Southern Asia

Here you will find all of our posts from Southeast Asia and the Subcontinent. We’ve spent over 3 years in total travelling this region and consider ourselves to be Asia experts! It’s probably our favourite continent to travel (so far) and we can’t wait to return. For individual countries and other continents, refer to Our Destinations Page.

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Top 8 places to visit in Manila

8 Best Places to Visit in Manila, Philippines

If you are travelling to the Philippines, it’s likely that your first port of call will be Manila. While it’s largely a city overshadowed by the far more popular destinations within the same Philippines archipelago, the attractions and places to visit in Manila are plentiful. Metro Manila is the metropolitan region surrounding the capital, Manila ...
travel guide to gili trawangan beach

Travel Guide to Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

Exactly a decade later, we returned to Gili Trawangan, one of the three little Gili islands located off the coast of Lombok in Indonesia. With white-sand beaches, calm turquoise water, numerous accommodation options, and excellent nightlife and diving, Gili T attracts a wide range of travellers. Even though many things had changed over the past ...
beaches in da nang a travel guide

Beaches in Da Nang: The Complete Travel Guide

From exploring the bustling capital of Hanoi to visiting floating markets in the Mekong Delta, there are plenty of amazing things to do in Vietnam. Here you can cruise around the gorgeous Ha Long Bay in a junk boat and embark on a motorbike tour of the Central Highlands. In between all those epic adventures, ...
candidasa bali

Candidasa, Bali: A Guide For Travellers

You’ve probably heard of the popular Island of the Gods in Indonesia. Bali is a hotspot for backpackers, holidaymakers, yogis, surfers, scuba divers and everyone in between. There are so many things to do and places to visit and there really is something for everyone here.  During our previous trips to Bali, we spent time ...
travel guide to raja ampat

Raja Ampat Indonesia: The Ultimate Travel Guide

With around 1,500 islands to explore, a unique West Papuan culture, and some of the most epic scuba diving and snorkelling on the planet, Raja Ampat in Indonesia is a must-visit destination. Whether you’re looking to do some snorkelling or diving in Raja Ampat, explore its jungles, or simply relax at your resort, there’s something ...
Gangga Island Indonesia

Gangga Island: A Complete Travel Guide

With nothing more than one dive resort and two small villages, Gangga Island in North Sulawesi is truly off the beaten path. If you’re looking for a tropical Indonesian island getaway filled with scuba diving, snorkelling, village visits, and lounging poolside, read on to learn more about Gangga. It was 6:30 pm when our boat ...