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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
My students and I volunteered for a Hong Kong Flag Day.

Saturday is Flag Day in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The city of Hong Kong has devised a sensible way to collect money for charity.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Culture | Economy | People | Religion | For Kids | War & Conflict
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
Khom was our tour guide at the Land Mines Museum in Siem Riep

Visiting A Land Mines Museum

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Khom acted as our well informed tour guide at a land mines museum in Siem Reap.

Destinations: Kbal Spean | Battambang | Bokor | Poutang | Thun Mong | Angkor | Siem Reap | Kompong Thom | Poipet | Phnom Penh | Sihanouk Ville | Kratie | Cambodia | Koh Kong | Preah Seihanu | Tonle Sap | Stoeng Treng | Pailin | Bot Sala | Lancang-Mekong River
Topics: 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Tony Leung and and Wei Tang in Lust, Caution

Film Review: Lust, Caution

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Ang Lee steps into the world of film noir with his World War II romantic thriller starring Wei Tang and Tony Leung as secret lovers on opposite sides of the Chinese-Japanese conflict.

Destinations: Shanghai | China | Hong Kong
Topics: People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Phu Yao Bridge, one of the many elics of the Vietnam War, is a tourist attraction for travellers keen on discovering the legacy of Vietnam's war history.

Re-visiting war grounds carries on brotherhood legacy

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

A former soldier of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) speaks of his war experience and re-integration to visitors intrigued by Vietnam's past.

Destinations: Malaysia | Shan State | Vietnam | Korea, S | Mekong River | Cambodia | China | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Culture | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Opium Den display in the Shanghai City Museum

Opium

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Opium had a devastating impact on China just over a hundred years ago. One man tried to stop it but he wasn't successful.

Destinations: Shanghai | China | Macau
Topics: Economy | Culture | Adventure | People | 20th Century History | War & Conflict | Traditions
Kundun

Film Review: Kundun

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Directed by Martin Scorsese, Kundun tells the story of Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth and present-day Dalai Lama, from the discovery of his whereabouts and validation as the reincarnation of the Buddha...

Destinations: China | Tibet
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Pavilion of Women

Film Review: Pavilion of Women

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Based upon the World War II era novel by Pearl S. Buck, Pavilion of Women tells the story of a Chinese woman who has grown discontent with her marriage to a wealthy aristocrat, and on her fortieth birthday, begins a quest to liberate herself.

Destinations: China
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Mongolian Rustic Hotpot

Recipe: Mongolian Rustic Lamb and Dumpling Hotpot

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

The remarkable thing about this soup is that it requires so little effort to produce such fantastic results. But the soup that these simple ingredients produce is rich and hearty and filling, with just the right touch of spice.

Destinations: Mongolia | China | Kazakhstan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | War & Conflict | Ancient History
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