Koh Lanta Is the Island Paradise You’ve Been Dreaming Of

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 Budget

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 […]

10 Rooftop Bars for the Best Views of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon, as many still call it) is beautiful chaos at its finest: Vegas-like saturated neon lights, bánh mì sandwich carts on every block, and a mind-boggling amount of motorbikes actively forcing you to really look both ways before crossing the street. At street level, it’s occasionally dizzying. Take it to […]

10 Cheap Eats in Thailand for the Budget Foodie

We’ve all eaten a mountain of pad thai from our favorite Thai restaurant down the street. We’re familiar with a dozen different curries, and we always order some fresh rolls. But sometimes, the Thai restaurant menus we’re accustomed to at home are vastly different from the menus in Thailand. We’re here to bridge that gap. […]

One City Two Ways: Bangkok

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 […]

Singapore Street Eats: A Guide to the City’s Best Hawker Food

If you call yourself a foodie and Singapore isn’t on your list of places to eat before you die, you’re definitely doing life wrong. Because it’s such a cultural melting pot — a beautiful blend of Malay, Chinese, Thai, Indian, and Turkish influence— street food in Singapore is the best around. Like Korean street food, […]

31 of the Best Things to Do in Vietnam

Vietnam is notorious for chaotically vibrant cities, iconic limestone mountains, and enough crave-worthy local cuisine to inspire you to extend your visa. Seriously, that pho is downright captivating. But wait, there’s more, and I’m not here to just tell you about Ha Long Bay like everyone else. You’re going to want to make your way […]

24 Hours in Siem Reap and Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is both a bucket list item for ancient history buffs and a contender for one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Located in Northeastern Cambodia near the modern town of Siem Reap, Angkor Wat is just one part of one of the biggest temple sites in the world, blending a fascinating medley […]

41 of the best things to do in Thailand

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 […]

Bikepacking Vietnam on a Budget: Our Tell-All Guide

The quietest, most serene corners of Vietnam are often completely passed over by traditional methods of transportation — a true shame, if you ask me. You’ll never see a bus of tourists heading to places like Quảng Ngãi or Bảo Lộc, but on a motorbike, it’s a real life choose-your-own-adventure novel. Gear up, it’s time […]

41 of the Best Things to Do in China

It’s hard to believe that you can get up close and personal with these magnificent endangered creatures, but in Chengdu, a city located in Sichuan province, you can do just that. Native to just three provinces within China, the creatures are kept in a space as close to their natural habitat as possible and are […]

Chalong Bay: Your Ultimate Muay Thai Fitness Vacation Destination

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 […]