A gas fire that has burned for decades in Central Asia may be extinguished, officials say.
A last connection in Laos will permit the world's longest rail journey, albeit one with many changes of train.
A startup plan for the 'Icelandair of the Pacific' is moving toward a next-year startup with a fleet of 757s
DrFumblefinger visits Sri Lanka years after the death of his friend, Arthur C. Clarke. The country had changed in the decade since he'd last been there, but Arthur's office hadn't — with the notable absence of Sir Arthur.
In northern Vietnam, Judy Barford couldn’t resist a shot of this unusual way of propelling a rowboat.
Shanghai is China's most populous city and, as Barry Barford discovered, it is surprisingly cosmopolitan.
Gumbo visits the ancient city of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. The city dates back to the time before Christ and contains some interesting historic sites.
Northern Pacific Airways is planning to serve Asia and U.S. cities through a new hub at Anchorage, Alaska
With tourists gone, it's become obvious that a sanctuary full of monkeys has fallen out of the habit of getting its own food.
DrFumblefinger stops for some refreshment at a beach resort north of Trincomalee.
Spectacular views and intriguing archaeology mark the spot where Moses is said to have viewed the 'Promised Land.'
Marilyn Jones invites you to share her warm impressions of Malaysia
Professor Abe visits a cinnamon factory in Sri Lanka and shares the process involved in manufacturing this spice.
At times something as simple as a beautiful flute serenade can greatly add to your enjoyment of a hotel.
Kandy's Temple of the Tooth is where one of the most sacred Buddhist relics is found -- one of Lord Buddha's teeth. It's a UNESCO World Heritage site.