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Artisanal crafts in India

Posted by Jo Lane on July 27, 2015

Ski Australia

Best places to ski in Australia

Posted by Jo Lane on July 14, 2015

Kingdom of Dreams. Pic: Ruchika Vyas.

Kingdom of Dreams: India’s answer to Broadway?

Posted by Ruchika Vyas on May 19, 2015

Pic: Christine A. Darius (U.S. armed forces) Public Domain.

5 of Asia’s best breads

Posted by Jo Lane on May 10, 2015

Tuk tuk driver in Thailand. Pic: Joanne Lane, www.visitedplanet.com

The Asian love affair with rickshaws

Posted by Jo Lane on April 19, 2015

Myanmar

Myanmar: Weaving together the old and new

Posted by Jo Lane on April 6, 2015

Pic: Joanne Lane, www.visitedplanet.com

8 travel trends of 2015

Posted by Jo Lane on March 2, 2015

Chorten in Ladakh, India. Pic: Joanne Lane, www.visitedplanet.com

Etiquette notes: Visiting a monastery

Posted by Jo Lane on February 16, 2015

Tea picker in Sri Lanka. Pic: Joanne Lane, www.visitedplanet.com

Best places for a cuppa in Asia

Posted by Jo Lane on February 11, 2015

Jmhullot - Own work
View on Mrauk U right after sunrise from Shwetaung pagoda.

Touching the ancient past in Myanmar

Posted by Jo Lane on February 2, 2015

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Yangon: Comparing the old and new

Thailand’s Tiger Temple — a conservation project or a tourist trap?
March 23, 2015 - 5 Comments - Jo Lane
Yangon's markets a real highlight on any trip to Myanmar. Pic: Jo Lane/Visited Planet. FIVE years ago in Yangon you would have been hard pressed to find a block of cheddar cheese, an ATM, an English newspaper or any western brand. Today glittering sky scrapers, malls, art galleries and supermarket chains are as much a feature of the new country as the old. Recently we featured some of the country's more ancient attractions (Touching the Ancient Past in Myanmar). In this article we draw attention to five modern counterparts that are springing up in the new Myanmar...

Survey: Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi has fastest airport WiFi in the world

Thailand’s Tiger Temple — a conservation project or a tourist trap?
June 17, 2015 - 5 Comments - Travel Wire Asia
Passengers at Thailand's Suvarnabhumi Airport. Pic: AP Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport has the fastest airport WiFi in the world, according to a new survey. Two other Asian airports - Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali and Kaohsiung International Airport in Taiwan - also made the top 10 list, in sixth and seventh place respectively. Users of WiFi network location and ranking site RottenWiFi.com evaluated the quality of WiFi in over 130 airports in 53 countries worldwide. Just two U.S. airports made the list, with Europe faring best with five airports in the top 10. Bangkok clocked...

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