• KOTO: One of Hanoi’s Best Restaurants

    KOTO: One of Hanoi’s Best Restaurants

    One of the most overwhelming parts of visiting a new city is the overwhelming amount of options you have for dining. Learning about the cuisine in any given country is a huge part of understanding the society, and Vietnam in particular has a particularly abundant food culture. One of the most ...
  • Best places to visit in Palawan, Philippines

    Best places to visit in Palawan, Philippines

    Palawan is a beautiful area within the Philippines that is sure to capture the heart of any avid explorer. Beautiful beaches with pure white sands, ancient mountains, and an air of magic are sure to make you never want to leave. With a rich history and plenty of outdoor adventure to offer this ...
  • The Valley of Sa Pa, Vietnam

    The Valley of Sa Pa, Vietnam

    Sa Pa is unlike any other city in Vietnam. In fact, it’s unlike any other city in Southeast Asia. A true mountain town (yes, it even gets snow in the winter!), the valley of SaPa is a great place to both escape the heat and experience something completely new. Located in Northwest Vietnam, the ...
  • Tips on Bargaining and Shopping in Southeast Asia

    Tips on Bargaining and Shopping in Southeast Asia

    Shopping around for souvenirs can be one of the best parts of traveling; with a multitude of different markets to choose from (indoor, outdoor, sometimes even floating!), you will undoubtedly come home with something for everyone (including yourself!). Here are some tips for bargaining in Asia. ...
  • A Guide to Visas Throughout Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand)

    A Guide to Visas Throughout Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand)

    You need a visa to enter every country that you will be visiting; however, not every visa system is identical. The visas you are able to get depend on the country you will visit, and the country you are from; some visas you can get on arrival, others you must arrange before. Also, how long […]
  • Why Travel to Malaysia's Borneo? Two Reasons: Sabah and Sarawak

    Why Travel to Malaysia’s Borneo? Two Reasons: Sabah and Sarawak

    Malaysia is often overlooked when planning a backpacking trip in Southeast Asia; while most people choose to explore Thailand or Vietnam instead, Malaysia has quite a bit to offer. Kuala Lumpur and Georgetown are the two most popular tourist spots in Malaysia (Interesting Facts), however, there ...