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The Best Time to Visit Singapore

The Best Time to Visit Singapore

Just right off of southern Malaysia lies a sovereign state, the island of Singapore. This vibrant and multi-textural centre is home to tropical weather, culture, and many beautiful places to visit. While planning a trip to Singapore, the most daunting question to ask yourself is this: when do I want to go? Each time of year will offer you different weather, activities, and events to take part in. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! This article will help you to find the best time to visit Singapore, so that you can make the most out of your trip!

A Historic Journey Through Jordan

A Historic Journey Through Jordan

Along the banks of the Jordan River, lies a stunning nation of the same name. The Western Asian country of Jordan is full of history to share with the world. It’s home to the famed archeological site of Petra, as well as many other temples, ruins, and religious sites. With so many historic and ancient places to view and learn about, it can be difficult to decide where to start! This guide will make the process easier for you, giving you some great ideas for making the most of a historic journey through the beautiful country of Jordan.

Introducing Acanela Local Expeditions: Our Most Affordable Trips Yet

Introducing Acanela Local Expeditions: Our Most Affordable Trips Yet

If your travel dreams have always felt bigger than your bank account, we have good news for you. We’re excited to announce that we’re rolling out Acanela Local Expeditions —  affordable tours to some of the world’s most extraordinary destinations.

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Vietnam

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Vietnam

Vietnam is a country of dramatic contrasts — from the bustling cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh to the emerald waters of Halong Bay, the country is shrouded in both beauty and rich cultural traditions. This travel guide (and travel video) will help you discover everything you need to see and do when you visit the country for yourself.

Travel Guide to Turkey: Iconic Places to Visit

Travel Guide to Turkey: Iconic Places to Visit

If you love multicultural history, you will love Turkey. Home to 80 million inhabitants, Turkey is what I would call a dynamic country, with an array of historical places and archaeological excavation sites. The country is full of contrasts, and best known for its Ottoman mosques and palaces, its fairy tale-like Cappadocia to Classical cities like Ephesus in the Turkish Aegean.  Here is my list of iconic places to visit while in Turkey:

Solo Travel To Japan - 15 Tips You Need To Know

Solo Travel To Japan - 15 Tips You Need To Know

Japan is often referred to as the “land of the rising sun” and is best known for its efficient transportation system, especially the famous bullet trains. Japan is an interesting country to visit because of the combination of the old and the new that you will find as you travel through this place. So is Japan a good destination for a solo traveler? If you’re traveling to Japan alone for the first time, here are 15 tips you need to know.

A Guide of Where to Eat in Tokyo

A Guide of Where to Eat in Tokyo

Throughout the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, Japan, the world’s largest and most populated metropolis has plenty of food options to offer. While Tokyo offers a ton to see and do, most can agree that the main attractions are the restaurants and the main activity is eating as much as you can. Here are some of the top restaurants in Tokyo.

What to Wear in Japan | Packing Essentials

What to Wear in Japan | Packing Essentials

Packing is one of the necessary evils of traveling, and it can be a stressful process to try to think through every single item that we may need in a foreign country, especially one that’s as far away as Japan. Where do we even start to pack for a Japanese getaway? Luckily, there are several resources that we can use to make packing easy and painless! Read below to find an important list of packing essentials for your Japan vacation!

Best Time to Visit Japan

Best Time to Visit Japan

With its seemingly endless number of activities and year round festivals, there truly is no bad time to visit Japan. From the snowy ski slopes of Hokkaido to the warm beaches of Okinawa and the bustling cultural centers of Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan has something unique to offer every type of traveler. However, due to expensive flights and long travel times, Japan is often a once-in-a-lifetime trip for many travelers. So, deciding the best time to visit is absolutely key to planning your dream Japanese getaway. Keep reading below to discover your ideal time to travel to Japan!

This Buddhist Tradition will Surprise You | Almsgiving Ceremony Laos

This Buddhist Tradition will Surprise You | Almsgiving Ceremony Laos

Early in the morning at 5:00am hundreds of monks wake up, leave the temples, and walk through the city streets collecting their morning alms (sticky rice and other simple foods) that is give to them from the local people as a part of a special alms giving ceremony. The monks walk in a single file line down the main streets that lead to the royal palace, where locals kneel by the curbside with their heads bowed and their feet tucked away - showing respect for the monks who are passing by.

Unveiling the Silk Road | Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Unveiling the Silk Road | Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Around the world, there are millions of people who struggle because they lack a basic necessity that some of us take for granted: the ability to build a livelihood and provide for their families; simply put, a job. I’m not talking about a fulfilling career or high-paying salary, but the security of being able to feed yourself and family at the end of the day.

Top 10 Things to See in China

Top 10 Things to See in China

China is no doubt one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Its culture and architectural feats combined with its rich history make it a fascinating destination.  Let’s take a look at some of the popular sights that one shouldn’t miss on a visit to China.

Top Ten Most Instagrammable Spots in China

Top Ten Most Instagrammable Spots in China

When you think of China, famous landmarks like The Forbidden City and The Great Wall of China are bound to spring to mind. And these sites should absolutely be on your bucket list, but don’t limit yourself! China has so much MORE to offer! With a diverse landscape this country has an infinite number of spectacular sites, from mountain ranges to beaches, city skylines to traditional water towns.

Top 9 Places to Visit in Uzbekistan | Travel Tips

Top 9 Places to Visit in Uzbekistan | Travel Tips

Before my trip many people asked me, is Uzbekistan a good place to visit? The answer is undoubtably Yes. Uzbekistan was possibly the most remarkable, underrated and surreal country I’ve ever visited. Most of the time I was there, I struggled to believe that anything I was seeing was real. The architecture there looked straight out of the most magical chapter of One Thousand And One Nights, and to do it justice, you really just have to see it for yourself.

Climbing the Great Wall of China

Climbing the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China was originally constructed to protect the country from invasions and to create a physical barrier from the rest of the world. Now it serves as China’s #1 attraction with over 10 million visitors each year. With prime months to visit and essential packing tips, this guide will provide you with an optimal Great Wall experience.