A Teenager in Asia—My Trip Diary

by Mario Morris

Posted on February 17, 2018

The flight was long. I dozed off and awoke from slumber more than I can count. We landed in hong Kong a little after sunrise and iIcould barely walk. As soon as i exited the plane, I was greeted by dense and humid air which felt very different from the dry yet damp summer fog of San Francisco. The light blue sky was blanketed with a thick layer of smog, this was definitely a densely populated area...

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Bangkok's Top Wellness Centers & Luxury Spas

Posted on October 1, 2017

No Thailand luxury tour would be complete without delving into Thailand's world-class spas and wellness centers. Perfect your downward dog, realign your chakras, awaken your chi, sip a herbal tea, and enjoy a unique spa treatment with our guide to Bangkok's top yoga, holistic, meditation spaces and luxury hotel spas.

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Burmese Artists Take Flight

by Patrick Morris

Posted on February 3, 2017

Art has always been an integral part of the culture of Myanmar, so historically important that ten traditional art forms have been called pan sè myo or "The Ten Flowers." These ten forms, include sculpture, blacksmithing, lacquerware, painting, woodcarving, stucco relief, masonry, turnery, and bronze casting, and have survived war, insurrection, revolution, and the long passage of time, changing and persevering, but never leaving the Myanmar people without means of expression.

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Hoi An Food Crawl

by LeonarK, Coeur, Jean-Marc Astesana

Posted on January 31, 2017

Hoi An was known as Faifo in centuries past and is one of the most prosperous towns in Central Vietnam. Certified a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999, Hoi An has been Vietnam's foremost tourism success story. Despite it's popularity, it has firmly retained it's charming atmosphere with elegant shops, traditional architecture, and it's own fabulous cuisine. It's no wonder our travelers always mention Hoi An as their favorite place.

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A Vietnam Veteran Returns

David Hagen

Posted on January 31, 2017

David Hagen, from Grass Valley California, planned a return trip to Vietnam in 2015 —36 years after being stationed there in 1967-8, with the intent of making contact with people he had known during the war. Below are notes, correspondence and historic photos David shared with us about his fascinating experiences during this project.

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