Asia

Everyone knows that China is a massive country, so obviously getting around it is going to be challenging, right? Well, yes, but the Chinese have come up with a handy answer to that quandary – rail travel. Whilst in some countries you can expect trains to be a rather challenging affair to say the least, in China you...

If you’re looking for an epic journey which doesn’t involve the need to sit in a soulless flying tin can for hours on end, you certainly need to be turning your attention to the Trans-Siberian Railway, allowing you to travel from Asia to Europe, or the other way around, without setting foot into an airport. The...

There’s no denying that Asia has so much to pack into a trip that you will never truly see it all, no matter how long you stay there. Because of this fact, you will find countless backpackers, digital nomads, and basically those who upped sticks and moved to this cultural and beautiful part of the world, in an attempt...

Volunteering is one of the most fulfilling things you can do, and it’s a good way to travel and experience local life too, giving you a more rounded experience as a result. If you want to up your karma reserves, helping out here and there, then South East Asia has an abundance of options for your volunteering...

Female solo travel is no longer the stigmatised thing it used to be, and nowadays it’s perfectly acceptable to head off to the far reaches of the globe on your own, using that all-important female intuition as your guide. Of course, there are some places you shouldn’t go, male or female, and in that case you should...

There is possibly no better way to see the passing landscapes and daily traditions of Laos than by taking the popular slow boat from Chiang Rai, down to Luang Prabang in Laos, travelling down the mighty, and sometimes slightly perilous, Mekong River. This is a very well-travelled route, but one which will show you...

Are you looking for somewhere different when it comes to planning next year’s travel adventures? Maybe you’re bored of South East Asia and want a break for a while, and in that case, have you considered visiting one of the most talked about Stan’s in Central Asia? I am of course talking about Kyrgyzstan, which...

Quite possibly one of the most rewarding journeys you will ever take Travelling around different regions allows you to explore cultures, traditions, and landscapes, no matter where in the world you go, however there are certain regions which deliver in abundance, and without a doubt, one of those regions is known as...

Meet Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan Off the beaten track travel doesn’t have to involve backpacking to the far reaches of the planet, and it can simply be going somewhere a little different, somewhere not so developed in terms of regular tourism. A region which is packed with things to see and do, yet not quite on...

To say that Asia is such a massive region of the world, most of the centre of it gets forgotten in terms of travel – this is a huge mistake! Central Asia is becoming more and more accessible, and offers one of the best off the beaten track travel experiences on the planet. Friendly locals, a true nomadic experience,...