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5 International Trips That Are Cheaper Than a Weekend in London

London/Oyster We’ve already told you how expensive two days in New York City can be, but there are plenty of other destinations that will break the bank in no time at all. London is one of those places. The popular European city drew a record 19 million international visitors in 2016 alone, according to the…

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…

11 Hotels With Free Massages and Spa Treatments Included in the Rate

The only downside to booking a room that comes with free massages? The fact that on future hotel stays, the squirreling away of sewing kits, mini bottles of shampoo, and other in-room freebies may not bring you quite the same level of glee as it once did. Now that you’ve been primed for the risk…

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…

The Best Beaches in Asia

Asia’s beaches are some of the most widely visited (and most beautiful) in the world. The combination of white sand, turquoise water, and stunning natural beauty is a common sight on coastlines from Thailand to Japan. Some beaches even have something extra that help them stand out from the crowd, whether it’s an iconic rock…

The Weirdest and Wildest Treatments at 6 Spa Getaways Around the World

A relaxing massage, toning body wrap, and a soothing facial are probably the usual treatments you would expect at a visit to a luxury spa. But what would you think of being massaged with common kitchen ingredients like salt, pepper, or coffee; having burning weeds placed on your body; or soaking in bathwater illuminated with…

A Guide to Vietnam’s 9 Best Destinations

Vietnam is a long, narrow country that snakes its way down the eastern shores of the Asian continent. Within the last few decades, it has emerged from its complicated and violent past as a top destination in Southeast Asia among many types of travelers. Vietnam is well worth crossing the Pacific for, offering diversely beautiful…

Thailand vs. Vietnam: Which Is a Better Vacation Destination for You?

Chao Phraya River/Oyster Planning a trip to Southeast Asia and torn between Thailand and Vietnam? We don’t blame you. Thailand, nicknamed the “Land of Smiles,” offers mouthwatering food, gorgeous beaches, plenty of historical landmarks, a rich culture, and affordable hotel rates. But then again, so does Vietnam. Both countries are versatile and provide travelers with…

12 Essential Tips on How to Haggle in Asia

Asia can be a budget traveler’s dream. Meals can cost as little as a dollar and luxury hotels can often be scored for less than $100 a night. And that’s to say nothing of its stunning natural beauty and abundant cultural riches, from the Taj Mahal to Angkor Wat. This easy-on-the-wallet ethos can encompass every…

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.…