Far East Travels Podcast
Far East Travels-Inspired by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Anthony Bourdain and National Geographic.-Informative, enlightening, entertaining. Let John Saboe take you on journeys filled with spiritual celebrations and rituals, ancient festivals thrilling wildlife safaris, trekking and climbing quests and a vast array of food cultures. Learn about cultural differences, village life, urban exploration, street food, history and architecture in places like Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Korea, Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia, Taiwan and Japan. Stories, advice, and conversations from one of the most exciting adventure destinations on the planet-Asia.
Travel Industry Expert Tom MacLean On When We Can Expect International Travel To Resume
Saturday 26 September 2020
: Tom MacLean is a travel expert and travel entrepreneur who has been a professional in the travel industry for 20 years. Tom is also a world...
90 Day Thai Tourist Visas-Extendable to 9 Months Available Soon!
Friday 18 September 2020
: The Thai government voted this week to implement a new 90 day tourist visa that would be available from possibly sometime in October. This...
Why Planning Future Travel Right Now Is So Important To Your Mental Health
Tuesday 15 September 2020
: I was recently inspired by two articles published this year by National Geographic and The Washington Post on why it's so important for our...
Phuket, Thailand Opening Up For Tourism? Pandemic Travel Update
Monday 07 September 2020
: Will Phuket be opening up to select international travelers October 1st? That's the question, actually there are several things regarding...
Southeast Asia/East Asia Travel Update
Wednesday 19 August 2020
: Currently there are no countries issuing tourist visas in either Southeast Asia or East Asia. I think it's safe to say that with a possible...
Travel Inspiration-Indian Cinema, Mumbai/South India TravelReminiscing
Monday 06 July 2020
: In this episode I share how lately I've opened up my imagination to travel through watching Indian cinema and looking back at my last...
Malaysian Borneo-Food, Adventure, Wildlife Top Things To Do
Wednesday 24 June 2020
: Honestly I really don't know why I don't talk about Malaysian Borneo-Sarawak/Sabah more! I have so many wonderful memories of these places...
Visiting A 200 Year-Old Bustling Traditional Market in Saigon, Vietnam
Saturday 20 June 2020
: Thi Nghe Market located in Binh Thanh District, a short ride from District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City is a bustling non-tourist market. This...
Nepal, Kilimanjaro, South America Trekking Tips
Monday 08 June 2020
: Thought I would review some of my best tips for getting prepared for a trek whether it's one of the amazing trails of Nepal, Mt....
Top 5 Favorite Treks In Nepal-Let's Dream And Start Planning Adventures
Friday 29 May 2020
: I'm tired of talking about closed borders, expiring visa and repatriation flights. Let's get back to dreaming and planning our next trip or...
The Art Of The Flight Deal with Dollar Flight Club's Jesse Neugarten
Wednesday 13 May 2020
: Want to learn some super valuable tips to help you plan out your flights for the future? Jesse Neugarten is the founder of the Dollar Flight...
Life in Conflict Zones/Yasser Arafat/COVID-19 in Vietnam With Retired CNN/ABC News Photojournalist Ste
Tuesday 28 April 2020
: Retired CNN/ABC News/Reuters photojournalist Stephan Patterson shares stories from his career spent in the Middle East, including his...
Seeking Medical Advice Tips/COVID-19 Update Southeast Asia
Monday 20 April 2020
: Finding a doctor for a specific ailment isn't always easy when you're traveling abroad. In this episode I share a recent personal experience...
Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia Travel Updates-COVID-19
Tuesday 07 April 2020
: Sharing what's happening in East Asia and Southeast Asia as travel restrictions become more tight, flights out almost non-existent and...
State Of Emergency, Mandatory Masks, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia And More
Saturday 28 March 2020
: My apologies to those who are currently stranded the information in this podcast is more to inform others as to the current situation in the...
Vietnam, Thailand and more COVID-19 Updates
Friday 20 March 2020
: Things are changing every few hours it seems here as more cases of COVID-19 appear in different countries affecting global travel. For those...
Bangkok, Thailand COVID-19 Update With @DaveinOsaka
Friday 13 March 2020
: DaveinOsaka is a live-streamer on Periscope/Twitter and often shares his travel experiences and daily life from Osaka, Japan where he is an...
Vietnam-Health Declaration For All Arrivals + More Updates/News
Friday 06 March 2020
: For all of those entering Vietnam you will now be required to fill out a declaration of health form. You can either do this at the airport...
Vietnam Visa Changes/Covid-19 Update Korea To Vietnam
Wednesday 04 March 2020
: Latest news on changes to the Vietnam Visa program. Upcoming changes that could affect your trip after July 1, 2020. Coronavirus/Covid-19...
Vietnam/Southeast Asia COVID-19 Update-All Arrivals From Korea Now Quarantined
Tuesday 03 March 2020
: Bringing you the latest from East Asia and Southeast Asia on the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. All flights from Korea will now be...
Taiwan/East Asia COVID-19 Update with Travelblogger Bruno Black In Taipei
Sunday 01 March 2020
: More on the ground COVID-19 updates from Asia! In this episode travelblogger and frequent contributor to the Far East Travels Podcast Bruno...
Japan COVID-19 Update With Travel Expert/Podcast Host/Kyoto Resident Niall Gibson
Saturday 29 February 2020
: I've invited Niall Gibson who is a resident of Kyoto, Japan, a travel expert and host of the Kyoto Fun Podcast to fill us in on the...
COVID-19 Update from Saigon, Vietnam
Friday 21 February 2020
: I'm back in Ho Chi MInh, (Saigon), Vietnam with an update on the current COVID-19 situation from Southeast Asia and East Asia. Travel news...
Coronavirus Update/Timely Travel Tips For Southeast Asia
Wednesday 12 February 2020
: The worldwide death toll for the Coronavirus or COVID-19 is now at over 1,000. Certainly this virus should be a serious concern for those in...
Coronavirus Impacting Siem Reap Tourism-Live Report
Wednesday 05 February 2020
: Walk with me around some of the nightmarkets and hot night spots of Siem Reap as I assess the serious drop in tourism as a result of the...