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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Bhutan: Why It’s Worth It
- Bhutan, a peaceful and spiritual oasis lying in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas offers unique adventures to travelers, but has a reputation for being expensive that deters potential visitors. Kellie Netherwood explains why it is worth it.
- Five Tips for Traveling India by Train
- Train travel in India can be an overwhelming task in a sometimes overwhelming country. Samantha Love offers tips to help you enjoy the ride.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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