How to find your favourite hawker stall in Penang. << Finding the best places to eat in a foodie town is one of the most satisfying aspects of being a Lonely Planet author. My technique in most cities is to ask those in the know, then check out the places that get mentioned the most. Then I go and eat. A lot. But in Penang, Malaysia my system went awry. Enter the hawker stall.

How to find your favourite hawker stall in Penang. << Finding the best places to eat in a foodie town is one of the most satisfying aspects of being a Lonely Planet author. My technique in most cities is to ask those in the know, then check out the places that get mentioned the most. Then I go and eat. A lot. But in Penang, Malaysia my system went awry. Enter the hawker stall.

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Activities (currently underway) for Cebu City's Sinulog Festival. Something positive for the Filipino people to revel in after the tragedy of Typhoon Haiyan. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/philippines/the-visayas/cebu-city

Activities (currently underway) for Cebu City's Sinulog Festival. Something positive for the Filipino people to revel in after the tragedy of Typhoon Haiyan. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/philippines/the-visayas/cebu-city

Tuna sashimi served with sea grape and wasabi at Hitoshi restaurant; tuna is high in protein and low in calories, and is one of the most popular ingredients in Okinawan cuisine © Matt Munro / Lonely Planet

Japan dos and don'ts: etiquette tips for first-time travellers

Tuna sashimi served with sea grape and wasabi at Hitoshi restaurant; tuna is high in protein and low in calories, and is one of the most popular ingredients in Okinawan cuisine © Matt Munro / Lonely Planet

Busan's Gwangalli Beach at sunset. Image by JS`s favorite things / Getty - Provided by Lonely Planet

Busan's Gwangalli Beach at sunset. Image by JS`s favorite things / Getty - Provided by Lonely Planet

Traditional bathhouses are an essential part of contemporary Korean culture. Literally 'heated rooms', these jjimjilbang (찜질방) are where locals come to unwind, hang out and engage in a whole host of health and beauty rituals that go far beyond a quick soak. They attract grandmas and young couples alike.

First-time jjimjilbang: how to visit a Korean bathhouse

Traditional bathhouses are an essential part of contemporary Korean culture. Literally 'heated rooms', these jjimjilbang (찜질방) are where locals come to unwind, hang out and engage in a whole host of health and beauty rituals that go far beyond a quick soak. They attract grandmas and young couples alike.

Nishiki Market, Kyoto (Japan). 'There’s something strangely enjoyable about touring a food market where more than half of the goods on display are utterly  baffling. Even after years in Japan, you’d be forgiven for not being sure about  some of the things on sale here, but  you’ll love wandering Kyoto’s Nishiki  Market.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/japan/kansai/kyoto/sights/market/nishiki-market

Nishiki Market, Kyoto (Japan). 'There’s something strangely enjoyable about touring a food market where more than half of the goods on display are utterly baffling. Even after years in Japan, you’d be forgiven for not being sure about some of the things on sale here, but you’ll love wandering Kyoto’s Nishiki Market.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/japan/kansai/kyoto/sights/market/nishiki-market

JP in malaysia Jp Kerrah! JP Kerrah!! <3 Check him out on youtube! http://www.youtube.com/user/MrKerrah and follow him on twitter! https://twitter.com/OfficialJPmusic

JP in malaysia Jp Kerrah! JP Kerrah!! <3 Check him out on youtube! http://www.youtube.com/user/MrKerrah and follow him on twitter! https://twitter.com/OfficialJPmusic

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