Culture & history

From ancient historical sites to unique cultural quirks to landmarks that have stood the test of time, every place in this world has a story to tell.

Skyline of Kuala Lumpur by the lake at dusk

How to spend 48 hours in Kuala Lumpur

Guide to the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur in 48 hours including how to get to KL from other parts of Malaysia and Singapore.
Bird's eye view of Koh Larn

The three best islands to visit from Pattaya

Keen to visit one of the islands near Pattaya? Here’s an overview of what to do in Koh Si Chang, Koh Larn, and Koh Samet – the best islands near Pattaya.
Gardens by the Bay

The 7 best places to visit in Singapore

Singapore is brimming with places to visit – from eclectic enclaves to cool gardens and a stunning skyline, there’s no shortage of things to see and do.
View from the hill above Perak Tong Cave in Ipoh, Malaysia

The ultimate guide to visiting Ipoh for 48 hours

Explore stunning cave temples, hunt for street art and indulge in delicious food through this ultimate 2-day Ipoh itinerary perfect for a weekend getaway.
Mexican Day of the Dead altar

A guide to Día de los Muertos in Mexico

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one of the biggest cultural fiestas in Mexico, known for its unique festivities celebrating dead family members.
Mayan River, Xcaret

A guide to getting around Xcaret Park

It's easy to miss out on incredible activities at Xcaret Park unless you have a plan. Read on for actionable tips about mapping your route.
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Guide to visiting Singapore on a budget

Is it possible to visit Singapore on a budget? These nine tips will show you how to save money in Southeast Asia’s most expensive country.
Split, Croatia waterfront

How to spend an amazing weekend in Split

Confused about how to plan a weekend in Split? We highlight Split’s must-do activities and offer recommendations for turning some of your time into a day trip.
Padar Island, Indonesia

A guide to the 7 best things to do in Indonesia

Indonesia is an awesome place to visit, with thousands of temples, beaches and adventurous activities. It's a unique destination for any type of traveler.
Sunset in Pai Canyon

Off the beaten path destinations in Thailand

Take on a unique journey with our list of Thailand’s offbeat destinations that give you a peek into the local culture, food, and people.
Ben Tre Village

The best day trips from Ho Chi Minh City

Explore these exciting day trips from Ho Chi Minh city, off-beat and hidden destinations that you'd have otherwise missed out on during your trip to Vietnam.
Herbs and potions

The witches and healers of Siquijor

Siquijor island is infamously known for its mysterious healers and "white magic" practitioners. Dive into this magical world with our guide to Siquijor.
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