Orchestrated Chaos: The Infinite Allure of Shibuya, Tokyo

In the depths of inner Toyko lies an intersection that may be the most iconic in the world. Shibuya Crossing is one of those places that immediately grip you with a sense of its notoriety in films and photography. When the traffic lights turn red in all directions a sort of orchestrated chaos is set in motion.

Slow Motion Sports: Elephant Polo is Actually a Thing in Thailand

Thailand is home to the strange sport of elephant polo, where riders on the backs of elephants slowly try to play their way across a 100 meter field to score points. This week team Rueang Chang squared off against the all-ladyboy team Tiffany ahead of the main event.

Footsteps in the Dark: Weekday Night Hiking in Seoul

The daily grind can really wear you down in a workaholic city like Seoul. Fortunately, the city is surrounded by natural beauty and easy escapes. Katie Fumerton contributed this guide to night hiking in Seoul with some great suggestions for safety and how you can meet up with other weekday night hikers. 

The Midnight Snack Attack: Taipei’s Unbeatable Night Markets

Some of Asia’s best attractions open up after everything else shuts down. In the Taiwanese capital of Taipei when the sun sets and the street lights buzz to life, things are just getting started for an impressive number of insomniac shoppers.

Kuala Lumpur: Why This Small Malaysian Capital is Your New Best Friend

Going to Malaysia wasn’t a priority when I first came to Asia, but I was sorely mistaken in my assumption. Kuala Lumpur, the capital, was a visit-by-circumstance that turned out to be far more than I had expected. Here’s why the city should be on your next Asian travel itinerary.

International House of Mystery: Why You Need to Hostel in Asia

Travel is an expensive hobby. For anyone considering a long-term trek across Asia, hosteling is almost a financial necessity. But for those who are on shorter journeys or are hotel-inclined, it’s time that you considered the alternative. You’re missing out on a lot.