Top countries to visit on a budget in Asia
While some of Asia’s nations, including Japan and Singapore, are known for being pretty expensive places to travel, there are those that offer terrific opportunities for budget travellers to explore for less. Here are some of the cheapest destinations around Asia where you’ll get more bang for your buck.
The best desserts you could find in Turkey
Turkey may be synonymous with baklava, however, the country’s rich cuisine has many more amazing desserts with origins in all its various regions. From milk desserts to deep fried and extremely sweet snacks, here are some excellent desserts you definitely need to try out.
Where to go in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is a group of diverse countries between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, featuring indigenous cultures influenced by Indian, Chinese and Western culture. Instead of cold temperatures and snow in the winter, for the most part they’ll be bathed in a tropical climate. Here is an overview of the best places to visit in Southeast Asia.
5 unique souvenirs you can bring home from Georgia
Handmade items are prevalent in Georgia and are reasonably priced. There are dozens of artisan shops in Tbilisi where you can buy unique souvenirs for your loved ones or for yourself. Here are some of the most unique souvenirs to buy in Georgia.
Staying in Ryokan, a unique experience in Japan
Ryokan are Japanese style inns found throughout the country, especially in hot spring resorts. More than just a place to sleep, ryokan are an opportunity to experience the traditional Japanese lifestyle and hospitality, incorporating elements such as tatami floors, futon beds, Japanese style baths and local cuisine, making them popular with both Japanese and foreign tourists alike.
Things that make you fall in love with Kyoto
The ancient capital of Kyoto offers numerous reasons to visit, from historic temples and colorful shrines to the mysterious culture of maiko and geisha and artistic luxury of multi-course kaiseki ryori meals. Here are a few of favorite reasons to visit the cultural and historic heart of Japan.
Things you should never do in Myanmar
Most of the norms in Myanmar are heavily influenced by the richness of its ancient history steeped in Buddhism. The following list is a guide to understanding the layers of tradition in the culture as well as its quirkiness. It’s important to remain tolerant and aware of what could be considered insulting to locals, while also discovering the beautiful Myanmar.
Facts about Hanbok that you may not know
Hanbok is Korea's traditional costume. The costume is not only elegant looking but also full of interesting facts. Follow this article to find out more about this piece of Korea's pride.
Discover the best traditional dishes in Laos
Laotian cuisine or Laos food originated from an erstwhile northern region names Lao that is a part of China at present. As Laos migrated to the Northeastern part of Thailand, Laos food became an integral part of the food in Northern Thailand. In fact, Laos food has been one of the most strong influencers of Thai cuisine though it has never been acknowledged.
10 flavors of mooncakes you should try in Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mooncake is traditionally a mix of salted egg yolks and sweet lotus paste in a hockey puck sized pastry. In response to demand for more varieties, pastry chefs have added some lighter, and better, mooncake flavors. Here are some flavors that you'll find in shops around Asia.
The most unusual fruits you can find in Asia
Everyone knows the most common fruits, such as the apple, pineapple, mango, etc., but what about the rambutan or durian? Continue reading to see more interesting fruits in Asia you might not have seen before.
Top popular Middle Eastern dishes are worth trying
Middle Eastern cuisine is renowned for its exquisite flavors. It encompasses a wide range of dishes, from mouthwatering desserts to street food classics that have skyrocketed to global popularity in recent years. Here’s an eclectic list of foods from the region that are sure to delight your tastebuds.
Get to know Indian Hindu festivals
Hinduism is one of the most diverse religions in the world and is associated with a multitude of myths and deities. This belief in more than one god brings with it a plethora of festivals.
Discover upcoming festivals in Asia
These big fall festivals in Asia are exciting and widely celebrated, further proof that fall is an interesting time to travel in Asia. Arrive a few days early to these celebrations for a great travel memory, otherwise, steer clear completely until things calm down and return to normal.
Explore the most amazing fiestas in the Philippines
Every town in the Philippines, no matter how big or small, holds a fiesta. Traditionally, the fiesta is a time of joyful celebration for Filipinos, who cook heaps of hearty food, throw open their doors to visitors, and parade in the streets. Some Filipino fiestas have evolved into elaborate, multi-day festivals, while others have kept their community roots.
How to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam
Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam is often held in the eighth lunar month. It is one of the most important and meaningful festivals in Vietnam. It not only recalls the family love and reunion, but is also a festival for both children and adults in Vietnam.