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Are you are attracted to all things exotic and sophisticated? Are you interested in Eastern culture and traditions? If you enjoy a comfortable and rewarding stay, then this category is for you. Asia - the mysterious and alluring! Here you will find everything you are interested in regarding any country in the region. From the mysterious Khmer civilization of Cambodia to the dynamic Bangkok in Thailand! The magnificent nature and high level of comfort in Indonesia is amazing. Bright tradition, hospitality and eco-tourism is what India is all about. History and secrets of the most expensive coffee in the world are found in Luwak in Vietnam. Take a Jeep safari in Oman or experience Dubai greatness. Affordable luxury vacations and bazaars await in Istanbul. Fell the magical charm of Sri Lanka or enjoy the surprising and historical Japan. There are many things to do in Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. Experience the traditions of China. This is the place to read, learn and book a private tour while discovering new travel destinations accompanied by an English-speaking private guide! Asia is waiting for you to come and visit!

China in Wintertime: An Amazing Wonderland

China in Wintertime: An Amazing Wonderland

10/21/2014 Article author: Antonio Rucal Beijing (China)

There are many sites in China that offer superb exquisiteness and have climates with mild weather throughout the year. This enables a spectrum of activities during the winter in addition to the other seasons. Wintertime is considered the “low season” because of fewer tourists. Furthermore, lodging accommodations and airline flights are generally less expensive.

Evening Activity: Liu Sanjie Sound and Light Show

Evening Activity: Liu Sanjie Sound and Light Show

9/15/2014 Article author: Jade Yangshuo (China)

Evening Activity: Liu Sanjie Sound and Light Show. Impression Liu Sanjie is a grand musical show directed by Zhang Yimong, the famous director of films like Raise the Red Lantern and Hero, on the largest natural theatre in the world consisting of area of 2 km long Li Jiang river and 12 peaks as stage setting. This shows starts at 2004.

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The most exciting things to do in Istanbul

The most exciting things to do in Istanbul

11/17/2013 Article author: Dana Ellis Istanbul (Turkey)

So you’ve seen all the big sights of Istanbul – the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace and the Grand Bazaar. You might have ventured over Galata Bridge for a fish sandwich and savoured the views from Galata Tower, or taken a cruise up the Bosphorus. Maybe you’ve even been to a hammam (Turkish baths) and had the slightly harrowing experience of being scrubbed down on a sacrificial marble slab by an elderly, topless, roly-poly woman in lacy underpants.

5 Ancient Temples to Visit in China

5 Ancient Temples to Visit in China

6/13/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade Beijing (China), Changzhou (China), Hangzhou (China), Macao (China), Shanghai (China), Xi`an (China)

When visiting China, most people would like a quick immersion in the culture, including traditional foods, sights, and markets. Some of the most popular sights are historic shrines and temples that have stood for hundreds and thousands of years. They can be found all over Asia and are a testament to China’s culture and heritage. Buddhist temples can be toured at very affordable prices, and often students get in for half price. Here are 5 beautiful, historic temples we recommend you visit on your next trip to China.

See Beijing for Pocket Change

See Beijing for Pocket Change

6/11/2013 Article author: Weston Kincade Beijing (China), Changzhou (China), Guilin (China), Shanghai (China)

In such a large city as Beijing, China, you might think everything would cost an arm and a leg. However, if you know where to go, you can spend a marvelous day seeing the sights without spending more than pocket change. Many things are free or cheaper if you visit offseason.

Spend an unforgettable weekend in Turkey

Spend an unforgettable weekend in Turkey

6/10/2013 Article author: Helen Edwards Istanbul (Turkey)

Turkey has been the leading touristic destination for a long period of time. It is easy to reach and organize a weekend outside the country. If you wish to discover the magnificent Turkey but do not have much time, you should not delay the trip.

Free attractions in Singapore

Free attractions in Singapore

6/10/2013 Article author: Eva Norton Singapore (Singapore)

Singapore is one of the most affordable destinations of the East Asia. It is not only the centre of the region but also a great place for shopping, exploring Asian culture and travelling with inexpensive public transport. But if you wish to save your money below are listed several free Singapore’s attractions.

Two days in Istanbul: where to go and what to do?

Two days in Istanbul: where to go and what to do?

5/21/2013 Article author: Lina Cozlovscki Istanbul (Turkey)

Istanbul is a literal bridge between Europe and Asia. The city combines different cultures and features impressive architecture, history and lots of street bazaars. While Istanbul is not the capital of Turkey, many people still regard it as the country’s main city. And if you have only two days to spend in this amazing place, you should spend the time as efficiently as possible.

September in the Sun: The Maldives

September in the Sun: The Maldives

7/31/2012 Article author: Cathy Jones Male (Maldives)

Finally, it’s almost September and time for your long awaited vacation. You’ve worked hard all year long and you really deserve a respite from your endeavors. Now you just need to select the perfect vacation destination. But where should you go for the perfect September vacation? Hmmm… how about paradise?

Beijing - Forbidden City...

Beijing - Forbidden City...

7/19/2012 Article author: Private-Guides.com Beijing (China)

Experience the historical reverence of Beijing with though a custom-designed private tour. You will experience the majestic capital of China like never before possible. Our local tour guides passionately usher you though the mysteries of the Forbidden City. Your expertly guided tour will reveal the many wonders and marvels of a city that is rich in history and culture.