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.

 
Why South Korea Makes the Perfect Winter Getaway for 2013
Why South Korea Makes the Perfect Winter Getaway for 2013 Embrace the colder months in the super-modern country preparing to be the host of the next winter Olympics. South Korea may not yet be recognized as a top winter destination, but writer and expat Natalie Lyall-Grant explains why it should be - and will be - over the next few years.
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Indie Travel in Myanmar for $45 Per Day
Indie Travel in Myanmar for $45 Per Day Myanmar, with its beautiful mountains, pristine lakes, temples, and outdoor activities galore, is a country that can be easily explored without punching a hole in the wallet. Learn how Chelsea Perino experienced all that Myanmar had to offer on a $45 a day budget.
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Nha Trang ― Vietnam’s Happiest Beach Town on $30 a Day
Nha Trang ― Vietnam’s Happiest Beach Town on $30 a Day Nha Trang is the perfect laid back beach break as you make your way between frenetic Ho Chi Minh City and cultural Hanoi. James Pham explores why it may also just be the happiest place in Vietnam.
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How to Plan an Extended Trip in Southeast Asia
How to Plan an Extended Trip in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia has long been a major stopping point for backpackers around the world.  Exotic destinations, beautiful beaches and mountains, bustling cities, fantastic food, friendly people, a well trodden tourist trail, and super cheap prices all contribute to one of the top regions in the world for traveling. If you are thinking about planning a trip around the classic Southeast Asian loop of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, Adam Seper is here to give you all the information you'll need to know.
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Celebrating Christmas in India
Celebrating Christmas in India Christmas is celebrated across India and every state has its own unique way of celebrating. Aditi Bose takes you through a journey across some of these states and also introduces you the best Christmas shopping and food that these regions have to offer.
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India’s Top Roadside Eateries
India’s Top Roadside Eateries India is dotted with small roadside eateries popularly called 'dhabas'. Aditi Bose takes you through a journey of discovering the top 10 - each with its own specialty and local flavor.
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A Girl’s Guide to India
A Girl’s Guide to India India can show you its best and worst sides in the same breath. From stunning scenery to smelly streets, it's not difficult to form a love/hate relationship with this amazing country. And things can be even more challenging and rewarding for solo female travelers. If you're planning to visit, Jo Fitzsimons provides a Girl's Guide to India.
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The Mumbai Food Trail
The Mumbai Food Trail Just like anything Mumbai offers, the food can be a sensory overload. You just don’t know where to begin. So, Charles & Revati Victor list the top Mumbai foods that you simply must sample to say you’ve truly tasted Mumbai with more than just a spoon.
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Falling in Love with Malaysian Food
Falling in Love with Malaysian Food Many people consider Malaysia as one of the world's most eclectic food paradises. Marco Ferrarese, long term foreign resident in the country, gives you 10 tips to get straight to the counter and order your roti canai biasa – and much more - confidently in second
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Indie Travel in Vietnam for $30 Per Day
Indie Travel in Vietnam for $30 Per Day Traveling around Vietnam can be extremely cheap. Extremely expensive. Or anywhere in between. Budget, bare-bones backpackers can probably get around on $10-$15USD per day or less. If you want to pamper yourself by staying in 5-star hotels and eating at the finest restaurants, you can blow through $150USD per day. Then there’s everything in between. […]
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