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Singapore Tourism and Travel information -- Swati A
Singapore Tourism - A personal experience Over the last few decades, Singapore has become one of the most popular tourist destinations of Asia. I visited Singapore in 2006 on my way back from India. ...

Backpacking for Culture - A Pinay's Story -- Hedda Tan - international School Teacher in Thailand
For most Pinoys, to travel outside the Philippines alone is not something one commonly hears about, let alone encourage. What more if the traveler happens to be an attractive and still single ...

Travel tips and ideas for South East Asia Trip -- answers.yahoo.com
Trying to find some people with surface travel experience for a trip from Singapore to Bangkok (via KL, Penang and Phuket). Things I'm interested in is: Best time of year to travel. Best way of ...

Asia Travel Insurance - Don't Forget the Credit Card -- Fred Tittle
When traveling to Asia everyone recommends that you have travel insurance when you come, this is especially true for Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand. Trying to find the right travel insurance plan can ...

Malaysia - Truly Asia -- Nicholas Tan
Malaysia is one of the most enjoyable and welcoming countries to visit in Asia. Being a developing country, Malaysia has been achieving impressive economic growth, in-line with its goal of achieving ...

Cambodia – The Happiest Country in Asia -- Richard Chapo
Given the recent history of Cambodia, you might wonder why I refer to it as the happiest place on earth. Well, there is a real reason if you understand what happy means in Cambodian slang. Cambodia ...

Angkor Wat - South East Asia Crown Jewel -- Fred Tittle
In the entire world, one of the most known ancient artifacts is the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat located in Cambodia in Siem Reap. This temple complex build over 4 centuries spans more than 40 ...

Vietnam: The Cultural Odyssey of South East Asia -- Christine Macguire
Vietnam is a culturally diversified nation with 54 ethnic groups with multiple customs and traditions. Although Vietnamese culture was strongly influenced by traditional Chinese civilization, the ...

Know More About Asia -- Tatiya Tatiyasopon
This article explains some interesting information about Asia, and if you're interested, then this is worth reading, because you can never tell what you don't know. Asia is the largest ...

Travel Asia- The Largest Continent -- Keyur V Parmar
Have you ever been to Asia? Traveling Asia is something that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. Let me explain you some interesting information about Asia, and if you're ...

Travel Insurance In Asia - Free Tips from Cheap Minute Airline Tickets -- Chris Hanten
After you have made all your reservations and get the cheapest airplane ticket possible, you are not totally done yet. Yes, if you want to avoid trouble during your trip you better make sure you have ...

Retire To Asia - And Why -- Brian Bees
In reading this article you may realize that the best part of your life could be in Asia, and the best time is now. The theme of most retirement articles is the best place to retire in the USA. ...

Travel to Asia -- Gauri Manikandan
Travel to Asia can be an exciting experience. There are many counties and activities to see and accomplish. The experts advise to try and travel to this location during the cooler months. It will be ...

Keeping Safe in Asia -- Jonathan Pepperell
ASIA, LAND OF DIVERSITY Asia is a beautiful and diverse place, from rain forests, rice fields, and cultural landmarks, to bustling cities, gridlock motor bike traffic, and relentless marketeers. But ...

Preparations Before Traveling To Asia -- Criss Lee
For those planning to travel to Asia, you are in for a great visit. To ensure your trip is a memorable one, there are several things you will want to take care of prior to you leaving. Regardless of ...

Experience Macau -- Sarah Miller
Macau, a city famous for its tourism for the past couple of years, is exerting effort to further improve the industry and become a tourist destination with something to offer to everyone. To advocate ...

What is the cheapest visa run method travelling in indonesia? -- answers.yahoo.com
i want to travel to indonesia for an extended amount of time. i know that you have to leave every 30 days, but what is the cheapest method of getting your passport stamped at another embassy or ...

Cost of living in KL (Kulalampur)? -- answers.yahoo.com
Question Details:i would like to know the cost of living in KL for a bachelor..i have got an offer as an ayurvedic doctor..but the company has not mentioned salary or anything else..they have left it ...

Cost of living in jakarta? -- answers.yahoo.com
Hi I am going to jakarta for 1 year..Anyone.Please tell me how will be the living style there.....And What is the average monthly cost of living in jakarta for a foreigner..

Working in Singapore and cost of living? -- answers.yahoo.com
I have got 1 opportunity to work at BARCLAYS, Singapore through a Consualtancy firm. I will be on the rolls of that I.T consultancy firm and working at Barclays. They will pay me 7K + medical. If I ...

I am studying martial arts and i wonder what place has the best training ,schools, masters. china ,korea,japan -- answers.yahoo.com
I am studying martial arts and i wonder

Where in Asia to visit in August? -- answers.yahoo.com
I will be in Thailand for work and have 1 week free for vacation. I am happy to fly to another nearby country that is not too expensive to get to. Please could you advise an interesting place to ...

Is east asia considered china or middleastern countries.? -- answers.yahoo.com
I was looking at my college undergraduate degrees and one was international business with an emphasis on east asia thank you

Asia Travel - Good Airlines to travel on? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm going to be traveling in through Asia (China, Vietnam, Thailand) in April. Any advice on airlines to use or to stay away from? I'm thinking of booking a flight with China Southern ...

Favorite travel destinations in Asia/SouthEast Asia? -- answers.yahoo.com
Everyone! I am planning to take a hard earned break, am looking for the perfect tropical espace. I heard Asia or SEA is a great place with sandy beaches. Problem is, i can't decide which is the ...

Which country is better to work in, China or Singapore? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm in Seoul right now and I'm planning to transfer to one of the countries mentioned. But I don't know which is better with regards to cost of living, profitability, currency power, and ...

WHAT is the Cheapest Country in Asia? -- answers.yahoo.com
In terms of cost of living..what is the cheapest and most relaxed Country to live in Asia, I am sure it is not Japan & China.. and why?

I have recently moved to Singapore. I want to teach in a school. Can anyone tell? -- answers.yahoo.com
me how I can apply? I want to teach ages 10-12. What level does that come under? I have a degree in Mgmt & IS (I don't want a 9 - 5 job)

How much should a elementary school or middle school teacher expect to earn in singapore? -- answers.yahoo.com
Also are there any specific qualifications which one requires to teach in singapore schools. Are Indian degrees recognised

Please tell me about jobs in Singapore for a lady who is very well versed in teaching Spoken English -- answers.yahoo.com
Please tell me about jobs in Singapore for a lady

I'm looking for a teaching job in singapore...? -- answers.yahoo.com
i'm a filipina, 25 years old, i graduated bachelor of science in education. i'm a licensed teacher. i've been teaching for almost 5 years but i'm underpaid..i'm presently working ...

Wanna find job in Singapore? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm a chinese girl. I got my bachlor degree in China. And I'm doing a master in a good univ. in Malaysia. I don't think it is best choice for me to stay in Malaysia. And I really wanna ...

How to get a job in Malaysia (for a french citizen)? -- answers.yahoo.com
Possibilities : Teaching languages (spanish, french), marketing... in any states Thanks in advance for your help

When is the best time to travel to Vietman? -- answers.yahoo.com
I would like to visit Vietnam. What season is the best to visit? Any suggestions for cheap flights? I'll be flying out of Chicago, United States.

