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Chang Dai-chien: The Strange Residence of Taiwan’s Greatest Artist

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Chang Dai-chien was one of Asia’s greatest artists, and his peculiar life is on display in the outskirts of Taipei.

Banwa: What You’ll Find at Asia’s Most Expensive Resort

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One Palawan resort stands out as the most expensive in the world — at a much publicized cumulative $100,000 per stay.

A Quarter Century of Conservation at the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang

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In the mid-nineties a team from the Getty Conservation Institute began working with the Dunhuang Academy to develop the China Principles to protect the Mogao Caves.

Cycling Chelela Pass in Bhutan

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On a cross country highway that averages 17 curves per kilometer, bicycles are the perfect mode to explore Chelela Pass and Bhutan’s almost infinite hill trails.

Guntû: What to Expect Aboard Japan’s Floating Ryokan

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The guntû is a small blue crab considered a delicacy in the Seto Inland Sea area of Japan, but the tasty little crustacean is also a floating five-star ryokan, one of the most exclusive venues in East Asia.

Searching for the Formosan Black Bears of Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

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Along one of Yushan’s most popular hiking routes, travelers will find evidence of one of Taiwan’s largest mammal species: the rare Formosan black bear.

Kong Lor Cave by Motorcycle on Laos’s Thakhek Loop

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Kong Lor Cave is of the top intrepid destinations in central Laos and highlight of the Thakhek Loop, a 500 to 600 kilometer route best experienced by motorcycle.

Japan Celebrates Ainu Culture with Upopoy Museum in 2020

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The indigenous people of Hokkaido, the Ainu, are perhaps northern Japan’s greatest cultural legacy, and this will be in full display in the run up to the Summer Games 2020.

Baikal Marathon: The Ultimate Challenge

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In the frozen wastes of Siberia is Lake Baikal. Only the most hardened runners take on this marathon on ice, the challenge of a lifetime.

Shika-shima: Japan’s Most Elegant Rail Experience Readies for 2020

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Though it’s not exactly a bullet train, the Shika-shima is Japan’s most luxurious rail experience, a mix of luxury, design, and service.

How Laksa Became Singapore’s Signature Dish

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No dish says Lion City like laksa, but from the Chinese diaspora to Katong there’s a whole lot more to this Singapore staple than meets the eye – or the taste buds.

Searching for the Snakeheads of Sangkhlaburi

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On a fruitless quest for the feisty snakeheads of Thailand, John McMahon finds magical bridges, underwater temples, and rural Thai charm.