Asia Pacific : Travel & Places
Placed right in the middle of this courtyard in the Temple of Literature, a walled pond called the Well of Heavenly Clarity catches the reflection of the Khue Van Cac Pavilion.
The Buddhist New Year in Myanmar is known as Thingyan, and is the biggest festival on the Burmese calendar. But why is it such a big deal?
Bak kut teh is usually served with white rice on the side, as well as dough fritters and braised pork knuckles. One of the top ten dishes you should try in Singapore, Southeast Asia's food capital.
Image of Selamat Datang Monument, Jakarta, Indonesia © Mike Aquino, licensed to About.com. In Jakarta, Indonesia, I used my trusty Nokia E72 smartphone
The Taj Mahal is the most famous site in India.taj mahal palace in delhi,india image by Galyna Andrushko from Fotolia.comFrom the Himalaya Mountains to the Indian Ocean, India has many destinations tourists will enjoy visiting. This ancient country has a wealth of temples, many of which...
While the tropical island of Bali is most identified with its famous beaches and surf, it is also a marvel of cultural attractions. The center of Bali's cultural treasures is to be found in the highland town of Ubud, located only a couple of hours from the main beach resorts of the south coast. Art,
The tourism industry is of huge value to India, being a significant contributor to its growing economy and also driving growth in its construction and handicrafts industries. According to the I Love India website, in 2007 the sector was responsible for about 20 million jobs in the country. Governmen
See the various options for getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok including costs, departure times, and what to expect. Learn about buses, trains, flights, and how to get back to Bangkok from Chiang Mai.
Part of the Samui Archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand, Ko Phangan is famous for its regular full moon parties at Haad Rin Beach, which attract thousands of tourists. It is a 30-minute boat trip from the island of Ko Samui, which has an airport with regular flights from Bangkok. Passenger...
Prairie trail image by CSimmins from Fotolia.comGrasslands have many different names. In North America they are known as prairies; in Asia they are called the steppes, and in South America they are called pampas. There are two types of grasslands: temperate and tropical. Temperate...
Cameron Highlands is the highest area on the Malaysian mainland and a popular tourist destination, particularly for outdoor enthusiasts. Famous for its tea plantations, visit one in the Blue Valley and learn how tea is harvested. Shop at the Saturday night market at Brinchang. Enjoy the...
Because the two countries are neighbors, many travelers choose to visit Cambodia while in nearby Thailand. Though the journey is short, the usual rules still apply: All foreign visitors must have a visa stating important information pertaining to their visit (purpose of visit, length of time and con
If you have family or friends living in South Korea you probably want to know exactly how to dial their phone number so you can talk with them over the telephone. However, you can't just dial the contact number; first you must dial an international calling number to exit the United States, and then