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Antalya: Luxury, History And Culture On The Turkish Riviera

Situated on Turkey’s Mediterranean Coast you’ll find the country’s largest international sea resort: Antalya. While visitors can experience the beauty of the Turkish Riviera, the city also has a rich history dating back to around 150 BC when it was […]

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Immersive Travel: Your Ultimate Guide To Japanese Culture

Interested in traveling to Japan? Culture-enthusiasts should read on, as Japanese-American travel blogger Kimi Sugiyama of Wandering Soldier tells us about her experience of getting to know Japan through family visits, proper etiquette, travel tips and how to truly have […]

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Muktagacha Monda: The Sole Survivor Of A Lost Era Of Bengal

Revolving stages, a decrepit old heritage home and the mouth watering sweet Monda, a day trip to the eastern part of Bangladesh, a place called Muktagacha was an enticing prospect. Muktagacha is famous for housing the prestigious Bangladesh Agricultural University as […]

The Plight Of Burmese Women Refugees (And How You Can Help)

The Plight Of Burmese Women Refugees (And How You Can Help)

Imagine a life as a victim of gender based violence and discrimination where you are living in constant fear. With a military regime that uses sexual violence against women as a weapon of war this way of life is an […]

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Offbeat Travel: How To Get Off The Tourist Trail In Southeast Asia

Planning a trip to Southeast Asia? Avid traveler and blogger at Moi, mes souliers Jennifer Doré Dallas of  tells us where to  eat like a local, ways to stay safe and how to get off the tourist trail to experience and […]

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Adana, Turkey: A Mecca For Spicy Food Lovers

Located in Southern Turkey, Adana is one of the most agriculturally productive areas in the world. As such, history buffs can see remnants of ten ancient civilizations while visitors feast on fresh regional dishes. The city is situated on the […]

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An Ode To The Garlic Rice Of The Philippines

A simple dish, as the name suggests, garlic rice or sinangag is a version of rice that has won my heart as the best accompaniment to delicious seafood and vegetable dishes. The humble fried garlic that is usually then fried […]

Cambodia Beyond Angkor Wat: Meeting Tonle Sap's Floating Community

Cambodia Beyond Angkor Wat: Meeting Tonle Sap’s Floating Community

My undergraduate Asian Art class would have been more aptly named “Inspired Daydreaming.”  Sitting in the dark, listening to the comforting click of the old-school slide carousel projector, my imagination ran wild imagining the exotic locations that inspired paintings, sculptures […]

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Experiencing The Finer Side Of Bali’s Surfer’s Paradise

Is there anything you can’t experience in Bali? This Indonesian island is composed of distinct districts — all in fairly close proximity — each offering different experiences. While Ubud is the artsy area, Seminyak is known for its higher end […]

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Kolkata Cuisine: A Beginner’s Guide To Eating In India

India has a rich history when it comes to cuisine. Centuries ago explorers from distant lands sought the shores of India in search of an overwhelming host of pungent spices sure to send your taste buds dancing for joy or […]