Asia Travel Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Sumatra - Places to Go in Indonesia
Sumatra is an excellent choice for adventurous travelers looking for trekking and beauty in Indonesia. Read why Sumatra is one of the top places to go in Indonesia!

Java - Places to Go in Indonesia
Java is the most populated part of Indonesia. Read about reasons to visit there and places to go in Indonesia.

East Nusa Tenggara - Places to Go in Indonesia
Travel in Flores and the Komodo National Park is rugged and exciting. See good reasons to travel to East Nusa Tenggara and great places to go in Indonesia.

Sulawesi - Places to Go in Indonesia
Sulawesi offers rough, indigenous travel in Indonesia. Learn about the remote Togean Islands and witnessing the funeral rites at Tana Toraja.

How to Say Hello in Korean
Learn quick and simple ways to say hello in Korean depending with whom you are speaking. See how to show proper respect when due with basic greetings.

Penang Street Food - What to Eat in Penang
Penang hawker food is some of the best in Asia. Read why and where you'll find excellent street food in Penang, Malaysia, including a list of top local specialties to try!

Asian Food - 10 Frequently Asked Questions
See these 10 frequently asked questions about Asian food and what you will encounter while traveling in Asia. Use this FAQ to know what to expect when eating in Asia.

Best of Asia - Top Attractions, Food, and Things to Do
The best of Asia - a list of foods, temples, museums, attractions, activities, and adventures not to miss during your travels in Asia.

Getting Around Thailand - Transportation
See options for getting around in Thailand compared. Learn the cheapest, safest, and most hassle-free transportation choices.

The Cameron Highlands in Malaysia - Introduction
Malaysia's Cameron Highlands are green, cool, and beautiful. Read more about how to enjoy this unique place in Southeast Asia.

Gunung Leuser National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia.
The Gunung Leuser National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia, is the place to see wild orangutans! Read about jungle trekking, where to stay, and how to get there.

Flights to Laos - Tips for Visiting Each Place in Laos
Read about finding the best flights to Laos depending upon where you want to visit. See travel guides and the best airports for each area in Laos.

Things to Do in Luang Prabang
Use this list of interesting things to do in Luang Prabang, Laos, to make your visit extra special. Find nearby sights, attractions, and adventures around Luang Prabang.

Haad Rin in Koh Phangan, Thailand
Use this travel guide for Haad Rin, Thailand, to stay safe, meet people, and have an unforgettable time in one of Southeast Asia's most famous party places.

Haad Yuan on Koh Phangan, Thailand
Haad Yuan is a nice beach alternative to the much busier Haad Rin on Thailand's island of Koh Phangan. See some tips for visiting Haad Yuan.

What to Eat and Where in Southeast Asia
Forget the usual boring food! Know what to eat and where to eat it with this guide to Southeast Asian cuisine. Learn the top dishes to try in every country in Southeast Asia.

Thai Noodle Dishes - Pad Thai Alternatives
Everyone knows pad thai, but there are other delicious Thai noodle dishes. Try one of these four alternatives at your favorite Thai restaurant!

Indonesia Travel - Country Profile and Travel Essentials
See this country profile and Indonesia travel essentials to better understand the country. Learn about the people, money, statistics, what to expect, and get prepared for Indonesia travel.

Interesting Facts About Asia
See these 20 interesting facts about Asia including life expectancy, mobile phone use, and more.

Who Is the Dalai Lama?
Who is the current Dalai Lama? Learn about the title, history, discovery, and life of Tenzin Gyatso. See a list of previous Dalai Lamas.

One-Way Vs. Round-Trip Tickets - Which Is Better
See why buying two one-way tickets may be better for some people than buying a round-trip ticket. Learn about waiting to buy your return ticket.

Currency in Bali - Indonesian Rupiah
Read about the currency in Bali and what you need to know about Indonesian rupiah. Learn how to best access money on the island.

Thailand Visa for Six Months
The new six-month tourist visa for Thailand is a great option for travelers wanting to explore the region. Read about the details and how to get one.

Juicebar Pocket Charger - Portable Solar Charger Review
See this review for the Juicebar Pocket Charger to determine if a portable solar charger is right for you. Learn about how to use a solar charger while on the road, caveats, and features on the Juicebar.

What Shoes to Pack for Asia - Footwear Choices
Read about what shoes you should pack for a trip to Asia. See the best footwear choices for particular countries and different adventures.

