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Here’s why you should stay in Nha Trang for a few days, especially if you are craving home comforts!

Here’s why you should stay in Nha Trang for a few days, especially if you are craving home comforts! Cooking class

If you’ve been on the road for a while and are craving a few home comforts, some ‘vacation’ type activities and a few easy days, here are five reasons you should hop off in Nha Trang.

What it’s really like to see a Ladyboy show in Thailand

What it’s really like to see a Ladyboy show in Thailand

“The Bangkok night heaved with the pumping noise of 90’s dance music, the oppressive heat caused my cheap cotton shirt to stick to my un-climatised body. My eyes danced back and forth from the overstimulation of crowds, bright neon lights, banging trance, young English men chanting and swilling cheap beer. Here I was on Soi […]

Top Tips for Having an Epic Time at the Full Moon Party

Top Tips for Having an Epic Time at the Full Moon Party

So you’re off to the Full Moon Party for the first time. You’re going to see what all the fuss is about but you’re a bit unsure as to what to expect and you’ve heard a couple of horror stories too. Some people say it’s not worth the money and others rave about it, so […]

Taxi takes the reins of Stray’s Southeast Asia adventure travel network

Taxi takes the reins of Stray’s Southeast Asia adventure travel network Explore New Zealand on a Stray bus tour

After a successful period of leadership, Stray Asia’s General Manager, Melissa Hutcheson, has handed over the leadership reins to Brett Hudson, the current General Manager of Stray New Zealand.  From 1 April 2016, Hudson, better known in the tourism industry as ‘Taxi’, has stepped into the role as CEO of Stray, overseeing both the New […]

Top 5 things to see and do in Da Lat, Vietnam

Top 5 things to see and do in Da Lat, Vietnam

Da Lat is so very much off the radar, in terms of Vietnam. Located in the south between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang, it is a very quiet, quaint town. Rich in French architecture and oddities, you’ll feel miles away from Vietnam here. It shares none of the characteristics of other Vietnamese towns, […]

5 Reasons to travel Southeast Asia in Low Season

5 Reasons to travel Southeast Asia in Low Season Travellers exploring South-East Asia on a Stray Tour

The phrase ‘Southeast Asia wet season’ might cause less seasoned travellers to run in the opposite direction with images of monsoons and cyclones in their heads. However, savvy travellers will realise that ‘wet season’ also translates to low season, which means reaping some major benefits not found during peak travel times. In the case of […]

Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City

One of my favourite things to do in Ho Chi Minh is eat! You can’t get much better than the variety and flavours you’ll find in HCM. In fact, it’s so good I recommend devoting an entire day to eating… try this little food tour around District 1, I guarantee you’ll love it. 12pm – […]

Key places to See on Foot in Ho Chi Minh City. Take Yourself on a Sightseeing Walking Tour

Key places to See on Foot in Ho Chi Minh City. Take Yourself on a Sightseeing Walking Tour Traffic in Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam - Tron Le (Unsplash)

Ho Chi Minh City is a busy, bustling city with so many motorbikes you would swear every man, woman and child are driving one at all times. However this city is easy to explore on foot and in my opinion, this is the best way to do it.

Stray video competition – be in to win a GoPro!

Stray video competition – be in to win a GoPro!

Watch this video and get inspired by Stray’s epic adventures across New Zealand and Southeast Asia. We’re so stoked that we’re giving away a GoPro HERO to one of our lucky loyal Stray followers! Want to win? Here’s what you need to do: Simply share this video with your mates (Facebook or Twitter) and answering […]

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