Where travelers go, so must scammers, too – plenty of traps await travelers who trust too much when traveling in Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia is a marine region, with the South China Sea binding together its Asian mainland and archipelagic component parts
Southeast Asia’s wildlife can be seen without venturing into the local wilderness, if you find yourself within commuting distance of one of these four zoos.
You’ll love Southeast Asia’s wide-open spaces – great to travel through by bus or car, and even more awesome to explore by motorcycle.
Take a piece of Southeast Asia home with you, but not just any piece.
Good news for Southeast Asia visitors: surfing on the ‘Net with your cellphone while traveling is easier than ever, with far less chances of running up those astronomical roaming bills.
Far beyond the well-traveled tourist trails of the lowlands, the mountain towns of Southeast Asia offer a travel experience far more rugged and authentic, though you’ll need to travel much further to get there.
It’s getting more and more difficult to find authentic culture in Southeast Asia – swamped as it is with counterfeits and cheap knockoffs – but you can find it easily if you know where to go.
It might not be apparent at white-hot tourism hotbeds like Siem Reap, Bangkok or Bali, but Southeast Asia has plenty of hidden tourist jewels.
What did the Europeans ever do for Southeast Asia? Spotty history aside, the train systems left behind by colonizers remain a definite plus – some of their routes remain just as busy as they were in the 19th century.
Travel like an experienced tourist by following these travel hacks – little procedures that can lessen the workload and trouble that go into preparing.
Nothing reveals the tension between tradition and modernity like dance, and so it is with dance performances in Southeast Asia. Yes, many places perform dance moves little changed over centuries,
Some of Southeast Asia's most beautiful natural areas benefit from government protection; local stakeholders and government oversight have transformed these places into out-of-the-way marvels that appeal to any nature lover.
For Bel Around the World's Isabel Leong, traveling boils down to “interesting learning from the destination, for instance by its unique culture or experiencing a new activity.”
From ground level, Southeast Asia's scenery looks great. But from several hundred to several thousand metres up in the air,
Equal parts strange, beautiful, ancient, modern, boisterous, calm: Southeast Asia's massive and diverse range of attractions can be difficult to encapsulate. No list can really do the region justice.
Southeast Asia is awesome… and some spots can be a wee bit too awesome.
It's a high compliment, all these tourists visiting areas that have been lauded in
When Southeast Asia's beaches and temples don't do it for you anymore, consider something more challenging.
You didn't travel all the way to Southeast Asia to just watch the sights go by from behind your bus window.
For the ultimate in authentic experiences, you can't go wrong by staying at a local homestay in Southeast Asia.