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7 of the Best SCUBA Diving spots in Southeast Asia

Banda Aceh sunset

Many visitors to Southeast Asia take advantage of the amazing SCUBA diving available and either get certified, take a liveaboard diving trip to maximize underwater time, plan the entire vacation around fabulous diving spots, or all three. When it comes to clear, warm waters, vibrant corals and underwater diversity showcasing both large and micro ocean life, Southeast Asia is undeniably one of the best regions of the world for SCUBA addicts. The following are five of the best places to dive in Southeast Asia, based on visibility, animal-life, corals, and probability of seeing rare species of both.

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March 18, 2015 by | Comments Off

Save up to 40% in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia deals

HURRY! Book by Feb. 26, 2015 to save up to 40 percent on select tours in Southeast Asia. This exclusive offer applies to all departure times and dates through Dec. 31, 2015.

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February 20, 2015 by | 0 Comments

7 Unmissable National Parks in Southeast Asia

Puerto Princesa Underground River

Southeast Asia is known for its warm beaches, plentiful islands, sprawling jungles, and varied wildlife. In addition to being a budget-friendly destination in a perpetual state of summer, Southeast Asia offers so much to do, and often in idyllic settings. While there are hundreds of national parks in Southeast Asia, there are a few that stand out from the pack. Some of the following are well known in the region, some are up-and-coming, and others are relatively unknown. These are some of the best national parks to target on your next trip to the beautiful countries that make up Southeast Asia:

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February 17, 2015 by | Comments Off

Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.

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January 28, 2015 by | Comments Off

Top 25 Things to Do in Asia: 2015 Viator Travel Awards

Trekking in Nepal

As the world’s largest and most populous continent, with more than 50 countries spread across six distinct regions, Asia offers a wealth of experiences. The cultural, geographical and ethnic diversity that exists within Asia ensures travelers with varied interests and levels of experience will find something to cross off their bucket list. Join us for this tour of the Top 25 Things to Do in Asia!

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December 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments

7 Amazing Places to Ring in New Year’s on the Beach

Little Exuma, Bahamas

Eating, drinking and dancing. Those are the three activities that define New Year’s Eve across the globe. The only thing is that some people do them while wearing winter jackets, while others can feel the sand between their toes as the fireworks go off. Do you want to be one of the latter? Then you should definitely spend December 31 at one of these destinations!

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December 19, 2014 by | Comments Off

8 Traditional Games to Play Around the World

The boomerang

Experiencing a country and its unique culture spans further than just visiting major tourist attractions. Interacting with the locals and engaging in their way of life and traditions brings an authentic flavor to each trip, and helps to break down the barriers that we put up between unfamiliar ideas and cultures. This can be achieved through food, clothing, holidays, and even recreational games.

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October 15, 2014 by | Comments Off

Seven Unusual Ways to Greet People Around the World

From sticking out your tongue to pressing noses together to breathing on someone way up close, there’s more than one way to say hello around the world.

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September 24, 2014 by | Comments Off

Top Photos of the Month: September Fall-Inspired Travels

Snapping a photo from the Express Rail Tour from Milan

Fall into autumn with September’s Top Photos of the Month!

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September 12, 2014 by | Comments Off

World’s Strangest Festivals

Hadaka Matsuri photo courtesy of kc7fys via Flickr

One of the best reasons to travel is the resulting opportunities to experience a new country and culture; there’s no better way to better understand a foreign culture than through one of its festivals. From fire dancing to flesh piercing, there are some experiences that seem extremely strange to the uninitiated. However, once you’ve either seen it firsthand—or taken part in it—you’ll never be quite the same. From the religious to the wacky, here are some of the world’s strangest festivals.

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September 8, 2014 by | Comments Off

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