Asia Travel Tips - Travel Tech
Use these Asia travel tips for traveling with electronics to safeguard your devices. Take care of expensive smartphones and laptops in Asia.

Asia Travel Tips for Transportation
These 25 quick Asia travel tips will help you avoid scams and travel like a pro!

Asia Travel Tips for Food
Use these Asia travel tips for eating to enjoy a better experience. Learn what to try and some obvious scams to avoid.

Asia Travel Tips - Accommodation
Use these Asia travel tips for accommodation to find the best rooms in the best hotels on your trip.

Traveling with Electronics in Asia - Safeguarding Your Devices
Read about how to keep your laptop, tablet, and other electronic devices safe while traveling in Asia. See what to expect from power, Wi-Fi, internet access, and more.

Electronic Devices in Asia - FAQ
See these 12 frequently asked questions about bringing electronic devices to Asia. Learn about voltage, security, Wi-Fi, smartphones, and more.

Asian Festivals - Events and Holidays in Asia
See this list of Asian festivals and big events to know what is going on when in Asia. Learn about big holidays that could affect your travel plans.

Asian Street Food - Is it Safe?
Learn about Asian street food and how to best enjoy it. Read why street food is safe, cheap, and usually delicious!

Travel Guide for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Use this guide to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for finding popular spots, food, nightlife, and activities. Learn how to get around, what to see, and when to visit Kuala Lumpur.

KLIA2 Airport in Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur's new KLIA Airport is a big improvement for travelers flying with budget airlines. Read about the new KLIA low-cost carrier terminal.

Digital Luggage Scale - Precision Voyager Review
A lightweight, digital luggage scale will help you to avoid fees and embarrassing moments at the airport counter. Read this review for the EatSmart Precision Voyager travel luggage scale.

Things to Do in Penang - Sights and Activities
See a list of fun things to do in Penang including street food, shopping, activities, and learn about transportation before you go.

Things to Do in Manali, India
See a list of exciting things to do in Manali, India. From trekking and eerie temples to adrenaline sports such as zorbing and paragliding, you'll find it in Manali!

Buddha Park Laos - How to Get There
Learn about visiting the strange Buddha Park (Xieng Khuan) near Vientiane, Laos. See exact directions for getting there yourself without a guide or tour.

Counting in Chinese - Using Hand Gestures
Counting in Chinese is easy. Use this guide to learn numbers, tones, and hand gestures for each Chinese number.

Angkor Wat in Cambodia - Tips for Enjoying the Temples
Know what you're doing before seeing Angkor Wat in Cambodia: tips, what to wear, scams to avoid, and top temples to see.

How to Stay Out of Trouble in Singapore
Singapore is a great place to visit but don't get fined! Read about what not to do while in Singapore.

Where Is Papua?
Where is Papua, anyway? Indonesia's most remote province is thought to hide many uncontacted tribes in the deep jungle.

Travel in Myanmar / Burma
Travel in Myanmar is exciting -- the country is changing quickly! See what you need to know about ATMs, voltage, accommodation, currency, and more...

Currency in Myanmar - ATMs and Money
See what you need to know about currency in Myanmar. Read about using ATMs, accessing cash, exchanging money, and more.

How to Get a Myanmar Visa - Asia Travel
Getting a Myanmar visa is easy with these detailed instructions. Read about entry requirements and how to get a visa for Myanmar at home or while already abroad.

Traveling to Myanmar - 10 Things to Know
Traveling to Myanmar? Apply these 10 important guidelines for a much better experience. See dos and don'ts while in Myanmar.

What to See in Burma - Top 5 Places to Go
These top 5 places to go in Burma/Myanmar should be a part of your itinerary. Know where to go in Burma so that you don't miss any of these must-see places.

Before Going on a Long Trip - 10 Things to Do
See 10 things you should do at home before leaving on a long trip. Read about how to close up business at home to leave for an extended time.

Things Travelers Pack They Don't Need
Don't pack these 9 things travelers often bring for a trip to Asia. See what you should and should not pack for an international trip.

Shwedagon Pagoda - Dress Code, Hours, Guide
Read about the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and what you need to visit. Learn about dress codes, transportation, hours, and more.

