Asia

Back in Beijing, China: Travel Diary

Back in Beijing, China: Travel Diary

It’s been eight years since I took my first trip abroad to Beijing, China. It was my first encounter with being lost—truly lost—in a city where I couldn’t read the signs, in a culture I had only read about, and in a place where time […]

3 Hikes That Will Make You Want to Visit Hong Kong

3 Hikes That Will Make You Want to Visit Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city where you can find anything a few metro stops away, even hiking trails. Beyond the skyscrapers it’s known for, there are mountains that most travel itineraries never seem to include. So don’t stay stuck in the concrete jungle. Get away […]

Why Backpackers Shouldn’t Skip Singapore

Why Backpackers Shouldn’t Skip Singapore

Singapore is not a typical stop on a backpacker’s trip to southeast Asia. While it doesn’t rival the same low costs as destinations like Thailand or Vietnam, this modern city still has plenty to offer budget travelers. Here are 7 reasons why backpackers shouldn’t skip Singapore: […]

The Best Inexpensive Places to Eat in Uluwatu, Bali

The Best Inexpensive Places to Eat in Uluwatu, Bali

There are a few reasons to visit this Bali paradise: beautiful beaches, legendary surfing, and most importantly, great food. So don’t waste vacation time trying to figure out where your next meal will be. Here are the best inexpensive places to eat in Uluwatu, Bali: Best […]

How to Have the Perfect Romantic Getaway on a Budget in Ubud, Bali

How to Have the Perfect Romantic Getaway on a Budget in Ubud, Bali

Bali is more than just beaches. If you travel inward, you’ll find lush forests of palm trees and the sun reflecting off rice paddy fields. This tropical paradise is an inexpensive but dreamy place to vacation as a couple. Here are 5 ways to have the […]