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Top River Cruise Destinations
Now that you are convinced that your next trip MUST be a river cruise, the difficult decision of deciding "where to?" is upon you.  Adventure Life offers river cruising in some …
Adventure cruising goes luxury
Small ship adventure cruising is not a new way to travel.  However, it has often been characterized by rugged, expedition-style vessels.  Upscale ships, such as Le Soleal, reflect a shift …
River Cruising Has Our Attention
A cruise does not have to be a 2,000 passenger ship that spends the majority of its journeys in the middle of the ocean.  It does not necessary mean cheesy shows, ice sculptures on the buffet, …
Romance Around the World
Love is all around us.  Or perhaps it is more truthful to say that boxes of chocolate, heart-shaped balloons, sappy cards, and battles for restaurant reservations are all around us.  The …
China's Ancient History
China boasts one of the world’s longest histories, dating back at least 5,000 years. Throughout most of its history, China has been governed by a series of dynasties, or ruling family lines, …
China's Recent History
The last Chinese dynasty ended officially in 1911, with the following years being marked by a battle for power between urban capitalist forces and Mao Zedong of the rural Chinese Communist Party. The …
China Cuisine
The Chinese love food!  Food preparation and presentation in China is known as the ninth art. Chefs combining sight, smell, touch, and taste in their presentation are highly respected. A …
Best Times to Travel to Tibet
While Tibet is at a high altitude and has four defined seasons, the temperature and climate variations throughout the year are not as extreme as most would suspect. The landscape is a high …
Best Times to Visit Thailand
Best Times for Travel to Thailand Thailand is a nice year-round destination without any particular “off seasons” for travel. If a time of year might be avoided, it would be the rainier …
Thai Culture
Thailand's culture incorporates many influences, as would be expected from its constantly changing government structures and kingdoms throughout the centuries. Religious influences have been …
Brief History of Thailand
Modern History The Thai people established their own states in the early 20th century, with the Ayutthaya kingdom showing itself to be the most dominant for a time. The states were all constantly …
History of Vietnam
Ancient History Vietnam has one of the oldest and most continuous histories of any nation.  The area has been inhabited by some of the world's earliest societies. The needs to control …
Discover Diverse Wildlife on Your China Trip
China travel, once consisting primarily of historic and cultural exploration, is now including opportunities to discover the country's incredible wildlife as well. The country's vast regions, …
China Geography
China is the fourth largest country in the world (next to Canada, Russia, and the USA) and constitutes a total land area of 9.6 million square kilometers, which is slightly smaller than the United …
Discover Local Culture on a China Trip
People: Over one hundred ethnic groups have inhabited the country of China, many assimilating into neighboring ethnicities, disappearing altogether, or merging into the more prominent Han comprised …
China Travel: A Complex and Captivating Modern History
China has gone through startling changes in the past hundred years. China travel today provides the opportunity to learn more about the historical events that helped shape modern China. A republican …
What to Expect on a China Trip
A China trip offers its travelers the opportunity to explore one of the world’s oldest civilizations as well as one of the world’s greatest travel destinations. The sheer enormity of …
Weather: What to expect on your China tour
Temperatures in China vary tremendously, influenced mostly by latitude and monsoon activities. From north to south, China consists of five separate temperature zones: cold-temperate, mid-temperate, …
China travel: An Introduction to Chinese Politics
A better understanding of the country's political policies will help enhance your travel experience in China. Following the Cultural Revolution, Chinese leaders set their eye on developing a …
Japan Cruise: Exploring the Islands
An island world separated years ago from its Asian neighbors, Japan has maintained a mysteriously unique culture and is busy paving the way for the future of technology and pop culture around the …
The Surprises of a Russia Cruise
Closed to conventional travelers until only recently, a Russia cruise offers access to a land that is home to a culture that has been largely undiscovered by modern day tourism. With the dissolution …
Explore Vietnam on an Adventure Cruise
A Vietnam cruise offers a look into a diverse country, in terms of wildlife, landscape, climate, cuisine, and culture. From the northern mountain regions to the central highlands to the deltas along …
The Environment’s Role in China Tours
The fourth largest country in the world, filled with vast resources and various ecosystems, China has only just begun to scratch the surface of maintaining and respecting the land they inhabit. China …
Discover South Korea on an Adventure Cruise
South Korea, a country of approximately 48 million people, is widely recognized by its historic attempts to gain independence, which was finally gained in 1945. The country is a fully functioning …

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