Food in Kuala Lumpur
The food in Kuala Lumpur is great, and easy to find! See this guide to different neighborhoods for the full culinary experience in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur Flights - Tips for Finding the Best Deals
Advice for finding cheap Kuala Lumpur flights from around the world. Find what airlines fly to and from KL, and how to get flights to Borneo.

Wi-Fi in Asia - Internet Connectivity
See what you need to know about finding Wi-Fi in Asia, how to troubleshoot, and how to avoid being suckered in for bad connections.

Japanese Festivals - Top 5 Holidays in Japan
These top 5 Japanese festivals will certainly have an impact on your trip -- plan accordingly! Learn about where and when to celebrate national holidays in Japan.

What Not to Pack - 10 Things to Leave at Home
See 10 things not to pack for your trip to Asia. Travel like a pro and avoid overpacking by leaving these items at home!

How to Prepare Tempeh
Tempeh comes from Indonesia and it's better than tofu! Read how to prepare tempeh properly for good, delicious results.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Koh Phangan
Getting From Chiang Mai to Koh Phangan is best done by budget flight. See these exact instructions for getting to the island in the cheapest way possible!

Calling Asia - Country Calling Codes
Calling Asia is easy! Use these instructions and country calling codes for every country in Asia to make calls.

How to Say Hello in Vietnamese
Learn how to say hello in Vietnamese and read about basic greetings, honorifics, etiquette, and more.

Basic Expressions in Malay - 10 Language Tips
Learn these 10 basic expressions in Malay to enhance your trip to Malaysia. Know how to negotiate prices, order food, make friends, and more.

How to Beat Culture Shock - Tips
These 10 tips will help you beat culture shock so that you can enjoy your trip to Asia. Learn the signs of culture shock and how to recover quickly.

When Is Japanese New Year?
Japanese New Year doesn't follow the lunisolar calendar like other New Year celebrations in Asia. Read about Shogatsu and what to expect.

What Is Tet? An Introduction to Vietnamese Tet
What is Tet? Learn about the Vietnamese New Year holiday, dates, what to expect while traveling at that time, and more.

Fall Festivals in Asia - Dates That Change
These fall festivals in Asia have dates that change annually. See dates for big holidays, events, and festivals in Asia.

Fall Festivals in Asia - Fixed Dates
These fall festivals and big events in Asia have fixed dates. Know what's going on in Asia before you travel!

Fall Festivals in Asia
See a list of big fall festivals by date and location in Asia. Expect crowds, spectacles, and great memories at these annual events!

Orangutans in Asia - Where to Find Them
Orangutans can only be found in Borneo and Sumatra. Here is a list of places where there's a chance to encounter wild and semi-wild orangutans in Asia.

How to Exchange Money in Asia
Learn the basics of exchanging money in Asia and see how to find the exchange rates quickly for each country. Know when to use ATMs and when to exchange cash for local currency.

Top Destinations in Asia for Travelers
The top destinations in Asia are waiting. Discover the best places that Asia has to offer as well as off-the-beaten-path beaches, islands, and adventurous destinations.

Burma or Myanmar - Which Is Correct?
Is it Burma or Myanmar? Learn why the name of Southeast Asia's second-largest country was changed and why so much controversy exists.

Greetings in Asia - How to Say Hello
Use this list of common greetings in Asia for saying hello in China, Japan, India, and other countries. Learn when to bow, shake, and show respect in Asia.

Festivals in Thailand - When and Where
These festivals in Thailand can make or break your trip! Know when and where big events take place in Thailand to either avoid the crowds or join in the fun.

How to Say Hello in Burmese
Learning how to say hello in Burmese is easy. See some basic greetings in Burmese, how to say thank you, and more.

Beijing China Travel Basics
Use this introduction to Beijing to be prepared. Know what to expect, how to get around, and see some tips for a better experience in Beijing.

National Day in China
Read about National Day in China on October 1. See what to expect, where to celebrate, other pubic holidays, and more.

Railay Thailand - Climbing, Beaches, and Adventure
Railay, Thailand, is one of Southeast Asia's most beautiful and adventurous destinations. Read about beaches, rock climbing, accommodation, and tips for visiting Railay.

Hsipaw, Myanmar - Travel Guide
Hsipaw is a favorite stop for backpackers in Myanmar. Here's a travel guide for adding the Shan State to your Burma itinerary.

