East-Southeast Asia

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

China Airlines

China Airlines to sue unruly passengers for delayed flight

The trio of unruly Japanese passengers have been blacklisted by China Airlines and are facing legal action by the airline.
Forbidden City, Beijing, China

When is the best time to visit Beijing, China

You’ll never get bored of China's impressive capital as there’s so much to see and experience. Here is our guide to when is the best time to visit Beijing.
monk and blindfolded women

Nunobashi Kanjoe Festival, Tateyama, Japan

Every three years, the town of Tateyama, around 400km North West of Tokyo, stages the sacred ritual of Nunobashi Kanjoe where blindfolded women walk to paradise.
Miyajima, Hiroshima

Where to take the best photos in Setouchi Region, Japan

From hidden wonders to ancient shrines, grand bridges and island vistas, here’s 7 of the most instagrammable spots in Setouchi, Japan.
Chinese street food

How to navigate the weird and wonderful world of Chinese cuisine

Break out of your comfort zone and follow our tips on the best ways to experience China’s delicious, surprising and often challenging cuisine.
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.
Finding Eden: A journey into the heart of Borneo

Finding Eden: A journey into the heart of Borneo

Finding Eden tells of Borneo’s beauty before deforestation destroyed the island. 40 years ago the interior of Borneo was once a pristine, virgin rainforest.
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.

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