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Friendliest Cities Awards for Southeast Asia

Well…guess who made it to the Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards “Friendliest Cities in the World”. Three of our Asian destinations! Namely: #9. Hoi An, Vietnam "Whether you're interested in historic architecture, delicious food, or scenic landscapes, Hoi An is the Vietnamese destination for you. Honored as the ninth friendliest city in the [...]

By |2021-01-11T20:11:03+00:00January 11th, 2021|Culture, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam|

Happy New Year 2021

Wishing all a New Year where we can resume traveling! With the first vaccines now rolling out, it seems the end of our long international nightmare is finally (finally!) in sight. As the calendar pages are about to turn to 2021, there are brighter days ahead. We look forward to a new year of promise and [...]

By |2020-12-28T19:48:43+00:00December 28th, 2020|Covid-19|

Travel Coming Back in 2021

Holidays are coming, vaccines are coming, and traveling will be coming back soon! People are excited about the future. With vaccines being shipped across the globe, we have hope that people will be able to travel in 2021. In Asia, the fundamentals are strong in supporting a return to travel, both within the region and [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:47:39+00:00December 15th, 2020|Covid-19, Laos|

Southeast Asia COVID-19 Regulations & Restrictions Update

Many countries in Asia are now battling second and third waves of the coronavirus infections. National governments are continuously implementing travel and movement restrictions for both domestic and international tourists; though some have already opened their borders for official and business travels limited to very select nationalities. In general, inbound tourism is unlikely to restart [...]

By |2020-11-23T18:49:29+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Covid-19|

Planning to Travel Again

This has been a rough year. For many of us, it has been the most challenging of our entire lives. The Festive Season is a time for Family and Friends, when we celebrate each other and share stories of the things we have done. Let's make 2021 the year we all got our lives back. [...]

By |2020-11-13T22:47:50+00:00November 13th, 2020|Covid-19, Culture|

Covid-19 Impacts Southeast Asia

COVID-19 has forced travelers to quickly change the way they travel. That's why, now more than ever, it's extremely important for you to stay well. All the countries in Southeast Asia currently have entry restrictions and many tourist sites are closed. But, there are signs of hope for the future and once tourism opens up [...]

By |2020-10-30T18:20:37+00:00October 30th, 2020|Covid-19|