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Only in Tokyo: Unusual Things to Do in Japan

From sleeping in a capsule to having coffee with a cat, here's what you can do in Tokyo.
Men in traditional Javanese costume display leather shadow puppets as they dry on the floor in Indonesia. Flickr/killerturnip

The Puppet Masters of Indonesia

Indonesian Shadow Puppet Theater tells the stories of heroic Javanese Kings, quests and battles. Watching this unique form of theater is a must when traveling in Indonesia.
Elbrus Elevation offers four different multi-day adventure packages, allowing tourists to see and experience the beautiful environs of Mount Elbrus and other towns or villages.

Mountain Adventures in Southern Russia: Elbrus Elevation

Travel Partner: Elbrus Elevation is an inbound tour operator offering Multi-Day Adventures in the beautiful and untapped Caucasus Mountains of Southern Russia.
A lagoon hammock sways in the breeze at Anantara Dhigu in the Maldives. Photo courtesy Anantara Dhigu

Island Hopping in the Maldives

The Maldives has more than 100 luxury island resorts. But which should you choose? We visited four top resorts in the Maldives. Here's our review.
A misty village along the Li River. Photo by Harvey Thomlinson

Cruise on the Li River, China’s Artistic Masterpiece

A traveler journeys along the Li River in search of the elusive ideal of Chinese landscape beauty.
Beach at Camiguin Island. Photo by Wenche Thorkildsen

Camiguin Island, Philippines: A Vacation with a Purpose

This unique island resort in the Philippines serves not only its guests, but creates jobs and opportunity for the people of Camiguin Island.
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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.

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