With its hidden caves, lush jungles, terraced rice paddies and rural villages it has all the potential to be a contender in the running for your favourite SE Asia destination yet. Here are just 6 reasons why, if you’re planning your Southeast Asian adventure, you simply can’t skip Laos!
This is how you create an easy travel plan for an awesome week in Cambodia
We’ve put together a brief guide outlining all of Cambodia’s highlights and how to make the most of your time there if you only have a week to spare. That way you can see the popular attractions and some of the hidden gems.
Stray Days: Straying with Laura
This month we’re Straying with Laura Nalin, a travel blogger originally hailing from the US. She decided to finish off her Working Holiday experience in New Zealand by getting off the beaten track on a Stray Tour around the South Island.
Stray review: warm words from a happy Stray traveller
When we get a Stray review like the one recently shared by Bethan (aged 26 from Wales) we feel compelled to share it, not because we are bragging but because it tells us that all those early mornings, late nights and hard work is really and truly worth it.
The elephant in the room… Elephant experiences in Asia: yes or no?
Elephants have long since been my favourite animals. I am not sure what attracts me to them but I know my first teddy was an Elephant called Ellie and I still have him 23 years on. For those heading to Southeast Asia the opportunity to meet one of these majestic gentle giants is often quite […]
Stray Days – Stories from the Road – Straying with Jeremy!
This month we’re straying with Jeremy, a Canadian guy who’s always got a grin on his face! He has just finished 3 months travelling on a Stray Asia tour.
Stray Days: Straying with Rose
In this blog we remember Straying with Rose Revera from Wales, who spent three months getting off the beaten track in New Zealand on a Stray Tour.
Stray Days – stories from the road. Straying with Brett!
This month we’re Straying with Brett Hudson from New Zealand who recently got off the beaten track in Vietnam on a Stray bus pass.
10 Things you didn’t know about Myanmar
You probably know that watching the sunrise over the temples is Bagan is a ‘must-do’ and that you can’t miss visiting Inle Lake. You may even know that a lot of the architecture is British Colonial style, but did you know these things?
A flying leap forward for conservation!
Hanging upside down with my legs split flying backwards through the sunlight canopy of the ancient New Zealand forest is not usually how I would spend a Sunday. After just a few small hours with Rotorua Canopy Tours I went from being apprehensive about stepping off a perfectly good platform to being brave enough to […]
Our 5 Reasons to Visit Vietnam Now! Plus the Best Tips to Make it a Trip of a Lifetime
Because of the sheer diversity, it’s difficult to pinpoint just a few reasons to visit Vietnam. We’ve managed to choose 5 country-wide reasons to visit. Any more, and we’d never finish!
How The Cambodian People And Culture Inspired Me
Having never previously spent over 48 hours in Cambodia, I was blown away on my last visit there by the people. Living in Laos for six months had provided me with a certain preconception about how the local Cambodian people would be.
Newsflash!! Stray Asia Launches Into Vietnam
Chao everyone! Stray is getting further off the beaten track, local Viet style! That’s right, Vietnam has now been added to our hop-on hop-off Southeast Asian travel network, and here in the Stray offices, we are all pretty excited about it. Holly and the Stray Asia team have been busy sussing out the best spots […]