Asia

The 4 best eco hotels in Saigon 

Saigon (renamed Ho Chi Minh City after the Vietnam Civil War) is a food lover’s paradise. Known for its diverse and delicious food scene, Saigon manages to blend tradition and modern life in a way that celebrates the beautiful Vietnamese culture perfectly.  Also known for its history, French colonial architecture, shopping, and nightlife, Saigon turned […]

3 weeks in Vietnam: an eco-friendly itinerary from north to south

We spent 3 weeks in Vietnam, starting from Hanoi, exploring the northern area, and making our way down south. Below we lay out the perfect eco-friendly Vietnam itinerary for a 3 week trip so you have the best visit and discover all the things to do in Vietnam. Our goal was to travel slowly and […]

Important Facts about Malaysia and Malaysian Culture

Years ago, I lived in Malaysia as an international student, and since then I’ve visited regularly. It is one of my favourite countries, but surprisingly not on many tourists’ radar, especially compared to its more popular neighbours. This means the country is not overcrowded with tourists, which is great for a more genuine experience, and […]

Facts about Vietnam to help you understand Vietnamese culture

Vietnam is a diverse country with multiple minority communities, and this is reflected in the food and certain aspects of Vietnamese culture. We’ve outlined all the important facts about Vietnam for you to know before embarking on your trip.  PS: are you busy planning your trip and feeling overwhelmed with all the research? Check out […]

A comprehensive guide to Japanese etiquette and culture

Japan is one of the most fascinating countries in the world, with a heritage deeply rooted in history and ancient religious beliefs spanning millennia, but with a mix of modern and technologically-advanced culture.  It is not possible to compile all that is Japan in one article, but this will cover the basic facts about Japan, […]

Discover South Korean culture, facts, and etiquette

There are a lot of little things that make South Korea unique. Before visiting, whether you’re spending one night or a week in South Korea, check out the info below about South Korean culture and important facts and cultural etiquette. Facts about South Korea South Korean culture and etiquette There are customs in South Korea […]

Our curated list of elegant, eco-friendly hotels in Siem Reap

There are plenty of things to do in Siem Reap aside from Angkor Wat (check out our eco guide for things to do in Siem Reap), and hence it makes sense to stay there a few days, maybe even a week. Below is our curated list of the best eco-friendly hotels in Siem Reap. As […]

All the eco-friendly things to do in Siem Reap, Cambodia

This Cambodian city is a popular tourist destination due to Angkor Wat, the main attraction. Most people come for a couple of days just to visit these temples, but in fact there are many more things to do in Siem Reap. Below is a list of the best sustainable activities in Siem Reap for a […]

The most important facts about Cambodia you need to know

Cambodia was once a huge empire. Its complicated history and painful past has contributed to the current culture in Cambodia today. For instance, the impressive Angkor Wat temples are so symbolic that they even feature on the country’s flag. It is the largest religious monument in the world and attracts loads of tourists every year. […]

What are the top things to do in Indonesia?

The Republic of Indonesia is a country in SouthEast Asia and is made up of more than 17000 islands, but only around 6000 are inhabited. The most popular island is Bali, which attracts many tourists and digital nomads, but there’s so much more to Indonesia than Bali. We’ve collected a list of the best places to […]

Discover what Indonesian culture is all about 

Indonesia is a beautiful and unique country in SouthEast Asia. It stands out because of the diversity of its culture, its people, its religions, its languages, its rich marine life, its biodiversity, its food, and its 17000+ islands.  But what makes Indonesia even more interesting is that despite the cultural and religious diversity of its population, […]

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