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 […]

19 of the Best Things to Do in Israel

Israel may be small, but it’s steeped in more culture, religion, and history than just about anywhere else in the world. From mystic mountains, endless deserts and dead seas to holy walls, ancient temples, and modern street art, Israel was built for literally every type of traveler. Visiting Israel for the first time can be […]

Explore Pai: Thailand’s Hidden Hippy Paradise

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, […]

Your Complete List of 40 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

Tokyo! The city you’ve always wanted to visit, and now you’re finally going. But your mom read on the internet (Facebook) that Tokyo is “expensive,” and she’s concerned about you. She suggested packing some granola bars to offset the cost of food. She’s not entirely wrong. The overwhelming sentiment is that Tokyo, and Japan on […]

The Best Places to Visit in Vietnam from North to South

Vietnam might be a geographically narrow country, but there’s certainly nothing easy about narrowing down your decision on which spots to visit. With nearly 1,000 miles from the top to the bottom, this Southeast Asian country is filled with beautifully chaotic cities, towering limestone mountains, and absurd amounts phở whenever your heart desires. Vietnam’s northernmost […]

Vang Vieng: Infamous Party City Turned Adventure Capital of the World

Vang Vieng’s reputation as a party city where anything goes precedes it, but travelers visiting today will find this popular party mecca totally transformed. Up until a few years ago, travelers visited Vang Vieng for one reason only: to party their asses off. It was the wildest place to spring break with drug and alcohol-fueled […]

The Complete Guide to Korean Street Food

The smell of Korean street food hits you moment you escape the high rises and wander down to the markets, side streets, subway stations, and universities. Korea’s street vendor culture dates back over 600 years to the Joseon dynasty (1392-1910) where cooked food was sold at neighbourhood markets for hungry locals. Today, Korea’s street food […]

Float with Fireflies: Malaysia’s Most Enchanting Light Show

Just an hour outside of Kuala Lumpur, one of Malaysia’s most enchanting sights is tucked away on the banks of the river Selangor. If you don’t know it’s there, you might just miss it. Kampung Kuantan Fireflies Park is home to a sparkling light show that fills the night sky, produced by a rare species of firefly. […]

Tokyo on a Budget: 8 Places to Eat (Without Breaking the Bank)

So here’s the scoop: Japan is simultaneously one of the greatest food capitals of the world and also one of the most expensive when it comes to dining out. This can be infuriating if you don’t know where to head for the cheapest grub (which is still traditional, local, and delicious, by the way). In […]

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 […]