3 Indonesian Islands That Are Way Better Than Bali

For a large number of travelers, Indonesia is Bali. Bali accounts for over 60% of tourist travel to the country, thanks to its incredible beaches, emerald-green rice fields, cascading waterfalls, as well as its unique cultural, spiritual and artistic treasures. But with over 17,000 islands that host some of the most fruitful cultural and natural […]

Your Guide to 2am Shopping in Seoul

The jetlag got you good. You passed out at 6pm after eating dinner with the old folks, which was actually breakfast time back home. Fast-forward to now: 1am. You’re beyond wide awake and ready to explore the city you wandered through with a hazy brain yesterday. In most cities, this would be a recipe for […]

Beyond Hot Air Balloon Rides: 7 Unique Things to do in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is located in the Anatolian region of Turkey, and if I could only recommend one place to see in the whole country, this would be it. The whole region is entirely unlike any other place you’ve ever seen. This magical landscape is covered in hollowed out and inhabited cones of rock, dotted with valleys […]

44 of the Best Things To Do in Japan

Japan: one of the most fruitful (and beautiful) nations on Earth. While other travel destinations may have just a single city, mountain, museum, castle, or cuisine to draw travellers and tourists in, this island nation has it all. Plus some. There’s seriously no end to what Japan has to offer, and it’s possibly the only country […]

6 Reasons Instagram Loves India’s Pink City Jaipur

Today, you can’t scroll through your Instagram feed without seeing influencers and pals posting photos of Jaipur, India’s ‘Pink City.’ The capital of the Rajasthan state, Jaipur is bustling with people and bursting with color — most notably, shades of delicious pink. But, contrary to popular belief, this Pink City didn’t happen by chance. In […]

A Nerd’s Guide to Tokyo: 17 of the Best Things to Do

Tokyo, more than any other city on Earth, is a golden land of nerd culture. So much of nerd fandom originated here (and boy does it show). From video games to anime, samurai to geisha, there is so much to explore, discover, and adore in nerdy Tokyo. Akihabara District (Accessible via the Yamanote, Chuo-Sobu, and […]

Japan’s Best Cherry Blossom Festivals for 2019

Cherry blossom season, also known as the sakura or hanami flower-watching season, brings life and magic to Japan each spring. Admiring the flowers’ fleeting beauty is a practice that dates back over a thousand years. The small, delicate pink sakura and ume plum blossoms flower at different times throughout the season. The massive bloom starts […]

Things to Do in Tokyo Beyond Shibuya Crossing

Neon lights everywhere, drunk salarymen stumbling in the streets, squishing yourself on the trains overflowing with hurried commuters, robots, steaming bowls of ramen, robots serving ramen — this is how everyone in the world views Tokyo — except those who’ve been there and found things to do in Tokyo outside of the electric city. Yep, […]

The Best Asian Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

To fully experience a culture is to experience a festival — one where locals congregate to celebrate their home, traditions, and seasons. Attending one of these lesser-known Asian festivals is a sure fire strategy of gaining insight into what life truly looks like in Asia. February 19, 2019 Standing on the beach in the February […]

Ubud Bali by Bike: Cycle Into the Heart of the City

The Indonesian islands are a Mecca for breathtaking beaches and thriving nightlife scenes — but have you visited the inland city of Ubud, Bali? Located in the foothills of central Bali, Ubud is for adventurous travelers seeking a less touristy Balinese experience. The best way to dig into the local Balinese culture is by taking […]

The Ultimate 11-Day China Itinerary: Beijing to Kashgar

The Silk Road was the traditional route through which caravans carried products from the East and the West for centuries. More than that, it was a corridor through which philosophical ideas, scientific knowledge and the foundations of Buddhism and Islam were transmitted. Want to go, but not sure where to start? We’ve created the ultimate […]