25 Great Books on Cambodia

25 Great Books on Cambodia

Spending the past month reading over 20 books on Cambodia, I feel like I’ve just been on an emotional rollercoaster. Throughout history, Cambodia and its people have experienced so much greatness but also so much sorrow–from the grandeur and brilliance of the...
25 Great Books on Thailand

25 Great Books on Thailand

25 Great Books on Thailand Looking for a good book to help you escape to a faraway place from the comfort of your couch? Or are you preparing for a trip to Thailand? Here is a list of 26 popular and critically-acclaimed books on Thailand. The list includes fiction...
30 Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go!

30 Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go!

30 Novels on Japan: Read Before You Go! In this post, I’m going to share with you my honest and unbiased review of 30 of my favorite and not-so-favorite novels about Japan and Japanese culture.  Hopefully, this list will help you decide which books to read, borrow, or...
A Ranking of the Best Books by Murakami

A Ranking of the Best Books by Murakami

This post is for those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of reading a Murakami book yet and can’t decide on which book to read first. It’s also for those of you who’ve already read one or two or three books by Murakami and can’t decide on which one to...
12 Books about Singapore: Read Before You Go!

12 Books about Singapore: Read Before You Go!

12 Books about Singapore: Read Before You Go! The first book I read about Singapore was Crazy Rich Asians. Loved it! Read the next two in the series, and I was not disappointed! Singapore intrigued me. Was everyone else on the island just as crazy rich as the people...
26 Great Books on Vietnam

26 Great Books on Vietnam

26 Great Books on Vietnam If you’re like me and you love to read up on the place you’re traveling to, then you’ll find yourself overwhelmed by all the choices of books on Vietnam. I swear the number of English-language books on this country could fill a small public...
20 Great Books on Sri Lanka

20 Great Books on Sri Lanka

20 Great Books on Sri Lanka Whether you’re looking for books on Sri Lanka for future travel or to escape from this pandemic, here is a list of the 20 books (yes 20!) that I have read on this fascinating and complex country. You’ll find a list of fiction and...
15 Great Books on Indonesia

15 Great Books on Indonesia

15 Great Books on Indonesia Feeling a bit claustrophobic these days after spending the past nine months at home? Want to escape to a tropical island but can’t? Planning your next vacation when the world finally returns to normal? Here’s a list of 15 books on Indonesia...
Understanding Pandemics: A Reading List for Travelers

Understanding Pandemics: A Reading List for Travelers

Understanding Pandemics: A Reading List for Travelers ”All it required was a mango or water apple tree, laden with ripe fruit, overhanging a pigsty. An infected bat feeds on a water apple, discarding the pulp, which is besmeared with virus; the pulp drops down among...

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