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Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Beautiful Boxer

Film Review: Beautiful Boxer

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Based on the life of Parinaya Charoemphol, Beautiful Boxer tells the story of a young man who leads a double life: one as a Thai kickboxing champion, the other as a transvestite who lives in hopes of someday undergoing a sex-change operation.

Destinations: Thailand
Topics: Martial Arts | People | Performing Arts | Sports
Learning the art of rice farming

Absorbed into the culture of Chiang Mai

Malcolm Teasdale - englshguy [335]

For four days we disconnected from the rest of the World, participating in cultural activities such as meditation, Muay Thai boxing, Thai cooking lessons, rice farming, and spa treatments. No cars,...

Destinations: Thailand | Chiang Mai
Topics: Martial Arts | Food | Culture | Travel | Adventure | People | Agriculture | Nature
Antonio Graceffo (left) learns the Khmer martial art of Bokator under the watchful eyes of Master San Kim Saen in Phnom Penh.

Learning History and Culture Through Martial Arts

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

David Calleja talks with Antonio Graceffo, host of Martial Arts Odyssey, and leading Filipino kuntaw instructor, Grandmaster Frank Ayococho.

Destinations: Burma | Taiwan | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Vietnam | Philippines
Topics: Martial Arts | Culture | People | Sports | Traditions
The painter and the teacher

The painter and the teacher

wolfgang man kneisel - daniel-wolf [50]

walking around old phuket town I saw this beautiful situation that I was able to capture before it was"past light" already

Destinations: Sukhothai | Ko Samui | Hua Hin | Phuket | Thailand | Phitsanulok
Topics: Art | Culture | Martial Arts | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Fashion | Architecture
Muay Thai or Thai Boxing

Muay Thai or Thai Boxing

Randy Gaudet - allthai [2,028]

The art of Muay Thai has been the country's most popular spectator sport for hundreds of years.. It is unique among other kinds of fighting disciplines in its approach to close quarters fighting.

Destinations: Thailand
Topics: Martial Arts | Culture | Travel | Sports | Traditions
Bruce Lee- Father of the Martial Arts Film

The Stars and Styles of Martial Arts

Will Raus - wraus [1,715]

Every cinematic genre has always been characterized by the stars that make it famous, from comedy and romance, to war and westerns, and martial arts movies are no different. From generation to...

Destinations: China | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Martial Arts | Performing Arts
Cover- The Protector

Martial Arts Reviews: The Protector

Will Raus - wraus [1,715]

There are 206 bones in the human body, and Tony Jaa will break every one. Touted as the next big martial arts star, after Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li, Tony Jaa brings his own brutal style to...

Destinations: Thailand
Topics: Martial Arts | Performing Arts
Cover- Ong-Bak: Thai Warrior

Martial Arts Reviews- Ong-Bak: Thai Warrior

Will Raus - wraus [1,715]

Martial arts movies have always been defined by their stars. Charismatic and skilled individuals such as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li have made martial arts movies popular. And now, it appears...

Destinations: Thailand
Topics: Martial Arts | Performing Arts

Muay Thai: The "Invincible" Martial Art of Thailand

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,689]

The village of Chang Khien, hard by the old city of Chiang Mai, is home to the Lanna Muay Thai training camp for would-be practitioners of the ancient art of Muay Thai, or Thai boxing. Surprisingly,...

Destinations: Thailand | Chiang Mai
Topics: Martial Arts
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