When to visit Asia

When to visit Asia

Since Asia is an extremely large geographic area, it’s difficult to determine seasonality for it as a whole. Some countries like China are so...
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Top 10 places to shop in Tokyo

Tokyo shopping has it all: high-end and offbeat fashion, traditional crafts, vintage wares, all manner of only-in-Japan souvenirs, and that gadget you didn't know...
Singapore ‘s best bars with a view

Singapore ‘s best bars with a view

Peppered with futuristic skyscrapers such as the famous Marina Bay Sands Hotel, the Singapore skyline is truly a sight to behold. As the sun...
Cebu City's annual Sinulog Festival is a riot of colour

Best places to travel in January 2016

January may be the perfect time to start making travel plans for the year ahead – but it’s also a wonderful month to put them into...
Southeast Asia travel guide

Southeast Asia travel guide

The backpacking trail through Southeast Asia is well worn. People have been traveling it since the 1970s. Starting in beautiful Thailand, the trail makes...

Bargaining Tips in Vietnam

Bargain is not common in some countries, but in Vietnam it really is. In Vietnam, bargaining is always worthwhile. Yet, it is not always...
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Tips for Safe Taxi Rides in Vietnam

Here are our tips from our recent experience with the taxi’s in Vietnam. 1. Vinasun was okay. Mai Linh was dishonest to us in Da...
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6 Top Tips For Travelling In Vietnam

Enthralling and enraging in equal amounts, Vietnam's long-held position as a travel icon is more than deserved. In no other country is the collision...
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Essential Tips To Travel In Japan

1. Rent a wireless router Getting a prepaid SIM card with local calling service is difficult in Japan. It's better to rent a handy little...

Best 10 Tips To Travel In Thailand

Thailand remains one of the first ports of call for first-time backpackers. But don’t be fooled – though travelling here means following a well-beaten...