Tag Archives: Asia
I had this preconceived notion, having just spent a week in Bangkok, of what awaited as I made my final descent into Vietnam, Thailand’s more regimented and orderly neighbour. My presumptions, I thought as we queued for hours to get … Continue reading
Hand-in-hand, a couple saunters along the silky sand of a Koh Lanta beach as the sun says goodbye to another day.
There is something incredibly soothing and peaceful about travelling on a train. And, no, I’m not referring to a city’s crammed subway or unventilated underground. Those types of trains are merely a means to an end, a necessary and unavoidable … Continue reading
Chinese tourists are running amok in Thailand’s north, leaving locals bewildered by their Asian counterparts distasteful behaviour. Chiang Mai locals shocked by rude Chinese tourists | South China Morning Post.
The disputed Senkaku Islands has led to heightened China-Japan tensions, but the widening rift is more about the two Asian superpowers’ deep-rooted historical and societal differences. COMMENTARY/ Tomoyoshi Isogawa: Inability to understand each other a serious issue for Japan and China … Continue reading