Category: Asia & Pacific
A Guide Through the Best of Australia & New Zealand
Halfway around the world for some and a short plane ride for a lucky few, Australia and New Zealand are two extremely diverse countries that promise unique travel experiences in the likes of kangaroos, fields of lupins, and covetable waves designed for surfing.
Explore the Delights of Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka
While embarking on a tour through Japan, visitors can anticipate encountering prominent shrines and temples in the daylight while tasting Tokyo’s nightlife in the midnight sky.
Oh My, Myanmar!
Myanmar is entirely unique. Not only can the country be identified as two different names but it also has some of the oldest and best-preserved sites in all of Asia. Not to mention they are […]
Bagan: City of 2,000 Temples, Pagodas & Stupas
The ancient city of Bagan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the true spiritual hub of the country with over 2,000 pagodas, stupas & temples. The city sits in the center of the country, […]
Mandalay: A Buddha’s City, A Writer’s Inspiration
It doesn’t take long to realize that Kuthodaw Pagoda is much greater than the sum of its parts. The revered fortress-like complex rests at the foot of Mandalay Hill. Its stupas gleam white in the […]
The Rich and Remarkable Culture of Inle Lake
The freshwater Inle Lake is Myanmar’s second largest lake and famous for its scenic beauty. Throughout the seasons, its depth varies wildly, from five feet in the dry season to 12 in the rainy season […]
The Gilded Pagoda of Bagan, Myanmar
Welcome to Bagan, Myanmar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and spiritual center of the country with over 2,000 pagodas, stupas and temples. This golden monument is the Shwezigon Pagoda and was built by King Anawrahta […]
The Magic of Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is one of the reasons many visitors are brought to the Southeast Asian country of Cambodia. This monument to the Hindu god Vishnu is one of the largest and best preserved in the […]
Jaipur, India; The Pink City
The city of Jaipur, India is the capital and largest city in the desert state of Rajasthan. This beautiful pink city was painted this shade as a celebration of the 1876 visit of the Prince […]
India & Nepal: Mysterious and Magical
The mysterious land of India has long intrigued visitors, and its neighbor, the small nation of Nepal, is an up-and-coming favorite for travelers looking for adventure and unrivaled beauty. From the energetic capital of New […]