How to travel from Manila to Boracay

Tropical beach with tourists and clear blue sea, drone shot. Boracay

A four-mile wisp of sugar-soft sands and idyllic beaches on the side of the Sulu Sea, Boracay is still firmly up there with the major R&R draws of the Philippines. People flock from far and wide to laze on the coves, snorkel in the turquoise bays, and crank up their chill factor in the lux … Read more

How to travel from Naples to Sorrento

Aerial view of cliff coastline in Sorrento and Gulf of Naples ocean.

Get La Dolce Vita a-rolling with a pitstop in Sorrento, one of the most glorious resort towns of southern Italy. Poets and artists have long waxed lyrical about how gorgeous this salt-washed cluster of pastel-painted mansions and crooked piazzas is on the impossibly wonderful Bay of Naples. Sorrento is not only a looker. It’s also … Read more

How to travel from Rome to Naples

The beautiful coastline of Naples

There are just 115 miles between Rome and Naples, meaning a trip that includes both these bucket-list metropolises should be easy to plan. More than that, it should be packed with enjoyment. Starting with visions of the UNESCO-tagged Colosseum and the priceless artworks of the Vatican Galleries, ending with mozzarella-topped pizza pies and walkthroughs of … Read more

How to travel from Bali to Gili Islands

At sunset, an aerial view of the Gili Islands off the coast of Lombok, Indonesia.

The Gili Islands are a trio of tropical gems that speckle the seas just off Lombok, the large island that’s right next door to Bali. They each have a different character. There’s Gili Air, for the yogis and the meditation buffs. There’s Gili Meno, primed for honeymooners. There’s Gili Trawangan, for the partiers and hedonists … Read more

How to travel from Athens to Santorini

Fira town on Santorini island, Greece. Incredibly romantic sunrise on Santorini. Oia village in the morning light. Amazing sunset view with white houses.

There are few islands in the world as dramatic as Santorini. It’s actually an ancient volcano that rises in a symphony of 300-meter cliffs from the midst of a cobalt Aegean Sea. White-painted Cycladic villages are dotting its summits and uber-romantic honeymoon hotels hidden in the caves with sunset views you’ll never forget. There’s no … Read more

How to travel from Phuket to Surat Thani

There are loads of reasons why you might want to make the trip from Phuket to Surat Thani. Most notably, it’s the way to the ports that connect to the legendary islands of the Thai Gulf, meaning it’s your ticket to paradise isles like Koh Samui and the diving mecca of Koh Tao. It’s also … Read more

How to travel from Hanoi to Halong Bay

Halong Bay is one of the undisputed must-sees of Vietnam. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, it encompasses 600 square miles of the South China Sea with its rugged karst islets and glimmering beaches. Millions of travelers each year drop by for luxury junk boat cruises and sea-kayaking expeditions. The good news is that the … Read more

How to travel from Pattaya to Bangkok

Landscape panoramic Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun, twilight time stunning sky in Bangkok city, Thailand.

Thousands of folks make the trip from Pattaya to Bangkok each year. It’s a route that links one of the biggest party resorts in the Land of Smiles with the sprawling capital. From Pattaya to the endless street-food bazaars, mystical Buddhist temples, and enthralling hipster neighborhoods, not to mention all the long-haul and short-haul flight … Read more

How to travel from Phuket to Koh Samui

View of Chaweng beach, Koh Samui (Samui Island), Thailand

Going 140 miles from Phuket to Koh Samui is about going from the largest island in Thailand and the gateway to the Andaman region across to the hub of the Thai Gulf in the east. The two destinations reign among the most coveted places in the whole of the Land of Smiles, touting more gorgeous … Read more

How to go from Sanur to Nusa Penida

Nusa Penida from viewpoint with T-Rex Beach

Sanur is the best port to leave from if you want to escape Bali for a couple of days of exploring the jaw-dropping island of Nusa Penida. The vast majority of the public ferries that connect the two run from the pier in Sanur. This bustling resort is on the southeastern side of the Isle … Read more

How to travel from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh city from above beautiful sky and city

Mui Ne is one of the top beach resorts in South Vietnam. It draws windsurfers with its regular swells, adventurers with swathes of red sand dunes, and beach lovers with its arcing runs of golden powder on the South China Sea. A couple of days there to crank up the relaxation levels and you’ll be … Read more

How to travel from Hue to Hanoi

Hanoi city from above on a beautiful day

The trip from Hue to Hanoi takes you through over 380 miles of the heartlands of northern Vietnam. It’s about leaving behind the old glory city of the Nguyen emperors, with its mystical palaces on the meanders of the Perfume River, for the motorbike-purring capital of the nation. It’s a popular journey to make, letting … Read more

How to go from Hua Hin to Pattaya

Hua Hin city with ocean in background

The trip from Hua Hin to Pattaya is about trading one of the most popular good-time resorts in the Land of Smiles for another. It’s about hopping across the breadth of the Thai Gulf, from the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan in the west to the region of Chon Buri in the east. The multi-story … Read more

How to travel from Koh Phangan to Bangkok

Koh Phangan to Bangkok

When you’re done chilling on the sparkling beachfront of Haad Salad and hitting the bumping bucket bars of the Full Moon Party down in Haad Rin, it might just be time to bid farewell to the much-loved Koh Phangan. If you’re headed to Bangkok, then you’re in luck. There are many ways to swap the … Read more