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7 Popular Destinations That Have a Seedier Side

Many countries have become synonymous with sex tourism, whether legal or illegal, and are travel destinations purely for that industry. Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and widespread prostitution that attracts visitors of another kind. Families, and any…

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…

Plastics Are Killing Our Oceans. How Is the World Fighting Back?

edwardhblake/Flickr Picture blue skies, pristine white sand, the crashing sound of surf, and the call of a seagull overhead. The images of a perfect beach day are so engrained in our cultural consciousness that putting them in print is almost unnecessary. But unfortunately, in many parts of the world, this serene scene is quickly becoming…

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…

This Popular Island in the Philippines Is Temporarily Off Limits to Tourists

Taking extreme measures to mitigate overtourism isn’t novel by any means. Santorini recently capped its visitor count by limiting the number of cruise ship passengers allowed to disembark every day. Venice, too, banned particular cruise ships from entering its city center. And in 2004, the Malaysian government closed all hotels on the popular island destination…

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…

5 Underrated Destinations in Asia

If you’re looking to book your next trip to Asia but are overwhelmed by the idea of fighting crowds in Hong Kong or Phuket, look to one of these five under-the-radar destinations. From beaches to bustling cities and world-class shopping, we’ve rounded up our favorite destinations that you might never have considered before for your…

8 Amazing and Affordable Beach Destinations in Asia

More and more, travelers are associating Asia on the whole with dreamy beaches edged in powdery, white sand tapering off into azure waters — basically the perfect “Wish You Were Here” Instagram post. But some of Asia’s beachy spots, like Okinawa, are fairly pricey, and some, like Phuket, are less-than-pristine. The eight destinations we list…

Where to Go in the Philippines: A Guide to the Top Destinations

With a population of over 100 million scattered across roughly 7,640 islands, the Philippines is defined by much more than sunny beaches, natural disasters, and a boisterous, corrupt president, Rodrigo Duterte. Straddling the Ring of Fire, this island nation is blessed with rich biodiversity and awe-inspiring landscapes. The remoteness of the many mountainous islands led…

9 Affordable Hotels on Beautiful Islands

Does the mere thought of an exotic island vacation cause several dollar signs to form in your eyes? It’s true, the crystal-clear blue waters, powdery (or even pebbly) sand, swaying palms, and creative cuisine can come at a high price. The key word there, however, is can. While you certainly can splurge on that overwater…