10 Don'ts in Southeast Asia
Avoid doing these 10 things while in Southeast Asia. How to not be a jerk in Southeast Asia.

Etiquette in Asia - The Complete Guide
See this guide to etiquette in Asia to avoid accidentally offending someone while on your trip. See how to say hello, eating guidelines, what not to do, and a tipping guide.

Drug Elimination Museum in Yangon
The Drug Elimination Museum in Yangon, Myanmar, is a strange place! Read how to get there, what to see, and more.

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Luang Prabang Travel Tips
Use these 10 tips to make your visit to Luang Prabang in Laos even better. Read this advice before you go to Laos' cultural capital!

Guide for Tipping in Asia - When and Where
Tipping in Asia can be confusing. Use this country-by-country tipping guide to know when gratuity is insulting or appreciated.

Trekking in Luang Namtha, Laos
Trekking in the Nam Tha National Protected Area outside of Luang Namtha, Laos, is exciting! Read about booking an adventure and what to expect.

Laos Travel - Essentials and Country Profile
See this country profile and some essentials for Laos travel. Learn about visa requirements, getting around, money, tips, and scams to avoid.

Kuang Si Falls in Luang Prabang
Read about how to get to Kuang Si Falls near Luang Prabang, Laos, without getting ripped off. See tips for where to go, the best places to swim, and what you need to know to enjoy Kuang Si.

Luang Prabang Laos Guide
Use this Luang Prabang travel guide to get the most out of your visit to Northern Laos. Read about the curfew, changing money, things to do, and other Luang Prabang essentials.

Tunnel Temple in Chiang Mai
See this guide and directions to the easy-to-miss Tunnel Temple (Wat Umong) in Chiang Mai. Read about other things to do after visiting the temple.

Great Places to Visit in Thailand
See 10 great places to visit in Thailand to get ideas for your itinerary. From cultural centers to small villages and great islands, know where to go on your trip to Thailand.

Places in Pai - Interesting Cafes and Sights
See some interesting places in Pai, Thailand, that often get overlooked by visitors. Learn about different things to do and cozy cafes in Pai.

White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) in Chiang Rai, Thailand
The White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) in Chiang Rai is a stunning piece of art with plenty of embedded messages -- different than any temple you've seen!

Nightlife in Pai, Thailand - Bars in Pai
Use this guide to find the best bars, nightlife, and music scene during your visit to Pai, Thailand. Surprisingly, Pai's nightlife is excellent!

Travel in Vietnam - Visa, Money, Flights, Tips, Getting Around
Travel in Vietnam is challenging and exciting! See everything that you need to know for your first trip in this consolidated guide. Learn about visas, flights, accommodation, scams, weather, and more!

Asia in April - Where to Go
Asia in April is a transition month. Southeast Asia will hand off the busy season and spring begins through much of the continent. Read about festivals, events, and weather for April.

Where to Go in Asia - Help Choosing
Get help deciding where to go in Asia with this handy index! See a list of challenges, rewards, cost, and interests for every country.

Staying Safe in Southeast Asia - 10 Ways to Get Hurt
These 10 things injure and kill travelers in Southeast Asia every year. Don't ruin your trip -- watch out for these 10 threats!

Asia Travel Tips for Money and Shopping
Use these 20 pro tips for money and shopping in Asia. Save cash by following these tips for handling currency and making purchases.

Crossing Borders in Asia - Risky Items
Watch out for these 10 items that may get you pulled for screening when crossing borders. Don't accidentally arouse suspicion or worse!

Visa for Vietnam - Applying Online and Visa on Arrival
See how to get your visa for Vietnam -- the exact process explained step by step. Apply online then get a visa on arrival in one of the airports.

Best Beach on Koh Lanta
Thailand's island of Koh Lanta has plenty of nice beaches. Use this guide for choosing the best beach on Koh Lanta to suit your interests.

Songkran Tips - Chiang Mai
Songkran, the Thai New Year, is certainly a wet and wild festival. Use these 12 tips to stay safe, have fun, and get the most out of the celebration.

From Penang to Thailand
See the options for getting from Penang to Thailand and then choose the best one for you. Read about flights, buses, boats, and trains to Thailand.

An Introduction to the Songkran Festival in Thailand
Songkran is the Thailand water festival, a great time to visit Thailand in April. Read about dates, where to celebrate Songkran, and what to expect.

Where Is Penang?
See the exact location of Penang and read about why the island is so popular. Learn some interesting things to see and do while in Penang.

