15 Great Books about Korea

15 Great Books about Korea

15 Great Books about Korea I lived in South Korea from 1997 to 1998 and at that time Korea was NOT cool. Fast forward 18 years later and for some reason Korean culture is NOW cool. What the heck happened? I sort of get it, you know. I loved the movie, Parasite, and...
10 Great Books On Malaysia

10 Great Books On Malaysia

10 Great Books On Malaysia Malaya, with its mix of Malays, Chinese, and Indians, is full of spirits: a looking-glass world governed by unsettling rules. – The Night Tiger (2019) – By Yangsze Choo I visited Malaysia last year for 3 weeks and fell in love...
25 Best Nonfiction Books on China

25 Best Nonfiction Books on China

25 Best Nonfiction Books on China “China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep. For when she wakes, she will move the world.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Are you planning on visiting China in the near future? Or are you just an armchair traveler and would like to know more...
Books on Myanmar: What to Read Before Visiting Myanmar

Books on Myanmar: What to Read Before Visiting Myanmar

If you’re looking to read up on Myanmar before your trip, here’s a list of 13 books on Myanmar that I read before and during my trip. I’ve ranked them in order from my favorite (#1)  to my least favorite (#13) books. If you have only time for two books on Myanmar,...

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