Night life in jakarta? -- answers.yahoo.com
Where in Jakarta can you go for "all the way" night life. Is it safe, how much is it (price range)

The MUST DO THINGS of Taiwan? -- answers.yahoo.com
What are some of the MUST SEE/DO things/experiences (other than night markets, which should be a given!) of Taiwan?

Best time to travel to Taiwan? -- answers.yahoo.com
I can't stand the hot weather, so what's the best time to travel there?

What are the car rental rates in Taiwan? I will spend 21 days visiting there.? -- answers.yahoo.com
Where can I go to get the cheapest rates for car rentals? I'm quite proficient in the chinese language so I'd figure I'll be adventurous and tour the entire state myself.

What do you think of teaching kindergarten in taiwan? -- answers.yahoo.com
I Loathed it !

Suggestion of place to visit in Taiwan? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm now planning a trip to Taiwan, do you have any suggestion for place I should visit?

Teaching about East Asia - Resources for Teachers -- Michael G.
Asia for Educators http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/ Includes teaching aids (workbooks, lesson plans, unit outlines), resources (textbooks, travel programs, language programs) and a library of short ...

Medical tourism in Singapore -- Monica Rai
Medical Tourism in Singapore 'Singapore' is the next big buzzword in the ever evolving global medical toursim industry Singapore is no longer just the leisure or business destination. With a ...

The Culture and Beauty of Vietnam are Inviting You to Visit -- Dwight Zimpel
Vietnam, viewed by many as a far-off land, has joined Thailand as an exotic destination in SouthEast Asia. Vietnam travel has caught the imagination of bargain seeking travelers from all over the ...

10 Tips For Great Singapore Sales Shopping Spree -- Soh Kok Min
We will show some shopping secrets on how you can make the most of the Great Singapore Sale... To take full advantage of this 8 weeks Great Singapore Sales from 22 May to 22 July, we have listed ...

Visiting the Underworld in Malaysia! -- Fred Tittle
There is heavy breathing as the new guys try to get a handle on all the new sensations that are engulfing them as they fall through into a new dimension. When they get there they are surrounded by ...

Delhi- A City Of Countless Wonders -- Adam Singleton
As the second largest metropolis in India, Delhi has a vast amount to explore. From its rich history and culture to truly thrilling seasonal attractions, anyone who visits Delhi is sure to come away ...

Malaysian Language and Malay -- Wan Yee
The identity of the national language in Malaysia is an ongoing debate. Is it the Malay language or, the Malaysian language? Is Malay language the same as the Malaysian language? A close inspection ...

Discovering Laos -- LaoOnline

Beach at Tioman Island, Malaysia -- ralf33147

Foreign teacher teaching English (in Taiwan) -- brandonhu

Backpacking in Cambodia -- michaelewald1980

Cambodia Mix -- aboveangkor

Motorcycle traffic in Phnom Penh (nice!) -- aboveangkor

Flying in Cambodia -- aboveangkor

Walking through Rangoon Burma -- Jeit

A Trip to Burma / Myanmar -- boobootoo2

Ho chi minh Vietnam -- koyadidi

Saigon Streets -- Jobo1878

Traffic scene on Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam -- rscherle

Vietnam traffic..... -- slowave

Wanna teach in Sri Lanka? -- myitoi

Kathmandu, Nepal -- Wheels77

Tourism Malaysia -- yapthomas

Travel Documentary - Travel to Taman Negara Malaysia -- scarvf

A quick look @ Singapore -- vividehaha

The diversity of Singapore -- tartansuitcase

The Vietnam Experience (female teacher) -- RealGapExperience

Vietnam -- DrMoffet

Teaching English at the Center of Hope - Lap Thach (Vietnam) -- yetiwillpraise

Bali Surf -- jcnh74

Laos -- jamblerk

One Day Teaching in Taiwan, Part Three -- moosediggler

One Day Teaching in Taiwan, Part Two -- moosediggler

One Day Teaching in Taiwan, Part one -- moosediggler

Re: Shane Schools Japan - know what you're letting yourself in for -- black serpent
Martin, You might also want to consider posting this one on the school and recruiter reviews to warn those who are planning to apply on the said school.

Shane Schools Japan - know what you're letting yourself in for -- Martin Lang
I'm a DELTA-qualified teacher. In the last 13 years, I've taught in five different countries. Beyond a doubt, teaching in Japan was the most frustrating experience of all. Most Japanese ...

Re: Welcome To Asian Exploitation 101 -- Kregg
So true, but don't stop there. Tell us more. Seriously!

Re: Philippine Treasure:Dumaguete -- Willy Scanlon
I have found a real travel treasure in the Philippines. Dumguete on Negros Oriental Province,next to Cebu. Another treasure there for students and educators is the El Oriente Hostel-Hotel on Real ...

International Marriage (Singapore) - Expect Negative First Impression -- Yumiko Lee
As we were dating in Japan, Eric said there was not much difference between Japan and Singapore. After I decided to marry him, I thought I had better visit Singapore to see with my own eyes what ...

Re: in response to the issue about non native speakers... -- black serpent
I do agree with you Sam in some sense but let us not generalize because some of the native speakers here are really qualified and experienced. I met some native speakers who are really that proud ...

Tips On Finding A Singapore Internship Online -- Josh Sanders
Internship positions are golden. Finding the right one for you can be quite time consuming, hopefully with the following tips you will know how to go about this. 1) Do not mass mail out your resume ...

New Bangkok Airport Revisited Buses and Taxis -- Fred Tittle
Recently the big news with Thailand’s new Bangkok airport is continued allegations of corruption and that the new Bangkok airport has some serious flaws with the runways and some of the computer ...

10 Places Not To Be Missed In Singapore -- Priscilla Tan
If you have never been to Singapore before, consider visiting this small island in Asia. This child-friendly island has almost everything to offer to everyone in the family. Over the years, the ...

Singapore Celebrates Chinese New Year -- Priscilla Tan
Chinese New Year is the most important festival to the ethnic Chinese in Singapore. It is like no other festivals as people will not hesitate to spend an entire month's salary on preparing for ...

Top 5 Attractions in Delhi -- Gabriel J. Adams
Located on the sprawling banks of the river Yamuna, Delhi, the capital of India, represents an intriguing blend of a myriad of ancient and the modern civilizations, reflected not only in its diverse ...

Asia Offers Amazing Vacation Opportunities -- Tom Sample
More and more people are tempted each year to go to an Asian beach resort. That's no wonder really. There are a handful of very appealing destinations in Asia, from the clear waters in Thailand ...

Welcome To Vietnam - Budget Travel Paradise -- Dwight Zimpel
Vietnam is becoming a very popular travel destination. People have put Vietnam on their itinerary for 2 main reasons: Vietnam travel is a great bargain for the budget minded tourist and when they ...

Getting To Vietnam - Road, Rail, Boat, Air -- Adam Hurley
Whether you’re in Australia, America or China, if you’re heading to Vietnam for a holiday, it’s now as easy as ever to arrive by road, rail or air. Here are your options: ROAD From Cambodia: ...

Focus Vietnam -- Nick Pulley
This is mostly down to a relaxation in Vietnams economic policies allowing the country to finally start realising its true potential. This combined with the popularity of Indochina amongst ...