Things to See in Georgetown, Penang
Read about some Interesting things to see in Georgetown, Penang, including historic places, temples, sacred sites, and even a cat cafe.

Kuala Lumpur Transportation
A rundown of Kuala Lumpur transportation options. Learn how to get around the city in the cheapest ways possible.

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia - Travel Guide
The Perhentian Islands in Malaysia are paradise. Find out which of the two islands suits your trip better and learn important tips for getting to the islands.

10 Good Reasons to Take a Vacation in Asia
See 10 good reasons for why Asia should be your next destination. Learn why Asia makes the perfect choice for a vacation.

Asia Tourism Attractions: Best Beaches
The beaches in Asia have something for everyone. From remote islands to thumping party spots, find the best beaches in Asia.

5 Great Islands in the Philippines
See these 5 great island alternatives to Boracay in the Philippines. Excellent diving, snorkeling, and adventure awaits without the typical tourist crowds on Boracay!

Art Galleries and Museums in Georgetown, Penang
Use this living list of great museums and art galleries to find out what to see in Georgetown, Penang.

What to Pack for Responsible Travel
These 9 items will lessen your environmental impact wherever you go! Learn what to carry to better travel in Asia more responsibly.

7-Eleven Shops in Asia
7-Eleven stores are everywhere in Asia! See 10 interesting things you didn't know about the world's largest chain of convenience stores.

What Documents to Carry While Traveling
Read about what travel documents you should bring from home, which copies you'll need, the best ways to carry them, and more.

Tips for Applying for US Passport
Use these tips for success when applying for your first US passport. Don't risk losing your application fees!

Food in the Philippines - Popular Dishes, Balut, and More
Food in the Philippines is a mix of culinary traditions. Use this list of popular dishes to know what you're ordering.

Singapore on a Budget - 10 Money Saving Tips
Singapore on a budget is possible. Use these money-saving, insider tips to survive in one of Southeast Asia's most expensive countries.

Indian Festivals - Major Holidays in India
See a list of the biggest Indian festivals and national holidays to plan your trip accordingly. Join the celebrations at festivals in India for an unforgettable experience.

Orangutan Facts - Orangutans in Sumatra and Borneo
See some interesting facts about orangutans, some of the most intelligent primates on Earth. Learn where to see orangutans in Southeast Asia.

Year of the Goat - What It Means
Chinese New Year brings in the Year of the Goat for 2015. Read about what that means, superstitions, and precautions to take.

10 Things to Do Before Visiting a New Country
See 10 important things you should do before traveling to a new country. Get help with your Asia trip planning by using this checklist before you travel.

How to Avoid Overpacking
Don't regret packing too much on your next international trip. See these 10 tips to avoid overpacking and to leave home as light as possible!

What is Arak? - The Dangers of Indonesia's Famous Spirit
Arak, the cheap spirit of choice in Indonesia and Malaysia, has been responsible for numerous tourist deaths. Here's why you should steer clear.

6 Mistakes Travelers Make with Money
Avoid these six common mistakes that travelers make with their money. Don't accidentally blow travel funds without realizing!

Clothing to Pack for Southeast Asia
Read about what clothing to wear and not to wear in Southeast Asia. Get some ideas for what clothes to pack, shoes to bring, and what items are best to purchase locally.

Communicating in China - The Language Barrier
The language barrier in China can be frustrating. Here is what you can do about it and some tips for better communication in China.

Emperor's Birthday in Japan
The Emperor of Japan's birthday is celebrated on December 23. Read about how the day is observed and what began the tradition.


Is Mongolia Part of China?
Is Mongolia a part of China? Read a quick history of Mongolia's struggle for independence.

How to Check for Bed Bugs
See some easy ways to check for bed bugs at your hotel. Learn to recognize the signs of an infestation and what action to take with reception.

Things to Do at Lake Toba - Sumatra, Indonesia
Find things to do at Lake Toba, see Batak culture, explore Pulau Samosir, and relax. Read about attractions and activities in Lake Toba, Indonesia.

Scams in Asia - Don't Get Ripped Off in Asia
These scams in Asia are easy to avoid once you know about them. Read about current ripoffs, cons, and scams as you travel in Asia.

Scams in Asia - Don't Get Ripped Off in Asia
These scams in Asia are easy to avoid once you know about them. Read about current ripoffs, cons, and scams as you travel in Asia.

