Collected by AFAR Traveler
No. 21, Zhongshan South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Located in the heart of Taipei is the massive Memorial Hall Square complex that includes the National Theater, National Concert Hall, and, of course, the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. While Chiang Kai-shek is an incredibly divisive figure, there...
Angkor Thom, Angkor Archeological Park, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
Giant stone faces greet visitors as they enter the Bayon complex. This ancient Khmer center houses over 200 of these serene faces, with theories they were modeled after the bodhisattva (enlightened being) or the Bhuddist king, Jayavarman VII, who...
Guangfu Ave, Bayi Qu, Linzhi Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, 860000
Breathtaking view of Basum Tso or Draksum Tso in Kongpo (Linzhi in Chinese), this beautiful lake surrounds by many of snow capped mountains and some holy temples around the lake, need to take boat if want to visit those monasteries.
Xi An Zhong Lou, ZhongLou ShangQuan, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China, 710001
The Bell Tower of Xi'an is one of the city's most famous attractions. Cities of Ancient China each had their own bell tower and drum tower, which were used to tell time. Bells were rung at dawn, while the sound of drums signaled dusk's arrival....
981, Taiwan, Hualien County, Yuli Township, 花蓮縣玉里鎮三民里三軒31-12號
Asian rice fields, rugged mountains, fertile orchards and tea plantations are just some of the beautiful scenes you'll feast your eyes on in Taiwan's East Rift Valley. Learn about rural life by visiting the many recreational farms, hiking trails...
Block-4a, Qutab Enclave, Dlf Corporate Park Phase III, Mehrauli, Jacobpura, Sector 12, Gurugram, Haryana 122022, India
Each year, during the first two weeks of February, Indian craftsmen gather in Surajkund, a little town just outside of Haryana, to participate in the Crafts Mela. Artists, painters, weavers, and sculptors come to sell their goods, and many perform...
49 หมู่ที่ 6 ถนน ลายิ-นาคาเลย์ Tambon Kamala, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83150, Thailand
One of the many ways Paresa helps guests connect with Thai culture is through hour-long classes in the art of muay thai, traditional Thai boxing. Setting Forty-nine rooms and villas are built into the Kamala cliffs overlooking the Andaman Sea. You...
Man Mo Temple, 124-126 Hollywood Rd, Tai Ping Shan, Hong Kong
Man Mo Temple was built by wealthy Chinese merchants between 1847 and 1862 as a tribute to the God of Literature (man) and the God of War (mo). Both deities were worshiped by ambitious students eager to succeed in the rigorous civil examinations...