Travel blog - Asia

Elephant at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka

An Expert’s Guide to Sri Lanka

“Three elements come together to make Sri Lanka particularly wonderful: friendly people, the glorious green landscape and how easy it is to experience everything” Tom Grapes has been in the travel ind...
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Leopard in Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

How to Holiday in Sri Lanka

With its sights and sounds, scents and flavours, Sri Lanka will awaken your mind, body and soul, writes Joanna Booth... The table is crammed with bottles of oil and fat bunches of herbs. In t...
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Sun bear in Borneo (image: Hazel Plush)

8 Wild Adventures to Have in Sabah, Borneo

Love fly-and-flop holidays? Look away now. Because while Sabah’s beaches are admittedly lovely, it would be criminal to languish on a sunlounger when its epic adventures await... For this is a land of...
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Lauren Burvill at Railay Beach in Krabi

Things to Do in Krabi

Seen as the more laid-back alternative to the popular Phuket, Krabi is a province located on the west coast of southern Thailand. The region is beloved for its spectacular landscape of sheer limestone...
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Ramen, Tokyo, Japan

The Best Foods to Try in Japan

During our short stay in Tokyo, we had quickly come to realise that you can never eat too much of anything in this busy city. Where there is food, we had to try it! And with the Japanese city's m...
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Feeding at elephant at Elephant Hills

A Two-Week Thailand Itinerary for First Timers

After multiple holidays to Australia, the USA, and across Europe, my partner and I were left with the conundrum of taking a two-week holiday to somewhere that would be easy on our wallets. Thailand, o...
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Monkey, Ubud, Bali (image: Pho East Movement)

Discovering the Best of Bali

We didn’t know what to expect from the Indonesian island of Bali. As we stepped off the plane, made our way through the airport, and headed outside, the humidity hit – as if we'd just opened a sc...
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Surin Beach, Phuket, Thailand

6 of the Best Beaches in Phuket

Nothing says Phuket like a beautiful beach. And as the largest island in Thailand, the Pearl of the Andaman has its fair share. But with so many to choose from, where do you start? Whether you wish to...
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Bangkok skyline at night

A Guide to Bangkok Nightlife

Renowned as being one of the most visited cities in the whole of Asia, holidaying in Bangkok not only promises a rich cultural history but also, without doubt, one of the best nightlife scenes in the ...
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Thai baht

How to Save Money in Thailand

As one of Southeast Asia’s top destinations – offering breathtaking sights and a fascinating culture throughout – Thailand features on many a bucket list. But while it remains an affordable trip there...
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El Nido (image: Rebecca Pocklington)

A Guide to the Islands of the Philippines

With 7,000 tropical islands nestled in crystal-blue seas, an endless variety of food, music and activities, and a rich culture throughout, it isn't hard to imagine the Philippines as paradise. It...
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What to Expect from a Trip to Borneo

You might have heard of Borneo, but you won't really discover its wonders until you experience them first hand, writes Lucy Tolley... Kuching (image: Lucy Tolley)   This giant rugged is...
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