Asia

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The Floating Villages of Cambodia: A Day in the Life on Tonle Sap Lake

Imagine waking up to the gentle rocking of your home on the water, the air filled with the smell of fresh fish and morning dew. This is everyday life for the residents of Tonle Sap Lake’s floating villages, a remarkable community adapting to the ebb and flow of Cambodia’s largest freshwater lake. Their life is…
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Ghosts, Magic, and Cherry Blossoms: The Odd History of Himeji Castle

You know just how much we love to talk about castles! And today — we have a real treat for you! Welcome to Himeji Castle, where history meets legend in a fascinating blend of ghostly tales, mystical powers, and the delicate beauty of cherry blossoms. Situated in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, this UNESCO World Heritage…
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The Fascinating Story of Japan’s Forgotten Female Samurai

No matter how interested or uninterested in Japan’s history you may be, you’ve probably heard about their legendary warriors, the samurai. However, even though there are numerous well-documented instances of male samurai, the stories of Japan’s female samurai, known as onna-bugeisha, often remain hidden in the shadows of history. But we decided to change that…
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Dharavi Slum, India — What Makes It Worth a Visit?

Have you heard of Dharavi Slum? Nestled in the heart of Mumbai, this charming place is a testament to the resilience, creativity, and diversity of its residents. Stretching over 500 acres, this densely populated neighborhood is one of the largest slums in Asia and is home to an estimated one million people from diverse backgrounds…
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From Chocolate Hills to Mysterious Caves: The Strangest Places to Explore In Asia

Asia is a continent of wonder and natural beauty. So it comes as no surprise that it’s also home to some of the world’s most peculiar and captivating destinations. From geological wonders, doll villages, to mystical caves, these off-the-beaten-path locations would ignite anyone’s wanderlust. So, join us on this virtual journey through the strangest places…
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The Petrifying Well of Knaresborough: Turning Objects to Stone Since Ancient Times

Nestled in the quaint town of Knaresborough, England, lies a hidden gem that has puzzled visitors for centuries – the Petrifying Well. With its mystical ability to transform everyday objects into stone, this enchanting attraction has woven tales of wonder and mystery since ancient times. But what is this mysterious place really about? Is it…
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The Terracotta Army: China’s Silent Guardians of the Afterlife

Deep within the heart of China’s Shaanxi province lies an archaeological marvel that continues to captivate the world – the Terracotta Army. And honestly, this might be one of my favorite archeological discoveries in the last century. Crafted over two millennia ago, China‘s silent army stands as a testament to ancient craftsmanship and spiritual belief.…
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The Floating Markets of Thailand on the Canals of Bangkok

Step into the vibrant tapestry of Bangkok, Thailand, and you’ll discover a world where tradition meets modernity, where bustling streets give way to tranquil waterways teeming with life. At the heart of this bustling metropolis lies a centuries-old tradition – the floating markets of Thailand. And even though it’s no secret that this gorgeous country…
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The Tunnels of Cu Chi — Exploring Vietnam’s Underground Network

Beneath the verdant landscapes of Vietnam, a hidden world lies concealed – the labyrinthine tunnels of Cu Chi. These subterranean passageways, etched into the earth with tenacity and ingenuity, stand as a testament to the resilience and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese people during the tumultuous years of the Vietnam War. These are more than just…
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The Bunny Island: Exploring Ōkunoshima, Japan’s Rabbit Paradise

We’ve talked about Japan numerous times in our articles. From the weirdest and spookiest places you could visit, to the cat cafes, to the more spiritual and peaceful sides of this gorgeous country. However, one island nestled in the azure waters of the Seto Inland Sea is still waiting to be explored on our page.…
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