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By Greg Rodgers

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Jeepneys in the Philippines Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Read about jeepneys in the Philippines and why they are a symbol of culture and national pride. Learn how to ride in jeepneys when visiting the Philippines, etiquette, fares, and more.
    • Bus from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur Created: Sunday, September 18, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The bus from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is an easy way to move between countries. Read about bus companies, crossing the border, and taking the bus from Singapore to KL.
    • Cheap Flights to Asia Created: Sunday, June 26, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Finding cheap flights to Asia is difficult, but not impossible! Use these insider tips for getting the best deals when you book your flight to Asia.
    • Getting Around Thailand Created: Thursday, March 13, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      See options for getting around in Thailand compared. Learn the cheapest, safest, and most hassle-free transportation choices.
    • How to Use Taxis in Asia Created: Thursday, March 13, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Read about using taxis in Asia. Learn what to expect, how to avoid scams, tipping, and more.
    • Landing in Asia - What to Expect Created: Thursday, March 07, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Read what to expect when you land in Asia. How to navigate the airports and step-by-step instructions for clearing immigration, getting local currency, and finding transportation.
    • Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai Created: Monday, March 18, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      See your three top options for getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in Thailand. Learn when and where to book, where you will arrive, and transportation specifics to make the journey a smooth one!
    • Kuala Lumpur Transportation Created: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A rundown of Kuala Lumpur transportation options. Learn how to get around the city in the cheapest ways possible.
    • Where to Go in Asia? Created: Sunday, October 14, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Get help deciding where to go in Asia with this handy index! See a list of challenges, rewards, cost, and interests for every country.
    • Setsubun Created: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Setsubun is the Japanese bean-throwing festival celebrated before the first day of spring. Read about the history of Setsubun, traditions, and what to expect.
    • What is Hanami? Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn about hanami and how to enjoy the Japanese cherry blossom festival. See the top places to view blooms, the symbolic theme associated with cherry blossoms, and more.
    • How to Say Hello in Japanese Created: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn how to say hello in Japanese with these basic greetings and responses. Read about formalities such as bowing and how to show respect when saying hello in Japan.
    • Japan Travel Tips Created: Thursday, April 04, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      See these Japan travel tips for saving money while traveling in Japan. Insider advice for hotels, transportation, eating and drinking, and activities in Japan.
    • Cheers in Japanese Created: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn how to say 'cheers' in Japanese and a few simple rules of etiquette to follow when drinking with Japanese friends.
    • Golden Week in Japan Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Read about Golden Week in Japan and decide whether you want to brave the busiest time in the country. Plan your trip around major Japanese holidays and festivals with this advice.
    • Tipping in Japan Created: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Tipping in Japan can be considered rude. Read this quick tip about how and when to give a proper tip while traveling in Japan.
    • Japanese Festivals Created: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      These top 5 Japanese festivals will certainly have an impact on your trip -- plan accordingly! Learn about where and when to celebrate national holidays in Japan.
    • Cheers in Chinese Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Know how to survive a drinking encounter in China! Learn how to say cheers in Chinese and some tips for proper drinking etiquette.
    • Cambodia Travel Essentials Created: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Learn all about Cambodia travel and what to expect. Find visa info, entry requirements, vaccinations, visiting Angkor Wat, currency, and essentials for travel in Cambodia.
    • McLeod Ganj, India Created: Monday, September 24, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Use this travel guide to McLeod Ganj, India, to know what to expect before you arrive. Know about eating, accommodation, seeing the Dalai Lama, and things to do around Dharamsala."
    • Asia Travel Created: Saturday, January 14, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      A step-by-step guide for planning your Asia travel. From getting your passport to hitting the ground in Asia, everything you need to know to plan a successful trip!
    • Khao San Road Bangkok Created: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Khao San Road Bangkok is the infamous travel epicenter of Southeast Asia. Read about safety, transportation, survival tips, and what you need to know about Khao San Road." !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
    • Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia are the highlight of any trip. Don't miss these exciting UNESCO sites while in Asia.
    • 10 Things to Do in McLeod Ganj Created: Monday, September 24, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      See 10 interesting things to do around McLeod Ganj, India to enhance your stay. Learn about dayhikes, waterfalls, Tibetan classes, volunteering, and how to stay busy in Mcleod Ganj.
    • Things to Do at Lake Toba, Indonesia Created: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Find things to do at Lake Toba, see Batak culture, explore Pulau Samosir, and relax. Read about attractions and activities in Lake Toba, Indonesia.
    • The Best Beaches in Asia Created: Friday, April 01, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The beaches in Asia have something for everyone. From remote islands to thumping party spots, find the best beaches in Asia.
    • Sarawak or Sabah? Where to Go in Malaysian Borneo Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Deciding between Sarawak or Sabah in Malaysian Borneo is difficult! See which state is best for your trip depending upon your interests.
    • Malaysian Borneo Created: Monday, February 13, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      These eight great reasons to get yourself to Malaysian Borneo will have you ready to book a ticket. Read about trekking, wildlife, diving, and rainforests to explore.
    • Tipping in China Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Should you tip in China? Knows the rules for gratuity before you go to avoid accidental offense. Know the one exception for when you should tip in China.
    • The Taipei 101 Tower Created: Sunday, December 16, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The Taipei 101 tower in Taiwan is formerly the tallest building in the world and still retains the title for tallest green building in the world. Read about the design, symbolism, and history of Ta...
    • When to Go to Japan Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      See when to go to Japan based upon weather, typhoons, festivals, spring break, and more. Learn the best times of year to enjoy Japan.
    • Mount Everest Facts Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Enjoy these interesting facts about Mount Everest. Learn about where Mount Everest is located, what it takes to reach the summit, and the deadliest mountains on earth.

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