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.

 
A Bangka to Bohol: Adventures in Philippine Travel
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.
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Exploring Indonesia by Motorbike
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.
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Cambodia on $25 Per Day
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.
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Burma is Back
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.
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5 Dishes You Shouldn’t Leave Laos Without Trying
5 Dishes You Shouldn’t Leave Laos Without Trying Often overshadowed by its neighbors of Thailand and Vietnam, Lao cuisine is uniquely rustic and deceptively simple. James Pham explains why Lao food deserves to be celebrated.
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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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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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