The Ultimate Guide for Where to Stay in Singapore for Every Budget

where to stay in singapore

Where to stay in Singapore! A guide to the most diverse neighborhoods, famous attractions, and best hotels for every budget. Singapore is a relatively small country, but what it lacks for in size it makes up for in, well, basically everything else. When it comes to where to stay in Singapore, there is no shortage […]

The Best Time to Visit Vietnam (and Where to go by Season)

the best time to visit vietnam

It’s always high season somewhere in Vietnam! This is the best time to visit Vietnam, depending on the region and what type of experience you’re looking for. Vietnam is split up into three different regions, each with their own climate and optimal time of the year to visit.  There’s no doubt that Vietnam has breathtaking […]

How to Find Cheap Flights to Asia from the US in the Summer

How to Find Cheap Flights to Asia from the US

Travel doesn’t always have to be expensive or out of reach. This is how you can find cheap flights to Asia from the US in the summer. Travel doesn’t always have to be expensive or out of reach. This is how you can find cheap flights to Asia from the US in the summer, a […]

A Complete Guide to Visiting the Taj Mahal

Guide to Visiting the Taj Mahal | Agra Sightseeing | India Travels

Everything your should know before visiting the Taj Mahal. This is how to plan the perfect visit to a famous World Wonder.   Although usually one to dread overly touristy spots, visiting the Taj Mahal had always been a dream of mine – as I’m sure is the case for many of you reading this […]

2 Weeks in India: An Itinerary for Rajasthan

2 Weeks in India - Rajasthan Itinerary

Even if you only have 2 weeks in India, it’s possible to pack in a lot when you narrow your trip to one state. India was always one of those places at the back of my mind, often in my thoughts as a faraway land that I dreamed of going to one day. The truth […]

How Much Does a Trip to India Cost? A Budget for Two Weeks

How much does a trip to India cost? - Backpacking India for Two Weeks | Asia Travel

How much does a trip to India cost? A look at the average per-day cost of backpacking India for two weeks on a mid-range budget. To continue my travel budgeting series around Asia, next up is India! I’d been wanting to go to India for years, but it was always one of the few countries […]

Taking a Chiang Mai Cooking Class in Thailand

chiang mai cooking class - Basil Cookery School

Taking a Chiang Mai cooking class is a popular experience to have in Thailand. This was my experience with the Basil Cookery School. Growing up, I’ve always loved cooking, and besides that one time I accidentally used the garlic olive oil to make box brownies, I’ve been a fairly decent cook in the past. Making […]

Travel Misconceptions: Thailand

Travel Misconceptions: Thailand | Asia Travel

One of my goals on The Atlas Heart is to break down travel misconceptions or judgments about places and ideas. Perhaps it could be that destination that everyone warns you not to visit because of how dangerous it is, or maybe you yourself had preconceived notions that were proven wrong once you arrived to where […]

2017, A Year to Myself

2017, A Year to Myself | The Atlas Heart

I never expected 2017 to be a year to myself, but then again, I guess you never really know what life will bring you with each new year. I should know better by now. Even though I didn’t expect it to be a year to myself, I can say with full clarity now that I’m […]

12 Things to do in Penang, Malaysia

Things to Do in Penang, Malaysia

The best things to do in Penang! From street art to cafes, hikes, and wacky museums, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy in this multicultural city. I wasn’t sure what to expect with my return to Malaysia this year. The brief time I spent in the country in 2013 was a good […]