Vacation in Hanoi, Vietnam -- Kevin Hellon
Like many cities, Hanoi was built on the banks of river and in Hanoi’s case this is the extremely wide Red River, The old town is built on the west bank but the city has now spread eastwards ...

Tahiti Travel -- Kristy Annely
Tahiti is one of the largest islands of French Polynesia. It is located in the southern Pacific Ocean. The capital of Tahiti is Papeete, which is situated on the northwest coast. This island has ...

Re: Falling In Love With Singaporean Girls -- AngeT
I'm sorry, but is this particular Singaporean *Girl* really from Singapore or came by from Malaysia or China? I said that as Singaporean women by and large are articulate in English as it is the ...

Changes and Issues of Dating Asian Singles -- Kay Mub
As more and more Western men get hooked on the idea of dating Asian women and using online Asian dating and personals services this article will give you a few tips on important dating issues such ...

Does and Don'ts when Dating Asian Singles -- Kay Mub
Before you take the leap into Asian dating, let us give you some tips on how to handle yourself! Always show your date some respect. The Asian culture is very highly focused on respect and honor and ...

Sihanoukville Cambodia's Hidden Culinary Treasures from Thailand and Vietnam, Asia, Asian -- Fred Tittle
Cambodia is located between two of the best cuisines in the world, Vietnam and Thailand. Both of these Asian cuisines use a lot of different fresh spices and herbs and feature fresh vegetables ...

The Cradle of Malay Language-A Tale of Two Islands -- Wan Yee
From the day the Portugese conquered Malacca, the role of a centre for Malay language and culture gradually shifted back to its place of birth in Riau. It was like a twist of fate that pushed Riau ...

Angkor Wat - South East Asia Crown Jewel -- Fred Tittle
In the entire world, one of the most known ancient artifacts is the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat located in Cambodia in Siem Reap. This temple complex build over 4 centuries spans more than 40 ...

Ingredients Of Indonesian Dishes -- Hermawan Wan
Indonesia dishes are amongst the most delicious in the world, to make Indonesian dishes we need a lot of ingredients. But sometime we have a problem to find or to know ingredients we need to make ...

Indonesia - A Fascinating Culture of Tana Toraja -- Fadil Aziz
A group of 80 people, male and female, stood holding hands and forming a large circle on a field. They sang mourning songs in a slow tempo as thousands of spectators looked on. Slowly, they leaned ...

A Visit to Malaysia - Thailand Border Area! -- Rajkumar Kanagasingam
My thoughts recalled my visit to Southeast Asia some time back on the invitation of then Sri Lankan High Commissioner for Malaysia, Mrs. Rosy Senanayake. I wanted to crossover by land the ...

Cambodia to Thailand Overland in the Rainy Season, a Great Adventure Value -- Fred Tittle
Most people in the know, unless they are seeking a spiritual awakening, will not try attempting the seemingly impossible overland trip from Sihanoukville Cambodia to Bangkok Thailand in the rainy ...

Singapore's Chngai Airport - Asia's Most Friendly Airport -- Fred Tittle
From the customs agents, to the free internet, Singapore's Chngai is one of the best airports to transit through in Asia. I remember the first time that I was traveling to Singapore, I had ...

Philippines: Traveling on a Budget, Without Getting Taken for a Ride! -- Fred Tittle
If you are going to see a lot of the Philippines cheaply, you will use need to uses taxis, buses, and tricycle motorbikes. Because so many people speak English it is relatively easy to navigate, and ...

Holiday Madness in Sihanoukville Cambodia -- Fred Tittle
As the holiday season blooms Sihanoukville has become a mad house. Hotels and guesthouses are mostly full and we are still a week away from the main vacation holiday rush that is sure to come. For ...

Malaysian History: A Story of Evolvement -- Niraj Singh
One of the vibrant and happening countries of Southeast Asia, Malaysia, has an impressive historical background. The warm tropical climate and natural prosperity of this country has invited many ...

Great History of the Thai Royal Family -- James Bukovsky
Thai Royal Family - Thai King We will take you from the present Thai King to the former great Thai Kings that can be found in the history books of Thailand. The Thai King is the ceremonial head of ...

The Myanmar (Burma) Water Festival (Thingyan) -- Kevin Hellon
Burma or Myanmar to give the country its official title celebrates the Myanmar New Year in the second week of April each year. The festival is called Thingyan but has become more widely known as the ...

Vacation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia -- Kevin Hellon
Cambodia is a South East Asian country of around 12 million inhabitants and is most probably best known for the tyrannical exploits of the Khmer Rouge led by the now deceased Pol Pot and subject of ...

Vacation in Hanoi, Vietnam -- Kevin Hellon
Like many cities, Hanoi was built on the banks of river and in Hanoi’s case this is the extremely wide Red River, The old town is built on the west bank but the city has now spread eastwards ...

Re: Teaching in HCMC Viet Nam -- Merrill
Gee, you sound pretty bitter. Maybe you should teach in the US, where you need an armed guard to protect you from the students and the other teachers. Having lived in the US, teaching there is like ...

Malaysia Hotels: Playing a Good Role -- Niraj Singh
Malaysia has been a fantastic destination in the world right from the time of its discovery. Anyone can hardly resist the temptation of visiting this country if he or she gets an opportunity. ...

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Re: in response to the issue about non native speakers... -- Victoria Clair
hey Sam.......chill! I'm one of those native speakers from the United States. I don't think I'm better than anyone else. I'm here to work and to experience the culture of South ...

Travel in Laos -- Nick Pulley
You may have heard that the people of Laos are a little chilled and 'laid back'...frankly, if they were any more relaxed they'd fall over! Laos is a wonderful country and one that is ...

Thailand: No More Alcohol Sales to Those Under 25 - Travelers Get a Heads Up on Glasses Down -- Nola Kelsey
The party may be all but over for young adult’s visiting Thailand. Ironically, as the center of the kingdom floods, the nation as a whole is drying up. How will travelers respond? ”Health ...

Responsible Travel in Asia -- Nick
Responsible tourism should starts before you even set off on your travels. • Research your destination before you leave. Find out about the specifics, these could be ecological, cultural or ...

New Asia Travel Attraction, Go Tibet By Rail -- Subert Kiing
Tibet projects mystic thoughts to many western travelers. And indeed Tibet never fail to impress. Tibetan mountain ranges and landscapes are home to an immense diversity of species of rare plants ...

Chinatown—Cultural Heart of Singapore -- Gagan Makin
Calling Chinatown in Singapore as a cultural heart of the state would not be wrong at all. Flanked by the Singapore River, New Bridge road, Maxwell road and Cecil Street to north, west, south and ...

Asia's Medical Tourism Destination #1: Singapore -- Nancy Wee
Singapore is a major medical tourism destination and one of the five hottest spots for medical treatments in Asia. Visitors can select from a wide range of services to enhance their health and well ...

Re: How Perceptions of Asian Women Have Changed Dramatically -- Lia
This is a great magazine and ive been looking for something like this FOREVER!!! Finally I can identify!

Article at http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/asia/index.pl?noframes;read=116 in error -- Bill Mitchell
Subject article contains the statement: "Details are available at the Philippine Retirement Authority website (www.plra.gov.ph); essentially you are allowed to own some land if you avail of a ...

Asia Travel - Malaysian Cities, Truly spectacular *Picture* -- Subert Kiing
Malaysian Tourism Board promotes the country as Truly Asia. The fascinating fusions of tradition and modernity, Malaysian cities' have unique multi-cultural heritage, cuisine, arts and ...

