Asia Travel Articles
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
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.
8 Great Spots To Watch Sunset In Australasia
Looking for a gorgeous spot to watch the sun sink below the horizon while in Asia or Australia? Or would you like to see 8 awesome photos of that anyway? Kelvin Lim helps us out here.
Just an Onsen – Matsuyama, Japan
As storied as Dogo Onsen's history is, it's still an onsen.
Climbing Mount Kinabalu, Borneo
It may not be the highest peak on earth, but the 2 day climb up Mount Kinabalu will get even the fittest person heart pumping.
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
Tea and Scones are not the first thing you think of when visiting Malaysia. But travel to the Cameron Highlands and that is exactly what you will get.
Sapa, Vietnam – Getting Out of Hanoi
Vietnam, an emerging country where everyone is eager to join the modern world. But head deep into the hills of Sapa and you will find a community still holding on to their traditions.
Thaipusam at the Batu Caves – Malaysia
January is an exciting time to visit Malaysia. Not only is it Chinese New Year, but you will be able to witness the astonishing Hindu Festival of Thaipusam. People pierce themselves with hooks and spikes to worship Lord Muruga.
Traditional Bali – A photo tour
Travelling to Bali can be quite hectic. Night Clubs, touts, vendors and young surfers will keep you busy. But visit the quiet town of Ubud and you will discover a tradtional side of Bali.
Riding Through Shock and Dust – Laos, Asia
David Butterworth discovers there is more to Laos than meets the eye, when it comes to demanding foreigners pay up while bicycle touring and renting.