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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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Another beehive is finished. The palanquins are directed away from the middle of the street so oncoming emergency vehicles can pass through the crowds and the piles of fireworks remnants. Appearing to be cruising the area, when someone... more

We get the signal, their ready to go. The men at the front of the palanquins quickly turn their backs to the wall, and brace for the barrage of piercing rockets. And the cacophony of the beehive began with roaring tides of bottle... more

The Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival is held every year in Yanshui District in Southern Taiwan. Locally known as the Feng Pao it is considered one of the most dangerous festivals in the world as well as being the third largest folk... more

Phnom Penh has been the capital of Cambodia since French colonization. It is the country's largest city with a population of over 2 million. It's the center of commerce, the arts, cultural heritage and diplomacy. Once called ?the pearl of... more

Cochin, or Kochi is the second largest Westcoast Indian city after Mumbai with a total population of just over 2 million. Ernakulum District encompassing the townships and total urban area has the highest percentage of Christians in all of... more

Nepal is one of the world's most diverse countries for traveller experiences and engagement. Bordered by the great Himalayan range boasting the highest mountains in the world including Mt. Everest, Nepal also offers a rich culture... more

Tihar is one of my favorite festivals to see in Nepal. Each day of the festival either an animal, a Goddess or a brother/sister relationship are honored. The biggest night, Lakshmi Puja, is the most important night of the festival when... more

It's called shitamachi, the old town ambience of Tokyo's past that has survived and in fact flourishes today in the Yanaka neighborhood, within walking distance of Tokyo's expansive Ueno Park. You'll find streets and alleys lined with... more

Kyoto, Japan once the imperial capital of the country is located in the Kansai region on Honshu island. Known as the city of 10,000 shrines Kyoto offers an abundance of history and culture. Unlike Tokyo, Kyoto was spared from heavy... more

Luang Prabang is one of the most picturesque towns in Southeast Asia. The name literally translates to Royal Buddha image. It's rich history, beautiful architecture combined with a strong Buddhist monastic community makes it a... more