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Far East Adventure Travel

Adventure Travel, Far East:Inspired by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, National Geog


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Far East Adventure Travel. Inspiring, entertaining. Let John Saboe take you on journeys filled with spiritual celebrations and rituals, ancient festivals thrilling wildlife safaris, trekking and climbing quests and a vast array of food cultures. Learn about cultural differences, village life, urban exploration, street food, history and architecture in places like Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan. Stories, advice, and conversations from one of the most exciting adventure destinations on the planet-Asia.

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The Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival is one of the most popular Lunar New Year Celebrations in Taiwan. People will travel from all over the island just for this event which starts about two weeks before the end of Lunar New Year... more

Robert Kelly is a Lonely Planet author and freelance writer who for the past 20 years has been living in Taiwan and most recently Malaysia. His insights and knowledge of the culture, customs and diversity of East and Southeast Asia is... more

It's easy to fall under India's spell of history, spirituality, culture and amazing food. I'm currently on the road and staying in the country's largest and richest city, Mumbai, and once again I've been seduced by India's sensory overload.... more

Experiencing the culture of Mumbai is as easy as hopping on a bus. Daily activities like riding the bus or local trains can be just as interesting and exciting as visiting an important landmark or museum. Once you're familiar with the... more

Kanyakumari India sits at the southern tip of the subcontinent. Technically it's not the Republic of India's extreme southern point, that title goes to Indira Point on Great Nicobar Island. It is however a popular tourist destination and important... more

Nepal faced some of it's most challenging days following the earthquakes of 2015. When I arrived on May 12 another earthquake measuring 7.3 had just shook the country this time killing 153 people, injuring over 3,000 and sending fear and... more

On April 25, 2015 a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 shook Nepal triggering one of the worst catastrophes in the history of the country. Many aftershocks followed, thousands were killed, more were injured and left... more

In this latest episode on the road in Cambodia my first look at the Angkor ruins. We left in the late afternoon to pick up my pass for The Angkor temples and get a free sneak peak of the park. When you purchase your ticket after 5pm for... more

Kagbeni is one of the most interesting villages in all of Nepal with it's take on Western shopping and food culture. But it's much more than that. Ancient Bonn Animist beliefs, statues and a picturesque location in the Kala Gandaki, the... more

Chiang Mai, Thailand is one of the top tourist destinations of Southeast Asia easily accessible by plane, train or bus. A historic old town filled with Buddhist Temples, restaurants, and cafes along with markets, bazaars and modern... more