Festivals, apart from being fun,  are a great time to understand a place’s culture, history and traditions. Here are 7 unique Asian Summer Festivals you are sure to enjoy: Taiwan Balloon Festival, Taitung When: June 30 – August 6 Gently soar above the East Rift Valley and float up in the sky enjoying gorgeous views at …

With all the things to see and do in Japan and the major cities in which to do so, it can get a little tough to select a location to head to on your vacation to Japan. Below we detail the major cities, and things to do, in Japan that you certainly won’t want to …

It can be extremely difficult to discern where you should prioritise your search for a vacation rental in the Maldives. With the myriad of islands, dive sites, and key destinations, HomeAway explores the 3 locations and 7 things you will want to see whilst in the Maldives.

The Philippines is a collection of thousands of island paradises, with no shortage of beaches, seafood and water spots. However, with the plethora of islands and activities, it can be difficult to select the best places to visit in the Philippines. Check our list below to find the activities, and locations, you will want to …

Narrowing down a bucket list of things to do in Australia can be incredibly difficult! From Sydney to Melbourne, Cairns to Gold Coast, Australia is home to an extremely diverse and enthralling range of destinations and activities you won’t want to miss out on. Just make sure to book your Australian holiday home close to …

Kota Kinabalu, in Malaysia, is mostly perceived as just a transit stopover for those wishing to head to the beautiful coral reefs of eastern Sabah or the wild jungles in the northeast. However, Kota Kinabalu (or KK as referred to by the locals), offers a whole gamut of sights and experiences – from breathtaking mountain …

­ Who says Bangkok is just for binge shopping, partying or sightseeing. Timothy from the HomeAway Singapore team visited Bangkok with his extended family and discovered Bangkok had enjoyable experiences for family members of all ages. It was quite a few years since I had taken a vacation when I decided to plan a trip …

Family holidays often mean overpriced, gated resorts, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Yes, it’s true that when travelling with kids, safety and convenience come first. Yet at the same time, what’s the point of going overseas if it doesn’t help the little ones cultivate a sense of curiosity and adventure? Taipei, Taiwan …

HomeAway employee Yazer firmly believes that memories are the best travel souvenirs. So on a recent holiday to Central Europe, he decided to chronicle his travels in the form of an email to his son. Here are excerpts from Yazer’s endearing email to his 5-year-old son: Dear Son, You had a blast on our recent family …

In the mood for a little romantic escapade? We have some great vacation homes from across Asia that we are excited to share with you. Luxury Private Pool Villa, Phuket Ever dreamt of a beautiful world with just you and your loved one? This exquisite 1300 square foot villa in the lovely island of Phuket …