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Compass: Asia

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”                -Miriam Beard

Explore Asia, the Earth’s largest continent. Covering more than 30 % of the planet’s land surface, Asia is the most populous region and a unique blend of many first civilizations.Asia’s history is vast and the continent is abundant with diverse ethnic groups, cultural heritage, traditions and religious beliefs; all worth learning more about. The countries within Asia include: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, North, Korea, South, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste (West), Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam


Mayurbhanj: Odisha’s Hidden Secret
Varanasi: From There to Eternity
Backpacking Through India
36 Hours in Tokyo
Kashmir: Paradise in the Himalayas
Community, collectivity, and COVID-19
How to Spot Ethical Animal Tourism in Southeast Asia
How travel has changed my definition of ‘home’
The positive influence of eco-tourism in Sumatra


How Tourists Play a Role in Protecting Thailand’s Elephants
The Risk of Rabies is Real: Here’s What Travellers Need to Know
Discovering my Roots in Malaysia
Discovering Traditional Arts in Thailand’s Golden Triangle
Bringing Mobility and Hope to the Philippines
How South Korea is Painting Its Way out of Poverty
Offbeat India: A Pilgrimage to the Source of the Ganges
Saving a Species: Palm Oil, Orangutans, and the Leuser Ecosystem
The Coral Rehabilitation Project Reviving the Maldives Reefs
A Walking Tour Highlighting a Mumbai Slum’s Innovative Industry
Max Mara: A Fashion House Under Fire for Stealing Indigenous Designs
Locals of Licin, East Java
Mahabaleshwar: A Tranquil Getaway in the Western Ghats of India
Climbing A Stairway to Heaven in The Philippines
5 Ways to have a more cultural experience in Cambodia
Volungearing: A New Way to Do Good
There’s More to Kundasang, Borneo than Mount Kinabalu
Five Reasons to Visit Taipei
Dark Tourism in Cambodia: Exploitation and Cultural Insensitivity
An Indonesian Village that Changed its Fate with the Internet
Coffee in Laos: an Unlikely Pathway out of Poverty


Cycling in Uzbekistan
Sustainable Tourism Trumps Palm Oil Plantations in Borneo, Malaysia
Five Ways to Have a Deeper Cultural Experience in Sri Lanka
Exploring Kolkata’s Colonial Architecture
Looking Behind the Funhouse Mirror in Thailand
Volunteering in Sri Lanka After a Tsunami


South Korea’s Charming Historical Sites
Historic Places in China You Absolutely Need to See
Is Nepal the ultimate cultural experience in Southeast Asia?
Visiting Hong Kong on a budget
Local experiences in Vietnam and doing something different
Traveling in China – under the skin of the culture
Goa: It’s Not All About The Hippies
8 Tips for the Solo Female Traveler in India
Shanghai – Where the Ancient Meets the New


The Seoul of South Korea
Exploring the Kingdom of Bhutan
Traveling through Manila – the capital of the Philippines with a lot to offer
Thailand’s hidden cave – Pang Mapha
Bangkok – Thailand’s Jewel


Backpacking South East Asia оn аn Adventurous Route
Darjeeling––the queen of the hills


First Person Perspective: Hong Kong and Me
The Exotic Magic of Malacca
Rafting in Nepal
Asia’s marvelous floating markets
The art of Thaipusam- a measure of Devotion
The Raja Ampat Islands – A Marine Paradise


Yoyogi Village – Tokyo’s eco-friendly landmark
Journey to the Heart of Tibet
Into North Korea

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