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

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

Uluwatu: Top 10 See, Do & Eat

A Southeast Asian surf enthusiast in her mid-20s explores the legendary landscapes of Uluwatu and reports on her top 10 experiences I came to Bali to surf. I had originally planned to stay in Canggu for a week, but after I traveled to Uluwatu to watch the World Surf League (WSL) Uluwatu CT final heat, I decided to stay where the pros are. It wasn’t … Continue reading Uluwatu: Top 10 See, Do & Eat

VIDEO: Sunrise Hike to Mount Batur Volcano, Bali

It was a foggier sunrise than hoped for that morning, but we were still lucky enough to catch glimpses of the spectacular view from the top. Especially that of Mt Agung, Bali’s highest point. After the sunrise, we walked around a natural sauna to warm our bones a little after freezing in the cold darkness. The volcanic hot spring caused shafts of hot vapor to … Continue reading VIDEO: Sunrise Hike to Mount Batur Volcano, Bali

VIDEO: White-Water Rafting at Telaga Waja

That day we didn’t have high hopes for the tour because it was raining in the morning. That was all forgotten as soon as we got into the raft and started paddling down the thrilling rapids. It was even better because the rains brought more water flow. Before we knew it, our two hours were over! — Joyce, 25, law student Click here for the … Continue reading VIDEO: White-Water Rafting at Telaga Waja