The scores of Chinese who made the long trek back to their hometown for Spring Festival faced crowded train stations and long, arduous rides to ring in the new year with loved ones.
Hopefully you have room for one more end-of-the-year list. Take a look back and see what Asia Blog posts got people talking in 2013.
We sorted through several boxes of official tourism slides taken in Iran during the 1960s and 70s — and we've reproduced two dozen of our favorites in this gallery.
Pegi Vail, director of the new documentary 'Gringo Trails,' on the transformative effects of tourism on the places and people involved.
"I have to tell you, Andy liked to stay in his hotel room and call New York, order room service," said Bob Colacello.
How much has changed in 30 years? "Bargaining is almost never done" and "There is no nightlife in China" are just two of the gems uncovered in a 1984 Fodor's guide to the PRC.
Asia Society Managing Editor Dan Washburn takes readers to a remote village in Guizhou in this excerpt from a forthcoming book.
Renowned mountaineer Nazir Sabir, the first Pakistani to have climbed Mount Everest, talks candidly about his brushes with death and his love of the region he calls "the best-kept secret" in Asia.
New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple, whose photo was selected as an editor's choice in the National Geographic Photo Contest, discusses his experiences photographing all over the world.
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