Extraordinary Asia’s Sea Gypsies: In Sync with the Tides

Extraordinary Asia’s Sea Gypsies: In Sync with the Tides

The Unseen Lifestyle of the Sea Gypsies Our world is full of wonders. There are a number of distinct ethnic groups alive in the world today whose existence can be said to be ‘semi-aquatic’. Their entire lives are lived-out upon the sea (or lake) and they subsist and survive predominantly on what they harvest from […]

LGBT+ Pride Month: Asia’s Most LGBT+ Friendly Places

LGBT+ Pride Month: Asia’s Most LGBT+ Friendly Places

Rainbow Nations – A 2022 Guide to LGBT+ Travel in Asia June is celebrated as Pride month, an event that was started in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall riots and today represents the ongoing pursuit of equality and recognition for the LGBT+ community. And here at Secret Retreats in recognition of Pride month, we will […]

6 Spectacular Journeys to the Islands in Asia You Simply Must Not Miss!

6 Spectacular Journeys to the Islands in Asia You Simply Must Not Miss!

Amazing Island Journeys in Asia for your next Holiday! Gorgeous pristine ivory-sand beaches, warm and clear turquoise waters, and incredibly diverse and colourful reef life at some of the world’s best diving sites – Asia’s beautiful islands are paradise. Are you planning an island vacay in Asia? Or wondering which islands in Asia to visit? […]

Post-Pandemic Travel and Entry Requirements as of June 2022 in Asian Countries

Post-Pandemic Travel and Entry Requirements as of June 2022 in Asian Countries

Updated: A Country-by-Country Guide to Post-Pandemic Re-openings in Asia Good news! The majority of Asia’s favourite travel destinations have now removed any requirement for pre-travel COVID testing. Most countries in Asia are now open for fully vaccinated visitors from the USA, Europe and beyond. Thailand, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are […]