Guest author Graham Woodring, author of An American in the Far East, takes us on a tour of his favorite city in China. Let’s spend 48 hours in Xi’an with Graham. Continue Reading →
Matt Kepnes, author of Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site, writes about the hidden travel treasures that can be found off the well-worn backpacking trails of Southeast Asia. Continue Reading →
Find out how we take six free flights each year on our air miles reward program.
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This month’s guest post comes from Michelle Strashoon. Writer and editor of the popular travel blog Hip Compass, Michelle offers travel news on the go, all delivered in quick snippets.
Here are a few of her words of advice. Continue Reading →
One of the pure joys of traveling is discovering the culinary delights that are at your fingertips. Japan, in particular, is a gastronomes paradise.
The challenge to eating in Japan lies not only in finding local food and ordering successfully, but following the rules of table etiquette so you don’t make any social blunders. Continue Reading →
A young boy waits patiently for travelers to finish with their plastic drinking bottles. As far as land border crossings go, the most interesting, and certainly the strangest one I’ve ever been to is the Thailand/Cambodia land border at Aranyaprathet/Poipet. There seem to be a number of scams running at this border as well. For a complete listing of scams to date, I’d recommend visiting Tales of Asia for a current update of road conditions and scams to be aware Continue Reading →
An ongoing list of updated resources for traveling in China. After living in China for three years, these are some of my tried-and-true resources for travel in China. Continue Reading →