Asia

7 Reasons to Give South Korea a Chance

7 Reasons to Give South Korea a Chance

Guest author Robert Schrader provides us with 7 reasons to give South Korea a chance. Looks like an amazing country to visit and a great choice for solo travelers. Before my first trip to South Korea many years ago, a well-traveled friend of mine gave me some advice. “Korea is the poor man’s Japan,” she said […]

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Solo Trip to Malacca Malaysia in 1993

Solo Trip to Malacca Malaysia in 1993

Malacca was the first place I visited in Malaysia during my 7 month solo backpacking journey around Southeast Asia in 1993. I also visited the capital, Kuala Lumpur, and enjoyed a few days on the island Palau Perhentian Kecil, so I enjoyed some variety in locations. I visited Malaysia in March and it was hot in […]

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Xi’an China the Walled City and Terracotta Warriors & Horses

Xi’an China the Walled City and Terracotta Warriors & Horses

Visiting the walled city of Xi’an China and the Museum of Terracotta Warriors & Horses was a dream come true for me. I don’t recall when I first learned of the ancient city of Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province in China, but I had wanted to travel there for years. The opportunity arose when I […]

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