Travel blog - Asia

Solo Female Backpacker

Top Tips for Solo Female Travellers Exploring Southeast Asia

Solo female travel is on the rise, with travel having become more accessible, affordable, and arguably safer than ever before – for the most part at least. Sure, it can be daunting travelling alone to...
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Jeepney in Manila

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Skip Manila

Few travellers hang around in Manila for long. That’s because the Philippines’ capital is not the white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and everything else that the country is famous for. In fact, it...
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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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Changdeokgung Palace Seoul Korea

10 Things to Do in Seoul

Seoul doesn’t have reputation just yet as a must-travel spot, but once you’ve visited you’ll be singing this underrated city’s praises to anyone who’ll listen. Just like me, after I booked a trip to J...
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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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Victoria Peak Hong Kong Lizzie Lacey-Brennan

How to Spend Four Days in Hong Kong

Hong Kong really is one of those places where there is something new to discover around every corner. For some, this can be overwhelming, so here’s a little guide on how to spend four days in this won...
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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...
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4 of the Most Responsible Wildlife Experiences in Thailand

There’s far more to Thailand than picture-perfect beaches, ancient temples and outrageously cheap booze. This coastal nation is home to a diverse range of ecosystems and, as a result, a fabulous displ...
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Orchard Road Singapore

Singapore Fling

Joshua Cheung, stylist and former fashion director at luxury mag L’Officiel Singapore, opens up his little black book of boutiques and style secrets Singapore’s global social media profile ma...
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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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8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Going to Laos

When I announced my intention to visit Southeast Asia, my friends asked me heaps of questions. Which beaches are you staying at? Are you going to Angkor Wat? How long are you staying in Bangkok?  Whil...
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Malacca River Malaysia

Your Guide to Exploring Malacca

Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in South East Asia, a true melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and western cultures, but amongst this diversity, the city of Malacca stands out above th...
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