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 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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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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How to Have Custom Clothes Made in Hoi An, Vietnam
How to Have Custom Clothes Made in Hoi An, Vietnam In Hoi An, Vietnam, budget travelers can arm themselves with enough handmade stylish shoes and suits to pass as kings. Jill Nawrocki offers seven tips to help travelers avoid first-time tailoring mistakes, learn how to find the best shops for clothing and shoes, and leave with their wallets intact.
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7 Unique Modes of Transport In Asia
7 Unique Modes of Transport In Asia If you've spent time traveling around Asia you know that transportation there often has its own local flair. Kelvin Lim points out 7 modes you won't likely find elsewhere.
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Thailand’s “Banana Pancake Trail” and 5 Insider Tips for Escaping It
Thailand’s “Banana Pancake Trail” and 5 Insider Tips for Escaping It Until you actually get to Thailand, the infamous Banana Pancake Trail sounds like fun, but it's also wise to go beyond that, so Steve Bramucci shares expert tips for pulling that off.
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8 Reasons to Fall in Love with Burma
8 Reasons to Fall in Love with Burma Burma has long been shrouded behind a cloud of controversy, but Andy Knight gives you a glimpse through the cloud into this country rich in history and tradition.
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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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Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia
Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia Dave Stocking recently returned from a trip to the Banda Islands, also known as the Spice Islands. This article is about the journey - and what a journey it turned out to be.
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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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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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