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Welcome to my Website – the purpose of which is to provide helpful information on non-mainstream, or adventure type, travel in the Southeast Asia Region

Background: Since 2012, when I first started the Megaworld Asia website, I’ve logged a lot of km around South East Asia; including multiple trips to Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. During that time, I’ve explored dozens of caves, hiked up volcanoes, trekked to some amazing waterfalls, and visited a number of remote historical temple sites.

Adventure travel information: The content of the Megaworld Asia website is primarily directed at independent travelers, seeking adventure and sightseeing experiences in non-mainstream tourist areas in the South East Asian Region. To keep you informed and up-to-date I do my best to provide accurate, in-depth and current information, bolstered by professional quality photographs and, more recently, YouTube Videos.


OFF THE BEATEN TRACK adventure travel activities around South East Asia, pick an Asian tour destination and dowload our interactive travel guides.

Cambodia Travel Guide


Laos Travel Guide


Myanmar Travel Guide


Thailand Travel Guide


Vietnam Travel Guide


Getting Off the Beaten Track

It’s an opportunity to get off the beaten track of the tourist beaches and air-conditioned restaurants, that so many seem to hardly move beyond, and get to some of the more remote, and interesting, locations of this varied and diverse landscape. And the fact is getting off the beaten track isn’t all that difficult, if you’ve got access to the right information and plan things correctly.

Travel Guides

I've written dozens of PDF travel guides for many destinations in South East Asia. They contain lots of info to enable you to plan your trip including direct links to google maps, travel and accommodation, activities, videos, car rentals and more.

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Saigon sightseeing – exploring Saigon’s war history: Prior to arriving in Saigon, I had a rough sightseeing plan mapped out for the five days I’d be there. For any newcomer there’s a number of attractions in District One which most put on their tourist bucket lists: Ben Tanh Market, the Grand Post Office, the Catholic Cathedral, and the Opera House. I’d already seen them and decided to concentrate on the War History Sites in and around Saigon.

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VIETNAM 2024 – Discovering Cat Ba’s War Time History

VIETNAM 2024 – Discovering Cat Ba’s War Time History

For the final day of my Halong Bay Tour I was going to CAT BA ISLAND. This beautiful island isn’t actually part of Halong Bay (which lies directly to the north of the island) and has its own island archipelago to the south – LAN HA BAY. In hindsight, you need to spend a few days on Cat Ba for a full sightseeing experience (which would also include touring Lan Ha Bay). A one day tour, although very interesting, doesn’t do it justice.

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VIETNAM 2024: Cruising the Spectacular Halong Bay

VIETNAM 2024: Cruising the Spectacular Halong Bay

Cruising the spectacular Halong Bay: This is a mainstream tourist destination, in the north of Vietnam, which is normally on most people’s bucket list of must see attractions. Because of its popularity, and the inevitable crowding, it was a place I’d tended to avoid. With late May being the off season, I decided to bite the bullet and booked a 4 day/3 night tour to Halong bay and the nearby Cat Ba Island. Note: Halong Bay is also an extremely popular sightseeing destination for the locals.  The place tends to get packed out on weekends and the school holidays.

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