How to travel from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong

Cambodia aerial view of Sok San Beach on Koh Rong island. With a ferry pier.

Koh Rong is an island of many faces. It flaunts sugar-white beaches and turquoise seas. Koh Rong also has rambunctious party strips and hedonistic party hostels. It’s got laid-back yoga retreats on its less-trodden west coast, along with sprawling honeymoon hotels on its hidden northern shores. Thousands flock to Koh Rong to get their hit … Read more

How to travel from Chiang Mai to Pai

Aerial view of Pai rice terraces, river and mountain in Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai

Once you’ve finished haggling your way through the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and wondering at the spinning prayer wheels of Doi Suthep Temple why not slow the pace of your travels a little by heading up to Pai? This is Thailand’s laid-back mountain town, where bamboo shacks line the Pai River, chilled reggae bars pop … Read more

How to travel from Pattaya to Koh Chang

Romantic sunset on the shore of Koh Chang. Restaurant on the beach with sunset background.

Koh Chang is the perfect antidote to the heady parties of Pattaya town. A remote island in the Thai Gulf, it’s closer to the Cambodian border than to Bangkok, comes strung with pebble-dotted, coconut-strewn sands down its western shoreline, and backed by a massif of jungle-covered peaks. Chilling is the number one thing to do, … 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

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 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 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 Surat Thani to Bangkok

How to go from Bangkok to Koh Samui

When you’re done basking on the sunbaked beaches of the Thai islands and tasting the coconut curries of the southern Land of Smiles. The trip from Surat Thani to Bangkok is a ticket back to the big city. It takes you 315 miles north from the side of the gulf to the beating metropolis at … Read more

How to go from Istanbul to Konya

Mevlana Museum in Konya

Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, bridges both Europe and Asia and has so much to offer, making for an amazing place to visit. Filled with culture and history, spectacular architecture, all kinds of shopping experiences, and great dining opportunities, Istanbul is a cosmopolitan city that has something for everyone. In contrast, the Turkish city of Konya … Read more

How to go from Antalya to Fethiye

Beautiful areal view of Fethiye in Turkey. Fethiye coastline

Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline is simply full of amazing sights and scenery, whether you enjoy exploring the ruins of ancient civilizations or want to spend your days on the beach, there’s an abundance of both, and plenty more! Antalya, Turkey’s fifth largest city, is a bustling place and a good starting point for a tour of … Read more

How to go from Antalya to Pamukkale

Roman amphitheater on the ruins of hierapolis in Pamukkale

The Turkish city of Antalya, like many others on the country’s Mediterranean coast, was first established in ancient times and became prosperous under the reign of the Romans. Today it is the fifth largest city in Turkey and attracts millions of tourists every year for its combination of history, culture and beaches. There is so … Read more

How to go from Hamburg to Berlin

How to go from Hamburg to Berlin

With its gritty Reeperbahn district and all the energy you’d expect of one of Germany’s oldest port cities, Hamburg is a cracking place to while away a few days on any European trip. Once you’re done drinking in the Brahms and the cold beers by the Elbe River, you should find it easy to hop … Read more

How to go from Vienna to Hallstatt

How to go from Vienna to Hallstatt

If you’re going to Austria in search of charming, chocolate-box mountain towns topped by the outlines of the Alps and awash with wooden chalets blooming with flowers, Hallstatt is somewhere you should certainly be looking to visit. It’s actually not too hard to get to if you’re based in the city of Vienna. The two … Read more

How to go from Amsterdam to Bruges

How to go from Amsterdam to Bruges

Looking for a little break from the buzz and hubbub of The Dam? Want to see one of Europe’s most celebrated medieval cities? Keen to get lost amid fairy-tale church spires and cobbled streets? The perfect place might just be over the border in Belgium: Bruges. This UNESCO World Heritage city is a photographer’s, history … Read more