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

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

Top 10 & Ultimate Guide to Da Nang, Hoi An & Huế

When travelling to Vietnam, short-term travellers tend to get stuck in cities like Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) or Hanoi in the north. At most, they end up a little further out in the famous highlands of Sa Pa or the karst cliffs of Ha Long Bay. On her fourth trip to the country, Trip Guru resident blogger Yeni R of Morena Travels finally makes it to … Continue reading Top 10 & Ultimate Guide to Da Nang, Hoi An & Huế

GALLERY: Sa Pa, A Photo Journey through Vietnam's Highlands

GALLERY: Sa Pa, A Photo Journey through Vietnam’s Highlands

Colombian photographer and architect Juan Carlos Sanchez travels to the Hoàng Liên Son Mountains in Vietnam, beginning at the mountain town of Sa Pa… I had the opportunity to travel to Vietnam for business a couple of years ago. Before coming, I had heard interesting stories about the northern part of the country, which led to a deep interest to discover the region. Aside from that, … Continue reading GALLERY: Sa Pa, A Photo Journey through Vietnam’s Highlands

REVIEW: Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon in Bali

River trekking through the hidden canyons of Beji Guwang was the perfect way to escape Bali’s oft unbearable heat. We semi-swam and rope-swung our way through this fun route, writes Trip Guru’s resident blogger, Yeni R* of Morena Travels Editor’s Note: The writer of this review did not book the services of Trip Guru for the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon Tour I first heard about the … Continue reading REVIEW: Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon in Bali

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Trip Guru is hiring! If you’re a writer (or an aspiring one) with a gift for words and a passion for travel, then we want you to help craft content for our tours and blogs. If you’re in the right place at the right time, we could even send you on trips to get firsthand experience of our products! Interested? Read on: Position: Contributor / … Continue reading We’re hiring! Freelance Copywriters / Travel Writers / Bloggers