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True travel stories set in countries throughout Asia, from Myanmar to India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and beyond. Discover what it’s like to travel in the world’s most populous continent. Submit your own travel writing if you have a story to tell!

Asia
July 19, 2020

A New Devil

An unusual New Year's celebration in northern Thailand offers a traveler a chance to reflect on the "devils" that haunt us, no matter where we…
Asia
June 30, 2020

Following the Panj

An ancient river separates Tajikistan from Afghanistan. Here, a solo traveler hitches a ride, and swaps stories with locals who live on the edge of…
Asia
April 29, 2020

The Gates of Hell

In the desert of one of most politically repressive countries in the world, a traveler gazes upon a famous, undying fire that has burned against…
Asia
April 18, 2020

Hiking with Lady

After starting a challenging solo hike to prove something, a woman discovers that company isn't a barrier to finding oneself. Why do I even like…