Travel blog - Asia

Singapore Sling: A Stopover Guide to Singapore

Vibrant street life, stunning green spaces, spectacular architecture. And don’t even get us started on the food... With surprises at every turn, a stopover in Singapore is oh so much more than a one-n...
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A City Guide to Hanoi

Before you leap into your Vietnamese odyssey, spend time in colourful Hanoi, a 24-hour city with a historic heart... Rise and shine Despite the lively hustle, Hanoi has a green and peaceful heart. Hoa...
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12 Striking Examples of Islamic Architecture that You Should See

Islamic architecture, with its vibrant colours and ornate arches, has given us some of the world’s most striking buildings. While the ma...
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15 Things I Learned When I Hiked to Everest Base Camp

To maximise our chances of reaching Everest Base Camp in one piece, my husband and I did plenty of research before we’d even set foot in Nepal. But no amount of reading could prepare us for actually b...
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The Coolest Things to Do in Tokyo

As a city with over 13 million inhabitants and almost 150 skyscrapers, Tokyo rewards those who do their research. Its best sushi can be hidden behind a curtain, or a buzzing beer scene can be found do...
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Sri Lanka: The Island that Has it All

Some countries leave their mark immediately. Sri Lanka was most definitely one of those – there was no way I could stop the kind, attentive nature of the locals and spectacular mountains and beaches f...
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10 Things I Learned Travelling as a Woman in India

A couple of years ago I found myself on a trip to India. A trip that involved driving 3,000 miles around the southern states of the sub continent, jail-time and many an exasperated expression. It’s a ...
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5 Things I Ate in Singapore

Singapore’s food is a fusion of ancient recipes, traditional flavours and modern styles. The multi-cultural, diverse population also brings a unique combination of cuisines from across the world. You’...
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Microlighting at Angkor Wat, Cambodia

There's a bunch of different ways to explore Cambodia and, more specifically, the temples of Angkor. Tour buses will drop you at the main spots, private cars and tuk-tuks can zip you around, and ...
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10 Foods to Try in Taipei

With neighbours like Japan and Hong Kong, the small island-nation of Taiwan is often overlooked as a travel destination. Taiwan may not have the world status of these neighbouring countries, but trust...
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Shopping in Singapore

 
We all know that the multicultural city of Singapore is one of the best places in the world to shop. The city is home to sprawling shopping malls as well as traditional markets selling everything you ...
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Why the Philippines Should Be Next on Your Travel List

Long the preserve of gap-year kids and intrepid travellers, the Philippines is now firmly on the map thanks to a glittering collection of ‘world’s best beaches’ awards. But with 7,000 unspoilt islands...
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