Category | Asia

36 Hours in Nepal

Posted on 27 March 2012

By Everett Potter On a recent Sunday morning, I arose at 4:45 am in the dusty village of Jomsom, Nepal which sits on the northern edge of the Annapurna range… Continue reading »

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Letter from India: Tigers, Burning Bright

Posted on 25 October 2011

  By Marc Kristal We reach Bharatpur, where our magic bus is to be exchanged for an air-conditioned India Railway car. Bhowani explains that the drive to Ranthambore National Park… Continue reading »

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Shanghai’s Top 10

Posted on 21 September 2010

By   Bobbie Leigh Mao’s classless society is no more. “To get rich is glorious”  Mao’s successor   Deng Xiaping  announced in 1979.  With his  reforms, a new pseudo capitalist program  was… Continue reading »

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What Are the Best Countries for Solo Travelers?

Posted on 02 August 2010

What are the best countries – the happiest and the safest – for solo travelers? Here’s what I discovered after crunching some numbers for Travel + Leisure …

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Bollywood Meets Beefeater at the India/Pakistan Border

Posted on 01 June 2010

At the border with India and Pakistan. Story and photos by Kristin Rust Americans today may not associate Pakistan with any kind of fun, but fun is to be had… Continue reading »

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Kuniyoshi: Good Guys, Bad Guys, Magic Monsters, and Beautiful Women

Posted on 27 April 2010

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Sakata Kaido–maru Wrestles with a Giant Carp, c. 1837. None other than Frank Lloyd Wright once owned a print. Color woodblock print, 14 7/8 x 10 ¬ in…. Continue reading »

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West on Books: Not Quite Paradise

Posted on 20 April 2010

Reviewed by Richard West Recall  the popular chin-stroking adage about Hong Kong when the British returned it to the Chinese in 1997: "past imperfect, present tense, future conditional." It immediately… Continue reading »

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Born to Shop: One Perfect Day in Hanoi

Posted on 10 March 2010

A vintage Citroen in front of the The Metropole Sofitel in Hanoi. When you wake up in a large room in The Metropole Sofitel Hanoi and sun is streaming in… Continue reading »

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Memorable Hotels in 2009: The Red House Lodge, Kagbeni, Nepal

Posted on 16 December 2009

View of Nilgiri and Annapurna range from The Red House. Photo by Everett Potter. The Red House Lodge Kagbeni, Nepal     The village of Kagbeni, Nepal, is an ancient trading… Continue reading »

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The Interview: Jeff Greenwald, Ethical Traveler

Posted on 30 November 2009

Jeff Greenwald is a veteran traveler, journalist, author (Shopping for Buddhas, The Size of the World) and arguably the most persuasive guy around for ethical travel. In fact, he co-founded… Continue reading »

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