Planning a trip to the Far East? Check out the advice, stories and tips I’ve written over the course of my many trips to Asia, which have seen me visit the countries of Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Hong Kong India, Laos, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, and important tourist attractions such as Angkor Wat, The Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal.

Matsumoto Starts Here

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There’s no one-right-way to construct a Matsumoto itinerary—and no correct number of days to spend here.

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Tokyo for Any Traveler

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Tokyo is actually many different destinations in one.

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Nagasaki, as You Never Thought It Could Be

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Nagasaki is more than meets the eye.

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Where Japan Ends

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Kagoshima is an underrated and almost wholly un-explored destination, but don’t let that deter you from coming.

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Kumamoto Starts Here

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It can be difficult to find a Kumamoto itinerary online at all, let alone a good one.

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The Truth About Fukuoka

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Fukuoka, for whatever else you can say about it, is anything but forgettable.

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Kobe, Beyond the Beef

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This Kobe itinerary has been years in the making, literally.

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Saigon, Reborn

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In Saigon as in Hanoi, there was a boy. But that’s where the similarities between these two stories ends.

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