Travel Information for South Korea
South Korea travel information including visa requirements, customs laws, embassy contacts, and weather. Everything you need to plan a trip to South Korea.

Choosing the Best Guidebooks for Asia
Know how to choose the best guidebooks for Asia and how to use them correctly. See some top titles for different regions in Asia.

Where is Angkor Wat?
Where is Angkor Wat? See the exact location, how to get there, visa and border crossings, and how to avoid scams on the way.

War in Asia - War Memorial Sites in Asia
These war memorial sites in Asia are well worth a visit. Learn more about war in Asia through these relatively unknown sites of interest.

Vietnam War Memorials in Saigon
These Vietnam War sites and memorials in Saigon are worth a visit for veterans and nonveterans alike. Learn about several places of interest to visit in Saigon.

The Battle for Hue - Vietnam War
The Battle for Hue involved some of the toughest urban combat during the Vietnam War. Read about visiting the famous Citadel and the military history of Hue.

Kanchanaburi Thailand - Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, was home to one of the worst atrocities of World War II. Read about visiting the famous bridge and Kanchanaburi.

Sandakan Death March - Death Marches in Sandakan, Borneo
The Sandakan Deatch March took place on the island of Borneo during World War II. Read about how only six Australians escaped and survived the Sandakan Death Marches.

Corregidor Island in the Philippines
Corregidor Island was a heavily defended outpost in the Philippines during World War II. Read about the US Army's effort to defend Corregidor Island, and visiting the famous landmark today.

Labuan Island - Sabah, Borneo
The Japanese surrendered on Labuan Island in Malaysian Borneo to Australian forces in World War II. Read about the history and military significance of Labuan Island.

Ways to Avoid Travelers' Diarrhea
Traveler's Diarrhea can take the fun out of a trip to Asia. Read some common causes, how to avoid them, and what to do if you get a bad stomach.

Best Time to Visit Angkor Wat
Find out the best months for avoiding crowds and catching sunshine at Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Read about the monsoon season and what to expect.

Travel Health - How to Avoid Common Health Issues
Maintain good travel health on the road by beating these five common travel ailments. Learn symptoms, prevention, and cures for basic travel health problems and more.

How to Avoid Theft While Traveling - And What to Do
Use these tips to avoid getting robbed while traveling. Know what paperwork you'll need to handle an incident and what to do if the unthinkable happens.

What to Do in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
See a list of interesting sights and things to do in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam's largest city.

Water Puppet Show - Ho Chi Minh City
Check out a traditional water puppet performance in Ho Chi Minh City. See some other interesting things to do in Vietnam's largest city.

The Reunification Palace - Ho Chi Minh City
The Reunification Palace is an interesting sight in Ho Chi Minh City. See some other things to do in Vietnam's largest city.

Ben Thanh Market - Ho Chi Minh City
The Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City is big, busy, and exciting! Read about visiting Saigon's central market.

War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City
The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City is worth a stop, albeit a one-sided view of the war.

Notre Dame Cathedral - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Read about the miracle that happened at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The War Market - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The War Market in Ho Chi Minh City is hard to find but a must-see for military and war history enthusiasts.

Bia Hois in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
You can get a beer for less than 50 cents at the bia hois in Ho Chi Minh City. Read about other things to do in Vietnam's largest city.

Budget Travel Insurance - Tips for Choosing the Right Policy
Getting budget travel insurance for your trip offers peace of mind while you are abroad. Use these tips for selecting the right policy without overpaying for something that hopefully you'll never use!

Bako National Park - Kuching, Borneo
Bako National Park near Kuching, Borneo, is Sarawak's oldest and most accessible national park. Read about getting there, entrance, and what to expect.

Review of the 20-Liter Pro-Sport Waterproof Backpack
Use this travel gear review of the Overboard Waterproof Pro-Sport Backpack to make an informed purchase. Learn about waterproof backpacks and protecting your gear while you travel.

Where to Go in Malaysian Borneo - Sarawak or Sabah?
Deciding between Sarawak or Sabah in Malaysian Borneo is difficult! See which state is best for your trip depending upon your interests.

Where to Eat in Penang, Malaysia
See a list of great food courts for where to eat in Penang, Malaysia. Sample the best hawker food Penang has to offer at these local eating hotspots.

23 Interesting Facts About Bhutan
Bhutan is one of the most difficult countries to visit in Asia. See these 23 interesting facts about Bhutan, why they remain closed off, learn about Gross National Happiness, and more.

