Asia

From Japan to Indonesia, Asia is a top travel destination. Here are some of the best travel articles and videos on Asia travel from Go World Travel Magazine.

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.

The Queen and I: A Visit to Gir Forest National Park

A visit to India's Gir National Park leads to an awe-inspiring encounter with the queen of the jungle.
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.
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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Video: Around Hong Kong in 7 Drinks

Hong Kong is a blend of east and west. That's evident in the city's nightlife -- and especially its drinks.

Back to Basics: The Floating Bungalows of Baan Krachang

Let the quiet sound of water lapping against the planks of the floating bungalow floor sing you to sleep at this Thai eco-resort.
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Video: Meet One of Bali’s Last Master Woodcarvers

In this video by Coconuts TV, meet I Wayan Mudana, known as one of the best, and last, master woodcarvers in Bali, who is striving to keep the tradition alive.
Travel in Bangkok

Water World: Bangkok by Boat

Leave behind cluttered streets to explore canal communities. On the way, pick up keychain souvenirs or a cold beer.
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Video: 5 Hidden Places in Hong Kong

In a fast-paced city like Hong Kong, it’s hard to keep up with what’s new. Here are five hidden gems.

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