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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. Where to find street […]

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 […]

6 Best Belgian Beers (and Where to Find Them)

Oh, sweet Belgium: home of the world’s best waffles, chocolate, and, of course, beer. And when we say best beer, we mean booziest beer. And when we say booziest, we mean an average Belgian beer ranges between a whopping 8-10% ABV. Before we dive in, let’s take a crash course on Belgian beer so that […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

4 Amazing Cave City Destinations on the Edge of Europe

Scattered between Georgia and Turkey are a series of cave cities that have to be seen to be believed, ranging from monasteries to hand-carved underground super-structures. Once you spot Vardzia on the mountainside, you won’t be able to look away. I definitely couldn’t. A huge swathe of mountain is carved out and honeycombed with caves […]

Visiting Modern Luxor Egypt to Discover Ancient Thebes

Egypt is a country that has captured the imagination of travelers all around the world, where ancient temples are juxtaposed against apartment blocks and the roads are shared between cars and camels. There’s nowhere quite like it.   While many people make the trip just to Cairo for the pyramids — and yes the pyramids […]