Novels set in SE Asia can provide a wealth of information about the countries they are set in and help us understand their different cultures.
Walking the beach is a good way to keep fit and healthy. Koh Samui has some of the best beaches in Thailand for walking along.
Sumo wrestling is the national sport of Japan which has a history thousands of years old, when it was created to amuse the Shinto gods.
Superyachts or Mega yachts, are generally more than 120 feet in length and boast three decks with extravagant, luxury onboard accommodation for 10-12 guests.
The Asian international yachting series draws top class international skippers and crews to compete in sailing events in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
Thailand is a golfers' paradise with hundreds of courses to choose from, most of them offering stunning surroundings and top class facilities at reasonable prices.
SE Asia is as obsessed with football as other nations and not only with their national teams but those in the European League as well.
To have a good grasp of Thailands cultural heritage you need to understand something of Muay Thai, the martial art which combines kicks and punches.
Hong Kong will host the 2009 East Asia Games. This event held every four years will feature 23 sports, 16 of which are Olympic sports.
Sudoku has been popular for quite a few years. But for those of us who joined the craze some time back, monotony is setting in.
The Malaysian Grand Prix, held yearly in April, is Malaysias biggest sporting event, attracting thousands of visitors from around the world and local racing enthusiasts.
Imagine swimming half a kilometre, cycling up and down mountains for 30 kilometres, running for 10 kilometres and even rope climbing, welcome to adventure racing.
Supermarkets are the new shopping malls in SE Asia with everything under one roof. Small corner shops are finding it difficult to compete with them.
Many tourists stay on Sukhumvit when visiting Bangkok because all the best shopping is on their doorstep.
Jim Thompson established the Thai Silk Company in 1947, revolutionising the silk industry and in the process transforming a dying skill into a designer brand.
Great shopping experience. From entertainment and fashion to arts and culture to international and local gourmet, Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur is a shopping Mecca.
Floating markets are most prevalent in the south of Thailand and Vietnam, all along the Mekong and its tributaries.
The War Museum in Ho Chi Minh City leaves nothing to the imagination with everything on display including jars of deformed human fetuses.
Whether travelling to and from Japans islands or between Bali and Lombok, ferries are part of journeying around SE Asia and not just for backpackers.
Getting around Koh Samui island has never been easier using public transport. The choice ranges from taxi motorbikes to pick-up trucks called a Songtaew.
The Bangkok skytrain, is now a fixture on the cities skyline. Reliable with stations well placed, it is a great way to get around town.
Love them or hate them, tuk-tuks are a fixture of Bangkok's streets. How long will they continue to defy the citys desire for modernity?
The Genting Highlands in Malaysia is a real adventure and fun for all the family. You maybe surprised at what you find there.
Bangkok's major international airport, Suvarnabhumi, one of the largerest in the world, has had it share of troubles. But now it plans to get bigger.
The world wide web brings the world of online travel into your home. But with so many websites is the truth becoming harder to find?
WIFi is supposed to make life easy, right? But when you travel in some parts of Asia getting the right connection is far from easy.
Air Asia pioneered low-cost air travel in Asia setting new standards in the industry. In 2009 it was awarded Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier.
World class events that includes everything from rock concerts to sporting events are giving International visitors more reasons to visit Thailand.