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  • Where to find rice terraces in Vietnam

    Jaw-dropping rice terrace views have become synonymous with Vietnam, but they're not postcard perfect all year round. Senior Product Executive Chris Greener shares his favourite countryside corners and the best times to go to avoid disappointment. (more…)

  • The best ways to discover food in Laos

    Travel consultant Dylan is a huge fan of Laos, not least of all its underrated food scene. He insists that the most delicious rewards can be found by looking beyond the cuisine of those famous neighbouring countries with these top foodie experiences. (more…)

  • Vietnam FAQs: What to know before you go

    Travel consultant Charlotte Bower has done her fair share of globetrotting, including countless trips to Vietnam. With her go-to guide to all those practical matters, you'll be boarding that plane in no time. (more…)

  • 5 alternatives to the Hoi An Lantern Festival

    The Hoi An Lantern Festival is beautiful, there’s no doubt about it, but when it comes to waterborne parties and flickering lanterns floating downstream you don’t need to be in Hoi An. Or Vietnam, for that matter. Southeast Asia has plenty of equally magical festivals, with far fewer visitors. Here are just 5 of our favourites. (more…)

  • Getting over jetlag: Night owls vs early birds

    The InsideAsia team have racked up more than a few air miles, but while few things are as worthwhile as travel (it is the only thing that makes you richer, after all), criss-crossing time zones is unlikely to be one of the highlights. Travel consultants Dylan and Charlotte (UK) and Amy and Grant (US), along with Senior Southeast Asia Product Executive Chris share their collective wisdom to help you make the most of the time change. (more…)


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