4000 Islands, Laos – The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

Reading Time: 23 minutes 4,000 Islands, Laos is the kind of place where you can truly forget it all and find your zen while taking relaxation to the next level.  In general, Laos moves at a pace that’s far slower than anywhere else in Asia and the 4,000 Islands is no exception. Many people never make it past the…

3 Days in Sukhothai Itinerary

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sukhothai is a beautiful province found in tropical Thailand. Everywhere you go in Thailand is overflowing with an ambiance and environment that will make you feel as if you have found heaven on earth! It is definitely one of the most beautiful islands in Asia! This incredible place is home to some of Thailand’s most…

20 Of The Most Beautiful Islands In Asia You Need To Visit

Reading Time: 14 minutes Who doesn’t want to go on a relaxing beach vacation on a stunning island? With the following islands, you’ve got plenty of destinations to choose from for all preferences. Whether you are looking for a deserted island in the middle of nowhere or a cultural hotspot with a vibrant nightlife, you’ll find the perfect island…

The 10 Best Things To Do In Boracay, Philippines

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are many reasons why to travel to Boracay. The island was named the “World’s Best Island” by Condé Nast Traveler in 2016 and 2017 and landed in second place in 2018. Despite its small size, there is a lot to do on Boracay, both on land and in water. Here is a list of the best things to do in Boracay!…

Day Trip Guide – Train From Bangkok to Ayutthaya

Reading Time: 5 minutes As I hadn’t been to Ayutthaya the first time I visited Thailand, it was high time to tick it off my bucket list on my second visit. Luckily, Ayutthaya is only about 85 km (52 miles) from Bangkok, close enough for a day trip by train. While you can also take a bus, minivan, boat, car,…

Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival Guide For First Timers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Going to the Yi Peng Festival in Thailand had been a dream of mine ever since I saw a photo of the countless floating lanterns online. I was absolutely intrigued by the magical experience and booked by flight to Thailand to attend the 2016 Yi Peng festival months in advance. However, information on how the…

Must-Visit Locations for Tea in Asia

Reading Time: 7 minutes It’s no wonder that the best places to indulge in tea culture can be found in Asia. Whatever part in Asia you find yourself in, you can be sure to find a local tea variety. This guide covers the best must-visit locations for tea in Asia. Tteuran Teahouse in Seoul, South Korea by Linda from…

Cruising on a Segway Tour in Kuala Lumpur

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have to admit before I went on the segway tour in Kuala Lumpur, I always had mixed feelings about the two wheels from the future. Whenever I saw a segway tour pass by in Seoul, Athens or Munich, I had to giggle. Why would you want to explore a city two-wheeled electric vehicle when you could simply…

The 10 Things You Want To Know Before Your Malaysia Holidays

Reading Time: 6 minutes Malaysia is an upcoming travel destination that has seen a tremendous increase in foreign tourists in the past decade. The most popular city in the country is Kuala Lumpur, a multicultural metropolis that fulfills wanderlusters’ dreams. Before you get ready to pack your bags, check out these 10 things you want to know before visiting…

Inside Bangkok Don Muang Sleepbox Airport Hotel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bangkok is one of the most popular destinations to start out a trip through Southeast Asia. Affordable flights take visitors from across the world to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi or Don Muang airports, many of which need to transfer between the two to catch connecting flights. On my recent Thailand trip, I tried out the widely talked about…

6 Unique Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur

Reading Time: 4 minutes The city of Kuala Lumpur is a multicultural and vibrant destination you just have to love. Malaysia’s capital offers everything travelers are looking for and more: vibrant culture, lip-smacking food, and rich history. It’s no wonder that there is a multitude of unique things to do in Kuala Lumpur for any taste. Whether you are…

Must Visit Chiang Mai Meditation Retreat

Reading Time: 4 minutes On my search for things to see and do in the city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, I stumbled upon the ‘Monk Chat’ activities at Wat Suan Dok Temple. Little did I know that this Chiang Mai meditation retreat would be one of the most memorable travel experiences I have ever done. If you are…

Kiyora Spa – Best Chiang Mai Spa For Pure Relaxation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Thailand is world-famous for its massage and spa treatments. No wonder that I jumped at the opportunity to visit one of the best Chiang Mai spa establishments during my Northern Thailand trip. Kiyora Spa pampered me with a 3-hour long spa treatment including a body scrub, traditional Thai massage and a GLOW facial. Don’t make the…

Yim Huai Khwang Hostel – Best Budget Hostel Bangkok

Reading Time: 3 minutes Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. Many travelers spend weeks backpacking different parts of the country and most of them usually start their journey in Bangkok. The Thai capital is a vibrant metropolis with countless golden temples, exciting night markets and exceptional restaurant options. Many make the mistake and…

15 Instagram Photos That Will Make You Want To Travel Bangkok

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bangkok was the first city in Asia I visited and I remember it very well. This vibrant and exciting city set the foundation for my love for Asia. After spending 5 exciting days in this city, I departed on my adventure of backpacking through Thailand a couple of years ago. You should definitely travel Bangkok, even…

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