Cambodia Safe Enough For Grandma *Picture* -- Fred Tittle
Cambodia has a reputation as a place that is very dangerous, this is very far from the truth. As is true with a lot of things, the general public’s perception of Cambodia is slanted by press ...

in response to the issue about non native speakers... -- sam
what the hell is going on here?Are you guys insane?Do you think english native speaker mean your english is good?you cant compare ,some of you guys speak shity local english,here we are talking of ...

A Step Closer to Paradise - A Trip to Asia -- Gabriel J. Adams
Have you ever though about escaping from your daily, boring routine and diving into a fresh new world that you have never experienced before? Did it ever cross your mind that just a few hundred ...

How Perceptions of Asian Women Have Changed Dramatically -- Nathan T. Lynch
Women who are raised in any of the several countries on the continent of Asia are known to be brought up learning how to be submissive and exceptionally pleasing to the men in their lives, ...

Questions to ask when looking for a Martial Arts School -- Frank Beall
As a martial arts school owner who is proud of his school and the way he teaches and runs his school, I would like to add some additional comments to Master Robert's post. I agree with some of ...

Bali *Picture* -- Eddie Tobey
Bali is an Indonesian island that is known for its rich culture and scenic nature. Located at the east of Java and south of the equator, Bali has a surface area of only 5,632 square kilometers and ...

Bali Vacations -- Eddie Tobey
If you are suffering from stress and looking forward to a wonderful time away from work with your family, then perhaps Bali is the vacation spot that you are looking for. Recovering from the major ...

Bali Real Estate -- Eddie Tobey
Whether you are looking for a nice vacation home or a permanent home where you and your family can relocate, Bali is worth considering. Bali has a lot to offer to real estate buyers, from white sand ...

Hot Air Balloon in Thailand , Chiangmai , Doi Saket -- Wind and Fire Co.
Wind and Fire Co., Ltd is Northern Thailand's luxury adventure company. The first and longest established Hot Air Balloon company in Thailand . Balloon flights take place in the early hours each ...

Singapore - The Fine City -- Michael Russell
Singapore is famous for being the cleanest city in the world. Tourists will be astonished and impressed by the strict rules and regulations formed by the Singapore government. There are many posters ...

Consider other possibilities for legal work -- k9intaiwan
If you hold a legitimate 2 year diploma *and* your TESOL is recognized, you can get legal work in Taiwan. I have a diploma and a TEFL certificat that is recognized and will soon be on my second work ...

Bali Culture -- Eddie Tobey
Bali is an Indonesian island that is rich in indigenous culture. A lot pf people say that Bali culture is unique and that the people of Bali have always been contented with the “now.” If you ask ...

Travel In Vietnam - Remember To Bargain -- Michael Russell
Vietnam is one of the hottest travel destinations in Asia. More and more tourists come to Vietnam every year because of its peace, friendliness and fast development. Tourists can enjoy visiting ...

SCAM WARNING!!! -- Susan Williams
World Refugees Assemblies of Humanitarian Agencies (WRAHA) is not a real agency -- instead of helping immigrants or refugees, they steal poor people's application fees. STAY AWAY FROM THESE ...

trekking in nepal,travel in nepal,christmas trekking in nepal,everest base camp trekking & more... -- aita singh lama
dear travellers, if you are travelling to nepal, you would enjoy the sightseeing tours around kathmandu & world heritage cultural sites.nepal is the majestic himalaya kingdom in the world. once in ...

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Singapore - The New Travel Destination In Asia -- Michael Russell
Singapore is a small city-state with the area of 699 km2. Although it is one of the most densely-populated countries in the world, Singapore is famous for its clean and green environment. There are ...

Bali Island - a Tropical Paradise -- Natalie Aranda
The island of Bali is located in the tropics, just about 6º South of the equator. Blessed with warm temperatures, where the variation is very small throughout the year, with sunrises at 6 am in the ...

What You Must Know About Langkawi, Malaysia! -- Mohd Nasri
Verdant greenery arching over crystal clear waters, majestic boulders reaching skyward, yawning caves whispering of fables and adventures-this is magical Langkawi. Taking its name from the russet ...

The Fascinating History of Malaysian Food -- Rohana Ismail
Malaysia is the home of multiple ethnicities which found its roots during the colonial times where hundreds and thousands of immigrants arrived here to find an honest living in this prosperous land. ...

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What to See in Singapore -- Clint Leung
When many people in the western world hear of Singapore, it’s often the Singapore Sling cocktail that comes in mind. Most people don’t really know where the country is and would probably never ...

Cheap Flights To Bangkok -- Annie Jones
Bangkok is the capital and the largest city and capital of Thailand. Popularly known as Krung Thep or "City of Angels". It isone of the biggest city in the world and perhaps the biggest on with a ...

T-Zed & Tropical Trails -- Ben Sarly
Hi Brittany! I’ve sent an email hoping to find you at Tropical Trails in T-zed that apparently missed you by a matter of days! Rotten luck! Anyway…refresher…I met you some time ago when you ...

Malaysia- Of Intricately Weaved Cultures And Surreal Nature -- Manoj Gursahani
From the vibrant capital-city of Kuala Lumpur to the idyllic beach getaways of Langkawi, Malaysia is a land of intriguing diversity. A melting pot of cultures with exquisite cuisine and warm ...

Puerto Galera, Philippines - Beauty Beyond Imagining! -- Brett Jankowiak
It was not until I had been given my first San Miguel that I realised that this place was hot, humid and sticky. My first San Mig didn’t even touch the sides. I was back in Manila sitting at the ...

Subic Bay Philippines -- Nestor Santos
For many centuries, Subic Bay was recognized as a deep safe harbour. Realizing Subic Bay’s potentials, the Spaniards used the bay as a port to defend and maintain the Philippines as a part of ...

Your Travel Destination Shall Be Cebu, Philippines -- Kim Hald
That may be a presumptuous statement to make but after reading this article thoroughly, there’s a good chance that you’d agree to make that statement as well. But first, let’s get down to the ...

Philippines Travel: Gentle Giants of Donsol, Sorsogon -- John Grant
Donsol used to be sleepy coastal town in Sorsogon—a province in the southernmost tip of Luzon. Nobody knows Donsol except for, of course, its local inhabitants until a few years ago when tourists ...

Philippines Travel: The Old World Charm of Ilocos -- John Grant
In old times, Ilocandia has been described as a God-forsaken land because of its arid and difficult terrain. But the hardy people of this province had the patience and the will to survive, and ...

Malaysia: An Oriental Tourist's Haven and an Anthropologer's Delight! -- Lopa Bhattacharya
Malaysia History: Wikipedia, the encyclopedia says: “the history of Malaysia is a relatively recent offshoot of the history of the wider Malay-Indonesian world”. It is so because anthropologists ...

Journey To Bombay -- Jim Muckle
The flight over the Arabian Sea from Saudi Arabia was akin to riding on the back of a panicked goose who was alone in the dead of night in a overpowering storm. When one looked out the windows you ...

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A Trip To Vung Tau - Modern Vietnam is a nice place to visit and you wouldn't mind staying there for -- Tony Wells
Being an American and growing up during the Vietnam War era, I always wanted to see what the post war Vietnam was like now a days. During the Vietnam war I was to young to be drafted but I clearly ...