Maldives Travel - Country Profile and Travel Information
The Maldives are a unique, beautiful destination for an island getaway or honeymoon. See this country profile to learn more about the tiny island nation.

Philippines Travel Essentials
Use these Philippines travel essentials to arrive prepared. Visas, money, weather, places to go, language -- know what to expect in the Philippines and more.

Travel in China - Basics and Essentials
These China travel basics and essentials will prepare you for your first trip. Learn about communicating, food, getting around, visas, and more.

Taman Negara in Malaysia
Taman Negara is Malaysia's premier national park with dense rainforest, endangered species, and plenty of adventure. See things to do, how to get there, and tips for Taman Negara.

Rajasthan India - Top 5 Destinations
Rajasthan, India, is a chance to travel in the desert. See a list of the top five destinations in Rajasthan where you can visit historic forts and walk colorful cities.

North Sumatra, Indonesia - Attractions and Things to Do
North Sumatra is wild and full of adventure. See this list of interesting places, volcanoes to climb, and things to do in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Kyoto Japan Travel Guide
Kyoto, Japan, is a fascinating cultural hub of Japan. Read about travel to Kyoto, what to do, where to stay, and how to get the most out of your visit to Kyoto.

Travel Photography Tips - 10 Ways to Produce Better Travel Photos
Use these 10 travel photography tips to bring better pictures home from your trip. Learn about simple tricks you can use to produce better travel photos.

Scams in Thailand - Current Tricks to Avoid
See a list of eight current scams in Thailand that are still being used against travelers. Don't be a sucker -- know before you go!

Camel Safari in Jaisalmer - What to Expect
A camel safari into the desert from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India, is unforgettable. See what to expect, how to book a good expedition, what to pack, and essentials for enjoying your camel safari.

Apo Island, Philippines
Read about Apo Island in the Philippines and learn about diving and snorkeling with the sea turtles. Orientation, accommodation, how to get there, and everything you need to know about Apo Island.

10 Tips for Snorkeling
Use these 10 snorkeling tips for a better experience while enjoying the underwater world. Learn from the divers -- avoid harming yourself or marine life with these tips for snorkeling.

10 Things to Do in McLeod Ganj
See 10 interesting things to do around McLeod Ganj, India to enhance your stay. Learn about dayhikes, waterfalls, Tibetan classes, volunteering, and how to stay busy in Mcleod Ganj.

Kuching - Things to Do in Sarawak
See a list of interesting sights and activities in Kuching -- the capital of Sarawak, Borneo. View orangutans, see endangered species, and learn some local foods to try.

Tips for Finding Cheap Flights to Sri Lanka
These insider tips will help you find the cheapest flights to Sri Lanka from the US and Europe. There aren't any direct flights from the US, here's how to connect.

Eating in Indonesia - Tips and Guide to Indonesian Food
Eating in Indonesia is a delicious experience. Use this guide to know what you're eating and how to eat it properly!

Langkawi, Malaysia - Survival Tips and Guide
Langkawi, Malaysia, is a popular island destination with loads of natural beauty. Use this survival guide for tips, beaches, things to do, and more.

Malaysia Travel - Country Profile and Guide for Malaysia
Country profile for Malaysia with what to expect while traveling, places, currency, and transportation. See Malaysia travel essentials to arrive prepared.

Flights to Indonesia - Finding the Cheapest Airfare
Finding the cheapest flights to Indonesia can be tricky. Use this guide for choosing which airports and carriers to use for the best airfare.

Cheap Flights to Langkawi - Tips
These tips will help you find the cheapest flights to Langkawi. Read about how to get to Langkawi -- Malaysia's top island destination.

Negros, Philippines - Travel Guide
Negros in the Philippines is an overlooked island destination in the archipelago. Read about getting there, where to go, getting around, things to see, and more.

Asia in May - Where to Go in Asia
Asia in May is warm, humid, and maybe wet depending upon where you go. Read about monsoons, festivals, weather, and other factors that affect Asia in May.

Tipping in China - Should You Tip in China?
Should you tip in China? Knows the rules for gratuity before you go to avoid accidental offense. Know the one exception for when you should tip in China.

Traveling During the Monsoon Season
Traveling during the monsoon season in Asia doesn't sound like fun, but it has some advantages. Read what to expect during the rainy/slow season in Asia.

