Asia Travel

The Captivating Caves of Cappadocia

The Captivating Caves of Cappadocia

Looking back on the magical few days we spent amidst the fairy chimneys and stunning landscapes of Turkey’s Cappadocia region.


Istanbul, A Cultural Crossroads

Istanbul, A Cultural Crossroads

Istanbul has long played a role as a crossroads between East and West, so I was particularly excited to spend five days here as part of my trip to the Mediterranean & Middle East.


Applying for an Oman e-Visa

Applying for an Oman e-Visa

I applied for an Oman e-Visa before visiting the country as part of my recent trip to the Middle East. Here’s a rundown of the e-Visa application process.


Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah

Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah

I managed to visit some of Langkawi’s highlights during my four-day resort-hopping tour on the island, although I’ve also left plenty of things to do for the next time I visit.


24-Hour Layover: Seoul

24-Hour Layover: Seoul

Your guide to a long layover in Seoul. Get a taste of the history, food, culture, and cutting-edge technology that the city is known for in a whirlwind 24 hours.


Exploring Tokyo on the Yamanote Line

Exploring Tokyo on the Yamanote Line

See Tokyo the easy way by following the JR Yamanote line around the circle. From the lights of Shinjuku to the fresh seafood in Tsukiji, here are all the highlights from my summertime trip.


Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Ulaanbaatar to Beijing

Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Ulaanbaatar to Beijing

I hopped onboard the distinctive Mongolian trains for our final 29-hour leg from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing, bringing my Trans-Siberian Railway trip to a satisfying end.


Review: Best Western Gobi's Kelso Ulaanbaatar

Review: Best Western Gobi's Kelso Ulaanbaatar

The Best Western Gobi’s Kelso hosted me in Ulaanbaatar on my train journey from Moscow to Beijing. Here’s a review of the hotel and some highlights from my brief time in Mongolia.


Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

We bid farewell to Russia as we made our way down to Mongolia’s capital in the Second Class carriages of Russian Railways Train #306.


Exploring Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

Exploring Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

As our last stop in Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway, we spent a few days exploring the city of Irkutsk and the nearby natural spectacle of Lake Baikal.