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.
A handsome group of young Buddhist monks posing with their instruments in the village of Khumjung, Nepal.
DrFumblefinger visits the Meena Bazar in Old Delhi. Historically a market for women of the Mughal's Royal Harem, the market today sprawls through a maze of streets.
DrFumblefinger stops at a colorful Hindu temple in the east coast city of Trincomalee.
DrFumblefinger came across these serious young scholars while visiting Kathmandu
New measurements and an agreement on methods between China and Nepal combine to give the summit a little boost.