Wonderfruit Festival

GUIDE: 10 Ways to Do Wonderfruit Festival Right

I got the sense that there were two distinct festivals going on simultaneously: one was the wholesome, healthy, family-friendly day-time Wonderfruit, and the other an insane rave-till-dawn. Wonderfruit Festival has finally arrived! This weekend marks a year since my first visit to “The Fields” at Siam Country Club. To celebrate, let’s do a quick trip down memory lane via some key “hacks” to experiencing this festival … Continue reading GUIDE: 10 Ways to Do Wonderfruit Festival Right

5 Must-Eats in Chiang Mai and Where to Find them

American F&B whiz Kristina Dziedzic – with 15 years’ experience in the fine food & beverage industry – surely knows what she’s talking about when she says this is some of the “best food in Chiang Mai.” Let’s hear more from this adventurous lady who has been travelling throughout Southeast Asia for the last three years… Continue reading 5 Must-Eats in Chiang Mai and Where to Find them

siem ream pub street

5 Best Ways to Experience Siem Reap’s Pub Street Night Life

WARNING: HYDRATE BEFORE READING F&B whiz Kristina Dziedzic, an American newly settled into Cambodia, gives us the lowdown on how to “properly attack” the temple city’s infamous Pub Street. Follow her footsteps in executing the ultimate fail-safe plan of getting through Siem Reap‘s colorful nightlife! Ibuprofen? Check. Liter of water? Check. Tummy full of carbs? Check. This preparation may sound like one of a marathon … Continue reading 5 Best Ways to Experience Siem Reap’s Pub Street Night Life

GALLERY: Underwater Photography from Malapascua, Cebu

Avid traveler and an amateur underwater photographer Gautam Khattak takes us below the surface at the Philippine biodiversity hotspot of Malapascua, Cebu I grew up by the ocean outside of Boston, but had never been comfortable in the water. I was paranoid about fish or really any critter swimming around me, and I hated the plants touching my feet. Each time I was in the water, the … Continue reading GALLERY: Underwater Photography from Malapascua, Cebu

Calling for Travel Curators in **INDONESIA, THAILAND, VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & PHILIPPINES**: Travel bloggers, writers, photographers, videographers, etc

SUMMARY TripGuru (thetripguru.com), a fun and exciting travel online platform, is looking to partner with bloggers, writers, photographers and videographers to create impactful and interesting content on travel experiences. If you are a talented storyteller with good quality content, we’d love to hear from you! In return, you will get free opportunities to enjoy our local tour experiences, advertise yourself on our platforms with your content (e.g. Multimedia, Blog and … Continue reading Calling for Travel Curators in **INDONESIA, THAILAND, VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & PHILIPPINES**: Travel bloggers, writers, photographers, videographers, etc

Hanoi Secret Attractions

Secret Hanoi: A guide to Hanoi’s lesser-known attractions

There’s more to Vietnam’s capital than pho and the Old Quarter. Blogger and travel writer Rose Munday sought out the up-and-coming city’s best off-the-beaten track finds… There’s no doubt about it – Hanoi offers something for everyone. From cheap and cheerful street food to fine dining, and hostels to 5* hotels, you won’t be short of variety. But what about lesser known attractions and opportunities to meet … Continue reading Secret Hanoi: A guide to Hanoi’s lesser-known attractions

Hoi An's Most Instagrammable Spots

Hoi An’s Top 10 “Most Instagrammable” Spots

Beautiful temples and pagodas tell stories of Chinese influence while colonial details carry the charm of a French village. Blogger and travel writer Rose Munday briefs us on Hoi An’s most ‘gram-worthy’ spots… You’d be hard-pushed to find a location as photogenic as Hoi An. As it’s a UNESCO-protected World Heritage Site, the crumbling yellow buildings and sleepy backstreets have been well-preserved for several years. Not … Continue reading Hoi An’s Top 10 “Most Instagrammable” Spots

World Nomads Travel Insurance

World Nomads: Safe and Affordable Travel

Lost, injured and out of luck? Nothing should stop your next adventure. Everything you need to know about World Nomads travel insurance: The US Travel Insurance Association reports that only 30% of travelers sign up for travel insurance before going on an international trip. While many may never have to put their insurance into action, you’ll be counting your lucky stars if you ever do. … Continue reading World Nomads: Safe and Affordable Travel

10 Best Summer Hikes in Hong Kong

10 Best Summer Hikes in Hong Kong

For those who can’t bear to stay indoors all week, this one’s for you… Hike enthusiasts issue a collective groan when Hong Kong’s weather takes a turn for the hot and humid. Summer in the 852 means saying goodbye to the long and challenging hikes of the cooler season, unless you want to die of heatstroke (and those are no joke!). While you may not be … Continue reading 10 Best Summer Hikes in Hong Kong

Siem Reap, Cambodia

48 Hours in Siem Reap: A diary

Ten years after her first visit, Julienne R returns to Cambodia to reconnoiter the mystical temple landscape that had so captivated her at 20 This is the original, unedited version of a story published on Gafencu Magazine Hong Kong May 2018 print issue “Third time in Angkor Wat, and even after Petra and Machu Picchu, there is still something so wild and ethereal about these jungle temples.” … Continue reading 48 Hours in Siem Reap: A diary