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Travel in Bali

Music for the Soul: Exploring Bali

From Balinese culture to beautiful beaches and temples, travel in Bali is soothing to the soul.
The Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar. Photo by Sherrill Bodine

Mysterious, Magical Myanmar

When a traveler journeys through the villages of Myanmar, she finds welcoming people and unexpected enlightenment.
The Nakasendo Way explores one of Japan’s ancient highways. Photo by Victor Block

Walking through Japanese History

A journey with Walk Japan brings a traveler face-to-face with ancient towns, remnants of Japanese history and welcome stays at family-run guesthouses.
Travel to the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall of China is the largest man-made structure in the world. Flickr/BRJ INC.

Great Wall of China: The World’s Greatest Wall

The Great of Wall of China is the largest man-made structure in the world. Here's how to plan your visit to this unique remnant of China's past.
In the Ganges for Kumbh Mela. Photo by Rafaela Schneider

Kumbh Mela: Religion, the Ganges and Robbery

Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious festivals in the world, where Hindu pilgrims flock to the Ganges to have their sins cleansed.
The author was invited "backstage" to pose with Shin Kaneko, Marukyu's owner, and Nosuke Kurihara, and don the requisite towel-headband.

The Shack: How to Order Food (and Make Friends) in Japan

A stop at a tiny sushi place in Japan turns into an unforgettable experience.
Sumo culture in Japan

When Giants Collide: Sumo Culture in Tokyo

Catch a rare glimpse into Japan’s ancient sport of sumo from a ringside seat.
Sunset in Ko Lanta Thailand. Photo by Thai National Parks

Slow Travel on the Mekong

Accustomed to the fast life in London, a traveler learns how to enjoy taking the slow route on a journey along the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand.
A street in Hanoi. Photo by Flickr/Nam-ho Park

How Chickens Cross the Road in Hanoi

In Vietnam, 5 million bikers turn wide boulevards into chasms of fear. They drive on the sidewalks and straight into shops. Here, chickens become breakfast.
Travel in Myanmar

Lost in Time in a Golden Land: Myanmar Travel

Previously closed to visitors, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) rewards travelers with an adventurous spirit.
Workers harvest only the pick the smallest, most tender top two leaves on each section. Flickr/Nicholas Turland

Hangzhou’s Dragon Well Tea: Longjing is Fit for an Emperor

In Longjing Village, you can pick tea leaves from the Emperor’s favorite tea garden, and then sample Dragon Well Tea for yourself.
Hallasan - Jeju Island. Photo by Flickr/Republic of Korea

Hallasan: Hiking the Highest Peak of South Korea

Jeju is home to the highest mountain in South Korea, Hallasan. Hiking this ancient mountain in Korea leads one traveler to an unforgettable adventure.
Two sentries guard the entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Flickr/joolsgriff

Vietnam: Say It Ain’t So, Uncle Ho

A traveler reflects on her visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, ranked the sixth ugliest building in the world by CNN.
Cox's Bazar near the Bakkhali River Estuary. Photo by Flickr/eutrophication&hypoxia

Beaches of Bakkhali: West Bengal, India

With fields draped in yellow sunflower blossoms running parallel to the white sandy beaches, Bakkhali is different from the traditional sea side resort.

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