come By

Rice is Hard to Come By

Images from Myanmar, where a major recovery effort is being pursued by international aid agencies and ordinary Burmese.
Climbing to the Peak of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park

Climbing to the Peak of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park

Hiking, camping, and transportation around the Twin Volcanoes of Gunung Gede Pagrango National Park
Interesting Places in Jakarta, Indonesia

Interesting Places in Jakarta, Indonesia

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.
Where to Celebrate Songkran

Where to Celebrate Songkran

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!
Bathroom Etiquette in Japan

Bathroom Etiquette in Japan

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
Long Life Hotel in Hoi An, Vietnam

Long Life Hotel in Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Lahore, Pakistan Hotels

Lahore, Pakistan Hotels

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...
Royal Ploughing Ceremony - Religious Royal Ritual in Bangkok, Thailand

Royal Ploughing Ceremony - Religious Royal Ritual in Bangkok, Thailand

The Thai Royal Ploughing Ceremony is a religious cum civil ceremony marking the beginning of the rice-planting season in May - this ritual is usually conducted at the Grand Palace complex in Bangkok, Thailand.
Shopping in Penang

Shopping in Penang

Eating and shopping are national obsessions in Penang. Read about shopping malls, markets, negotiating, and where to find unique souvenirs.
Hotels in Sukhumvit, Thailand

Hotels in Sukhumvit, Thailand

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...
Luxury Hotels in Seminyak, Bali

Luxury Hotels in Seminyak, Bali

Enjoy your stay in Bali at one of its many luxury hotels.Atardecer en Bali image by Maril?3 from Fotolia.comBali is known as a travel destination for those who enjoy natural beauty, an exotic locale and water sports. An island in Southeast Asia, Bali offers visitors an amazing opportunity...
Travel Guide to Bohol, Philippines

Travel Guide to Bohol, Philippines

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
Khmer New Year in Cambodia - Chol Chnam Thmey

Khmer New Year in Cambodia - Chol Chnam Thmey

The Khmer New Year is one of Cambodia’s major holidays. Here’s what you need to know if you want to see the local color of the holidays.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu's Kecak and Fire Dance

Pura Luhur Uluwatu's Kecak and Fire Dance

Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of Bali’s most sacred temples, protecting the island from evil spirits in the southwest. The temple commands a wonderful view of the sea breaking against the base of the cliffs below, and a totally unforgettable sunset. The most compelling part of the temple complex,
How to Get Past Vietnam's Facebook Ban

How to Get Past Vietnam's Facebook Ban

Facebook is unofficially blocked in Vietnam, but there's nothing to stop you from using Facebook with this list of workarounds.
All-Inclusive Honeymoons in Thailand

All-Inclusive Honeymoons in Thailand

For a tropical honeymoon destination, many people are surprised to find out that Thailand doesn’t have many all-inclusive resorts and mistakenly think that it’s not a great honeymoon destination because of that.
Vegetarian Hotels in Bhubaneswar

Vegetarian Hotels in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa, India.india map image by Vladislav Gajic from Fotolia.comBhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa, India, which is located just south of West Bengal, in the Central-Eastern section of the country, on the coastline of the Bay of Bengal. Orissa is an...