Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Can You Travel to Malaysia During Ramadan?

This month 1.6 billion people around the world are observing Ramadan, including more than half the population of Malaysia. Today we’re talking about what...

Tips from a Tour Guide: Tipping in Asia

Tipping in a foreign country can be difficult, with some countries finding the custom offensive and others considering it essential. We share tipping guidelines from...

Buying Guide: Traditional Hmong Textiles

The Hmong people are recognisable from their bright, detailed dress, much of which is readily available to buy as souvenirs. We share seven simple steps to...

Beating the Heat in Bangkok

Thailand is certainly feeling the heat this year, with last month seeing the longest heatwave in the country for 65 years. With Thailand weather heating up,...

Commonly Forgotten Packing Essentials for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia can be a tricky place to pack for with different climates, cultures and activities across the region. We've put together a list of...

Wildlife Close Encounters: Do’s and Don’ts

Do you like the sound of wildlife tourism in Asia but you're not sure what's animal-friendly and what's not? We've created this wildlife do's and don't infographic...

A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam’s Caves

Ever since the largest cave in the world was discovered in Vietnam in 2009, the country has become a hot spot for adventure travellers....

[INFOGRAPHIC]: Asia Guide to Souvenirs: Wildlife Edition

How can smarter choices for souvenirs help protect Asia's endangered wildlife? We teamed up with Animals Asia to create top tips for making wildlife-friendly...

Travel Update: Indonesia’s New Visa Waiver for Australians

Curious how Indonesia's new visa waivers will change your travels? We answered your questions about the change, and what you need to know before your...

[INFOGRAPHIC] What is Responsible Travel?

What is responsible travel, and what does it mean for your next journey to Asia? Check out this visual primer to responsible travel - and...