When it comes to deciding whether you’d rather get an aisle or a window seat on a plane, there’s a complex web of pros and cons.
Silk was once used as a type of currency in trade and played a big part in Vietnam’s history and economic development. It still plays a prominent role in Vietnamese culture today. Looking to buy some? Here are the best hotspots.
The UNESCO World Heritage listed ancient town of Hoi An is without a doubt, the tailoring capital of the world. Tailor shops here outnumber other businesses two to one, so getting an outfit made here is not only part of the experience, but also very easy. With so many options, choosing a tailor may be a bit of a cumbersome task. This guide will put all your troubles to rest and help you make an informed choice.
In Vietnam, breakfast and lunch are eaten on the run, making street food a huge part of Vietnamese living. Hoi An, on the coast of the South China Sea, has some of the best in the country.
If you’re on holiday from work, then you don’t really have time to spend weeks in any one spot. Every stop is a whirlwind of tours and new places to visit, and usually there are dozens of equally interesting things competing for both your attention and your money. Hoi An is no different. It’s chock-full of things to do, so here are our recommendations if you have 48 hours to spend in this lovely city.
It’s a new year. What better time to start considering a better lifestyle filled with less stress and more fun?
Whether you’re on the pursuit for a veg-only spot, need a place to simultaneously satisfy both carnivore and herbivore, or are simply looking for healthier alternatives to the typical meat-focused dish, this list has got you covered.
For some, the bánh mì sandwich is just breakfast, cheap calories in a tidy little package.
Ho Chi Minh City is a thriving food hub with new culinary experiences around every corner.
Once shielded from the outside world, Vietnam is now drawing tourists away from other Southeast Asian nations in droves.
Ho Chi Minh City‘s neighbourhoods were shaped by the colonial period
Vietnam’s economic hub Saigon is a magnetic city.
Ho Chi Minh City is an overwhelming place, and not just because of the traffic.
Famous for all the wrong reasons, Ho Chi Minh City’s District 4 was once a mafia hotspot in the ’80s and ’90s ruled by notorious crime boss Nam Cam.
Too many tourists think they can see enough of the Mekong Delta on a brief day-trip out of Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City is the vibrant and dynamic economic hub of Vietnam. It’s very international and modern compared to its sister cities, however plenty of old colonial structures remain, adding a beautiful contrast to the every day life of its residents.
While Nepal is known as a budget backpacker destination, there are many gorgeous hotels that cater to the ‘luxury’ end of the market. Plus, many of them have the added benefit of being more affordable than luxury hotels elsewhere in the world.
Nepal may look small on the map, but its hill and mountain terrain and very poor roads make getting around difficult and time-consuming. Here are some tips for navigating transport in the South Asian country.
Almost all visitors to Nepal have to pass through the capital as it’s home to the only international airport in the country. And while it’s often overshadowed by the alluring call of the Himalayan mountains, Kathmandu is a culturally and historically rich city worth exploring.
Nepal, a country popular with western climbers and backpackers, has many restaurants catering to western taste buds. But visitors looking for traditional Nepalese fare will not be disappointed with dishes like gacok, momos, and Nepali curries.
Nepal is a firm favourite destination among adventurous travellers. But, there are a few things about travelling in the country that can be surprising, difficult or unpleasant if you’re not prepared.
Nepal is a very geographically and geologically diverse country, from the hot, steamy plains bordering India to the mid-hills area to the high, snow-capped Himalaya.
As a Hindu-majority country with a visible Buddhist minority, there are numerous holy temples
Combining natural beauty, traditional heritage and a rich history, Nepal is one of the most culturally appealing places in the world.
Thought to be one of the oldest marketplaces in the world, Muscat’s Souq Muttrah is the stuff of your Aladdin dreams.
You know that one friend who is always relaxed and seems to consistently be on top of everything?
The Royal Opera House Muscat promises to promote cultural exchange in the Gulf State of Oman.
Amouage perfume is one of the world’s best-known luxury fragrances, and originated from the Sultanate of Oman.
When I visited this Mosque I really felt the peace and the calmness of the area.
High circular towers, unique arches, great walls and huge buildings, this is what visitors see of Oman’s forts and castles.
Oman has a large international population, succulent seafood and a booming (and air-conditioned) restaurant scene in which to escape the heat.
This could be straight from Walt Disney's movie Aladdin!!
In the age of ‘pics or it didn’t happen’, the task of planning how to take photos on your trip is pretty much up there with booking a flight.
Amsterdam is world-famous for its “coffee shops” that offer more than just a cup of coffee, but in recent years there’s been an explosion of amazing places to get high on good old-fashioned caffeine.
From Bose to Sony to everything in between, these are the best noise-cancelling headphones in today’s competitive marketplace.
Athens has come into its own as a delicious concentration of its classical and modern flavours. The second southernmost capital city in Europe
There are many reasons Bangkok is one of our favourite cities.
There are many reasons Bangkok is one of our favourite cities.
There are many reasons Bangkok is one of my favourite cities.
Dubai! Known as a destination beloved by the rich and famous, Dubai still has some half-hidden gems that can be enjoyed on a budget.
Staying connected while travelling has never been easier thanks to widespread mobile network access and the abundance of Wi-Fi hotspots and internet cafes.
Bangkok is one of the greatest cities in the world for food lovers
Bali boasts a bewildering amount of beauty. It’s on most, if not every wanderluster’s bucket list and there’s a BIG reason
Travelling off the grid with just nature for company is pretty awesome…but let’s be honest
Planning to travel overseas in the next few months? You may want to think about travel vaccinations. Learn which shots you may need for which countries, and how to save money on them.
For most people, going to the bush means either a pain-in-the-ass camping trip or an obscure three-day music festival followed closely by a five-day comedown.
The Silo Hotel on the Cape Town Waterfront has only been open for a few months and it’s already all the rage amongst travelers and locals alike. Travel bloggers and influencers are all jumping at the opportunity to visit this iconic structure in Cape Town’s newest trendy area; The Silo District. The entire hotel is [...]
Shady people love to take advantage of tourists, and if you’re not careful, it’s easy to become a victim. Here are some of the most common travel scams around the world part two. Injured Or Child Beggars Usually deaf, blind, or pregnant, sometimes accompanied by a “helper”, beggars will ask you for money. Women with [...]
Shady people love to take advantage of tourists, and if you’re not careful, it’s easy to become a victim. Here are some of the most common travel scams around the world. As travelers, it is easy to think that we are smart enough to avoid getting ripped off. But, the truth is, it happens to the [...]
One of the biggest issues while traveling internationally is that you end up paying around 3-5% extra for every transaction due to currency exchange charges. Whether you exchange cash at an exchange house or use your debit/credit card, most transactions get tacked with an additional 3-5% fee. Some banks even levy an additional foreign currency fee over and above this. If you travel long term, this really does start to add up!