South-East Asia

Planned eco-tourism center will pay respects to Cambodia’s wildlife and dark history

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Phnom Penh-based collaborative design practice Atelier COLE recently revealed plans to create an information center in Cambodia to not only celebrate the country’s extremely diverse wildlife, but also memorialize the region’s tragic past. It’s a laudable move towards sustainable eco-tourism in the region. Cambodia is one of the countries in the world with the most spectacular biodiversity. Many of the country’s species are recognized by the IUCN or World Conservation Union as threatened, endangered, or critically endangered…

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Asia, Health & Safety, South-East Asia, Travel Tips

Is it safe to travel to Thailand?

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Since the Military coup in May this year, there have been countless undecided tourists online asking whether or not it is safe to go to Thailand, and although the national context and situation are overall pretty messed up, there are a few things that should be of high interest for anyone who’s planning on visiting this country in the near future. Implications While there’s been a public declaration of a military martial law nationwide, and…

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Food, South-East Asia, Travel Tips

10 Great Things to Do in Bangkok

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The vibrant city of Bangkok appeals to people of all ages and from all walks of life. In fact, there is so much to see and do in Bangkok that first time visitors may have trouble knowing where to start. Here are a few things that should not be missed. Temple hopping Bangkok is famous for its elaborate Buddhist temples and there are dozens of impressive structures that are just waiting to be explored. Some…

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South-East Asia

Traveling in the Philippines: Things to do in Davao City

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Among the most beautiful cities in all of Asia, Davao City is the Philippine ‘capital of the south’. Located in the island of Mindanao, it has some 1.4 million inhabitants, and it has developed into a center of business and international trade, while also maintaining its traditions and unique flavor. Getting around Davao Davao is the most crime-free city in the Philippines, especially for tourists, who are guarded not only by the police, but also…

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Food, South-East Asia

Travel basics: What you need to know before traveling to the Philippines

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The Philippines are a beautiful, contrasting country, with something to do and something to see for everybody. This archipelago in South-East Asia is full of life, with both rural and urban attractions providing their own charm – whether you’re interested in beaches, culture, mountains or even night life, traveling to Philippines is definitely something you want to consider. This article is part of a series, and it isn’t meant to be an exhaustive guide to…

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