I always saw pictures of Westerners in Thailand at temples with their hands folded--what to me seemed like a hokey pose that didn't seem particularly respectful. That is, until I found myself there getting suckered into the very same things.
Even with the faceless modern skyscrapers, you still know exactly where you are: not London or New York or Beijing, but South Korea.
Busan's most popular public art attraction.
How to see the many sides of Busan in just 24 hours.
Some lessons on enjoying nature in China
Anyone who knows me knows that I can't resist a good period drama, especially one with a fun female lead. Phryne (that's pronounced fran-ee) Fisher, slutty lady detective (I think that's her official title) is probably my favorite, and I asked my cousin if she knew where it was filmed within an hour of walking out of the Melbourne airport.
Finally, we're here: the night we've all been waiting for! The night where a fratty Australian singing in a bar tells me he loves me in Polish.
Adventures in map reading and finding secret beaches.
The first night of a solo road trip is when it hits you: oh yeah, you're doing this alone. But that's ok.
First stop heading from Melbourne to Sydney.