Types of Chinese Massage

The art of Chinese massage is one of removing imbalances and balancing Qi that flows through the body, and in particular through different meridians.   What is Qi? In simple terms, Qi can be described as lifeforce or energy. It lies at the root of Chinese Traditional Medicine along with Yin and Yang.   What are meridians? The meridian system… Read more →

Chinese Marriage Customs

With the largest population in the world China also has a very old culture and some long standing traditions. There are around 56 identified ethnic groups here and hence a diverse culture. Chinese constitute a collectivistic society and give much importance to others thoughts and opinions. Before committing with anything, they will try to ensure that they are acting right… Read more →

Finding [and Dating] Asian Girls on Facebook

Facebook is a great way to meet and connect with others, be that through groups or as friends. The Facebook Messenger app makes it too easy to chat, share photos, and keep connected. Language is no barrier to meeting a beautiful girl with Messenger having translate functions and it’s also possible to use Google Translate. Facebook is popular in most… Read more →

The Essential One-Page Super-Guide to Nepal

Touted as one of the most beautiful places on earth,  a landlocked nation sandwiched between rising superpowers, Nepal is bordered by China in the north and India in the south, east, and west. A multiethnic nation with a population of 26.4 million, Nepal is also home to eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point… Read more →

The One-Page Super-Guide to Laos for new visitors & expats

Laos is a fascinating country, sometimes forgotten by not being graced with a stunning coastline like it’s neighbors, regardless, it’s a trekkers dream and one of South East Asia’s fastest growing economies. The country is bordered by Myanmar and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest, and Thailand to the west and southwest. View the… Read more →

Vietnam – The One-Page Super-Guide for Visitors and Long Term Residents

Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the north-west, Cambodia to the south-west, the Gulf of Thailand to the south and the South China Sea to the East. It is well known for its bustling big cities being the capital Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, along with its beaches, rivers,  French colonial… Read more →

The Essential One Page Cambodia Starter Guide [for Visitors and Future Residents]

Cambodia is fast becoming a hot destination not only for holiday-makers but also for long-stay expats. Long stayers can be broken into several categories including the ones unable to afford a reasonable life in their home country, the retiree with limited funds, the sexpat, the digital nomad, the volunteer, English teachers and the business savvy seeking to invest in a… Read more →

Exploring Melbourne’s Vibrant Asian Communities

How would it be if I told you that you don’t need a passport to explore Asian communities and cultures? And of course taste all the different and amazing cuisines that they offer? Do you believe me? Well, it’s completely possible in Australia! And how lucky we are. The most popular Asian nationalities represented in Australia are Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian… Read more →

Where to Go in Palawan, Philippines

Palawan gives off an aura of mystery with hidden secrets as well. Even though you may have read a lot of articles and even blogs about Palawan, you may find yourself having a difficulty planning your itinerary as there are literally thousands of places to see in Palawan. Palawan has three major tourist destinations. These are located in different cities,… Read more →

Introducing Palawan Island Philippines

Palawan Island in the Philippines is a unique location in the Philippine map, starting with its unique location. It is a long and thin strip of land off the coast of the west Philippine sea. None of Palawan’s main soil is connected to any of the three major Islands of the Philippines namely: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Palawan’s unique geographical… Read more →

Apo Island: Nature’s Gift to Scuba Divers

Apo Island, to first timers, may look like a faint, unassuming little island with nothing much to offer to its visitors. But if one gives this island a shot, even non-fanatics of scuba diving or snorkeling will automatically have a change of heart and mind once they get to experience what this island is all about. In fact, Apo Island… Read more →

Bangkok on a Budget: 5 Places to Visit

While most people have dreams of travelling the world, holidays can easily become expensive, making it difficult to turn those dreams into reality. Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is a vibrant city, with some of the best shopping precincts in the world. Here are 5 budget friendly options in Bangkok: Visit the Markets The market places in Bangkok have… Read more →