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“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


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The art of Thaipusam- a measure of Devotion

By Jackie Jones

Looking for a travel experience that’s religious-based? Each year in January or February, over 1.6 million devotees and visitors make their way to Malaysia’s most popular Hindu shrine at the Batu Caves, to join in celebration for their religious holiday Thaipusam. The shrine is dedicated to Murugan, the God of … Read more   Read more

Asia Religious Travel
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The Raja Ampat Islands – A Marine Paradise

By Jackie Jones

Diving is a gateway to a different world revealing wonders of the natural kind. The list of top sites keeps on changing; however, those who have seen Raja Ampat look no further. This place is magical.   Read more

Asia Adventure Off the Beaten Path
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Yoyogi Village – Tokyo’s eco-friendly landmark

By Jackie Jones

Tokyo is keeping pace with the rising popularity of ecotourism. A fabulous new eco-friendly park was opened recently and its reputation is growing.   Read more

Asia Eco-tourism Sustainability
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Journey to the Heart of Tibet

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

The world is truly a magical and infinite place, with no human being able to discover all its wonders during a lifetime. All we can do is try to see and do as much as we can with the time given to us. Among the places that people travel, some … Read more   Read more

Asia Adventure Religious Travel History
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Into North Korea

By Richard Bangs

(Note: this piece does not explore or comment upon any political or ideological aspects of North Korea, nor does it pass any judgments or make critiques…there are many books and articles that do that…but rather this is merely an account of travel through a remarkable and little-known land as a … Read more   Read more

Asia Experiences
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LEGACY SHOW: Authors, Airlines & Living in Japan

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Kate Hanni , Founder of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights, returns to Travel'n On Radio to talk about the latest incidents on the tarmac and … Read more   Read more

Asia Insights Literature & Music
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LEGACY SHOW: Descending the Dragon, Travel Adventures, Women’s voices in Iran

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.National Geographic author Jon Bowermaster talks about his journey down the coast of Vietnam. Then- Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis joins Tonya and Ian to talk about his recent travels … Read more   Read more

Asia Insights Social Responsibility