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Explorer Guides

Stay in Bukit Bintang for the best Kuala Lumpur holiday

The three capital cities in this region all boast the best developed infrastructures in SE Asia. Singapore is at the extreme end of law-abiding order, to the point of feeling surgically sterile. Bangkok is at the other extreme: teeming...

Mystic power spots in the Himalayas and along the Ganges

Ancient Hindu texts claim there are many paths to salvation. Each person must find the path that suits them best. For centuries, pilgrims have flocked to the Himalayas and banks of the Ganges river. Discover the mystic powers held in these places, then learn how to access them.

Interesting tourist towns in China

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.

Phnom Penh City Guide for first-time visitors

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.

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.

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.

Introduction to China

China offers a wide range of breathtaking landscapes: subtropical jungles, vast deserts, Himalayan mountains and space-age mega-cities; each with diverse peoples and traditions. Prepare for your adventure with this comprehensive guide that provides a great head-start on navigating the Middle Kingdom.
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How to tap into your innate mystical powers

There are eight mystical powers that every human is born with. Distracted by daily life, we lose touch with these powers. Discover how meditation, mantras or yoga can help. Then, do the work needed to tap into the eight Siddhis of power.
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Hungry ghosts in Asian mythology and also in the real world

Hungry ghosts exists as spirits in many Asian cultures. They also exist as people in our lives. Learn how they haunt their own existence while losing touch with reality in the present.

Making money online as a digital nomad in 2020

Digital marketing is appealing for freedom seekers for two key reasons. First, the barrier of entry is low — anyone can launch a project...

2020 Long-stay visa rules in Asia for digital nomads

Tens of thousands of foreigners base in Asia while working as digital nomads. Visa rules across the continent are getting tighter, but many options still exist. Here are the best long-term visa options for foreigners wanting to live in Asia.

Sad farwell: China’s Golden Era for expats is done

Foreigners who lived in China between 2000 and 2019 experienced the golden years of expat life. Today, China has gone its own way, and the foreigner bubble has burst. Recap this history of China's golden years for foreigners in this ode to a bygone era.