Looking to make a wish in Southeast Asia? You are not alone. Here’s how and why you should join in the ritual of wish-making in Vietnam and Laos. Outside of temples and padogas across Southeast Asia, there are cages full of tiny birds. If you buy a bird and release it, this symbolic gift of …

My dad and I were so lucky to be in Cambodia during the Cambodian New Year, which is called the Khmer New Year or Chaul Chnam Thmey. During the festivities, families are out in the streets for three days wishing each other good luck for the Cambodian New Year, which usually falls on April 13th …

This Kuala Lumpur itinerary is perfect if you only have 24 hours in the city! While you don’t have to be a foodie to love this day in the colorful city of Kuala Lumpur, it does involve a lot of adventurous eating – though the meals are all balanced by quite a bit of walking …

Read this story if you’re attending Thailand’s Full Moon Party solo and, sort of, dreading it. There is a big difference between a drinker and a partier, and I am definitely not the latter. The idea of an all-night rave with drunken tourists drinking out of communal buckets of booze – on dreaded sand of …