asia

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

Trish Gilmore9 days ago
10 Tips for Women Traveling Alone in Asia
I didn't have my first passport until I was nearly 22; this isn't terribly old, but I grew up in an area where most of my peers had passports by age 10 and airily talked about all the exciting vacatio...
Pam Gingerich11 days ago
More Than a Destination
On my most recent trip to India, I visited many places, from the south and north up the coast, to Delhi and Punjab. But my favorite place to visit is the state of Kerala in southern India. From the sh...
Jenny Beck2 months ago
Volcanic Craters and Tea Fields
I stared at the hissing lake, a gray greenish color, spewing blasts of sulfur into the sky. It smelled distinctly like rotten eggs. The crater lake bubbled and roared. It was a scene straight out of M...
Jenny Beck2 months ago
Sultans, Temples, and Coconut Rice
I stood in the pre-dawn darkness outside of the Losman (Indonesian hostel) and waited for the bus. When I entered the bus, I was pleasantly surprised to meet two young European women about my age. The...
Jenni Pearson2 months ago
How Anime Is Influencing Japanese Tourism
Japan has always been one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia because of its ancient temples, breathtaking skyscrapers, and historic sites. But today, one of the highest drivers of touris...
Drunk On3 months ago
Cheap Hotels in Bali
I am an avid backpacker, and like many people I prefer to spend less money on fancy hotels, and more money experiencing the beautiful country I am visiting at the time. I do, however, still like some comforts and it is always nice to find fantastic hotels at affordable prices! The hotels featured in my video are in various parts of Bali. I have featured a cheap hotel in Kuta, one in Ubud, and one in Jimbaran. Each of the hotels cost just £10 a night and all had free WiFi which is a must for me a...
Emily Wilson3 months ago
Japan: The Magical Snow Country
Japan has long been a coveted destination for many people: The bright lights of the metropolis of Tokyo, the unique and delicious cuisine, the incredible level of technology; however, there is so much...
An Tran5 months ago
I Love School Lunch
I haven’t had a school lunch for over a decade, and from what I remembered, it was mediocre at best. But boy oh boy am I glad to have the school lunches here. My middle school and all my elementary sc...
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J Rose 5 months ago
Japan Travel Destinations
If you’re looking for an adventure like no other, Japan is the place to visit. Japan has such a rich history that could be experienced through its architecture and customs. While there are so many pla...
Kayla Bloom6 months ago
Voyage Into Vietnam
Stepping into the airplane, I was nervous and yet could barely contain my excitement. I had been in plenty of planes before, but this one was different. Barely a year ago I had decided to take the plu...
An Tran7 months ago
Soaking in the Awesome
Ah! School is almost starting, and I'm already having trouble keeping up with writing about my life. Well, we left off on Friday, so on Saturday, I woke up at roughly 5AM right when the sun began to r...
An Tran7 months ago
Feeling Good
And just like that, my first week in Japan has past. This week was been nothing short of incredible. Backtracking, I don't remember too much of what had happened on Wednesday, my second full day in Hi...
joanna liu7 months ago
A Trip to Japan: A Guide for the First Timer
I came to the conclusion that I wanted to make a guide for navigating the fast-paced, exuberant, and often times peculiar world of Japan after my visit in May of 2018. It was not my first time steppin...
An Tran7 months ago
Fresh Off the Plane
I still can't believe that I'm in Japan! Everything feels so surreal. Today is my first full day in Japan. I woke up at 4 o'clock, and having slept six hours, I was ready to start my day. The sun had ...
Kieron Parkinson7 months ago
28 Days in Nepal
Namaste, (The Divine In Me Bows To The Divine In You). This was the word that regardless of the inter-continental language barrier, got us through our 28-day expedition in Nepal. Our school presented ...
Samantha S. 7 months ago
6 Historical Sights to See in Kanchanaburi
WWII influenced every part of the world whether directly or indirectly. Most people know the conflicts and battles among European countries and America. It's something we've all learned in history cla...
Kirstyn Brook7 months ago
The Aftermath: Thailand (Part 2)
This stage of my journey begins (for anecdotal purposes) in the queue for passport control in Bangkok, Thailand. I had planned to meet a friend who had been travelling for the previous six months. We ...
Victoria Lim8 months ago
Mini Guide to Vacationing in Phuket
If you need a reason to travel to and explore the glorious Phuket, well, there sure are many more than just one. The most infamous party island in Thailand has a lot to offer – starting with great wea...