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    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How to Avoid Mosquito Bites Created: Friday, October 21, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Knowing how to avoid mosquito bites will save you a lot of scratching and possible infections on your travels. Read these 10 useful tips for avoiding mosquitoes." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • The Squat Toilet Created: Wednesday, September 05, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The dreaded squat toilet is a fear for many first-timers in Asia. Read about why, how, and tips for your first squat toilet experience." itemprop="description" Monday, January 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Use this travel gear review of the Overboard Waterproof Pro-Sport Backpack to make an informed purchase. Learn about waterproof backpacks and protecting your gear while you travel.
    • Where is Sri Lanka? Created: Thursday, March 14, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find out where Sri Lanka is located and how to get there. Check out this list of frequently asked questions including whether it is safe for travelers.
    • Where to Go in Asia? Created: Sunday, October 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 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.
    • Markets in Asia Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Use these 10 tips for surviving the busy markets in Asia. Learn to negotiate and avoid scams like a pro in Asia's chaotic markets.
    • Cambodia Travel Essentials Created: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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.
    • The Taipei 101 Tower Created: Sunday, December 16, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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...
    • McLeod Ganj, India Created: Monday, September 24, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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."
    • Khao San Road Bangkok Created: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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'" -...
    • Asia Travel Created: Saturday, January 14, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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!
    • Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia are the highlight of any trip. Don't miss these exciting UNESCO sites while in Asia.
    • Things to Do at Lake Toba, Indonesia Created: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 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 14, 2014
      The beaches in Asia have something for everyone. From remote islands to thumping party spots, find the best beaches in Asia.
    • Taj Mahal Facts Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      See these 22 interesting facts about the Taj Mahal for a new perspective on India's famous monument. Learn the real history behind the Taj Mahal.
    • Honeymoon Destinations in Asia Created: Saturday, July 21, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      These top honeymoon destinations in Asia are a great value for your money and are about as romantic as you can find. Use this list of potential honeymoon spots in Asia to start your research and dr...
    • The Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Asia Created: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Choosing among the top destinations in Asia is not easy! Get ideas for your next trip from this list of hotspots in Asia.
    • Completing the Indian Visa Application Form Created: Wednesday, September 05, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Use this detailed help for navigating and completing the Indian visa application form. See each field on the form explained - avoid getting rejected and losing your application fees!"
    • How to Say Hello in Chinese Created: Monday, June 13, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learning how to say hello in Chinese is easy! See common greetings, responses, and customs for saying hello in China plus more." itemprop="description">
    • Mount Everest Facts Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 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.
    • 10 Travel Photography Tips Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Use these 10 travel photography tips to bring better pictures home from your trip. Learn about simple tricks you can use to produce better travel photos.
    • Tipping in Asia Created: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Tipping in Asia can be confusing. Use this country-by-country tipping guide to know when gratuity is insulting or appreciated.
    • Japanese Festivals Created: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 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.
    • Thailand Vacation Created: Saturday, February 23, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Considering a Thailand vacation? Use this planning guide of essentials to help you plan your first trip to Thailand.
    • Responsible Travel Created: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Responsible travel is all about making small everyday decisions while on the road. Learn how you can be a more responsible traveler in Asia.
    • The Trek to Everest Base Camp Created: Thursday, December 27, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      The trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal is an exciting way to enjoy the best of the Himalayas. Getting to Everest Base Camp is tough but accessible to everyone -- no experience necessary! See frequently asked questions about the trek to EBC.
    • 10 Budget Travel Tips for Saving Money Created: Monday, January 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Use these 10 budget travel tips to save money on extended trips to Asia. Learn simple ways to save money and travel longer on your next trip to Asia.
    • How Much Money for Travel in Asia Created: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      How much money do you need for a trip to Asia? Learn about cheap and expensive destinations, how to budget, and how you can save money on a trip to Asia.
    • Setsubun Created: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 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: Wednesday, March 26, 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.
    • Kyoto Japan Created: Saturday, May 19, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Kyoto, Japan, is a fascinating cultural hub of Japan. Read about travel to Kyoto, what to do, where to stay, and how to get the most out of your visit to Kyoto.
    • Japan Travel Tips Created: Thursday, April 04, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 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.

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