Category: Asia & Pacific

Uzbekistan: Central Asia’s Magnificent Center of Culture and History

“Yol boisin.” It’s an Uzbek saying that may well date back to the days of the Silk Road, when traders departed along crude desert and mountain byways carting spices, perfumes, jewels and textiles to far-off […]

Uzbekistan’s Silk Road Cities

For more than 2,000 years, camel caravans laden with textiles, jewels, spices and countless other coveted trinkets traversed the Silk Road between the Mediterranean and China. Harsh deserts and rugged mountains made for exhausting journeys, […]

The Majestic, Magnificent Madrasa

To the Muslims of Uzbekistan, the madrasa is one of the most important cultural institutions in daily life. You need only look as far as their grand and glorious entranceways—enormous gate-like portals (called “iwan”) lined […]

Uzbek Cuisine: A Primer

The cuisine of Uzbekistan has a lot in common with the food of the rest of Central Asia. Indeed, it shares much of its heritage with neighboring countries, thanks to their similar agricultural resources. To […]

Nature and Architecture Converge at Ta Prohm in Siem Reap, Cambodia

You may recognize Ta Prohm as one of the settings for the Tomb Raider movies with Angelina Jolie. You will understand why this place was chosen as a unique setting upon arrival. This temple is a […]

The Ornate Temple of Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun, or the White Temple, is located in Chiang Rai, Thailand and is one of the most unique destinations in Southeast Asia. The temple is a place of worship and is covered in […]

New Zealand and Australia: Rich Culture Amid Show-Stopping Beauty

If your idea of the most rewarding journey is equal parts enriching culture and magnificent natural beauty, then the Lands Down Under are for you. Utterly fascinating, wholly engaging, and jaw-droppingly gorgeous, New Zealand and […]

The Authentic Beauty of Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam is located in the central coast of the country and is located in the Quang Nam Province. The town is known for it’s exceptionally well-preserved, UNESCO World Heritage, old town that contains […]

The Great Lengths of The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is one of the main reasons many people decide to visit China.

The Perks of Work: Employee Travel Testimonial – Vietnam

Vietnam is a true up and coming destination that has been hugely popular. An authentic culture, relaxing way of life and a fascinating history are a few of the many reasons to visit this country in Southeast Asia.