Walk This Way: Trekking to Vietnam’s Hill Tribe Villages

December 14, 2017 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Authentic Experiences, Travel, Vietnam

Enter another world with our soft adventure trek into Pu Luong Nature Reserve high in the mountains of North Vietnam, home to colorful ethnic hill tribes and an awe-inspiring landscape.

The Good Life in Batticaloa

Enjoy the good life at this homestay in Sri Lanka with a local Tamil family, whose hospitality and generosity will remind you that travel is not about the sights, but about the people.

Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, Sapa, Vietnam

September 14, 2016 by | Filed Under: Travel, Vietnam

This family owned riverside lodge is the perfect place to stay to enjoy the mountain scenery and minority cultures around Sapa.

Homestays in Sri Lanka: Money Can’t Buy the Best Experiences

For travelers intent on trekking to scenic spots in Sri Lanka’s hill country, here is an important consideration regarding local hospitality.

Meet & Greet the Locals in Myanmar is Focus of Community-based Tourism

April 29, 2016 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culinary, Myanmar, News

Myanmar is opening up to the outside world and community-based tourism is a growing trend. Travelers can really make a difference by seeking opportunities to have friendly exchanges with the local population and use their tourism dollars to directly benefit CBT projects.