Hill tribe silver jewelry from northern Thailand -- Susi at Jewelry Crossings
Hill tribe silver jewelry from northern Thailand, though hundreds of years old in its distinct design, works well accessorizing even the most up-to-date fashion trend. Hill tribe bracelets, for ...

Expand Your Global Horizons: Travel To Taiwan -- Frank Johnson
A gem in the China Seas, Taiwan embodies a unique entangling of ancient and modern, East and West. From the bustling commercial center of the capital city, Taipei, to the cascading volcanic ...

Jakarta Indonesia-An Essential Guide -- Dara Ward
Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia, and situated on the island of Java. The population is approximately 10 million. The dominant religion in Jakarta is Islam, and the currency used is the ...

Lovely Laos -- Brittany Stephen
I have been in Laos less than 24 hours and already i am in love with this place...It truly is, as my guidebook said, "a breath of fresh air". Perhaps it is just escaping the madness and mayhem that ...

Vietnamese Food - The Play of Spices -- Michael Russell
Vietnamese food is famous all around the world for its diversity in tastes and the flexibility in the way of cooking it. It doesn't make people bored and because of the low fat in the ...

Why Some Asian Girls Like Being Bar Girls -- Dao Jones
The worst reason in the world to marry a prostitute is because you feel sorry for her and want to 'rescue' her from her condition. Yes, as difficult as this may be for many of you to believe ...

What Is So Special About Thai Girls? -- Dao Jones
Thai girls are more conservative than women in many other countries and observe different customs. You will gain a lot of respect and avoid embarrassment in Thailand if you follow Thai social rules ...

Finding An Asian Girl Online -- Dao Jones
Leave behind all the stereotypes. Read the story of Tim with his own words. I was inspired to share my perspective on relationships with an Asian girls after reading about intense desire of Western ...

Vietnamese Girls Like Western Men! -- Dao Jones
Vietnamese girls have many qualities ensuring that they are constantly in demand. Vietnamese girls are typically very attractive physically - very feminine, petite and slender with delicate features ...

Asian Girls: Will Your Asian Love Stand the Test of Time? -- Dao Jones
Asian girls dating has really evolved over the past two decades due to the fact that the younger Asian generations have had the chance to grow up in multicultural communities, allowing them to ...

Why You Should Consider Dating Asian Women Online -- Dao Jones
In the comfort of your own home you can search for Asian women by using an Asian dating service. This method is obviously very convenient. You can look over a catalogue of beauties in the comfort of ...

Falling In Love With Singaporean Girls -- Dao Jones
A few months ago I noticed a beautiful Asian girl in my school. I am a white guy living in Portland, Oregon, but I have known many Asian people and have studied Chinese for a few years. Anyway, I ...

Travel to Ayutthaya Kingdom, Thailand - Insider Tip To See The Most At The Least Cost -- Koh YS
Exotic destinations are plentiful in Asia, and where you have a keen sense of history, and wish to observe a glimpse of the glorious and mystique eras of the past, nothing can be more exciting and ...

Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur -- Ronan Menton
Bangsar is mainly an expatriate area of Kula Lumpur and while it is not the most up market of the expatriate areas in Kuala Lumpur, there are some stunning houses in the area along side up market ...

KLIA to Kuala Lumpur Railway System -- Ronan Menton
The railway system in Kuala Lumpur is state of the art to put it mildly. The railway system joins the airport to the city center while also having a mono rail and a raised railway to service other ...

A Guide to Bukit Bintang - The Center of Kuala Lumpur -- Ronan Menton
Bukit Bintang is the main street in Kuala Lumpur (Bukit meaning hill and Bingtang meaning Star (Star Hill)). This street is home to many of the top hotels in the world with JW Marriot, The Westin, ...

Sentral Station, Kuala Lumpur -- Ronan Menton
All of the rail systems of Kuala Lumpur are joined to Sentral Station, a state of the art railway center which is astounding for both its simple thinking, beautifully designed marble floors and ...

Kuala Lumpur – 10 Things You Must See -- Ronan Menton
Kuala Lumpur is a wonderful city with much to see and do. If you are not a native of Kuala Lumpur, it can be hard to decide what to see and do. This is a short synopsis of the 10 things I think you ...

The Twin Towers - Kuala Lumpur -- Ronan Menton
The Twin Towers are spectacular pieces of architecture that should not be missed during any visit to Kuala Lumpur. Finished in 1998 these towers were at one stage the tallest buildings in the world ...

Martial Arts - 9 Questions To Ask When Looking For A School -- Robert L. Jones
Thinking of taking Martial Arts? Choosing a Martial Arts school can be intimidating, but not if you do some research first. Knowing these nine questions to ask before you pick any school for ...

The Karate Myth: Why Most Martial Arts and Self-Defense Programs Are Wrong -- Jeffrey Miller
You know, when I first started learning how to protect myself, the training was almost entirely focused on the memorization and performance of the technique. What I mean is... ...the lessons ...

20 Tae Kwon Do One Steps -- Master Wayne
ONE STEPS 1. Step back with right foot into a left back stance, while executing a left forearm block. Without stepping, execute a left knife hand strike to partners neck. 2. Step forward with left ...

re: karate and taekwon do -- Donovan
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Ancient Roots to Cattle (and Pig) Domestication -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
This article touches on many parts of the world but especially east and SE Asia. It may be published in Rural Delivery magazine (Canada) later this year. THE VERY ANCIENT ROOTS TO CATTLE (and Pig) ...

Very Ancient Origins to Tropical Agriculture -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
Researched and wrote this draft article while living in Asia. Readers may find it interesting. The Very Ancient Origins of Tropical Agriculture New theories find fertile ground (Rural Delivery ...

Cambodia's Image from the New Eyes -- Vicheka Lay
Cambodia’s current employment issue is one of the most heated political socialization, since it is the matter of everyone’s daily needs. Because of such the drawback, almost everyone’s concern ...

Golden Banana: Cambodia's Fruit Ensign -- Vicheka Lay
“Golden Banana” is now Cambodia ’s fruit ensign. Cambodian people call this fruit “chicken-egg banana”, due to its soft taste and chicken-egg like complexion. Golden banana has its ...

A Glimpse Into Cambodian New Year Festival -- Vicheka Lay
Cambodia has very long and protracted history and culture. We can see that merriments related to culture are almost uncountable. The Khmer New Year is one of the most important cultural festivities ...

Brief Biography of Pol Pot (Cambodia) -- Vicheka Lay
Classified as one of the prime movers of Cambodian political history as well as the renaissance of the studies of international human rights in Cambodian contexts as well as in other humanitarian ...

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Tomorrow Belongs to Asia's Entrepreneurs -- Andrea Schramm
I'm looking to buy a rental property in Oxford - near to where I live. Last week I browsed the web sites of six local estate agents, clicked the "contact us" button of all six, asked one of two ...

Phuket: Gateway to the Indian Ocean and Considered by Many as "The Caribbean of South East Asia" -- Andrea Schramm
To be the only yacht in sight from horizon to horizon, anchored off a pristine, deserted, tropical island beach, may seem like a distant dream to most sailors – but sailing in Phuket it is ...

