Seoul

Travel Tips for Seoul, South Korea

South Korea's capital city, Seoul, is a city where green parks, mountains and ancient temples break up the concrete landscape of skyscrapers. Traditional social...
Kyoto

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...
Secret Hong Kong singalong parlours and modern monasteries

Secret Hong Kong: singalong parlours and modern monasteries

It’s hard to keep anything in Hong Kong a secret for long. The walls between the world city and the world are thin; its...

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...
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...
Thailand-Burma Railway

Thailand Train Tips

Every country has its own distinctive flavor of train service. The Thai variety is decidedly affordable, comfortable, and memorable. Even if you have the...
Japan dos and don’ts etiquette tips for first-time travellers

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

Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help...
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...
taxi

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...

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...