Posts in category Asia

Greetings from Rajasthan, India

My family and I are on a week-long tour of India’s Golden Triangle — Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur with an extra stop in Udaipur, a city in Rajasthan, the Land of Kings. More coming soon, but here are a few of the highlights from our trip. Taj Mahal, Agra, India Chand Baori, Rajasthan, India  Hawa Mahel, Jaipur, India  Amber Fort, Jaipu [...]

Philippines

Philippines
The Philippines is a land of contrasts. An archipelago of more than 7,100 islands with almost 100 million inhabitants, it is the most Hispanic nation in Asia but a place all its own. From shades of Spanish culture, Roman Catholicism and Islam, American-style malls and fast food, and its very name in honor of King Philip II of Spain, the count [...]

China

How does one describe a country like China? Facts and figures do not adequately measure the immensity of the world’s most populous nation, its third largest by size, and one of its most ancient. Grandiose statistics do not do China justice. China is perhaps best described as “China.” The name itself conjures images of the Great Wall, megapoli [...]