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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…

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Originally, I had just over a ten hour layover in Tokyo (Narita International Airport) before my final leg back to New York City and the conclusion of my 2015 summer vacation. Unfortunately, a series of thunderstorms in Hanoi, Vietnam kept…

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

When searching for flights to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it became apparent that my cheapest option was to spend an almost full day layover in Mexico City. Considering I’ve never been there, I wasn’t upset by this idea. It was…

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Situated approximately 45 miles north of Cabo San Lucas at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains is the small coastal town of Todos Santos. Prior to Spanish colonialism into the region, there were native indigenous people who…

Land & Sea Tours in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Land & Sea Tours in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Travelers visiting Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and the surrounding Baja California strip of Mexico have the opportunity to partake in a variety of day trips and excursions. There are both land and sea tours available. They can…

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…

Bokor National Park Tour from Kampot, Cambodia

Bokor National Park Tour from Kampot, Cambodia

Located approximately an hour’s drive west of the town of Kampot, Cambodia is Bokor National Park. As a result of its proximity and rapid expansion in the tourism sector, Kampot is now often referred to as the gateway to Bokor…

Top 10 Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

Top 10 Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

The town of Kampot is located in Southern Cambodia alongside the Praek Tuek Chhur River just kilometers away from the Gulf of Thailand. It serves as the capital of the Kampot Province. This quiet little riverside town is situated to…