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Best of BangkokPhilNorris (Phil Norris)
My Fave Things to Do in Bangkokcarolinehasgoneto (Caroline Howley)
Breathtaking Lantern Festivals Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) As we enter the new year, the ever-so-magical image of mesmerizing lanterns has already begun sparkling in our imaginations. We put together a list of some of the most breathtaking lantern festivals that occur yearly (and sometimes monthly!) throughout the world. While different cultures, countries, and cities have their own unique way of interpreting and celebrating the world- one thing that stays constant is the beauty of light. From the Umi No Hi celebration in Japan, in honor of the ocean, to the water lantern festival of Honolulu, paying respects to our loved ones past- these stunning destinations each carry a deep meaning and spectacular beauty that accumulates in these iconic lantern festivals.
Highest of the High Places I Have to Seekelli.allred (Kelli Allred)
Best Poolside Bars Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) Just swim up for an elegant cocktail at these luxury poolside destinations across the world. There is one thing that we think that everyone can get behind, and that’s a conveniently placed luxury bar experience alongside the pool. From lagoons that transport you beneath waterfalls to infinity pools overlooking cities- these sparkling destinations around the world will help you cool off and replenish yourself, whether it's an afternoon with friends or a romantic night out swimming beneath the stars.
Cities Known For Incredible Food Marketsseeker (Seeker Editors) Nothing motivates us like food when it comes to our travel destinations- and food markets allow optimal chances to sample as much local cuisine as we can in a short period of time (and often some of the tastiest. Whether it's exploring the buzzing night markets of Taiwan with iced bubble tea in hand, enjoying *the freshest* sushi in Tokyo, or trying Toronto's unique peameal bacon- these markets are sure to make your mouth water.
Ethereal Bioluminescent Destinations Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) Something we may never get over from our adventures is the true magic of bioluminescent attractions, an entirely natural phenomenon of sparkling star-like formations that make their home along sandy coastlines and inside rocky caves. Daylight brings sun and fun, but nighttime transforms the landscape into an otherworldly experience, decorated in ethereal plankton that glows in neon hues of pale blue and turquoise. Witness the incredible beauty of nature with these bioluminescent destinations to spice up your itinerary.
Best Beach Getaways For Early Summerseeker (Seeker Editors) Kick-off your summer travel plans the right way- lots of sunshine and sandy shores. Whether you hit the beach to relax and unwind, or are looking for a coastline adventure- we have selected the world's most incredible, top-rated beaches for your early summer travel. So it's time to sink your toes into some cool sand, let's dive into the best beach getaways for early summertime travel.
Where To Go On Your First Trip Abroadseeker (Seeker Editors) Dipping your toes into international travel may be a tad intimidating, but at Seeker we're quite experienced (if we do say so ourselves) and ready to guide you through the adventure. Whether you dream of romantic European evenings strolling down pathways in the moonlight or tropical adventures amongst temple ruins- all it really takes is a suitcase and a plane ticket (and maybe a helpful Seeker list). These destinations are some of the most welcoming and easy to explore. We selected some of the best places to take the first leap into your new chapter of exploration, from sunny Barcelona to ancient Kyoto, and beyond. Bon voyage!
Most Beautiful National Parks In Asiaseeker (Seeker Editors) Explore picturesque valleys decorated in Himalayan flowers in India or visit shrines alongside quaint mountainside pathways in South Korea, these gorgeous national parks are some of the most unique and breathtaking around the world. Imagine ancient bamboo forests, majestic shrines, and lush jungles- across the continent there is no limit to the diverse and vast landscapes that you can uncover in your travels. These are just some of our personal favorite National Parks in Asia that encompass the diverse landscapes and rare wildlife to inspire you for your next adventure.
Cities To Visit In 2022seeker (Seeker Editors) Hello, 2022! From established tourist destinations to cities on the verge of stardom in the digital nomad scene, these destinations are glittering and sparkling fresh for some new adventures. Experience an authentic St. Patty's day in Dublin, or head south for an authentic taste of Cinco de Mayo in Puebla, Mexico (or both!). Whether you are seeking an international city or a beachside paradise for your next big vacation, we promise you won't want to miss this list. Bon Voyage!
