Walking in Japan

As vegetarians, Japan has always been intimidating as a travel destination for us. We had been to Tokyo with our 1-year old…

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Kyoto Summer

We visited Kyoto in July when the weather was hot and humid. Kyoto is a study of past and present. Around the very modern…

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Beauty and Seoul

I am in the middle of Myeongdong, Seoul and I'm having a beauty crisis. Almost every other store sells makeup and skincare.

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Let the Train Take the Strain

The High Speed Rail (HSR) link in China is expanding rapidly and is worth considering as an alternative to flying.

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Skiing, anyone?

Skiing aficionados have long made the most of their stints in Asia by making their way to the north of Japan.

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Indonesia: The Summer Destination

Do you dream of getting away from the heat and humidity of summer in Hong Kong? One of the closest destinations that has…

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Amazing Mongolia

Nearly four years ago, my husband, Ed, and I ended up on our first AWA Asian tour, to the most amazing place – Mongolia!

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Harbin Ice Festival

At 316 miles from Vladivostok, Russia, China’s northern city of Harbin may seem uninviting for most of the year. But, over…

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