10 things to do in Laos that aren’t tubing

‘Laos’ and ‘tubing’ are almost synonymous with each other. I’m not saying skip floating down the river with a beer in Vang Vieng, but for those looking to explore Laos further, there are plenty of options…

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The ultimate Vietnam travel guide

It’s not surprising Vietnam is such a popular place to travel. It’s one of the cheapest places in South east Asia, it’s easily accessible for backpackers, the food is incredible and the people accommodating. Not to mention the sheer volume of things to see and do!

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Kuldhara: the Indian village abandoned overnight

In the dry and dusty town of Jaisalmer, everything is pleasantly golden. The majestic fort is awash with sandstone and the endless plains roll away into the sunset, which incidentally bathes the city in a mellow light – it’s no wonder the north Indian town is deemed ‘the Golden City’.

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5 islands not to miss in The Philippines

Where to begin with the Philippines? As a country, it’s not as well-trodden as Thailand and Cambodia, which makes now the ultimate time to explore.

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