About the Author

Asia General Manager - At age 20, Diane set off to backpack the world as a solo woman traveller. She spent a year travelling through Asia, Australia, and the South Pacific, only to return home for a brief respite before spending 2 years travelling overland from Guadalajara, Mexico down to Rio, Brazil – making every stop in between. Diane has since retired that backpack but not her passion for travel. She’s made a career out of telling people where to go, and continues to traverse the globe. She’s been to all 7 continents and more than 75 countries.

Goway’s Holidays of a Lifetime Offer Perfect Travel Ideas to Asia for Women

We at Goway recognize the emerging trend of female travellers who are ready to experience more in life and are looking for a special, professionally-planned travel itinerary. Goway’s Holidays of a Lifetime offer perfect travel ideas for women. Our Splendours of China and Tibet and Splendours of India tours are two exceptional travel ideas for women […]

The Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer Exterior, Yangtze River, China

Explore China’s Legendary Waterway on a Yangtze River Cruise

There are few natural wonders like China’s Yangtze River, and no better way to experience a Yangtze River cruise than from on board the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer, by Sanctuary Retreats. Sanctuary Retreats’ river cruise ships explore some of the world’s most amazing cultural and ecological sites along epic rivers including the Nile in Egypt, the […]

Pandaw Expedition Cruises - RV Orient Pandaw, Irrawaddy River, Myanmar

Two Top River Expeditions to Explore on an Asia Vacation

Discover the rich riverside history and daily life of the Irrawaddy and Mekong rivers with Pandaw River Expeditions, Southeast Asia’s longest-established river cruise operator. Pandaw’s boutique shallow-draft ships are hand-crafted in teak and brass and range from five to 30 cabins, designed to maximize comfort and personalized service on your Asia vacation. Pandaw’s expedition managers […]

Mekong Sun - Cruising in the Mekong River, Laos

Cruising Unexplored Regions of the Mekong on a Laos Vacation

The magnificent Mekong River connects incredible cities, untouched villages, and near-uncharted jungle territory. On your Laos vacation, travel in style on board the Mekong Sun, a 14-cabin boutique river cruiser, with numerous departures from 5 to 11 days. There are few natural wonders like the Mekong River, and the Mekong Sun is a boutique ship […]

Young Woman in Taiwan Market

6 Must-See Street Markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan to Explore on Your Asia Vacation

Hong Kong and Taipei markets are an absolute must on any visit to these iconic Asian cities. Street markets remain an everyday part of life in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and locals still use them to buy everything from fresh produce to t-shirts and electronics. Whether it’s your first time to Asia or you’re a […]

Coron Island, Palawan, Philippines

Your Mini Guide to Philippines Travel Ideas

Still relatively undiscovered, the Philippines is made up of 7,107 idyllic islands in the Western Pacific. The only Spanish colony in Asia, it is home to heavenly beaches, unbeatable outdoor adventure, tantalizing cuisine, and eternally cheerful people. Philippines travel is slowly growing more popular with travel saavy North Americans, and visitors can unlock incredible experiences […]