Posts Tagged“Asia”

When it comes to visiting Japan most travelers already have a good idea of what they want to see, including Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Mount Fuji and beyond. But the destinations aren’t the only thing you’ll want to check out when you go on a Japan tour, because the unique culture is an attraction in its own right, and there are few better experiences than immersing yourself in it at every opportunity you get. Here’s our list of top experiences not to miss when you’re visiting Japan. Sleeping on the floor Ignore the hotels and stay at a ryokan, a kind…

An expert vegetarian can find something tasty in pretty much any location but let’s face it, some places are easier than others. Thailand is one of those places and here are some of the best vegetarian dishes in Thailand. This beautiful Southeast Asian Kingdom offers flavorful and fresh meat free dishes. Roti Found all over southern Thailand, this Muslim street food classic seems simple enough but looks can be deceitful. Master roti chefs combine flour and eggs onto a hot griddle to make a perfect mix between an omelette and a pancake. Though often offered in dozens of flavors, when served with…

A trip to Asia will definitely keep you busy — there are endless opportunities on this continent for sightseeing, including historical landmarks, natural wonders, and shopping or dining experiences that will have you never wanting to leave. Here is a list of helpful hints on which sights are worth adding to your itinerary this spring in each of these five Asian cities. Shenzhen, China The city of Shenzhen is well worth a visit. Here you’ll find tons of tourist hotspots, including the Shenzhen Window of the World. This park offers real-life replicas of some of the world’s most famous wonders,…

Backpacking in Asia? Be sure to check out these five cities, but don’t forget to pack some essential items as you prepare for your trip! Osaka, Japan Osaka is a beautiful city that brings tourists from all over the world. But you know what this means…you’ll be doing a lot of walking during your time here in order to see everything possible. Dotonbori will be on your list of things to see – some people have dubbed this as “the Big Apple of Osaka”, so be sure to bring your comfortable shoes! Just remember, comfort beats style any day. You…

With February almost over, remote workers everywhere are starting to get a little stir-crazy from bearing down in one spot … after all, isn’t travel one of the biggest lures of the digital nomad lifestyle? These awesome destinations for 2015 will rekindle your love for the road, as well as your chosen way of life… 1) Mexico Heading south of the border? If so, don’t miss historical gems like Mexico City (most museums per capita in the world – check out the Museum of Anthropology if you’re short on time), Guanajuato (a stunning colonial town perched high in the mountains)…