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How Big is Vietnam in Comparison to the United States, Germany, Japan and UK?

The first thing any traveler planning a trip to Vietnam needs to know is the geographic size of the country. Well, here are the raw numbers along with a bunch of helpful maps to put Vietnam’s size and unique shape into perspective. As you’ll see, Vietnam is not a particularly large country, but it is […]

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Five Days in Japan

With just five days in Japan, it’s time to hustle. The wealth of offerings means there’s no shortage of customizable itineraries, but one that allows a look into both the traditional history and modern oddities of Japan is Osaka-Kyoto-Nara-Tokyo. This route is also a good compromise for those who want a balance between urban and […]

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The Ten Cities with the Best Nightlife in Asia

Sure, every continent has nightlife, but trust us when we say that no continent has nightlife like Asia! From the seedy clubs of Bangkok, to the high-end cocktail bars of Hong Kong, each one of these cities could seriously claim to have Asia’s best nightlife. But, alas, there can only be one city with the […]

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Restaurant Review: Yan Toh Heen, Intercontinental Hong Kong

The newly renovated Yan Toh Heen is even more elegant and sophisticated than ever. And bear in mind that this cultural gem of a hotel restaurant is actually a one-star Michelin-rated venue – an accolade that it has enjoyed for five years in a row. Famed for its exquisite Cantonese food and not-so-shabby harbor view […]

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The Ten Best Nudist Resorts in the World

Skinny-dipping or an afternoon on a topless beach is for amateurs. Nudist and naturist resorts are popping up all over the globe and are as diverse as ones that require clothes. From family friendly naturist campgrounds complete with vegetable patches to couples-only naughty resorts dedicated solely to revving up your sex drive, these top ten […]

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An Epic Night Out in Taipei

Taipei and its nightlife often gets overlooked for the debauchery of Bangkok, the glitz of Hong Kong and the sheer size of Tokyo. But while Taiwan’s capital may have less in terms of quantity, the quality of its bars, dance clubs and live music venues has plenty to offer visitors. An unforgettable night out starts […]

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One Week in Vietnam

Vietnam enlivens the spirit and overloads the senses. One week is not nearly enough, and many visitors faced with seven days often feel they have to choose between the north and the south. However, between the climate, the culture and their respective views on history, there are some excellent reasons to visit both areas. One […]

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How Big is Thailand in Comparison to the United States, Germany, Japan and UK?

A common question that travelers have when planning a trip to a foreign country is “how big is X country in comparison to where I’m from?” Well, let us show you just how big Thailand is when compared to the United States and some other key countries/regions around the world. Of course, travelers should also […]

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24 Hours in Bangkok

It’s hot, cheap, crowded and friendly: Bangkok hits all the sweet and not-so-sweet spots and still manages to come out on top. Look one way and it’s a mess of tangled wires and broken sidewalks, look another and it’s stilted houses and monks’ chants. Amid the chaos lies an indescribable charm and congeniality that travelers […]

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The Ten Best Street Markets in Hong Kong

Everybody knows Hong Kong is a shopping paradise, and even a hyperbolic overview would be hard-pressed to exaggerate what a local shopping spree has to offer. It’s also sinfully cheap to stock up on gifts at the markets (but let’s get real, you’ll end up keeping most of the purchases for yourself). From knock-offs to […]

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