The Difference Between Karate and Tae Kwon Do -- Clint Leung
The two most common martial arts practiced in North America are karate and tae kwon do. Many wonder what the difference between these two martial arts is. This is especially the case for those who ...

Travel to Romantic Asian Locations -- Nomad Rick
Asia is one the more visually stunning areas in the world. If you are looking for romance, here are some top-notch destinations. Asia is hot and sticky, much like romance. More importantly, it tends ...

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Taiwan -- Former Teacher
Hello all, I just would like to share my experience with Taiwan. Taiwan is a small place with a population about 25 million people. The negative, heavily polluted, over crowded, lying, cheating, and ...

Condition of English in Bangladesh: Second Language or Foreign Language -- S M Mehdi Hasan
Mother tongue or first language is perhaps the most favorite thing for any person. The question of language has resulted into many conflicts and discontentment. The prime example of such ...

Philippine Travel: When And Where -- John Grant
When you’re about to embark on a journey to the Philippines, the two most important questions to ask is “when” and “where”. If you’re traveling to the Philippines, do be aware that the ...

Philippines Travel: Exploring Sagada On A Shoe-String Budget -- John Grant
Urban dwellers would normally prefer to rove around the metropolis and explore every side-street in search for ideal refuge, more than traveling to remote provinces. However, there are more than ...

Condition of English in Bangladesh: Second Language or Foreign Language -- S M Mehdi Hasan
Mother tongue or first language is perhaps the most favorite thing for any person. The question of language has resulted into many conflicts and discontentment. The prime example of such ...

Travel Taiwan -- BestTripGuide.com
Originally named Formosa by the Portuguese, the island of Taiwan is a very popular travel destination for both business travelers and tourists. Taiwan is notable for everything from its booming ...

Opera companies in China: Do you have any info on opera companies, classical music organizations?? -- Aviva
Hello, I will soon finish my contract teaching English in Shantou, Southern China and will travel after that for about 12 days, eventually making my way to Beijing from where I will return to ...

Honour And Respect Are The Keys To Asian Girls -- Dao Jones
Honour and respect are two of the most important elements in Asian culture, and they shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to dating. For instance, traditionally, Asian girls are taught at a ...

Family in Taiwan -- Robert
It would be a great experience. I have brought my four children, and they love it. They get lots of positive attention, and it is great for them to know a different culture. I have met many families ...

Take A Trip to Malaysia -- Scott Morris
For both air and car travel, avoid the crowds by traveling during the week, especially from Tuesday through Thursday. An added bonus is that airfares for travel Tuesday through Thursday are usually ...

Driving in Thailand -- Derek Miller
Many people like the thrill of riding fast motorbikes and driving rally cars, some enjoy driving 4 X 4 vehicles in wild terrain at speed or just seeing how fast their 10 year old car can go, whilst ...

Traveling in Asia is Affordable -- John Riggin
The sight of new and different items on display and the excitement of open air markets and colorful shops makes shopping in Asia a unique and fun experience. Not only will you see goods that are ...

The Sexual Behaviour In Asian Countries -- Dao Jones
In Japan acts that the law and society don't allow in fact, such as sadomasochism, is allowed in fantasy. Japanese customers can pay to sexually `harass' prostitutes dressed as secretaries. ...

Marrying An Asian Bar Girl! -- Dao Jones
Some men do turn up their noses at the idea of marrying a prostitute. I understand, even sympathize, but I do think that if you have ever paid a woman for sex you should at least be open to the ...

Travel Asia -- Reed Floren
Traveling Asia is something that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. When you travel to Asia, there are so many things to see and do; make sure that you plan your trip in ...

Cove for sale -- Hank
Nick, I would like to sell my property which is located in Palawan. Would you happen to know any good brokers for such a transaction? www.palawanparadise.com Regards, Hank

Did anyone take their families with them to Taiwan? -- monica
Hi, My husband and I will have a 4 month old by next fall semester. Is it advisable for us to teach in a foreign country with her? I have already taught several times in China and studied in Taiwan. ...

One night in Bangkok -- Anna
By the end of October in Thailand finishes so called “rain season”, so now it’s just the right time to visit this country and to see all its sightseeing. Before going to one of its sea ...

Sabah, Malaysia Borneo - An Emerging Tropical Island Vacation Capital Of The New Millennium -- E-borneo.com
The Malaysian state of Sabah, located at the northeast corner of the island of Borneo, is well positioned to offer a unique tropical island vacation flavor with a difference. In fact..., with a very ...

Ten Essential Tips For Bali Vacation -- Made Dertha
Bali is a small, beautiful island famed for its unique arts and cultures, enchanting nature and the friendliness of its people. Most people come to Bali to experience the marvelously rich cultural ...

Bali Vacation: Discover A Breathtaking Panorama Of Jatiluwih -- Made Dertha
Most people come to Bali to experience the marvelously rich culture heritage; some come for the beaches and the waves; some come for meeting and convention; others for pure relaxation. But if you ...

Bali Shopping Fun -- Made Dertha
It is said that shopping is a serious hobby, might be. To some, shopping sometime is considered a way to alleviate stress or just a fun. In fact shopping is everyone’s need, but Bali is a place ...

Cool Places … In Hot Malaysia -- Donald Jones
The pet monkey named Joyng bit through her leash and romped through the fronds of the palm trees, celebrating her freedom. She paused occasionally to heave a coconut down at the sweat-soaked ...

Bali Hotels Or Bali Villas -- Made Dertha
Dear Reader, One says that traveling is not an exact science, to combine between their cultures, traditions, countries and different languages sometimes are not easy. Trust an expert, contact your ...

Bali Travel: The Undying Balinese Arts -- Made Dertha
The island of Bali is literally a very beautiful island situated under the equator in Indonesian Archipelago, is one of the most interesting and ultimate tourist destination in Asia. Since the first ...

The Emerald Buddha -- Ryan Fyfe
The Emerald Buddha is a figurine of a sitting Budha, that is the is the palladium of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Buddha is made of green jade, suprisingly not of emerald, clothed in gold is ...

Interview: Dr. Arya Goes Trekks Through Nepal - His Most Intense Travel Experience Ever -- Susanne Pacher
I have written about my dentist before who is a really cool guy. Not only is he a dentist, but he is also a practicing lawyer. More than that he is also a world traveller and an active global ...

Adventure Travel in Nepal -- John Riggin
With its majestic Himalayan Mountains and fascinating local culture, Nepal is a favorite destination for adventurous travelers. Each year thousands embark upon the experience of a lifetime to spend ...

Pattaya, Thailand Retirement! -- John Galt
Yes, you CAN retire on $50USD a day! Although it may be crass to say, MONEY is everything in this world-by having money, you have the FREEDOM to do most anything you want. You're fortunate to ...

Thailand – Chang Mai and the Night Market -- Richard Chapo
Chang Mai is the largest city in the north of Thailand and well worth a trip. In many ways, Chang Mai is similar to Bangkok, but without the mass of people. Chang Mai Chang Mai is perhaps the most ...

Thailand – The Land of Smiles and Cheap Travel -- Richard Chapo
Thailand is known as the land of smiles, which is amazing considering the traffic jams in Bangkok. For budget travelers, Thailand simply can’t beat on price alone. Thailand Thailand is an odd mix ...

