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The Many Faces of Atonement at Cinequest 25

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Celebrating its 25thyear, the Cinequest Film Festival, held annually in San Jose, Calif., always offers a unique glimpse into the world of independent films on a global scale. Each year, ThingsAsian...

Destinations: India | China | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Economy | People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict

Chinese Lunar Animal - Sheep

Tricia Morrissey - tricia_morrissey [2,507]

Gentle and kind, the Sheep invites peace. He forgives easily, collecting a bounty of friends and few enemies. Carefree, and a little lazy, the Sheep shies away from troublesome work. Even so, his...

Destinations: China | Beijing
Topics: Animals | Art | For Kids
Go to the movies with Celeste...

Celeste Goes to the Movies

ThingsAsian - ta [3,710]

Film Reviews by Celeste Heiter

Destinations: Tokyo | Seoul | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Mumbai | India | Ho Chi Minh City | China | Thailand | Japan | Beijing | Bangkok
Topics: Performing Arts
A view by the Miyagawa River in Hida Takayama, Japan (c) Sze-Leng Tan

Miyagawa, Takayama: A Morning By the Crystal River

Sze-Leng Tan - sze-leng_tan [65]

She was impressed, amazed and fully in the flow of life. A novice traveller to Japan described her blissful morning spent in the Miyagawa morning market in Takayama.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | Women & Travel | Shopping | Nature
landscape in Mu Cang Chai - Vietnam

Mu Cang Chai: a great destination in the north- vietnam

hiep nguyen dinh - riderman [245]

Visiting Vietnam, do not forget to go to Mucangchai and enjoy the nice landscapes and meeting the ethnic people!

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Adventure | Nature | Ecotourism
Where are the cows?

Where Have All The Cows Gone?

Rahim Adatia - rnroundwego [78]

Change is good -- 25 years later, a return visit to India.

Destinations: India
Topics: Travel
True Heroes

True Heroes

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,720]

True Heroes. Text and Images by Marvy Enestoes and Ronald de Jong.   Some time ago we met two fascinating women; Clarissa and Joramae, both of them are “Overseas Filipino Workers”...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: People | Working Abroad
Sweet, Salty and Sour; but not that Spicy. Manok Inasal.

Sweet, Salty and Sour; but not that Spicy.

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,720]

The Filipino cuisine is an exotic blend of many different cultural influences from both sides of the Pacific and reflects the multi-ethnic history of this tropical archipelago...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | Photography

Chaite Dashain

Krishna Bogati - krishbogati [65]

Chaite Dashain falls generally in the final month, Chaitra, of Bikram Sambat calendar. It is known as Chaite Dashain or Small Dashain. The big Dashain falls in autumn.

Destinations: Nepal
Topics: Culture
Crazy, Crawly, Creepy and Crunchy, Balut.

Crazy, Crawly, Creepy and Crunchy

Ronald de Jong - aliawan [11,720]

The Philippine archipelago is famous and notorious for its distinctive side-walk cuisine and the island of Mindanao has a bedazzling mélange of gratifying vittles as well. Taking a chunk out of these...

Destinations: Mindanao | Philippines
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | Photography | Traditions
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