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Asia Travel Archives. The following round-up posts might help you find what you’re looking for, otherwise please do scroll through our Asia content, there’s quite a lot!

For most of the countries mentioned above, plus a few more, we have detailed posts on individual towns, cities, activitieas, and attractions, plus information on local cuisine, dishes, and “how to” posts. You also may find posts on worldschooling in these destinations.

Getting a Traditional Thai Tattoo, a Sak Yant, in Bangkok

I’ve got my traditional Thai tattoo, it’s hours old and I love it. It’s about hand-sized, in the middle of my back and it holds a deep meaning. It was created by a master Ajarn – Ajarn Neng- with a traditional metal spike. It hurt, only a little. Want to know more? There is a …

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Thaipusam Festival Kuala Lumpur

We didn’t plan it, we just happened to be in the right place at the right time. Thaipusam is a once-a-year Hindu religious festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is one of the most spectacular, unusual, and awe-inspiring religious festivals in the world. You may think of Malaysia as a Muslim country but in reality, …

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Bhutan and the Sacred Phallus

Bhutan and the Bhutanese have a thing about the phallus. They are penis obsessed and you’ll see large, lurid, male members artistically depicted on houses throughout Bhutan. One village, in particular, Sopsoka, near Punakha town and adjacent to Chimi Lhakhang, is famous for its penis art along with the fertility temple. This temple is also …

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