Tropical destinations where you can get your party onchiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff) For those that can only tolerate peace and quiet for so long (🙋♀️) here are some tropical destinations that come to life after the sun sets.
Most Beautiful Sunsets Around The Worldseeker (Seeker Editors) Every evening there is a magical display of pigmented purples and reds painting the entire sky as the sun dissolves into the distance, and while some people may take this for granted- we take aesthetics *very* seriously at Seeker (no shade). We love soaking in the warm, orangey hues of the sun while sipping on a cool cocktail beachside, and we have kept note of the most breathtaking sunsets around the world for anyone else who feels similarly. Embrace nature's most phenomenal gift, and consider these gorgeous destinations we have selected for your next life-changing sunset.
Colorful Bucket List Destinationsseeker (Seeker Editors)
Animal sanctuaries around the world that you can visitchiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
Once the world opens, off I go!laurenallain (Lauren Allain) Dreaming of ALLLLL the places and food I'll eat.
Most Romantic Destinations in the World!reinacartagena (Reina Cartagena ) February is the month of love! Here is the list of the most romantic places according to me! I wish I could visit them with my love soon !
Top 10 Most Breathtaking Gardens Around the Worldmichele (Michele Humeston) Pop a Claritin and follow me on a journey through the worlds most beautiful gardens.
11 Ice-breaker stories about places I've beenthe.vagrant.optimist (Josh Wicks) One of the coolest things about being a Seeker Ambassador is participating in the weekly #seekerchallenge that gets me tripping back in my memory (and in my photos) of the many places and experiences I've been a part of on this awesome planet. This one in particular is a fun one!
Cheap Flights From the Philippinesjeanlouise (Jean Tiston) Philippines is an archipelago in Southeast Asia and so the best way to and from here is through air travel. Here are some destinations in our neighboring countries you can get for cheap. (Especially during seat sales of local airlines). Note: International travel in my part of the world is still restricted but I can still dream and plan for the future. With the vaccine roll out already in progress, I'm optimistic that the time for travel is already in sight. Always check with local travel guidelines. Travel safely and responsibly. Flight durations are from SkyScanner.
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How far would you travel for the perfect pint, celebrity chef meal, or creatively-crafted cocktail? Some of the most exemplary epicurean endeavors are a long plane, train, or car ride from civilization. Or, in some cases…. multiple modes of transport until you’re literally in the middle of nowhere. From the middle of the ocean to […]
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Departing the deep end for a refreshing cocktail isn’t necessary at some of the world’s most popular resorts, thanks to swanky swim-up bars. Swim-up bars offer classic cocktails, tasty nibbles, and enviable views without leaving the water. Swim-up bars are the perfect respite from the sizzling sun. Often perched poolside, they feature a collection of […]
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Thailand is the heart of travel in Southeast Asia, and with great reason. With so many fun things to do, from serene temple visits to raging beach parties, it’s easy to see why this amazing country draws in almost 40 million visitors annually. But did you know that Thailand is also home to the world’s […]
9 Yellow Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket ListRead more...
Singer-songwriter Donovan knew exactly what he was talking about when he wrote that song “Mellow Yellow.” This color is an absolute mood booster. And when the sun shines, these locations brighten up our days even more than usual. So grab a banana for the road (to match your surroundings, duh) and explore 9 of the […]
36 of the Most Colorful Places in the WorldRead more...
Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]
27 of the Best 420 Events Around the WorldRead more...
Cannabis rallies, festivals and parties have been around since the 70’s as a way to celebrate, educate, and protest weed laws around the world. Typically popping up on or around April 20th, 420 friendly events provide one day of freedom and fun with like-minded pals. While we love having something to look forward to, we […]
Koh Lanta Is the Island Paradise You’ve Been Dreaming OfRead more...
