Megan Locke

34 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Following | 4 Followers | @meganlocke77 | Keep up with Megan Locke on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Megan Locke”

Island hopping off Cambodia's coast

Sandy bliss awaits travellers off Cambodia’s south coast. Whether you favour being glued to a hammock upon an isolated shore, or fancy slothful days recovering from all-night raves, Cambodia has an island for you.<p>Lapped by the lapis-hued waters of the Gulf of Thailand, the scattering of islands in …

Traveling to Southeast Asia: A Beginner's Guide

<b>“I haven't traveled much. Where should I go?”</b><p>Well that all depends. There are so many considerations: time, budget, interests, comfort level, …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Free and paid PDF travel guides for Southeast Asia

Travelfish PDF travel guides<p>Travelfish offers a range of free and paid travel guides to many destinations across Southeast Asia. The guides for the …

South-east Asia

10 Websites that Make Travel (Much, Much) Easier - Vagabondish

With the rise of technology, and particularly the Internet, travel has changed. You can book a ticket without leaving the comfort of your own home, …

Bangkok 101: What (and Where) to Eat

Food in Bangkok is what the Magic Kingdom is to Orlando. It is a symbol of pride and one of the biggest reasons to go. Thais eat 24 hours a day and …

Meals on wheels: a foodie cycling tour of north Vietnam by bike – audio slideshow | Travel | theguardian.com

The Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave ever discovered. In some places it is 300 feet wide and 800 feet tall, enough room for an entire New York City block with 40-story-tall buildings to fit inside. The end of the cave has not yet been discovered. More info: http://bit.ly/1ctbZMO Photo via: Carsten Peter

10 Coolest Attractions in Bangkok

Visitors to Thailand’s famous (and infamous) capital have no shortage of sightseeing options. With enough ancient temples, notorious districts, and …

Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam

Search for Sapa and you’ll see images of cascading rice terraces of various shades of green against the backdrop of misty mountains, effervescent …

Vietnam

Travel in Bangkok: An Insider's Guide to What to See and Do

<i>By Keith Hockton</i>, <i>InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>Photo from InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>I've always been attracted to the madness and energy of Bangkok. …

Phuket, Thailand Is Prime For Moments Of Sunset Solitude

Before you hit the couch this Friday, take a refreshing mental trip to Thailand with these stunning sunset shots from MG Photography. Imagine yourself as one of these lone wanderers under glowing clouds, and watch as your worries immediately unwind.<p>Happy weekend, imagination travelers!

9 Stunning Landscapes of Vietnam

At just three percent of the land mass of the United States, what most surprised me during our time in Vietnam was the diversity of the scenery. From white sand beaches and turquoise water to black rock forests and mountains that hug the clouds, here are some of the most amazing landscapes we came …

The perfect trip: Cambodia

From ancient temples to an elegant capital and all the rich village life in between, Cambodia is a small country with a big soul where family and religion reign supreme.<p>Marvel at the palaces, markets and bars of the capital, Phnom Penh, before heading north to Siem Reap for excursions to a floating …

Asia Travel

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Cape Town

Starter Kit to Vietnam

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing countries. Its vibrant cities are booming, UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay is expanding its …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

Top Tips for Thailand and Signs the Country Is Rejecting You... and by You I Mean Me

As the cool days of fall are now upon us, I naturally escape to thoughts of a warmer place and ponder where I'll go for my next vacation. Last year's travels were pretty epic; they took me to a place that I've yearned to go since I first caught the travel bug - Thailand. An exotic destination …

A Starter Kit To Vietnam

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia's fastest-growing countries. Its vibrant cities are booming, UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay is expanding its tourism infrastructure, and top hotels (like Aman'oi in Vinh Hy Bay and Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort) have recently debuted. Visitors …

Foodie Trip To Thailand's Koh Samet Island

The beach island of Koh Samet lays just a few hours drive and a short boat trip from the city of Bangkok. For an enjoyable and edible weekend, don't miss these local Thai treats and get a real taste of the island. From your start in the city to your end at the boat dock, each step of your trip will …

Backpacking in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam

Forget yoga retreats. If you want to find yourself in south-east Asia, says Susan Smillie, try learning to dive in Thailand, jumping on a motorbike in Vietnam or just chilling in Cambodia<p>I've been sitting still for an hour, watching, listening, in the dark. Macaques swing through the cliff-top …

Bangkok Travel: Consuming the East

<i>Downstairs at Badmotel. This new bar attracts a fashionable crowd</i><p>As a frequenter of the Big Mango I have explored its juicy center fairly thoroughly -- more thoroughly than people I've known who have actually lived there. Even so, it's as if the Emporium on Sukhumvit Soi 22 is one edge of Bangkok's …

10 Things to Know About Travel in Southeast Asia

Lots of globetrotters and backpackers have journeyed to the fertile and culturally rich Southeast Asia. Known for its beautiful beaches, mesmerizing historical sights and a touch of adventurousness, this comparatively inexpensive travel destination baits thousands amongst thousands of people every …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

10 Islands for a Perfect Trip to Thailand

After Bangkok edged out London as 2013's most-visited city, Thailand has finally gained global recognition for what seasoned travelers have known all along: it's one of the most magical and affordable destinations on Earth. While the mountains, temples, and incomparable markets of the mainland …

"Welcome to Thailand": A Slow, Dreamy Exploration of Thai Culture [Video] - Vagabondish

Welcome to Thailand forgoes many of the country’s traditional tourist landmarks in favor of telling its story through fleeting glimpses of daily …