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Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

At the mouth of the Thu Bon River sits the town of Hoi An. Since the first century the city and its adjacent estuary has served as a central port along important trade routes. lt grew in scale and significance…

Haggling the World’s Markets: 10 Steps to Save Money & Negotiate for the Best Price

Haggling the World’s Markets: 10 Steps to Save Money & Negotiate for the Best Price

Think of negotiating like a dance. Someone has to lead. Will it be you or your competitor? In any negation the person who dictates the situation is in a greater position of control. More often than not they will come…

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

In many ways Singapore can be viewed as a microcosm of Asia. As you make your way around the tiny island country, you will encounter a number of neighborhoods that embody the culture and cuisine of the ethnic minorities that…

5 Ways to Do Singapore on the Cheap

5 Ways to Do Singapore on the Cheap

To put it simply I found Singapore to be extremely expensive and ranks as the most unnecessarily overpriced country on the planet I’ve visited thus far. There is a silver lining. Savvy travelers can save money a number of ways…

Top 10 Things to Do at Inle Lake, Myanmar

Top 10 Things to Do at Inle Lake, Myanmar

High in the hills of the Taunggyi District in the Shan State of Myanmar is Inle Lake, a large freshwater lake known for its unique biodiversity and local population. Residing on or along the lake are almost 70,000 inhabitants from…

Kampot, Cambodia – Food, Lodging & Transportation Guide

Kampot, Cambodia – Food, Lodging & Transportation Guide

In recent years Kampot has quickly transformed itself from a relatively unknown small riverside town into a newly emerging center for expats residing in Cambodia. The town has grown in recent years to accommodate the growing number of foreigners who…