Asia Travel Articles

 
Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps
Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps You don't have to quit your job, purchase an expensive plane ticket, and fly halfway around the world on a whim that you'll find a job when you get there. If you want a meaningful career without the risk, follow Jessica Hill's five simple steps to landing a job as a Foreign English Teacher in Asia, before you even leave home.
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.
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.
Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China
Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China From a traditional village on the outskirts of Beijing to a spice market in the Muslim northwest to a seaside beer festival, longtime Beijing expat Jennifer Conrad takes you on a tour of the best parts of China that you've never heard of
Macau – The Vegas of Asia
Macau – The Vegas of Asia Love Las Vegas but want to play blackjack somewhere more exotic? Try Macau.
Traveling in Japan in Winter
Traveling in Japan in Winter Japan is seasonal. Fiona Canning suggests you go in winter to escape the crowds of westerners on organised tours and witness the everyday rituals that make the country so exciting.
Gods, Devils, and Geisha – Setsubun (Japanese Spring Ritual) in Kyoto
Gods, Devils, and Geisha – Setsubun (Japanese Spring Ritual) in Kyoto Setsubun is a Japanese Spring Ritual where Japanese drive out bad luck in the form of devils from their homes by tossing beans. Here is Setsubun as done in the old capital of Kyoto.
An Ideal Chinatown in Amazing Malacca
An Ideal Chinatown in Amazing Malacca Join Carleton Cole on this visit to the "perfect Chinatown" in Malacca, Malaysia - it's marked by a walkable road with an equilibrium of locals going about their daily life and visitors impressed with the culture, plus a "just right" balance of shrines and cafes, homes and shops.
The Tsunami 5 Years On: My Visit to Aceh, Indonesia
The Tsunami 5 Years On: My Visit to Aceh, Indonesia On Boxing Day 2004, an earthquake measuring nine on the Richter scale struck just off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia. Amanda George travelled to Aceh to look at the progress that has been made and some of the surprising consequences of the disaster.
5 Great Itineraries in Asia for 5 Different Theme Trips
5 Great Itineraries in Asia for 5 Different Theme Trips Thinking about traveling around Asia but not sure what to do? Robert Fitzsimmons has five suggestions for theme trips that might be a good place to start.