Singapore Travel - Essentials and Profile for Singapore
Use these Singapore travel essentials to better understand the country before you visit! Learn about the people, entry requirements,saving money, language, and what to expect from Singapore travel.

Sri Lanka Travel - Essentials and Country Profile
Learn all about Sri Lanka travel before you go with this country profile. Find out about the language, people, history, climate, and essentials that will enhance your visit to Sri Lanka.

Cambodia Travel - Essentials and Visitor's Info
Learn all about Cambodia travel and what to expect. Find visa info, entry requirements, vaccinations, visiting Angkor Wat, currency, and essentials for travel in Cambodia.

How to Get to Apo Island
See detailed instructions for how to get to Apo Island in the Philippines. Apo Island is famous for excellent snorkeling and diving. Learn the easiest way to get there and more.

Koh Lanta Diving
Koh Lanta diving in the Andaman Sea is often superior to the diving in the Gulf of Thailand. Read about dive sites, underwater life, and what to expect from diving in Koh Lanta, Thailand.

Tioman Island - Malaysia
Tioman Island in Malaysia is a small, duty-free island near Singapore. Read about getting there, enjoying the snorkeling, travel essentials, and enjoying Tioman Island.

Tibetan Food - Staple Foods and Drinks
See an explanation of Tibetan food favorites often tried by travelers in Tibet, India, and Nepal. Learn about the Tibetan diet, customs, and staple Tibetan foods.

Landing in Asia - What to Expect
Read what to expect when you land in Asia. How to navigate the airports and step-by-step instructions for clearing immigration, getting local currency, and finding transportation.

How to Use Taxis in Asia
Read about using taxis in Asia. Learn what to expect, how to avoid scams, tipping, and more.

Alona Beach Panglao Island Philippines
Read this first-timer's guide to Panglao Island and Alona Beach in the Philippines. Learn about ATMs, power, weather, things to do, and more.

Great Wall of China Facts
See some interesting Great Wall of China facts, myths dispelled, and things you didn't learn in history class about the wall. No, you cannot see the Great Wall from the Moon!

Jaisalmer India - History and Camel Safaris in Rajasthan
Read about the history of Jaisalmer, India, and the oldest fort in Rajasthan. Learn about the camel safari trips, where to stay, and what to see near Jaisalmer.

Jeepneys in the Philippines
Read about jeepneys in the Philippines and why they are a symbol of culture and national pride. Learn how to ride in jeepneys when visiting the Philippines, etiquette, fares, and more.

Snorkeling at Jungle Beach, Sri Lanka
See exact directions for getting to Jungle Beach in Sri Lanka, the best place for snorkeling near Unawatuna. No need to pay for a snorkeling trip or transportation; rent the gear and go to Jungle Beach yourself!

Money in the Philippines
Managing and accessing money in the Philippines is easy. Read about the peso, ATM availability, and how to access your travel funds while in the Philippines.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia are the highlight of any trip. Don't miss these exciting UNESCO sites while in Asia.

The Great Wall of China - A UNESCO Site in Asia
The Great Wall of China is the largest and most famous UNESCO World Heritage Site in Asia. Read about how to visit the Great Wall.

The Taj Mahal - Top UNESCO Site in Asia
The Taj Mahal, one of Asia's top UNESCO sites, was constructed from love. Read the story and learn how to see the Taj Mahal yourself!

The Forbidden City in China - Top UNESCO Site in Asia
The Forbidden City in Beijing, China is a top UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn how to get the most from your visit to the Forbidden City.

Angkor Temples of Cambodia - Top UNESCO Site in Asia
The Angkor temples of Cambodia are a top UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read about visiting Angkor Wat and the fascinating Angkor temples in Cambodia.

Ayutthaya, Thailand - Top UNESCO Site in Asia
Ayutthaya was Thailand's ancient capital before it was sacked. Read about the ruins in Ayutthaya - one of Asia's top UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Transportation in China - All About Transportation in China
Transportation in China can be tricky for the unprepared. Read about getting around and how to use the transportation in China.

Maps of Asia - Find Your Way Around the Continent with These Maps of Asia
Maps of Asia help make sense of this huge continent. Use these maps of Asia for deciding where to go next.

India - Top Travel Destinations
See some of India's top destinations for travelers. Learn about where to go and how to find what you are looking for in India!