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Dangerous Realities in Southeast Asia for Expats

Expatriating to Asia is a dream for many, but the gritty realities of life (and death) may come as a shock. Michael Batson pulls back the veil to look at fatal outcomes and death by misadventures along the Southeast Asia expat trail.

Nanjing City Guide

A look at one of China's most pleasant cities: a vibrant student town with rich culture, lively foreign community and first-class infrastructure. Nanjing's international feel and brilliant cultural heritage makes it one of China's top cities for long-term expats.

Mystical Places to Power Up in Asia

Ancient Hindu texts written 5,000 years ago suggest that there are many paths to salvation, and each person is responsible for finding the one that suits them best. Check out three key areas in Asia to tap into ancient mysticism for sake of personal betterment.

Kali Yuga Predictions – 2019 Update

In 2015, we wrote Apocalypse Now: Predictions from the Kali Yuga. Four years later, this article looks back on those predictions and updates them...

Making Money as a Nomadic Expat in 2014

The Asia employment landscape for foreign workers is always changing. This report provides a sweeping look at the state of employment opportunities for expats in Asia in 2014. Note that the info is outdated – this article is for archival reference only.

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First time to Sihanoukville: beach orientation

Cambodia's seaside resort town is gritty, seedy and under heavy construction. Tranquility and untouched beauty remains, but takes some effort. This post gives a broad overview of the region for first-time visitors. Get your head around the lay of the land and then choose your adventure.

Introduction to Cambodia

As a tourist destination, Cambodia can offer temples, beaches and city life. As an expat enclave, Cambodia offers a cheap destination with easy long-term visas and a laid back tropical lifestyle. Get a sweeping view of the country for both tourist and living purposes.

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Phnom Penh city guide for first time visitors: travel essentials; expenses; sightseeing; bars and restaurants; accommodation and rentals; Phnom Penh gyms. Learn everything you need in a single read.

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China's geographical diversity is stunning: Himalayan mountains, lush tropical forests, ancient ruins, space-age mega-cities with all the trimmings, chilled out stoner zones and world-class trekking routes.