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Explore resources and guides to traveling in Asia!

From yoga retreats in Bali, to festivals in Thailand, to learning Mandarin in China, the articles, stories, and guides you’ll find here are sure to help you plan your dream trip to Asia. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top post on traveling in Asia this month: The Delicious History of Mapo Tofu: Chengdu’s Signature Dish

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By |September 19th, 2020|

COVID travel is changing day-to-day. Read this interview with world traveler Dale Knight for info about where you can go right now, and how.

By |September 4th, 2020|

The perfect time for retirement doesn't exist. Things change, and sometimes radically - let's look at eight basics to keep you on track to achieving your semi-retirement or early retirement dreams.

By |August 4th, 2020|

You don’t need a traditional work visa or business visa to live and work abroad. Read this guide to digital nomad visas, freelancer visas, and more!

By |July 6th, 2020|

This guide covers all you need to know about traveling during COVID-19: the best destinations and activities during Coronavirus, and how to stay safe.

By |June 26th, 2020|

In this travel guide, we’ll go over the 10 most vegan friendly countries. See which destination catches your eye, and go off on a vegan adventure!

By |March 21st, 2020|

Peanuts, Sichuan peppercorn, and diced chicken: these three ingredients form the nucleus of Kung Pao chicken—one of the most famous Sichuan dishes.

By |February 12th, 2020|

These best digital nomad cities around the world have it all: affordability, safety, convenience, and access to healthcare and other necessities. Read on!

By |February 3rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll look at Anthony Bourdain’s 10 best episodes of Parts Unknown. Take time to watch them, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.

By |January 11th, 2020|

If you're ready to lead a remove work lifestyle here, check out our top picks for the best coworking and coliving spaces in Southeast Asia!

By |September 23rd, 2019|

Great food comes with a story. That’s certainly true for mapo tofu, a signature dish from Sichuan province, China. It brings the taste and history!

By |September 10th, 2019|

If you're ready to escape from the daily grind and just relax, check out these incredible spa resort trips all over the world. Let your worries melt away.

By |July 31st, 2019|

From beautiful sceneries, magnificent islands and beaches, historical places and more, there are so many amazing destinations for exploring the Philippines!

By |May 15th, 2019|

Ready for adventure on your next vacay? Let's take a look at the world's best places to get scuba certification, and experience the magical waters in style!

By |May 4th, 2018|

Ready to see the world and make a difference? Read our guide to volunteering abroad so you have the tools to choose the right program and travel SMART.

By |August 27th, 2017|

Today I went looking for some table salt in Jinghong, China - it was a surprisingly difficult experience and tested my intercultural communication skills!

By |August 22nd, 2017|

I had a vague idea of what being an expat in China would be like, but it wasn't until I moved there that I learned the most important lessons - shared here!

By |April 7th, 2016|

Starting this week is the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, one of Asia’s most popular events! The Rugby Sevens are full of exhilarating entertainment combined with fast-paced rugby tackles and scrums.

By |November 23rd, 2015|

For most travelers, the beautiful city of Chiang Mai, Thailand is the gateway to jungle trekking adventures in the nearby mountains. But there's even more.

By |December 23rd, 2014|

A visit to Vietnam should definitely involve attending an opera, as it is best seen as a live performance. Even if you don’t bond with the genre, it's still an amazing experience!

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Compared to other Asian capitals, Phnom Penh, with 2.5 million people, is small and relaxed. But to a first-time visitor this Cambodian city seems hectic.

By |August 27th, 2014|

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli of Retire Early Lifestyle discuss their luxurious stay in a Compass Living apartment during travel in Vietnam.