Category Archives: Asia

Destinations to Asia

Epic 2019 Experiences Without the Epic Price Tag

For a short time only, this is your chance to lock in an epic adventure, without the price tag, epic experiences tend to come with! You can now save up to 35%, across over 10, 000 tour departures all around the world, for travel dates from now, all through 2019. The catch? Book before November … Continue reading Epic 2019 Experiences Without the Epic Price Tag

Volunteer while travelling – Make a Difference

Written by Courtney Bowen at travelcuts Volunteering to Voluntouring Volunteering has morphed into a new experience because more travellers are interested in making a difference when they are travelling. At home you might volunteer to help out at a soup kitchen, at a fundraiser day for a local organisation or plant seedlings on the weekend … Continue reading Volunteer while travelling – Make a Difference

Spend a Weekend in Turkey with a Personal Tour Guide

A Weekend in Turkey Factor into your next vacation abroad, a trip to Turkey! The historic crossroads of civilization; Istanbul, Turkey, is a must-do destination! Even if it’s just for a weekend! When travelling, we attempt to see as much as we can in as short a time as possible. Travelling in groups can be … Continue reading Spend a Weekend in Turkey with a Personal Tour Guide

Two Weeks Uncovering India, Delhi to Mumbai

Two weeks to uncover India, from traffic-filled Delhi to modern Mumbai, an on-the-ground view of some of India’s most fantastic towns and cities Written by Nicola Easterby, for G Adventures India is irresistible one moment and exasperating the next. But even after two weeks of the country’s turbulent behaviour, I was left wanting more. It … Continue reading Two Weeks Uncovering India, Delhi to Mumbai

Top 8 Things to do in China

Written by Cristina Sa and Courtney Bowen at travelcuts Gong Xi Fa Cai, Gong Hay Fat Choy, or Happy Lunar New Year! February 16, 2018 marks the celebration of Chinese New Year and The Year of The Dog! China’s biggest holiday, Chinese New Year is a 23-day day celebration filled with tradition, fun and delicious food. … Continue reading Top 8 Things to do in China

Thailand – spotlight on Bangkok

It’s no wonder 25 million people make their way to Thailand each year. Thailand is cheap, friendly and incredibly diverse as a destination for tourists. Full of adventure activities and sports, cultural experiences and an abundance of natural attractions in a balmy tropical holidaying climate, Thailand has more on offer than can be experienced in … Continue reading Thailand – spotlight on Bangkok

Top Travel Destinations for 2018!

Written by Jason Merrithew The world is a huge place and you might not be able to tick off all the destinations you want in a year. To help you choose where to go in 2018, here are Merit Travel’s top 5 destinations you can’t miss!   Uganda The country features many national parks for … Continue reading Top Travel Destinations for 2018!

MariCAR Go Karting in Japan

Written by Courtney Bowen at Travelcuts A visitor to Japan may often experience an interesting mix of traditional, modern, futuristic and fantasy! This spectrum is delivered to locals and visitors alike through quirky vending machines, cozy cat cafes, sumo wrestling, samurai themes, sushi and teppanyaki, high speed trains, anime, Mount Fuji and now a new … Continue reading MariCAR Go Karting in Japan

Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 5

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 4 When I first booked my volunteer trip with GVI, I had a rough idea of what life would be like in rural Thailand. The program field guide prepares you for the squat toilets and basic accommodations; it recommends a … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 5

Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 4

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 3 My second week in Huay Pakoot began with an early Monday morning hike. After only one week on project, we were deep into our daily routine and were raring to go by 7:30am. This morning, my group was going … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 4