Loi Krathong is one of the most well-known Festivals in Southeast Asia and has been documented everywhere from National Geographic to Instagram many times over. It had long been on my wish-list and last November, I was lucky enough to be in Chiang Mai to see Loi Krathong for myself.
Siem Reap’s old French quarter is on its way to becoming one of the city’s fastest growing districts. Now known as Kandal Village, it's home to newly opened shops, cafes and eateries expanding the idea of what it means to be downtown Siem Reap.
The travel world can be full of confusing insider lingo that’s difficult for ordinary people to understand. Two questions we get asked quite often are, what’s the difference between a Tour Operator and a Ground Operator? And, why would a traveler want to work with a Tour Operator vs. a Ground Operator?
Bangkok is such a large metropolitan hub that it has two major airports – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang International Airport (DMK). Most International flights (and many domestic flights) arrive into Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), so we’ve focused this blog on helpful hints for this particular airport:
I thought that it might be informative for some of you that are interested in traveling to Luang Prabang, Laos to learn some of the basics concerning Lao culture and the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” associated with the customs of the people’s traditions and daily lives.
If you find yourself in a position to visit Southeast Asia in November, we recommend heading over to Luang Prabang to experience a particularly beautiful and interesting festival – Awk Phansa or the Festival of Lights – which marks the end of the three-month Buddhist Lent.
Southeast Asia expert April Cole has just got back from sunny Bali and she couldn't wait to share the highlights of her trip with us. From best of's to tips for travellers, here are some things you just won't want to miss.
Two Feet. It’s not far. The distance between your eyes and the screen you’re reading this is probably less. Two feet or 610mm is the distance between the rails, that is the gauge, of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR.