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Minus the dog meat, Wuhan is delicious

Minus the dog meat, Wuhan is delicious

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.

Jumping cat spotting in Myanmar

Jumping cat spotting in Myanmar

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.

Taiwan's most notorious dish: stinky tofu

Taiwan's most notorious dish: stinky tofu

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.

Red Ink Run: land of the lumpy green sheet

Red Ink Run: land of the lumpy green sheet

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.

Red Ink Run: Mao Money, Mao Problems

Red Ink Run: Mao Money, Mao Problems

K JohnsonJun 28, 20121 Comment

Why I love the nanny state

Why I love the nanny state

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.

Red Ink Run: Sichuan hot pot is the bomb

Red Ink Run: Sichuan hot pot is the bomb

K JohnsonJun 13, 20122 Comments

Red Ink Run: Tulou or not Tulou?

Red Ink Run: Tulou or not Tulou?

K JohnsonJun 7, 2012

Red Ink Run: Chinese training impressions

Red Ink Run: Chinese training impressions

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.

The top five Asian dishes for tourists to try

The top five Asian dishes for tourists to try

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.

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