An introduction to the many cultural adventures in Tokyo, Japan, including the fashion district of Harajuku, Kabuki Theater, and Tokyo Tower.
Instead of heading to the malls, spend some time at one of Singapore’s museums.
KTV is the Chinese karaoke (sometimes actually said as ka li OK).
This is a guest post by Stephen Barrett. If you want to guest post on Go Backpacking, please read more here. As part of a larger backpacking trip around the world, Stephen Barrett had the good fortune to be in McLeod Ganj, seat of the Tibetan Government in Exile, for the first day of a series […]
One thing I love about India is the way the best laid plans so often change.
The Naha tug of war festival dates back to the 17th Century Ryukyu Kingdom.
This is the second post in a 2-part series about culture and food in Sichuan, China. Manners Manners certainly differ across countries, but by American standards, some Chinese manners are, um, severely lacking. For example, everyone screams fu yuan! (“?waiter”?), to get attention in a restaurant. For any food with bones, you put the entire […]
The role of filling cups of tea falls to the youngest woman at the table.
Every day we “fat girls” showed up to the school to paint, the children of Bhaktapur gawked at us. To them being fat meant we looked healthy.