Asia Travel Guides

Man, I love Asia! Whether it’s exploring the rice fields of perfect empty beaches of Sri Lanka. Spending months getting lost in Indonesia way beyond Bali or just indulging in the ultimate beach holiday in the Maldives, this places rock.

Some of the friendliest people you will meet and some of the most flavoursome foods you will eat await. Perfect for a one year trip or a short holiday, whatever you are hunting down trust me, Asia rocks.

Safe travels,
Dan

Travel Posts from Asia

Live the island life: 20 unique islands to visit in 2020

If you like your island life served up with more than sandy feet, these must-visit bucket list islands offer unique wildlife and attractions to explore.
10th July 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Which luxury island escape is right for you: Aruba, Antigua, Fiji, the Maldives or Mauritius?

With stunning waters, white sands, and that unique island vibe, which is the best luxury island escape for you: Aruba, Antigua, Fiji, Maldives or Mauritius?
22nd June 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Kumbh Mela Facts and Photos: Captured on the Canon Powershot SX740 HS

The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela is one of the largest gatherings, and most spiritual events in the world. Enjoy a photo tour captured on the Canon Powershot SX740.
11th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Attending the worlds largest spiritual gathering: The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

Unlike anything I have ever witnessed, The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela was a unique experience to attend. Here is the story of how my short time was spent.
9th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Ultimate Bali Guide + Where to stay in Bali 2019 / 2020

Bali, the Island of the Gods divides us into love or hate camps. But really, I think it is as simple as picking the right area to stay in to really enjoy your trip. So, where should you stay when you're in Bali?
4th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Cremations and celebrations: A journey through Varanasi, India’s holiest city

Varanasi is a city unlike any other. My one day in Varanasi was incredible, from the ceremonies on the Ghats before sunrise until the incredible celebrations after sunset.
3rd February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Beijing to Hong Kong with G Adventures: Should you take a tour in China?

Travelling mainly by train, I explored Beijing to Hong Kong with G Adventures, one of their many China tours. This is my review of travelling China with G Adventures.
13th July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Walls and warriors: Beijing to Xian, exploring North China’s must visits

The North of China has some of the countries most famous day-trips, the Great Wall of China from Beijing and the Terracotta Army from Xian, all stops on my recent two-week tour through the country.
3rd July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Beijing to Hong Kong: 50 photos of amazing China

China is vast, but in two weeks I managed to traverse from the north to the south along the east coast, here are some snapshots of my favourite places.
2nd July 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

The contrast of China: Suzhou to Shanghai, traditions and towers

Suzhou was one of the best cities I visited in China and I don't think a day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai would do it justice, let me tell you why....
26th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Chinese countryside and futuristic skylines: Longji, Yangshuo and Hong Kong

The incredible Karst mountain region of Yangshou, coupled with the rolling rice terraces of Longji make for an amazing nature escape from Hong Kong.
18th June 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

A layover tour of the Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi

You know those buildings that make you go 'Holy !£$@' - well this was one of them. The Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi lived up to expectations on my stopover.
21st November 2016/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

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