Category: Asia & Pacific

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 […]

Foods of India and Nepal

Throughout our Incredible India & Nepal trip, travelers enjoy many opportunities to sample Indian and Nepali cuisine. Delightful, mild and warm curries and rice dishes are on the menus when we visit neighborhood restaurants in […]

9 Facts About the Taj Mahal

Rauza-i munawwara, or the “The Illuminated Tomb” rests tranquilly on the Yamuna River in Agra, India. When you first lay your eyes upon it, it seems the making of a dream– a vision of white […]

Understanding Old and New Delhi

One of the largest cities in population in the world, Delhi must be seen to be believed. Metropolitan Delhi is a vast tapestry of many cities and towns that are collectively known as the National […]

Serenity and Beauty in Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho, or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a must for visitors to the country of Thailand and specifically travelers to the city of Bangkok. With the full name being Wat Phra Chetuphon […]

Japan: Land of Innovation and Beauty

Konnichiwa travel lovers! Today we explore a country that may not be on the top of your bucket list, but it’s time to clear a spot. This extraordinary country has so much to offer visitors. […]

Unraveling Japan’s Complex Etiquette and Customs

Japan is known the world over for its conventions of etiquette and intricate customs. Respecting these basic social graces goes a long way in ensuring you are warmly welcomed. Bowing – Instead of a handshake, […]

Best Districts to Visit in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo never leaves much to be desired, you can find just about anything you can imagine in this city. From fascinating places to eat, to trendy shopping, to world-famous markets, Tokyo, Japan will never bore. […]

Geisha, Maiko and Geiko, What is the Difference?

Geisha, maiko and geiko may seem like complex ideas from Japanese culture but we are going to break down what each of them mean and give you the knowledge to impress your friends and other […]

The Shinto Shrine of Fushimi Inari-Taisha in Kyoto, Japan

The incredible Fushimi Inari-Taisha is located in the southern part of Kyoto, Japan and is an important Shinto Shrine dedicated to Inari, the god of rice. The shrine sits at the bottom of Inari Mountain […]