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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
Antonio Graceffo (left) learns the Khmer martial art of Bokator under the watchful eyes of Master San Kim Saen in Phnom Penh.

Learning History and Culture Through Martial Arts

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

David Calleja talks with Antonio Graceffo, host of Martial Arts Odyssey, and leading Filipino kuntaw instructor, Grandmaster Frank Ayococho.

Destinations: Burma | Taiwan | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Vietnam | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Martial Arts | People | Sports | Traditions
Aupair in Taipei, Taiwan.

Simple Taiwan!

emily santos - emzanne [536]

There is always demand for aupairs in Taiwan and those with the right qualification are highly valued

Destinations: Taiwan | Tainan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Economy | People | Fashion | Shopping

Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Audrey Lim - alim [9,138]

In my family, we have a dog, an ox, a rat, a tiger, and two dragons! When such a varied bunch sits together, one can expect a clashing of "personalities" and other factors... but such is the...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia | Taiwan | China | Macau | Singapore | Beijing | Hong Kong | Taipei
Topics: Culture | Traditions
Free Samples on Tihua Street

Five Reasons to Spend Chinese New Year in Taipei

Joshua Samuel Brown - jbrown [10,407]

Chinese New Year in Taipei? No, dear reader, We are neither drunk nor insane; While the Taiwanese have a reputation for being all business, when the business is holiday merrymaking, they go whole hog...

Destinations: Taiwan | Taipei
Topics: Food | Culture | Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Traditions

Celebrating Chinese New Year - Firecrackers

Tricia Morrissey - tricia_morrissey [2,507]

To scare away the terrible Nian, the daring villagers lit hissing, popping firecrackers. Now the first hours of every new year are filled with the sounds of Hiss! Pop! Boom! After the last firecracker...

Destinations: Taiwan | China | Beijing | Hong Kong | Taipei
Topics: Culture | Festivals | Art | Traditions | For Kids

Taiwan lantern festival

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,641]

TAICHUNG, Taiwan, Feb 16, 2003 - A diplay of massive colorful lanterns in this central Taiwan city drew a crowd of more than million people to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival this weekend.

Destinations: Taichung | Taiwan
Topics: Festivals | Traditions

To The Chinese, Jade Is The Elixir Of Life - The Stone Of Immortality

Habeeb Salloum - hsalloum [11,337]

The first time I was exposed to the fascinating world of jade on a large scale was in Malacca, Malaysia's historic city. As our group toured the Jade House Jewellers, I beheld jade sculptures and...

Destinations: Taiwan | China | Singapore | Beijing | Hong Kong | Taipei
Topics: Fashion | Art | Shopping | Traditions
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