Asia

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.

Kanazawa Dreaming

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I’ve been meaning to create a Kanazawa itinerary for the readers of Leave Your Daily Hell for a while—it just didn’t feel right until now.

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Is Hiroshima Worth Visiting?

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Hiroshima is more than the city where the atomic bomb went off—all meaningful trips here begin and end with this premise.

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Thailand’s Home of Flower Power

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The Red Lotus Sea deserves a spot on your bucket list—and a commitment from you to tick it off.

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The Truth About Koh Samet

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I wouldn’t recommend asking the question “is Koh Samet worth visiting?” in Bangkok circles, at least not polite ones.

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Is This Asia’s Most Enjoyable Lost City?

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Sukhothai feels deserted compared to Ayutthaya—and every other “lost city” I’ve visited in Southeast Asia.

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Unadulterated Southern Thailand

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Nakhon Si Thammarat is unpretentious, understated and, yes, unadulterated.

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The Truth About Koh Kradan

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If you’re looking for a Thai island that’s big on scenery and light on “the scene,” beautiful Koh Kradan is definitely your best choice.

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The Truth About Vietnam’s Cities

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Vietnam’s largest cities are also similar when it comes to my own recent history in both.

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