The Chakri Kings of Thailand – in the Golden Age of Rattanakosin -- Eric Lim
The first of the Chakri kings, King Rama I or King Phra Phuttayotfa, who reigned from 1782 – 1809, founded the dynasty when he established Bangkok as the capital of Thailand. King Rama I is ...

Owing Real Estate in the Philippines -- Nick Tan
Who doesn't want to retire in paradise? Whiling the days away in a land of sun-drenched beaches, palm trees, and a relaxed culture is a dream many aspire to. And the dream can be a made a ...

Take A Trip to Malaysia -- Scott Morris
For both air and car travel, avoid the crowds by traveling during the week, especially from Tuesday through Thursday. An added bonus is that airfares for travel Tuesday through Thursday are usually ...

Malaysian Mixed Vegetable Curry (food recipe) -- Siah Tong Hong
Curry is a popular spicy dish here in Malaysia, enjoyed by people of all races. Malays are known for their "dry" curry like rendang, while Indians have a "wetter" variant that tastes equally great ...

Overland Tours in Indonesia -- Prakash Patel
Indonesian Holidays offer specially negotiated hotel deals, ground tours, and flights not just to Indonesia but also other Asian countries as add-on from Indonesia or as single or Multicentre ...

Holidays to Indonesia and Asia, Extic Locations, Superb Beaches, Tasty Cuisine -- Prakash Patel
We arrange holidays to Asia and in particular to Indonesia - The discovery begins in Java, the coastal port of Banten and its noble city of Yogyakarta, home to two of Indonesia’s legendary ...

Kalasan Fried Chicken (Indonesian Sweet Fried Chicken) Food recipe -- Yochention Saritoh
Ingredients: 4 pcs Big Red Chili (omit the seeds) 100 cc of coconut water 1 pc Tomato (Cut into 4 pcs) 2 pcs Shallots (1 pc cut into 2 pcs) 3 pcs of Salam leaves or bay leaves as a substitute 1 pc ...

Travel and Work: Interview with Krista Scott: Harvest Work in Australia, Teaching English in Vietnam -- Susanne Pacher
I always keep my eyes open for interesting people, and Krista Scott just absolutely grabbed my attention. I first met Krista 2 days ago on a whitewater kayaking weekend where she accompanied our ...

Travel To Macau And The Cotai Strip, China -- Robert Borhi
Macau is a small peninsula region in China, southwest of Hong Kong. There are scheduled boat charters to and from Macau and Hong Kong throughout the day. It is an easy day trip from one place to the ...

Pangong Tso- Biggest Lake of Asia -- Arvind Katoch
It is a lake situated far away in barren land in Ladakh. This lake is known for its calm, clear and unending expanse. It is the one of biggest lake in Asia. Its area falls under both India and ...

The Fascinating Resort Spas In Asia -- Lopa Bhattacharya
"Ways of healing need no passports or borders" This famous quote by Anthropologist Carroll Dunham aptly explains the unquestioned appeal of a spa in Asia in the minds of health and fitness ...

Traveling in Asia is Affordable -- John Riggin
The sight of new and different items on display and the excitement of open air markets and colorful shops makes shopping in Asia a unique and fun experience. Not only will you see goods that are ...

Adventure Travel in Nepal -- John Riggin
With its majestic Himalayan Mountains and fascinating local culture, Nepal is a favorite destination for adventurous travelers. Each year thousands embark upon the experience of a lifetime to spend ...

Shopping Throughout Asia: Find Hidden Treasures Among the World's Finest Clothing and Jewelry -- John Riggin
In between climbing pagodas and snapping pictures of golden goddesses, most travelers to Asia take time to visit the shopping districts. The quality and selection of designer clothing and ...

Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City -- Henry Vacher
Vietnam is a country deeply scarred by war and yet its outlook is forgiving and forward—looking. Its people believe last century’s occupations, battles and political influences have enriched the ...

Sihanoukville, Cambodia – Mother Nature Playing Nightly -- Nomad Rick
Sihanoukville is a sleepy beach town in Cambodia on the Gulf of Thailand. In December, the beach is a great place to watch Mother Nature do her thing in spectacular fashion. Sihanoukville Named ...

Ko Chang, Thailand – Water Festival of Loi Kathong -- Nomad Rick
Thailand is a land of enchanting and exotic tastes for foreign visitors as I was to learn when I experienced the Water Festival of Loi Kathong on the island of Ko Chang. Ko Chang In October 2003, ...

Thailand Post Tsunamis -- Henry Vacher
It is the dawn of a new morning in the beautiful Andaman Beach in Phuket. Vendors start arriving with their colourful goods; resort workers conscientiously prepare the many lounge chairs and ...

Thailand Rock Climbing -- Nomad Rick
Mention Thailand and images of beaches, elephants and Bangkok come to mind. Less known is the fact Thailand rock climbing is some of the best in the world. Thailand Rock Climbing Located in ...

Philippine Destinations -- John Grant
If you have travelled to a great deal of places and all over the world already then you probably have noticed that each city you visit is in some ways distinctly different from all others. You found ...

Meet other teachers and students in Asia and around the world for pen pals -- Sa
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Travel in Asia -- Dawn
Currently teaching English in South Korea. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions for traveling around Asia during the winter break. Of course, I am looking for the cheapest route possible. ...

post resoanse -- yahya suleman
i am gald to write to request for a teaching vacant in vietnam as a biology or maths teacher. i have taught for two years and therefore possesing the qualification after my university graduation. i ...

The Royal Barge Procession – Splendor on the Chao Phraya River -- Eric Lim
The Royal Barge Procession in Bangkok, conducted on very rare occasions, is a spectacular royal armada on the Chao Phraya River. This procession is normally conducted on the following occasions: ...

The Kuan Yin Shrine, Bangkok – the Goddess of Mercy on the Chao Phraya -- Eric Lim
The Kuan Yin Shrine in Bangkok is in an old Chinese building within a community on the Chao Phraya River where time seems to have stood still for the last 200 years. The site originally had two ...

The History of Thai Currency – from Ancient Beads to Modern Baht -- Eric Lim
The history of Thailand currency traces the evolution of the medium of exchange used in Thailand prior to the 1st century. This dates from the days of barter trade, ancient beads and money in ...

Santa Cruz Church – the Portuguese Legacy in Bangkok -- Eric Lim
Santa Cruz Church, the church of the holy cross, was first built the reign of King Taksin, a legacy of Thai-Portuguese relations that date back to the 16th century. Nestled among old houses on the ...

River Cruise in Bangkok – Sightseeing on the Chao Phraya -- Eric Lim
A river cruise in Bangkok gives an insight to the community life on the Chao Phraya River and the legacies on this river of kings, a picture of stark contrasts. It needn't have to be an ...

History of the Royal Barges - a Timeless Tradition (Thailand) -- Eric Lim
The history of the royal barges dates back to the Sukhothai era in the 13th century when the first royal barges were reportedly seen. The barges were originally troop carriers at a time when it was ...

Teaching in HCMC Viet Nam -- Jody
If you are considering teaching English in HCMC,Viet Nam, I suggest you think again! Due to recent Vietnamese and HCMC Laws, you must provide a 'mountain' of paperwork to teacher here. New ...

