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Spending 2 weeks in China is enough time to do everything from the Great Wall to a bunch of hole-in-the-wall
Want to travel Asia and earn money doing it? Teaching English in China can afford you the trip (and cultural
China is a relatively safe country to travel. But it's also full of adventure, from scenic hikes to interesting street
China is a vast and wild country with a seemingly endless number of regions to explore. But is it safe
Blonde beaches, pulsating cities, rich rainforests, and blue oceans—Thailand has adventures on land and at sea. Check off the best
If you’ve only got three months, this Southeast Asia itinerary will take you through the region's best bits—both the highlights
Nobody wants trouble in paradise, but scams in Thailand are all too common. Watch out for these nine tourist scams
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is one of the most chaotic and contrasting places in the world. With a difficult
Bangkok is a city like no other. Whether you love it or hate it, you're bound to make a few
Thailand has adventure at every bend. From rock climbing without ropes to scuba diving without a tank, there is no
I spent eight days volunteering in Cambodia with Hands on Journeys. Voluntourism is a difficult topic to address, but if

Curious to know what real, traditional Chinese food looks like? This isn’t that imitation Chinese food you get from the

There’s a part of Siem Reap that most people never see. Many of those who visit Cambodia have only one thing on their agenda:

I had just arrived in Luang Prabang and, by some luck of the universe, I was staying at the same

20 years ago Shanghai was nothing more than another fishing village in China. In a few short decades, Shanghai has

“No no–you don’t come! No paper in passport!” The Thai man at the border between Thailand and Laos had begun

I spent one month in Thailand, traversing the islands and beaches of the south, all the way up to the

Chris is an old friend of mine and a first time traveler. He took off to Indonesia eight months ago to

The needles and probes I could at least understand, but the Vasoline on my belly just didn’t make any sense.

I had heard mutterings about an abandoned skyscraper in Bangkok. It was rumored to be haunted and forsaken. If I wanted to

After 31 days in Southeast Asia, I was fed up. It had been 11 months since my move to Greater

It was 5:30 in the morning and I could barely open my eyes. I had avoided tubing in Vang Vieng

UPDATE: I have been contacted by friends of Ms. Forget-Me-Not’s family and, in line with recent comments on this blog

Ever wanted to ride elephants in Thailand? It was on my bucket list, too. But once I got there, I

One look at this building and I knew I was going to like it here. Once upon a time, in

I shouldn’t even be telling you about this place. It’s that special. Wat Palad (or Wat Pha Lat) is a

I slapped my palm against my forehead. “But we already ordered you one! Come on, man. You have to!” I’d be

What’s the point, anyway? If you want to go on holiday and drink, I won’t tell you off. But if

Chinese and English are not easily interchangeable. After traveling all over China, I’ve compiled these photos of some of the

I know. Everybody loves to crack jokes about how the Chinese will eat just about anything, including Scruffy and Po,