Travel blog - Asia

The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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Bebe tailor in Hoi An

Why You Should Have Clothes Made in Vietnam

From the 15th to 19th century, Hoi An in Vietnam was a Southeast Asian shipping post. Its well-preserved international heritage is one of the big draws, with Chinese Temples and French colonial houses...
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India food

9 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went to India

India is an incredible country – but a bewildering, daunting one too. Will you get Delhi belly?  What to wear? How much to budget? This guide will help you sort fact from fiction... The food ...
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Beijing, China

A First-Timer's Guide to Beijing

The world’s most populated capital, Beijing is as enigmatic as it is divisive. For many first-time visitors to China, the beauty of the city – which most often forms a gateway to the adventure – is of...
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6 of the Best Wildlife Experiences on the Planet

We don’t call ourselves Travel Experts for nothing at Flight Centre! Our teams have travelled – and continue to travel – all over the world, experiencing different cultures, cuisines and landscapes. A...
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Scuba diving, Koh Tao

Why You Should Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

With its wonderfully warm waters, colourful coral reefs and laid-back vibe, Koh Tao, an island on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand, is an amazing location to dive. There are numerous scuba sc...
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Kathmandu

How to Fix Yourself in Nepal

After going through a bit of emotional unrest last year (read: unremarkable breakup), I did two things. First, I went on an inexplicably excessive yoga spree — mostly to develop a pair of doing-it-on-...
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One of the amazing snow sculptures at Yuki Matsuri

What it's Like Spending Winter in Hokkaido

I ended up living in Hokkaido by happy accident. I didn’t have much of an idea about what I’d do with myself after I finished university, but I did know one thing: I was going to Japan. I’d been fasci...
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Nasi lemak

5 of the Best Malaysian Food Spots

In the Southeast Asian food stakes, Malaysian cuisine often gets lost in the popularity of Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. However, it deserves its place alongside those familiar plates, not leas...
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Release baby turtles in Bali

5 Things to Do in Bali That Aren't Surfing

Indonesia’s most famous island might be a mecca for the surfing community, but there’s far more to Bali than its predictable swells and picture-perfect beaches. Here are some of the other things you c...
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Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

5 Indonesian Islands You Should Visit That Aren't Bali

Bali might be the place on every traveller's lips, but who wants to always follow the crowds? Especially when some of Indonesia’s other islands have so much to offer. Sumatra: for orangu...
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Wat Pho, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Bangkok

How to Spend 48 Hours in Bangkok

Busy and chaotic at times, Bangkok has been in the top three most visited cities in the world for most of the last decade. With lavish temples, busy street markets and contrasts in every corner, you d...
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