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Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in Asia

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The 5 best Bangkok temples to visit if you’re short of time

The 5 best Bangkok temples to visit if you’re short of time

If you have limited time in Bangkok (or limited time for temple visiting in Bangkok), here's a list of five of the best temples in Bangkok, among them
Shinrin-yoku – how to practice the Japanese tradition of forest bathing (Infographic)

Shinrin-yoku – how to practice the Japanese tradition of forest bathing (Infographic)

The challenge: find some free time to try the Japanese forest practice of shinrin-yoku. The forest can heal you. You've just got to get in touch with
The Gross Domestic Happiness of Bhutan – 14 inspiring examples

The Gross Domestic Happiness of Bhutan – 14 inspiring examples

Bhutan is a small kingdom squeezed between the two Asian giants, India and China. If you've been to Asia, you'll know how fast once-traditional countr
Where to see Rafflesia in Thailand – the biggest flower in the world

Where to see Rafflesia in Thailand – the biggest flower in the world

The Giant Rafflesia, the biggest flower in the world, is a rare sight that can be spotted in just a few countries in Southeast Asia: Thailand, Borneo,
7 Thailand quotes that explain why people love this country

7 Thailand quotes that explain why people love this country

You have to try really, really hard not to love Thailand. Everyone has their reasons – food, red lights, islands, jungles, temples... Here's the es
Angkor Wat – sunrise or sunset (+ useful tips)

Angkor Wat – sunrise or sunset (+ useful tips)

Even before you visit Angkor Wat, you've probably seen so many photos and videos from the ruins in Cambodia that you feel like you already know them.
Three places to go to feel like an ancient king or pharaoh

Three places to go to feel like an ancient king or pharaoh

The challenge: Travel the world to feel like an ancient royalty Ok, because of some weird misunderstanding, you weren’t born with a silver spoon in y
Six unusual things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia (+map)

Six unusual things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia (+map)

Whether mainstream or just plain weird, there are always things that you can do when you travel that you cannot do at home. Not only do they make for
Cycling in the steppe of Mongolia – a book excerpt

Cycling in the steppe of Mongolia – a book excerpt

Planning to cycle in the steppe of Mongolia? Read an excerpt from the book, “Terning: Around the World by Bike” by Sam Gambier where he tells the stor
18 quotes about Russia that explain its mystery

18 quotes about Russia that explain its mystery

Searching for inspiration for your trip to Russia or for captions for your Instagram photos? Here are the best quotes about Russia, Russians and the m
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