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Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Time

Film Review: Time

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

A psycho-sexual identity crisis is the centerpiece of this romantic mystery thriller by Korean director Ki-duk Kim.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Book cover for Antonio Graceffo's upcoming book, Warrior Odyssey.

A Warrior's Odyssey - Interview with Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Antonio Graceffo's eagerly anticipated new book, Warrior Odyssey, covers the beginning of his trek throughout Asia. Commencing from 2001, his quest for adventure has developed into a journey of...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Literature | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Treeless Mountain

Film Review: Treeless Mountain

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Written and directed by So Yong Kim, Treeless Mountain is an award-winning study in adaptability and resilience.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Oldboy

Film Review: Oldboy

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Mystery and mayhem are the heart and soul of this disturbing drama starring Min-sik Choi as Oh Dae-su, a Korean businessman, husband and father whose life takes an unexpected turn when he is inexplicably imprisoned in a dismal hotel room.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts
Painted Fire

Film Review: Painted Fire

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Nineteenth century Korea on the cusp of a political maelstrom is the setting for this biography of painter Jang Seung-up.

Destinations: Korea, N | Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts | Art
Wat Phra Ram, oldest Ayutthayan temple

Amazing Ruins of Ayutthaya

ARIEL ALEXIS - arnobs66 [1,232]

  Ayutthaya , whose name means “undefeatable” in Sanskrit, may not be as popular as Bangkok, Chiang Mai or Phuket but it’s one of the many places in Thailand that’s...

Destinations: Malaysia | Singapore | Manila | Woodlands | Changi | Baguio | Ayutthaya | Philippines | Bangkok | Boracay Island | Johor Bahru | Tagaytay City | Laguna | Seoul | Korea, S | Kuala Lumpur | Mindanao | Thailand | Cebu
Topics: Travel | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Shopping | National Parks | Festivals | Ecotourism | Culture | Nature | Architecture
The Bow

Film Review: The Bow

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

With no dialogue between two nameless characters, The Bow tells a visually seductive story of a sixteen-year-old girl who has spent the past ten years of her young life on a fishing boat with an old...

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
The Isle

Film Review: The Isle

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Ki-duk Kim has created yet another of his floating worlds in The Isle, a disturbingly ethereal film in which Hee-Jin, a mute woman operates a houseboat resort with the fringe benefit of prostitutes on call.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Christmas in August

Film Review: Christmas in August

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

It's a case of star-crossed lovers in this enigmatic romance, in which Jung-won Yoo, a young portrait photographer and shop owner, finds himself in a budding relationship with one of his customers shortly after learning that he is terminally ill.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
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