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Seven days in Laos

Puttering down jungle rivers, scaling mist-laced mountain roads, ziplining across treetops, and sitting roadside with a steaming bowl of noodles: it’s all possible in one week in Laos without losing that special sense of calm the country brings.<p>With seven days, a few bus rides and some well-timed …

Stay Healthy on the Road with The 7 Minute Workout App [iPhone] - Vagabondish

We’ve mentioned the scientific 7-minute workout before and in the past few months it’s become all the rage among travelers. If you haven’t heard, …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Top adventures in Laos

With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia.<p>Whether it's kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, ziplining between tree houses or exploring temple ruins – you can choose your own …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Female Solo Travel Tips for South East Asia

<i>‘Be careful’,</i> <i>‘Oh don’t go to Thailand, you’ll be put in jail’,</i> and <i>‘Are you sure it’s safe to go to Asia alone?’.</i><p>These were the responses that I heard …

South-east Asia

Local tours in south-east Asia: readers' travel tips

WINNING TIP: Kuching Caving, Sarawak, Borneo<p>This well-established operation offers a range of caving experiences for all levels. It's run by James (a cross between Bear Grylls and Chuck Norris) along with a bunch of local guides. We did the 'big spaces, cool streams' day, and it rocked. Highlights …

4 Tips for Booking Accommodation in South East Asia (and elsewhere)

Booking accommodation ahead makes it less likely that the budget traveller will depart with more money then they expected but there are rules that …

South-east Asia