Southeast Asia Travel​​

6 Clubs To Rock To In East Asia
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6 Clubs To Rock To In East Asia

Okay, you can be honest with me. Spit it out. You did not come halfway across the world for this, how they call it, “Banana Pancake Trail”? I know exactly how you feel. I can […]

A Lesson In Laid-Back Travel On Cambodia’s Mekong Discovery Trail
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A Lesson In Laid-Back Travel On Cambodia’s Mekong Discovery Trail

I’m a great planner — an aspect of my personality so ingrained that it rarely faded during 10 months on the road. Even removed as I was from the rigours of Western life, away from […]

Bali: The Island You Thought You Knew [Travel Video]
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Bali: The Island You Thought You Knew [Travel Video]

Forget the yoga retreats, luxury spas, poolside Jamu massages, and the recently-divorced-women-of-a-certain-age that have all unfortunately come to symbolize the Bali of today. Instead, think (and watch) lush jungles, religious ceremonies and majestic vistas that […]

See The Colors Of Myanmar Shining Through [Travel Video]
See The Colors Of Myanmar Shining Through [Travel Video]

See The Colors Of Myanmar Shining Through [Travel Video]

Marcin Kepka, from our Travel Videos group on Vimeo, recently shared this video from his 3-week trip to Myanmar (Burma), shot with his Canon 7D and GoPRO HD Hero, and brimming with enough colors and […]

Attempting To Understand What It Meant [Travel Video]
Attempting To Understand What It Meant [Travel Video]

Attempting To Understand What It Meant [Travel Video]

Last November we posted a great video of Ha Long Bay made by a member of our Vimeo travel video group named simply “Asintrip TV.” The makers of the video followed up with me last week […]

How To Cross The Street In Vietnam
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How To Cross The Street In Vietnam

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: How do you cross the street in Vietnam? (Possible punchlines: “You don’t,” “You start by taking out a life insurance policy,” or “You buy a motorbike.”) As […]

The Easiest Way To Get A Myanmar Visa
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The Easiest Way To Get A Myanmar Visa

With considerable political reforms occurring over the last year, Myanmar (Burma), once a pariah state in the world of travel, has become this year’s hottest backpacker destination. Although some significant human rights issues remain, travelers are keen […]

Bad News Sweden: Phuket Is Full
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Bad News Sweden: Phuket Is Full

Bad news Sweden: Phuket is full. Well, not full exactly, but the Thai island (and its smaller nearby cousins, known for their white sand beaches and DEET-laced alcoholic cocktails) is on path for another record-setting year, […]

Some Ideas After You’re Done With Halong Bay
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Some Ideas After You’re Done With Halong Bay

Chances are your visit to Halong bay will likely involve an armada of small boats jammed with backpackers and local tourists navigating the waterways between the limestone outcrops that make up Vietnam’s most recognizable landmark. […]

Get To Burma By 2013 Or Don’t Bother Going At All?
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Get To Burma By 2013 Or Don’t Bother Going At All?

There is a predictable pattern for the emergence of new travel hot spots around the world. First, that country must be mired in civil war or be under the thumb of an oppressive dictatorship that […]