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Bak Kut Teh - Tea from Pork Ribs and Assorted Herbs

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.

Silver Bangles, Ubud Art Market

The jewelry finds in Ubud Art Market require careful examination, but bring some patience and legwork and you'll be amply rewarded with bling that will be the envy of your neighborhood once you get home.

Important Destinations in India for Tourism

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...

Giant Lantern Festival in the Philippines

The Giant Lantern Festival in San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines showcases the city's most famous product - the lighted stars known as parol. This article shows you how to get there, and what you'll see when you do.

India Tourism Facts

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

Nai Yang

Phuket beaches have everything for everyone - from raucous nightlife to blissful seclusion. You just have to know where to look.

The Best Ways for Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

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.

Hotels in Amed, Indonesia

Amed is an island paradise, famous for diving, and has many good accommodation choices.bali image by RICO from Fotolia.comAmed is a remote area on Bali's eastern coast, dotted with fishing villages and tiny bays, some sandy, some rocky. Famous for diving and snorkeling, it also offers...

Hotels in Ko Phangan, Thailand

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...

What Kinds of Animals Live in Temperate Grasslands?

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...

Vietnam Festivals

A list of important Vietnamese holidays and festivals. Vietnam's festivals follow an age-old calendar based on Buddhist and ancient Confucian beliefs.

Night Clubs in Hong Kong

The highly populated urban center of Hong Kong.hong kong image by tholi75 from Fotolia.comAlthough it is just over 400 square miles in size, Hong Kong has a population of more than 7 million people, making it one of the densest regions of the globe. Also, because it is such a modern and...

Hotels in Cameron Highland, Malaysia

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...