Best Time to Visit Asia Pacific Countries

Every destination has its season. Bad weather, monsoon, heat wave and freezing days can ruin a vacation. But worry no more, you can now use this cheat sheet to plan a hassle-free vacation around Asia Pacific for any times of the year!

4 Days in West Sumatra: Rolling Hills, Green Canyons & Traditional Houses

Overlooked by most travellers on the Banana Pancake trail, West Sumatra is home to some of the trail’s most beautiful natural sceneries, with rolling hills, mountains, canyons, valleys and national parks dotting every single corner of this province. Home to over 5 million people, West Sumatra is dominated by Minangkabau ethnic groups whose legacy is…

An Off-the-Beaten Escape to Minahasa Highlands

Tucked away in Northern Sulawesi is a land of scenic lakes, panoramic mountains, bizarre food and jovial Minahasa people. Fertile volcanic soil brings lush greenery and nice, cool weather to the highlands, making it an ideal escape from the Southeast Asian heat. More uniquely, the people here eat just about anything—a walk around Tomohon traditional…