Travel blog - Asia

4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Malaysia

When thinking of holiday destinations around the South China Sea, it’s only natural to consider travel hotspots like Thailand, Vietnam or even Indonesia. But Malaysia, a destination that has pretty we...
Continue Reading
Bali mountain and beach scenery

Bali: The Road Less Travelled

The road to Bali is well travelled, but a Journey to Indonesia reveals there’s so much more to the region than blissful beaches and luxury hotels, says Tess Watkins. My unforgettable adventure – trekk...
Continue Reading
Black Island Shipwreck Philippines Richard Collett

8 Reasons To Visit Coron, Philippines

Beautiful, spectacular, incredible, breathtaking. English adjectives will always fail to adequately describe the natural scenes that are awaiting travellers in Coron. This small archipelago is found h...
Continue Reading

5 of the Best Things I Ate in Thailand

When I found out I was going to Thailand, it goes without saying that I was excited about visiting the beautiful temples, soaking up a new culture and touring the picturesque islands. But, if I’m brut...
Continue Reading
Koh Lanta, Thailand

The Bluffer's Guide to Thailand's Islands

Love the idea of an island adventure in Thailand, but not sure where to start? Here’s all you need to know about Thailand’s 10 best isles – for beach lovers, solitude seekers, party animals and more.....
Continue Reading
Cameron Highlands Richard Collett

Jungle and Tea in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia

I pushed my way through the dense, thick jungle. Vines were wrapping around my boots, while I could feel thorns, stones and sticks digging into my legs and arms as I slid and dragged my way along the ...
Continue Reading
Ghost Palace Bali Richard Collett

Bali’s Secret Spots

Bali is an island that has it all. White sand beaches, vibrant nightlife, a year round tropical climate, and a local culture that’s different from anywhere else in Southeast Asia. It’s the perfect hol...
Continue Reading

The Best Places to Stay in Thailand

Limestone karsts, crystal-clear waters and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world; Thailand has all the ingredients you need for a paradisiacal retreat. Couple that with jaw-dropping hotels a...
Continue Reading

5 Places to See Orangutans in the Wild

Orangutans may be the largest tree-dwelling primates on the planet, but it’s not their size alone that makes them impressive. It’s a combination of this and their recognisably human characteristics, t...
Continue Reading
The Laguna Resort, Bali

The Best Hotels in Bali

Bali has been top of my travel wish-list for as long as I can remember – those rolling emerald hills, the white-sand beaches, the spectacular surfing; not to mention the delicious Indonesian cuisine. ...
Continue Reading
Tegallalang, Bali

What it’s Like to Trek Through Bali’s Rice Paddy Fields

On my recent trip to Indonesia, I had three things I desperately wanted to tick off my travel wish list – spotting the Komodo dragons, tasting the delicious cuisine (Nasi Goreng now firmly established...
Continue Reading

Things to Know Before You Go to Japan

“I’ve always wanted to go to Japan” is a sentence I’ve been hearing repeatedly since I got back from my recent trip. It was my second visit to Japan in a few years, and yet I was still surprised and d...
Continue Reading

Pages