Northeast Asia : Blogentry
The Backpacker Some cities take a while to reveal their charms - but these are the ones I loved as soon as I arrived.
The Backpacker The rule is you can only visit one more country in your travels for the rest of your life. What's it going to be?
Travellers' Check Budget airlines are booming across the Asia-Pacific, but there's still one big black hole.
The Backpacker It's not a restaurant, but there's food. It's not a bar, but there's drinks. It's not a fetish den, but it's ... vaguely sexual.
The Backpacker You could swear you were missing out on something. What's with the cameras? What are they taking photos of?
The Backpacker Looking for fellow Aussies on Australia Day? Here are the places around the world you'll find them.
The Backpacker Here we sit at the bottom of probably the most fascinating continent on Earth, and we still know very little about it. That has to change.
The Backpacker There's one key reason you should visit Beijing, and it's not to see the Forbidden City or Mao's tomb.
Travellers' Check For most Australian travellers, Japan has always been off the radar.
The Backpacker You expect to be perplexed every now and then. You just don't expect it to happen while you're on the toilet.
The Backpacker Some holiday destinations are good for just that: holidays. But travel can be a lot more than that. If you’re looking for a country that will change your life, then these are the places to start.
The Backpacker Buck's parties are a menace. They travel the world's cheaper destinations getting boozed and causing trouble. So I went on one...
Ben Groundwater Watching TV in Japan is a travel experience. And that's weird, because you're not supposed to watch TV when you travel.
The Backpacker Some things are just so bad, they're good. Here are eight of the most craptastic "attractions" I've found around the world.