Travelogues is an Asia-focused online magazine for the discerning traveler – a platform for adventure, luxury, and authenticity from experts and explorers around the continent.

5 Must-See Ryokans for the Discerning Traveler

Japan is filled with tourists and getting more crowded by the day. For those searching for a meditative, contemplative travel experience in the Land of the Rising Sun, there is the ryokan.

Hong Kong’s Cattle and Whence they Came

Those who call Hong Kong home will tell you that there is still some natural pastoral magic found on Hong Kong’s well-preserved islands, places where cows and wild buffalo roam free near one of the most densely populated places on Earth.

Looking for Sri Lankan Leopards in Luxury

Wild Sri Lankan leopards roam the vast Yala National Park alongside crocodiles and elephants, a chance for travelers to see the heart of Sri Lanka in both comfort and authenticity

Fly East: One Jet, All of Southeast Asia
Cutting the Cord: Finding Peace in the Mongolian Altai

5 Animals to Look for in Brunei

Brunei is one of Southeast Asia’s better-kept tourism secrets, steeped in a rich history and tropical beauty. The wildlife isn't easy to find, but it is more than worthy of the search.

Chasing the Tail of the Pygmy Pachyderm

They have shorter trunks, rounder faces, longer tails, and smaller tusks than their Asian cousins, but what really sets the Borneo pygmy elephant apart  from the herd – apart from a reputation for friendliness – is no one is really sure how it got there.

Road Tripping the Pamir Highway from Dushanbe to Jalal-Abad

A sign in the Ak-Baital Pass reminds you that you are 4,655 meters above sea level. The untouched landscapes of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are a driver's dream.

The Unique Charms of the Cambodian Coast

The fact that Cambodia’s southwest coast is a little less famous than its neighbors to the east and west makes the country’s beaches a tranquil retreat for well-worn sunseekers.

Hidden Islands of Indonesia

Large, diverse, and enchanting, hidden gems abound in Indonesia, and many are overlooked in favor of the usual Ubud, Lombok, and Komodo.