Whether you’re looking to get away from your daily grind with a vacation to a tropical island paradise or need someplace to recover after a full moon rager on Koh Phangan, Koh Lanta is the destination you’ve been dreaming of. Located in the South of Thailand in the Andaman Sea, it’s the perfect place to […]
Backpacking Southeast Asia: 41 Destinations That Won’t Blow Your BudgetRead more...
Like a bar mitzvah or a grad party, backpacking the well-worn trails of Southeast Asia is nothing short of a rite of passage. For the budding traveler, the trodden route that links electrifying Bangkok to the temples of Angkor and the rolling surf of Bali is a chance to discover what street food and tuk […]
One City Two Ways: BangkokRead more...
With a myriad of cultural gems and a famously dynamic and diverse nightlife, Bangkok is a city where you can choose your own adventure. Travel experts Caroline and Phil are united in agreeing that Bangkok is one of the world’s great tourist cities, but their reasons for loving it are very different. Here are their […]
Birds Eye View: 23 Incredible Places From AboveRead more...
From candy-colored mountains to palm leaf-shaped islands, the world as we know it looks completely different when viewed from the clouds. While hidden wonders exist all around the world, we compiled a list of places that totally transform when viewed from above. Here are 23 of the best bird’s eye views in the world: 23 […]
41 of the Best Things to Do in ThailandRead more...
Thailand: the country appropriately named The Land of Smiles. The nation that has something for everyone to enjoy, whether it’s your first international trip or the 57th. The country evolves quickly, so there’s always something new to explore, a neighborhood that’s been redeveloped, or a new trendy food to try. Thailand is never boring and […]
List of the Best Cities for Digital NomadsRead more...
Planes, trains, hammocks, and the middle of nowhere: we’ll work anywhere that works for us. The life of a digital nomad is certainly free spirited, but there are a lot of factors to consider when deciding where to be a nomad. Towering mountains and white sand beaches certainly are an influence, but the cost of […]
Chalong Bay: Your Ultimate Muay Thai Fitness Vacation DestinationRead more...
Do you dream of hopping in a fighting ring and putting your opponents to shame with your float-like-a-butterfly-sting-like-a-bee skills? Looking to make a major lifestyle change that starts with a fitness vacation in a tropical paradise? Is the idea of going to a place that’s famous for churning out professional-level fighters just a little bit […]
Explore Pai: Thailand’s Hidden Hippy ParadiseRead more...
Hidden away in the mountains of Northern Thailand is the famous hippy enclave of Pai: a place where you’re guaranteed to see more dreadlocks than you ever wanted and where you can snack on organic vegan food to your heart’s content. It’s about three hours and 762 curves in the road from Chiang Mai (seriously, […]
10 Amazing Volunteer Vacations for Animal LoversRead more...
Animal lover seeking an adventure with purpose? You may want to consider a volunteer vacation. Volunteer holidays are life-altering experiences where travelers have unique opportunities to get their hands dirty and make a direct, ethical impact on animals, both domestic and wild, around the world. Not only can you help locals with rescue and conservation […]
27 Heart-Shaped Natural Wonders Around The WorldRead more...
Crystal clear heart-shaped lakes, tropical heart-shaped islands, sun-soaked heart-shaped mountains — Mother Nature sure hows to make us feel all kinds of warm and fuzzy with heart-shaped natural wonders found all around the world. Love love? Next year, jet off to Spain for a crazy-romantic getaway Valentine’s Day.
Tropical Destinations to Escape the WinterRead more...
Looking for stunning tropical destinations that won’t break the bank? Join the club. It seems like a truly Utopian dream: a tropical paradise that offers all the trimmings — minus all the exorbitant prices. Well, I’ve spent the last decade of my life chasing the dream (of living in a sarong on an idyllic stretch […]
The Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022Read more...
Ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger? Here’s your ultimate guide to the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations around the world. Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) means a lot of different things to folks across the globe, but one thing holds true no matter where you’re from: […]