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Everything, everywhere, all at once, all the time

Sum up Asia in a paragraph? Good luck. Positively massive by just about every measure, the sole thread that unites this diverse continent is the sheer diversity of experiences it presents to travellers. Arid deserts and towering peaks; secluded temples and bustling markets; tiny villages and sprawling cities; ancient history and cutting-edge modernity; teeming crowds and places so remote you won’t find another human being around for miles—Asia encompasses all this and so, so, so much more. Don’t expect to absorb it all; dive on in and let it seep into your skin.

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Travelling the Length of Vietnam

Oct. 14, 2014, 2:07 p.m.

On the Looptail, Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt offers up his top six reasons to explore Vietnam from top to tail. Once you read it, we bet Vietnam will be next on your list "pho" sure.

Time-lapse Tuesday: Clouds Over Mt Everest

Oct. 14, 2014, 12:33 p.m.

This planet's highest mountain at 8,848m (29,029 ft) above sea level shares an international border with Nepal and China at its summit. We think of Everest as a peak to summit, #TimelapseTuesday brings you a lateral perspective. Sit back and watch the clouds roll over

Instagramming Japan: Foods for a Celiac

Oct. 8, 2014, 11:55 a.m.

Wanderer-in-Residence Jodi Ettenberg recounts her favourite snacks and eats in her travels through Japan. Discover how a celiac scarfs down with her top Instagram pics on the Looptail. #jodieatsjapan

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