Vietnam -- Jody
I suggest you do not come to Vietnam if you are afraid of disease and filth! If you are afraid of third world culture, this is difinitely not the place for you. As for contracting a disease, you may ...

bike reantals in pattaya -- r. k.
Hi All, When you are renting a bike at Pattaya please beware NOT to hand over your passport as a 'deposit' for the bike. Rental dealers are asking it, but with a bit of negotiation also a ...

teaching in Vietnam -- carrie esler
When is the best time of the year to teach in southeast Asia? also, I'm very concerned about contracting any illnesses unique to that part of the world- ie, sars, or anything new killing ...

Cost of living in thailand -- Leizel C. Tabor
Hello everyone! Me and my husband is planning next year to have a vacation in thailand more or less 3 months to 6 months or maybe to a year. I just want to know or maybe anyone can help us give some ...

Cost of Apartment in chiang mai, bangkok or other cities in thailand -- Leizel C. Tabor
Hello Jim! I guess ur the right person to ask abut staying for vacation in thailand either in chiang mai or bangkok or maybe other parts of thailand. Is there a cheap apartment were we can rent ...

A Quick Guide To Climbing Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia Borneo -- E-borneo.com
The majestic and awe-inspiring Mount Kinabalu is one of the premier destinations for thousands of visitors to Sabah, Malaysian Borneo each year. Kinabalu National Park, a designated World Heritage ...

Singapore/The Switzerland Of Asia Shines -- Carl Delfeld
In many respects, Singapore is the Switzerland of Asia. Begun in 1819 as a British trading colony, the Republic of Singapore was founded in 1965 under the leadership of the current Prime ...

School Listings for HCMC, Vietnam -- lizarddoctor
A new site is up with over 120 school listings at over 200 locations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. www.saigonesl.com Thank You, lizarddoctor SaigonESL.com - A Supplemental Resource for the Teachers ...

To Mr. J.P. MIller -- David
Dear Mr. Miller, I miss the Philippines terribly and it has always been my dream to live there. However, I just can't seem to find a helping hand to get me started in life there. I currently ...

How to get a teaching job in Taiwan -- Brian
Applying for Teaching Work April 24, 2005 The first thing to do is to research the background of any employer offering a teaching position. You are quite possibly going to be applying for positions ...

Vietnam as an Emerging Economy -- Kel Stuart
By Kel Stuart Vietnam, one of Asia's Newly Emerging Economies, has turned its economy around dramatically after several years of macroeconomic instability, stagnation, and isolation from the ...

Thailand: Chiang Mai Hotels - Luxury Rooms At Youth Hostel Prices -- Jim Allen
By Jim Allen If you've been budget travelling in the more so-called developed parts of Asia, such as Hong Kong and Japan, you've probably had to skimp on comfort when choosing ...

Thailand: Chiang Mai Guesthouses - What To Expect -- Jim Allen
By Jim Allen No visit to Thailand is complete without visiting the city of Chiang Mai. Located in the north of the country, Chiang Mai is considered the capital city of traditional Lanna Thai ...

Thailand: Chiang Mai Nightlife - Cheap Fun After Dark -- Jim Allen
By Jim Allen Budget travellers and backpackers are known for their love of a fun evening no matter where in the world they end up. For those who reach the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand, ...

Thailand -- Bruno Vincent
By: Bruno Vincent Pattaya Thailand travel information and tips. Accommodations: Pattaya has many types of accommodations available at many different prices. Hotels, condos, guest houses and rental ...

Cambodian Taxi Chaos – A Leaf, A Radiator And A Macgyver Moment -- Nomadrick Chapo
By: Nomadrick Chapo The roads in Cambodia are vicious, angry slabs of asphalt filled with potholes that would qualify as valleys in some countries. Fortunately, I had it made traveling from ...

Survival Indonesian for ESL Teachers -- Ryan Pickard, with notes from Iman Wicaksono
Here is my list of words and cultural notes for Bahasa Indonesia: c = ch as in cheese a = a as in car, far u = oo as in book, or sometimes as in food r = it is a rolled 'r' (but not crucial) ...

Survival Bangla (Bangladesh) for ESL Teachers -- Rana" Mohamed Khosrul & Robin Day
Essential classroom commands for ESL teachers in Bangladesh. Bangla is the 3rd largest language in the world, just larger than Spanish, and is spoken in the Bengal area of India as well. In Arab ...

Asian Dating - Respect and Honour -- Frank Duru
By Frank Duru Honour and respect are two of the most important elements in Asian culture, and they shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to dating. For instance, traditionally, Asian women are ...

Backpacking South East Asia on an Adventurous Route -- Parry Loeffler
By Parry Loeffler The South East Asian region of the world - especially Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos - has become increasingly popular as a destination for those travelers seeking a more ...

Spotlight on the Asian-Themed Wedding -- Blake Kritzberg
By Blake Kritzberg Asian-themed weddings are on the rise, and at first this might come as a surprise. After all, nothing could seem further from the Laura Ashley vision we get when thinking of a ...

Asian Business Strategy and Approaches Today compared to the West – lessons from the classic text on -- Jason Armstrong
By Dr. Jason Armstrong Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” is considered to provide the most profound lessons for leadership, and victory in East or the West. Today its principles are applied to business ...

Travel Asia: Festivities and Fun -- Jean Sutherland
By Jean Sutherland Are you planning to travel to Asia within the next year, and are looking for some fun festivities to attend? Well, look no further – we’ve researched some of the more ...

Getting Around Bangkok -- Chris Sanderson
By Chris Sanderson First off it's good to know what kind of transport you can get in Bangkok. There are numerous kinds of public transport, but the average visitor or resident uses only 7 of ...

Travel Thailand: A Farang Fashion Faux Pas -- Jane Arnold
By Jane Arnold I arrived in Bankok in April, knowing it would be hot, but was knocked out by the average 106° weather. After a chaotic trip to my guesthouse, through the most amazing traffic, I ...

Travel Cambodia – Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat, Sihanoukville and Roads From Hell -- Richard Chapo
By Richard Chapo Cambodia is a land on the mend. From 1977 through 1980, the Khmer Rouge ruled the country, fanatics bent on genocide. Millions were killed and the period was put to film in the ...

Bali - Where the great stories of Hindu Mythology and Reality -- Aneeta Sundararaj
By Aneeta Sundararaj I had, previous to visiting Bali, been told that the Hinduism practised in Bali was 'undeveloped'. This comment, I found deeply intriguing for being Hindu myself, it was ...

Those Mobile Phone Wielding Drivers (Singapore) -- Ieuan Dolby
By:Ieuan Dolby A taxi driver in Singapore recently drove his taxi headfirst into a rather deluxe condominium swimming pool! At the subsequent court case the driver was fully exonerated from any ...

The Singapore Taxi -- Ieuan Dolby
By:Ieuan Dolby Fast, easy and efficient could describe life in Singapore. You don’t stroll along the streets in a world of your own with time to spare and you definitely do not walk when a taxi is ...

Malaysia - Essential Visits -- Mij Gnow
By: Mij Gnow Located in South East Asia, bordering Thailand in the north and Singapore in the south, Malaysia achieved its independence from British rule on the 31st of August 1957. With a ...

MALAYSIA: An Asian Retirement Paradise -- by: Shannon Roxborough
by: Shannon Roxborough Asia's best-kept secret for expatriates, Malaysia has a vibrant mix of foreign and indigenous tribal cultures, creating a veritable melting pot of peoples, traditions and ...
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