Doi Suthep Temple Pagoda at Twilight, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wonders of Northern Thailand

Northern Thailand, bordering Myanmar and Laos, is an area characterized by dense forests and misty mountainous terrain, called home by Westerners and ancient hill tribes. Home of the alluring capital city of Chiang Mai, travellers can explore bustling street markets, glorious temples, trekking tours, wildlife experiences, and some of the best Thai food you can […]

Guilin and Li River Landscape, China

5 Rarely Seen Spots in China

China’s major cities are teeming with iconic sights and sounds, but beyond the major travel sites are incredible mountain landscapes, fascinating ethnic groups, and gorgeous wildlife. On your China vacation, explore the majestic Gobi Desert, search for Asian elephants in Yunnan, and trace the footsteps of ancient voyagers along the legendary Silk Road. Unique Yunnan […]

Young Couple Using a Notebook in an Asian Hotel Room While Lying on the Bed

Staying Connected in Asia

My backpacking days honestly don’t feel like they were that long ago, but I remember having to line up in the local telecom office, waiting my turn, paying my rupees or Bhat, and then dialing my parents to check in with them on how I was doing. There was always that inevitable first mission upon […]

Karishma and Husband at River Barge in Bahol, Philippines

Experience the Philippines, from its Metropolis to its Islands

Having just got back from an incredible Philippines vacation, I realize all the attractions this small country holds, such as its history, great shopping, beautiful beaches, and a whole lot of natural beauty. Experience the best of the Philippines, from its metropolis to its islands. Manila My journey in the Philippines began in Manila, where […]

Singapore City Skyline at Night, Singapore

7 Must-Sees in Singapore

Though the main island of Singapore is just 42 kilometres wide, the vibrant Southeast Asian city-state is packed with more culinary delights, world-renowned art, world-class shopping, and unexpected natural wonders than you can imagine. Singapore includes 60 islets, mostly uninhabited, that make for great playgrounds and beach escapes from the city. Though its main island […]