CrikeyNov 29, 2012
It’s such a cliché to say a city is “sprawling”, but sometimes, it’s the only word. And when it comes to Wuhan, China, home of 10 million people and a whole lot of smog, sprawling seems appropriate, says Alexandra Patrikios.
Allan SoutarisNov 22, 2012
Allan Soutaris can't find any jumping cats at Myanmar's infamous Jumping Cats Monastery, but luckily the tranquil sunsets and delicious beer make it all OK.
CrikeyNov 8, 20122 Comments
William Jackson was determined to try a bag of Taiwan's famous stinky tofu. But it smelt like he'd just slurped down a load from a baby's nappy.
K JohnsonJul 5, 2012
First get a bed sheet; green if you have it but don’t worry if you don’t. Now get ten to twelve shoes of various sizes and arrange them randomly on the floor. Shake out the bed sheet and let it fall, resting over the shoes. Kneel down and lower your head as close to the floor as possible, looking out over the lumpy bedsheet. See that? Welcome to Mongolia.
Tabitha CarvanJun 20, 20125 Comments
Thanks to living in Vietnam, I love the nanny state more than ever. In fact, I look forward to rushing back into her protective arms and giving her a great big cuddle, writes Tabitha Carvan.
K JohnsonMay 29, 20121 Comment
According to Lonely Planet China, the Han Chinese especially love their children. Me, I'm not so hot on them. At least not while one of them is kicking the back of my chair while his mother looks on adoringly and his grandmother pats his head.
CrikeyMay 23, 20122 Comments
Bite. Chew. Swallow. It is easier said than done. Particularly when faced with a deep fried tarantula the size of your hand or an embryonic egg, sevens weeks in the making. Travelling through Asia can challenge many of your attributes but none more acutely than your tastebuds and, perhaps, gag reflex. If you’re game, start chewing through this list and see where you end up.