Latest Articles on Southeast Asia

5 Underrated Islands in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s islands draw millions of visitors each year, thanks to their variety of attractions, including world-class beaches, vibrant nightlife, unique flora and fauna, and much more. However, destinations such as Boracay and Koh Samui have shown the negative impacts of becoming too popular. Boracay was forced to close itself to tourism for months for…

11 Popular Places to Visit in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia encompasses more countries than you probably realize. Of course there’s Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia, but you may pause for a moment before remembering Singapore, Myanmar, Brunei, and several others. Although some similar influences crop up in neighboring countries, the cultures and attractions are strikingly diverse in each destination. To help you decide where…

6 Underrated Destinations in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s finest beaches, natural landscapes, and vibrant cities. Even better, these diverse attractions can be enjoyed at affordable prices. It’s no surprise, then, that millions of travelers make their way to hot spots like Bali, Bangkok, and Boracay every year. And while many still consider these destinations…

6 Honeymoon-Worthy All-Inclusive Resorts in Asia

After planning an entire wedding, the idea of going on a honeymoon with everything taken care of sounds pretty appealing. All-inclusive resorts, which usually include accommodations, activities, food, and alcohol, can take a lot of the hassle out of planning. If the destination happens to be a remote locale in South Asia, even better. With…

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Bali

Beach at the Karma Kandara/Oyster Golden sand, palm-lined shores, wild nightlife, and deep Hindu traditions have all made Bali one of the most popular destinations on the planet. However, as tourism in parts of Bali continues to develop with almost unchecked frequency, some of its most famous beaches can no longer be called truly beautiful.…

18 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting Bali

When it comes to exotic tropical islands that one should visit in their lifetime, Bali ranks high. It has towering volcanoes, untouched forests, remote beaches, and an ancient local Hindu culture that’s resisted the onslaught of time. The island’s famously liberal attitudes have also made it something of a go-to destination in Indonesia, a nation…

The Ultimate Guide to the World’s 10 Best Budget Destinations

Malaga, Spain. There’s a lot of world to explore and while seeing it all can mean draining your savings account and emptying your wallet, that doesn’t have to be the case. Whether you have a pack of kids you’re wrangling into a minivan or you’re an intrepid solo adventurer who operates on a shoestring budget,…

Hiking in Southeast Asia: 7 Treks to Inspire Your Next Trip

Southeast Asia is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. High volcanic peaks, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, and highly diverse flora and fauna abound. One of the best ways to reach these places — while working to minimize environmental impact and contribute to the local economy — is through a trek.…

7 Things You Have to Do Before Moving Abroad

Thailand‘s famous beaches and low cost of living make it a popular destination for expats. At some point, it happens to every traveler. There you are, sitting on a secluded beach or at an impossibly quaint sidewalk cafe, and the desire to move abroad comes charging in full speed. While it may seem like a…

How to Budget for a Trip in 4 Popular Destinations in Asia

For budget travelers, Asia is a dream. After shelling out for a flight, folks can stretch their cash for months with some careful planning. Southeast Asia, in particular, has welcomed a booming expat scene where digital nomads and other travelers make cities like Bangkok home. So if you’ve been dreaming of visiting some of Asia’s…