August 31, 2012

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Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya Eco Resort

Tanah Aina Resort offers an unforgettable authentic eco-tourism experience set in the deep rainforest jungle of Malaysia without guests having to entirely give up on modern comforts. Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya is only accessible via off road 4×4 vehicles, as you need to travel deeper into the jungles of Pahang.

Beijing | Republic of China

© photo: Sam Gao Beijing, the capital of China, is the second largest city in the country and has been the political and culture centre for centuries. Beijing (Chinese: 北京;), also known as Peking, is a metropolis in northern China, and the capital of the People’s Republic of China.

Learn the Lingo on your iPod

Join the locals and have fun with World Nomads series of free language guides that contain around 30 basic phrases that you can download onto your iPod. iPod language guides Learn Malaysian on your iPod Learn Vietnamese on your iPod Learn Lao on your iPod Learn Hindi on your iPod Learn Japanese on your...

Accessories for your next trip

Find accessories for your next trip. Choose from a variety of books, Kindles, backpacks, cameras and music. Find out more about Kindle’s high-contrast E Ink display delivers clear, crisp text and images that you can read without eye strain. Choose a book for your next destination and discover the world with Lonely Planet. Find...

Become A BPAN Member

Become a BPAN Member – we support and promote hostels, guest houses, budget hotels, resorts, restaurants and tour operators in Asia. Video production and campaign to reach your target group can now be arranged with us. Introduce your services to our community of individual travellers.

Mount Popa

© photo: Brian Snelson original photo Mount Popa is a volcano located about 50km southeast of Bagan. It is best known for the spectacular Popa Taungkalat monastery on top of a solitary peak at the foot of Mount Popa. It can be seen from the River Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) as far away as 60 km (40 miles)...

Inle Lake

© photo: Tian Yake  original photo Inle Lake is a a freshwater lake located in the Shan Hills and is home to many different tribes and stilted villages. It is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an estimated surface area of 44.9 square miles (116 km2), and one of the highest at an altitude...


© photo: opalpeterliu  Bagan, formerly Pagan, is a heritage site in Myanmar (Burma) with the largest area of Buddhist temples, pagodas and stupas in the world.    


© photo: Cheddarcheez original photo The culturally rich former imperial capital (it was Japan’s capital for more than a millennium) is now a modern city with 17 Unesco World Heritage sites.  

Luang Prabang

photo by Luang Praban is an UNESCO World Heritage city beautifully located amidst lush green hills at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan river impresses travelers with lots of history and charm over and over again. The city was formerly the capital of a kingdom of the same name. Until the communist...