15 of the Best Yoga Shalas in Bali

Bali provides a wonderful mash-up of traditional Balinese Hinduism and new-age yoga culture. Where else can you sign up for a high-intensity aerial yoga class, down a green smoothie, and then head to join locals taking part in a traditional religious ceremony? Home to dozens of yoga shalas (AKA, studios) that are just as unique […]

25 of the Best Things to Do in Pakistan

Pakistan: the land of magnificent mountains and landscapes, an endless array of culinary magic, the friendliest people you’ll ever meet, glittering shrines, 400-year-old forts, and then some. The infrequently-visited South Asian nation is blessed in so many aspects, yet still remains free from the annoyances of mass tourism. To travel in Pakistan is to enter […]

The Best Art Museums & Galleries in Tokyo

As you explore the winding roads of Tokyo—small alleyways lined with lanterns, bustling walkways beneath neon signs, gardens dotted with cotton-candy pink cherry blossom trees—you’re bound to stumble upon some of the best art in the city. Tokyo has an abundance of world-class art museums and galleries, featuring everything from cutting-edge, contemporary exhibits to ancient […]

Where To Stay In Bali (Depending On Your Personality)

Bali may be a small island, but it’s incredibly diverse. From jagged mountains and rich, tropical landscapes to pearly white oceans and ashy volcanic terrain, the Island of the Gods has it all. And it’s not just the scenery that has variety: each city has its own quirky vibe that attracts unique travelers and personalities. […]

Songkran 2021: the World’s Wildest Water Fight

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 […]

5 Secret Bali Beaches You Don’t Want To Miss

Bali is home to some of the most incredible beaches in the world, featuring everything from black, rocky shores with crystal-blue waters harboring vibrant sea creatures to stretches of coast with fine-grained white sand that provides you with a joyful, snow-like crunch under your feet. As Bali continues to grow in popularity with both tourists […]

8 Magical Things to Do in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is my favorite city in Laos. Nestled alongside the Mekong river, French colonial architecture takes on a distinctly Laotian flair here. The city is vibrant and happening; it’s a magical place, filled with backpackers and off-beat honeymooners, where time seems to stand still and you can spend days exploring the nearby natural wonders […]

35 Essential Things to Do in Beijing

Beijing is a city of contrasts and a metropolis in constant flux. The Chinese capital’s wide boulevards and modern skyscrapers have been rapidly eclipsing the charming hútòngs (alleyways) and sìhéyuàn (courtyard homes) for decades, but there is still plenty of history and culture in the ‘Jing. From exploring the Forbidden City and riding bicycles through […]

33 of the Best Things to Do in India

India is a vibrant and cacophonous country with something new around every corner. The nation is home to some of the highest mountains in the world, vast expanses of picturesque beaches, cool hill stations, and famous backwaters. India is the birthplace of yoga and a home to the Dalai Lama. Its people are incredibly diverse, […]

25 of the Best Things to Do in Hanoi

Hanoi lies at the heart of Vietnam’s ancient culture. The bulldozer of the 20th-century made few incursions here. The French districts, with their Indochinese architectural marvels and art moderne villas, evoke a pinch of nostalgia for colonial days (regardless of how we feel about colonialism). Since the late 1960s and the advent of the doi […]

41 of the Best Things to Do in Taiwan

There’s no place quite like Taiwan. Located 100 miles off the coast of China, Taiwan is home to enviable amenities that are a feast for the senses: misty and soothing hot springs, majestic mountains populated with tea plantations, bustling neon-lit night markets open until the wee hours, and remarkable points of interest like the massive […]

41 of the Best Things to Do in Sri Lanka

They call it the Teardrop of India: Sri Lanka. The island of spice, sun and tea fields. There’s no doubt about it— this is one darn mystical, amazing, culture-packed, and tasty destination. It’s just about as far south in South Asia as it’s possible to go, with swells of the Southern Ocean crashing into the […]