Home World East-Southeast Asia

East-Southeast Asia

East-Southeast Asia travel guide, including current news, inspirational articles, useful tips, independent reviews and beautiful photos.

cigarette budds

Thailand bans smoking on 20 of its beaches

Thailand is banning smoking on most of its beaches including top hotspot Phuket. Culprits could face a year’s imprisonment or a hefty fine.
Sunset over Taipei, Taiwan

Sunset over Taipei, Taiwan

The tower on the right is Taipei 101, the world's tallest in 2004, until the completion of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai in 2010.
Andrew Foldesi: Gili Trawangan

Enjoying the sunset on a swing in Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

Gili Trawangan, is the largest and most visited of the three Gili Islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air) off Lombok in Indonesia.
Hong Kong – Sanya Weekend Tour

Exclusive offer of Hong Kong – Sanya Weekend Tour

This three-day package will take you to the romantic and natural scenery in tropical Sanya.
Siargao beach rocks and palm trees

Surfing in the Philippines: riding the Cloud 9 in Siargao

In everyday parlance, "on Cloud 9" means feeling on top of the world, but for surfers on the tropical island paradise of Siargao, it's much more than this.
Andrew Foldesi, Rock Bar Bali

Sunset at Rock Bar Bali

Rock Bar Bali is widely respected as one of the world’s most popular sunset, cocktail and entertainment venues.
Koh Chang Lonely Beach

Koh Chang: The Alternative Thai Island

Koh Chang island remains relatively unknown to tourists and is still covered in untouched jungle hemmed by sandy beaches and overlooked by mountains.
Angkor Thom, Cambodia

Face-to-face with an elephant in Angkor Thom, Cambodia

Angkor Thom, the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire, is 7.2 km north of Siem Reap, and 1.7 km north of the entrance to Angkor Wat.
Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia

Mount Bromo volcano, East Java, Indonesia

Mount Bromo is an active volcano and one of the most visited tourist attractions in East Java, Indonesia.
In JapanGirls often dress in their traditional kimonos to visit the temple

Exploring the highlights of Japan: from busy Tokyo to the majestic Fuji

It's time to look beyond the neon signs, sushi, Sony, Nikon, and Nintendo. Japan is surprisingly diverse with plenty of sites to explore.