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The Wandering Falcon, by Jamil Ahmad

India dominates Man Asian book prize shortlist

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

An unprecedented seven authors compete for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize...

Destinations: India | China | Pakistan | Japan | Korea, S
Topics: Literature
Dried Confections from Kyogashitsukasa Kotobukidou in Ningyocho, Tokyo

Winter Hospitality in Japan Part 1: In Search of Old Edo

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend the morning visiting museums or temples and shrines, enjoy a tofu set lunch and sweet afternoon tea, shop for traditional gifts and spend the evening in the mountain for elaborate dinner.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Literature | Festivals | Fashion | 20th Century History | Shopping | Traditions | Ancient History
The huge monument of Tengu outside Kurama Station

Possessed by the Ancient Spirit of Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend an alternative day dressed in Kimono, encounter Tengu in Mount Kurama and seek revenge or pray for love at Kibune Shrine. When the day comes to the end, ask for fortune from the fox at Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Animals | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Fashion | Agriculture | Performing Arts | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Court Dance, inside Spring Room of Tales of Genji Museum

Experience a Thousand Year of History at Uji

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Reserve a whole day for a relaxed strode through the historical sites of Uji, the countryside of Kyoto, Japan. Immense yourself in the romance and drama of the Tales of Genji and be transported back to the aristocratic life of the Heian period.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | Art | Traditions | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Ancient History | Architecture
Torokko Train at Sagano Arashiyama area

River Gorge and good food at Sagano Arashiyama in Kyoto

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Spend a whole day, unhurried, experience the country charm of Sagano Arashiyama. Take in the sights, enjoy good temple food and watch yuzen masters at work.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Art | Traditions | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Nature | Shopping | Ancient History
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Animals | Music | Traditions | Economy | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture

The Peace Bell

Elizabeth Brown - cheshay [422]

Margi Preus' The Peace Bell. "... a beautifully rendered tale".

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Literature | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Paoay Church

Paoay Church

Nina C.B. - shygirlnina [17]

Visit to the Paoay Church in Ilocos

Destinations: Singapore | Hong Kong | Japan | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Festivals | Traditions | Art | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Ancient History
Silk, by Alessandro Baricco

The Unbearable Lightness of Silk

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,687]

A review of an astonishingly beautiful novel partially set in Japan: Silk, what lesser critics call a "must-read".

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Economy | People | Literature | 20th Century History
Glenn Close as Adrienne Pargiter in Paradise Road

Film Review: Paradise Road

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Film Review: Paradise Road by Celeste Heiter   How silent is this place The brilliant sunshine filters through the trees The leaves are rustled by a gentle breeze A wild and open space By shrubs...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Japan
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
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