asia

All Asia-bound travelers need some guidance before tackling the largest and most populous continent on Earth.

Sophie Rose9 days ago
48 Hours in Beijing
When limited to only 48 hours in a major capital city like Beijing, it can be overwhelming to narrow down what you want to do with your time there and not everyone is lucky enough to have a school fri...
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Lana Omelic10 days ago
Traveling to Hong Kong for the First Time
Hong Kong is an evocative blend of its colonial past and its Chinese present. The main island is a fantastic visual of tall skyscrapers competing with each other to reach up high. The lights from thes...
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Keith Jones10 days ago
6 Things to Do in Japan
Japan, the land of the rising sun, and home of my favourite dish—which is sushi. A lot of people want to visit this paradise and I hope this article will give you some ideas of what to do and where to...
Anna Balog14 days ago
Rolling The Dice On Vietnam
February, 2017 Phu Quoc, Vietnam Earlier in 2017 I had a three week vacation coming up. I was getting off a ship in Singapore and had to be in Sydney for my next assignment. I was pondering where in A...
Jazz Morgan24 days ago
Temple Hopping in Thailand: Must Do's!
Wat: a term given to Buddhist or Hindu temples in Thailand, and other parts of Southeast Asia. Thailand has an abundance of wats (with all respect and for scaling purposes only, one may refer to them ...
Kaitlyn Smitha month ago
Planning a Trip to Tokyo Disney
To start I have just started planning this trip a couple of weeks ago. I am writing this because I cannot find a blog or a vlog that discuses the coast of traveling to Disney Tokyo. I have seen some o...
Blackman In Shanghai
It's been three years since my first trip to Shanghai. I am 23 now, and in the wake of the new year, I am a prey to nostalgic thoughts. So let me take you back to one of my fondest memories of the fir...
Chloe Gilholy2 months ago
Things I Remember About Tokyo
Ever since I was little and started getting into anime, it was always my lifelong ambition to go to Japan. In July 2015, I made that dream into a reality and I think it was one of the best trips of my...
Ramona 3 months ago
Seoul 2017
As per tradition, my family took our great big summer trip back in August. We did not take a direct flight to Seoul from San Francisco. We went from San Francisco to Manila, and then we went to Seoul ...
Jane Akester3 months ago
Wanderlust & Windchimes
I've always had the travel bug, ever since I backpacked around the world for a year with my bestfriend, at the tender age of 21. Traveling through Canada, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, and ...
Heidi Jacobs4 months ago
Everest Base Camp
It's spring break of 2013, and I'm sitting on a rickety old fifteen passenger Twin Otter airplane with my dad and brother. It reeks of must, sweat, and slightly of mothballs. There's an ear-piercingly...
Stephanie M4 months ago
6 Must-See Imperial Sights in Beijing, China
As Beijing springs into the 21st century, the city’s grandiose ancient architecture could at times be easily forgotten. However, when it comes to its stunning historical panorama, few cities or even c...
Emma Winter4 months ago
The Girl That Went to Thailand
It’s the year 2010! Dear Emma, You’re 19 years old, and I’ve watched you grow. After your first real trip away last year to Rome, you have that itch. You want to go somewhere exotic, but you don’t wan...
Kristopher Cook5 months ago
20 of the Most Quintessential Activities to See and Experience in Laos
A lot of countries seem to be renowned for their amazing mountainous viewpoints and archaeological discoveries that they transcend, taking the shape of something much more than a geographical location...
Dean Moriarty5 months ago
Saigon, Vietnam
This one is about my time in Saigon in Vietnam and the time I had there on the river and around the city. You can fly from Bangkok or take a long bus ride. Saigon, or Ho Chi Min City as the winning general named it, is a big bustling city, with a lot of pedal cycles, but less so now that it is recovering from the war and the tourists are discovering what it has to offer. It’s a clean city, mostly, more so than Bangkok where rubbish is left where it falls. You can hire a very pretty guide for the...
Kristopher Cook6 months ago
Angkor Wat: The City of Temples
Instilled with the architecture of days lost in the barrows of time, Angkor Wat is as entrancing as it is a mystery for anyone not accustomed to temple-scapes (the image of what feels like a mirage). ...
best_of _Tara6 months ago
Have You Ever Had Your Fortune Told on Your Travels?
The queue was long and disorderly which made me more anxious. The monk on the other side of the counter, dressed in his traditional orange robe, was solemnly taking the thin, pink pieces of paper give...