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.

 
Travel China By Train
Travel China By Train China's railway system has expanded to the third largest in the world, and it can get you almost anywhere cheap and easily. Here are seven simple steps Mitchell Blatt outlines to help you plan a trip in China by rail.
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China for the Independent Traveler
China for the Independent Traveler China is an amazing country- but many traveler's find it intimidating. Here's your guide to backpacking in China- and why it's easier than you think.
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Independent Travel Tips for Tokyo
Japan isn’t nearly as expensive as it used to be. Despite the lower prices, it can still be quite confusing and enigmatic. Everything is the same but different - which is also part of what makes Tokyo such a fun and interesting place to visit.
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Indie Travel in Hong Kong for $60 Per Day
Indie Travel in Hong Kong for $60 Per Day Some call it the world city of Asia, and Hong Kong has something for everyone. In the morning you can get lost in the city, taking in its international culture, and in the afternoon you can hike in the forest or lounge on the beach. And you can do it all for under $60 a day.
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A Secret Beach in Bangkok
A Secret Beach in Bangkok There is at times some merit to the undeniably overused cliché that the journey itself is as important, and can be as enjoyable, as the destination. Follow Chris Wotton as he searches for a secret beach in the one of the most bustling cities in the world.
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Five Truths About Long-Term Travel
Five Truths About Long-Term Travel Many people fantasize about long-term travel. And no wonder - it can be a truly transformative experience. But it's not all glamour and excitement. Mariellen Ward shares Five Hard Truths About Long-Term Travel that can help prepare you for the inevitable reality check.
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Traveling by Motorbike
Traveling by Motorbike Ever wondered what it's like to travel through India on a motorcycle? Join David Joshua Jennings in Ladakh, India, for a day in the life of a long-term traveler.
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8 Dishes to Try in Bangkok
8 Dishes to Try in Bangkok Thai food is one of the most popular and trendy cuisines in the world. But how many people simply stop at Pad Thai? James Pham highlights some of the best street food Bangkok has to offer, proving that there is life after Pad Thai.
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5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia
5 Best Spots to Volunteer in Asia Overwhelmed by all the volunteering possibilities in Asia? Let Hannah from Go Overseas, an expert at volunteering abroad, narrow down the options with these 5 incredible opportunities.
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The Best Place in the World to Trek
The Best Place in the World to Trek Nepal is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world and it’s not hard to see why. Fully one-third of the great snow-capped Himalaya is contained within Nepal's borders, and the opportunities to explore this vast are many. Here is a look at some of the most exciting trekking opportunities in Nepal, with information on how to prepare and what you’ll need to bring.
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