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10 of the Best Beaches in Thailand

In no particular order, here is our round-up of the 10 best beaches in Thailand, from the tourist hot spots to some lesser-known locations.
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Guide to Con Dao Island

Imagine Survivor meets Prison Break meets the undiscovered Maldives. It seems impossible and a very unlikely combination? But lo and behold, this guide to Con Dao Island, Vietnam will make it possible. There is a rich history in the islands of Con Dao, southeast of Vietnam. It might be a bit grim to the Vietnamese, ... Read more
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Is two week too short for your Thailand Cambodia Vietnam tour?

Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia are 3 South East Asian countries which have a lot of incredible natural landscapes; and lots of things to enjoy. Many of our customers believe that 3 weeks to 1 month should be enough to visit all the essential highlights of these countries. However, if your time and budget do not ... Read more
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2-week Vietnam Cambodia itinerary: Cultural highlights for first-time visitors

A 2-week Vietnam Cambodia itinerary is enough time to see and explore the most memorable highlights. The best time to visit Vietnam, as Absolute Travel Asia would recommend to you, is spring and autumn, when the weather is pleasant, especially, there is less chance of heavy rain. Meanwhile, Cambodia has a climate that is typically ... Read more
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The Complete Travel Guide to Laos

Although Laos is a lot less visited than its neighbors, it is definitely a beautiful, friendly and exotic country that deserves a spot in every traveler’s list. This landlocked country is steeped in nature, culture, history, and religion. Its beauty lies in its landscape featuring incredible karst and limestone mountains, lush jungles, hidden caves, terraced ... Read more
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The Complete Travel Guide to Myanmar

Myanmar is unlike any other country in Southeast Asia. Extremely rich in intriguing history and tradition, it is also perfect for those seeking a unique travel adventure to a beautiful, exotic locale. Myanmar is often dubbed as ‘what Southeast Asia used to be’, and now is the best time to get a feel for what travelers ... Read more
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The Complete Travel Guide to Thailand

With around 40 million tourists visiting the country annually, Thailand is Asia’s top travel destination and offers a myriad of places to visit. Home to pristine white sandy beaches, masterfully crafted temples, and rich cultural heritage, Thailand has something for everyone. A great thing about this amazing country is that in spite of the influx ... Read more
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The Complete Guide to travel to Cambodia

When people think of traveling to Cambodia, the first thing that comes to mind is Angkor Wat. While Angkor Wat is truly magnificent, there’s so much more that Cambodia has to offer. With spectacular temples, beautiful islands and beaches, and a rich cultural heritage, it’s a shame to miss out Cambodia. In this travel guide ... Read more
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Guide to Nam Cat Tien National Park

While it would be hard to come up with an extremely complete guide to Nam Cat Tien National Park, with its whopping 71,350 hectares of land and a plenitude of flora and fauna, this will give you a bird’s eye view of what you need to know before hitting up the road to it.  Just ... Read more
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Tipping in Vietnam

To tip or not to tip, that is the question that plagues vacationers while traveling in Vietnam. We are so used to American and European cultures but sometimes so clueless as to how services in Asia should be tipped. Perhaps a complete guide to tipping in Vietnam will help you solve this dilemma. Just imagine, ... Read more
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Quick guide to Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City

While everybody in the world has probably heard of the Grand Bazaar in Turkey, the Christmas Markets in Viena, or the Chatuchak Market in Thailand, Vietnam has something that’s the same, but different, to offer. This is a guide to Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City – the place that has it all, from ... Read more
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Guide to Cai Rang Floating Market

There is always something unparalleled and exceptional that can only be found in local markets, most especially a floating one. It’s a tradition that dates back to a couple of decades (or even more), and the continuous usage of it makes it more renowned. Let’s take a step back in time and enter the best ... Read more
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The Top 10 Beautiful Beaches in Vietnam

When you think of Vietnam, you think of pho, banh mi, the nón lá (conical hat symbolic of Vietnam),  the Saigon coffee culture, Ben Thanh Market, the Old Quarter in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, endless pagodas and encompassing nature, and of course motorbikes. But you’d never really think of the beach, it’s more of a ... Read more
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Top Ten Things to Do in Vietnam for Family Holiday with Children

Vietnam wouldn’t pop out in typical searches as a holiday destination with kids. Against places like Dubai, Singapore, London, Florida, Bali, Spain, Greece, and the likes – who would think of going to Vietnam? But what you don’t know could potentially be the best adventure for you and your children! Here are the best things to ... Read more
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Explore the Great Outdoors: The Best of Vietnam Adventure Holidays

Vietnam is a sensational destination on all fronts thanks to its colorful history, rich culture and breathtaking landscapes. The country has a lot to offer, from kids to the kids at heart. The world quickly took notice and now you’ll see ‘Vietnam adventure holidays’ and ‘Vietnam adventure tours’ being advertised all over the web…and for ... Read more
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The Complete Guide to travel to Vietnam

Over the past years, Vietnam has emerged as a premier tourist destination in Southeast Asia, with an estimated 15.5 million international arrivals in 2018. The number is only expected to rise – and for a number of good reasons. The country is renowned for its colorful history, diverse culture and quintessential natural landscapes. If you ... Read more
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Get Your Dose of Vitamin SEA: The Top 9 Beaches in Myanmar

The very best beaches in Myanmar rival any in the whole of Southeast Asia. In many ways, the country is the undiscovered gem of the region. Remaining a closed country for decades, it only opened up to tourism in 2012 and has such a lot to offer for those in search of pristine beaches. Myanmar ... Read more
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Cai Rang Floating Market

Ultimate Guide to Cai Rang Floating Market in the Mekong Delta There is always something unparalleled and exceptional that can only be found in local markets, most especially a floating one. It’s a tradition that dates back to a couple of decades (or even more), and the continuous usage of it makes it more renowned. ... Read more
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Famous Ethnic Markets in Ha Giang

Like many other mountainous regions in the North of Vietnam, the ethnic markets in Ha Giang are not only a special economic practice but also a traditional lifestyle of the locals. They represent the rich and profound culture of the ethnic communities which is a part of traditional values in Vietnam. Ha Giang is unique ... Read more
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Explore 5 luxury off the beaten track resorts of Vietnam

Vietnam has many things to offer as a tourist attraction and it attracts many people every year. Every tourist will have their own unique reason to travel to this beautiful country. Seeking the most beautiful parts of the earth is what triggers some of us to find new destinations. Vietnam is right on top of ... Read more
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