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Asian Street Food Fight: Singapore Vs. Taipei
Many Asian destinations claim to be the one true king of dining al fresco. But in a world of superlatives, only one place can earn the title of Asia’s Best Street Eats …
Battle it out …

An explosive experience at the Yanshui Fireworks Festival
Taiwan’s Burning Man. Only with real Burning Men.
Endure festive burning …

What to do if you accidentally crash a Chinese wedding
I’d been in Asia less than a month and already I was crashing my first wedding. It would not be my last.
Become a lucky guest …

UnBelizable! The best of Belize
Belize offers such a dizzying array of choices for visitors that the most difficult part of your trip might be deciding what to do first…
Belize it …

Why Taiwan Should be on your Bucket List
Despite having an immensely rich cultural and spiritual heritage, amazing food, world-class hot-springs and stunning scenery, Taiwan is normally thought of more for its exports than as a place to get into.  We think this is a shame, as the island has enough going for it to make any traveller’s bucket list…
Explore Formosa…

A Traveler’s Guide to Buying Jade
As a long-time resident of Taiwan, I’ve been asked on more than one occasion to accompany visiting friends to purchase jade, always declining due to my lack of anything even approaching expertise.  So it was good fortune indeed to be invited to take a brief course in jade identification…
Take a lesson …

The Perfect Trip, Singapore & Malaysia
(Print & Online Article, Lonely Planet / BBC) From cookery lessons and feasting to jungle walks and high tea, capture the very best of Singapore and Malaysia.
Join the trip …

Singapore’s Marathon Food Tour (Bring an Empty Stomach!)
Tony Tan’s food walks are a Singapore institution, not in the mainstream Duck & Hippo Tour sense, but as in ‘people who want to know the real Singapore need to do Food walk’ tour way.
Get Stuffed …

Malaysia by motorcycle: through the heart of Pahang
Kuala Lumpur’s chaotic streets are a dangerous place for a man of slight build to be teetering precariously at alternating speeds on an enduro bike designed for longer legs…
Take the Ride …

 

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