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Asia Travel Articles
Asia is a massive continent that is varied and offers tons of indie travel experiences. Choose from nearly 100 articles – hitchiking tips, travel guides to cities and countries, and food guides – just to name a few.
- 11 Reasons to Add Phnom Penh to Your Trip Itinerary
- Phnom Penh gets no respect. Visitors often just overnight or bypass Cambodia's capital entirely on the Bangkok - Siem Reap (Angkor Wat) - Ho Chi Minh tourist trail. However, 10 year resident James Pham presents an insider's look on some must see / must do activities aimed to put a Phnom Penh stay back on your SE Asian itinerary.
- Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps
- You don't have to quit your job, purchase an expensive plane ticket, and fly halfway around the world on a whim that you'll find a job when you get there. If you want a meaningful career without the risk, follow Jessica Hill's five simple steps to landing a job as a Foreign English Teacher in Asia, before you even leave home.
- 8 Lesser Known Sights in Rajasthan, India
- Explore the world of the Rajputs and witness a way of village life that hasn’t changed much in hundreds of years. From step wells to sexy sculptures, Anne Supsic shows you how to dig deeper into Rajasthan and create your own triangle of adventure.
- Indie Travel in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for $50 a day
- Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan may not be on your top places to visit, but if you are an intrepid and adventurous traveler you just may want to consider adding them!
- Eat Your Way Around Taiwan
- Got a craving for some pig's blood? How about a nice heaping plate of fermented tofu? We've got it all covered in our guide to the best that Taiwanese cuisine has to offer.
- Lessons from Jakarta
- In which Jennifer Miller begins to work her way through the Indie Traveler Manifesto as it applies to Jakarta and her own inner journey.
- A Bangka to Bohol: Adventures in Philippine Travel
- How two valiant travelers cope with the sometimes fickle Philippine’s transport system and avoid disaster in the process.
- Exploring Indonesia by Motorbike
- While bus might be the most commonly used form of transportation for travelers in Indonesia, renting a motorcycle affords you the freedom to explore at your leisure and allows you to truly experience the amazing cultural diversity that exists.
- Cambodia on $25 Per Day
- A blip on the Banana Pancake Trail or a worthy destination into itself? James Pham makes the case for why now is the perfect time for indie travel to Cambodia.
- Burma is Back
- Burma is back on the map for ethical travellers. Follow in Alex Jones' footsteps as he checks out a fascinating country where, for the moment at least, foreign tourists remain few and far between.