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Travel tips, itineraries, hostel reviews, hotel reviews, restaurant reviews, transit information, and travel stories for/from Asian countries, including Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand

A guide to visiting Batu Caves Kulala Lumpur

Batu Caves Kuala Lumpur: Top Tips for Visiting the Batu Caves

Are you planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur? Don’t miss the Batu Caves! In this post, we answer top questions to plan your trip: why you should visit, where are the Batu Caves, how to get to the Batu Caves, and more! Read on to learn about our guest author’s experiences at the Batu Caves …

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First TIme Guide to Siem Reap

First Time Guide to Siem Reap

This First Time Guide to Siem Reap will help you plan your trip to Cambodia’s enchanting northern city, including how long to spend in Siem Reap, what to do in Siem Reap, where to eat and drink in Siem Reap, where to stay in Siem Reap, and best time of year to visit.  This is …

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A Guide to Visiting Xi'an, China

First-Time Guide to Visiting Xian, China

This first-time guide to visiting Xian, China includes what to do, how to get there, and where to stay in Xian. One of China’s old capital cities, Xian is most famous for being home to China’s Terracotta Warriors. This is a guest post by Claire of Claire’s Footsteps.     Disclosure: This Xian, China travel guide contains …

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How to Visit Japan's Most Beautiful Castle Himeji Castle- A Day Trip Guide

How to Visit Japan’s Most Beautiful Castle, Himeji Castle

How to visit Japan’s most beautiful castle, Himeji Castle. A day trip guide if you are traveling from the Kansai Region, a short distance away from Osaka and Kyoto. With picturesque fall colors or spring cherry blossom seasons, Himeji Castle is well worth adding to your Japan Itinerary This is a guest post by Robert Schrader of …

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Koh Lipe Thailand: A Guide to the Best Island You’ve Never Heard Of

A Guide to Koh Lipe Thailand, an unforgettable paradise in the stunning clear waters of the Andaman Sea. With amazing landscapes and pristine beaches largely undiscovered by tourists, Koh Lipe island is a unique and tranquil getaway. Here is everything you need to know for your Koh Lipe visit. This is a guest post by Alyssa …

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Experience all the food in Taipei Taiwan over 3 wonderful days

First Time Taipei: The Best Things to See, Do and Eat with 3 Days in Taipei

First Time Taipei Guide: Taipei Travel Tips for First Time Visitors. If you’re planning your first trip to Taipei, this 3 Days in Taipei city guide has all you need to know! We’ve included what to see and do in Taipei in 3 days, including what to eat in Taipei, must see places in Taipei, …

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Where to Stay in Bangkok: Bangkok’s Best Areas to Stay

Where to Stay in Bangkok: Advice from an expat in Bangkok about the best neighborhoods to stay in Bangkok, Thailand. Overview and Recommendations for 6 of Bangkok’s Best Neighborhoods, including Siam, Old Town, Chinatown, Thong Lor/Ekkamai, Sathorn and Silom, and Bang Kachao. Includes 22 hotel listings for every budget. We created this guide in collaboration with Gary Butler, the …

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Where to Stay in Bali: Bali Indonesia’s Best Areas to Stay

Where to Stay in Bali: Advice from an expat in Bali about the best places to stay in Bali, Indonesia! (Plus 21 Bali hotel ideas for your vacation!) We created this guide in collaboration with Bali-based expat Gina Rubino, and we’re happy she agreed to share her passion and knowledge of Bali as our local destination expert for …

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Where to Stay in Hanoi: Hanoi, Vietnam’s Best Areas to Stay

Where to Stay in Hanoi: Advice from an expat in Hanoi about the best neighborhoods to stay in Hanoi, Vietnam! (Plus 20 Hanoi Hotels by District) We created this guide in collaboration with a long-term expat in Hanoi, Rebecca McBride. We’re thrilled she agreed to share her passion and knowledge of Hanoi as our local city …

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Where to Stay in Taipei: Taipei’s Coolest Neighborhoods to Stay

Where to Stay in Taipei: Advice from an Expat in Taipei about the Best Neighborhoods to stay in Taipei, Taiwan! (Plus 19 hotel and apartment listings) We created this guide in collaboration with Emily Loftis, an expat currently living in Taipei. We’re very happy she agreed to share her expertise about her adopted home town, and hope you welcome …

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