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An underground station of the Metro in Tokyo

Using the Metro in Tokyo, Japan, can be a bit daunting. I’ve ridden subways in cities all over the world, from Shanghai to Paris to New York City, but none is...

Music in Galway is everywhere and many, like the Galway Street Band, seem to play for the pure joy of performing

Of all the Irish cities I visited this spring, it was Galway that most captured my heart. It’s small enough to be walkable, has a quirky Latin Quarter, plenty of history,...

National Kandawgyi Garden in Pyin Oo Lwin, one of the loveliest Hill Stations of Myanmar

By mid-February, the lowlands of Myanmar were sweltering under an unforgiving sun. With temperatures in the mid-90’s and 60% humidity, I fled the crowded streets of Mandalay and headed for the...

Sailing the Irrawaddy River, beginning near Mandalay, the shallowest part of the river during the dry season

During monsoon season, sailing the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar is easy, as the river is high and wide. In the dry season, however, the river shrinks and sailing becomes much more...

Typical floating house in Inle Lake, Myanmar, built of woven bamboo matting

Inle Lake, Myanmar (formerly Burma), is home to nearly 200,000 residents who have developed unique measures that allow them to live in harmony with the lake. As water depths can vary...

In Hua Hin, Thailand, a crew of world renowned ice sculptors carve what they claim is the tallest statue of Buddha ever made in ice, during the celebration of the King's 88th birthday

I arrived in Hua Hin, Thailand, this past December just in time to celebrate the 88th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The King, who is also known as Rama IX, is...