Myanmar & Southern China: Places Unexplored

October 16,2019

Southeast Asia has long been a sought after region for adventurous travelers seeking fascinating cultures far removed from those of the day-to-day Western way of life. While there are plenty of reasons to visit Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam -admirable and friendly people, dazzling islands, sumptuous cuisine - there is more to this region than just these destinations! To the west and north of these better worn travel paths lie Myanmar and Southern China, just waiting to share their beauty and wonder.

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Why Traveling to Myanmar is Easier than Ever!

October 09,2019

Nailing down the travel details for an international destination can at times feel daunting, even to the most seasoned travelers. But, this wariness should never stop you from booking that bucket-list trip. And believe it or not, global travel is often a lot simpler than you’d imagine.

One coveted destination that has recently become even easier to get to is Myanmar. With new direct flight options from popular stopover airports like Singapore, Tokyo Narita, Taipei and more, traveling to Myanmar has just become more accessible than ever. Located just North of Thailand and to the East of India, this beautiful country is known for its bustling markets and stunning Buddhist relics among many other highlights. Intrigued?

Below is a we’ve outlined some of the essentials for preparing a trip to Myanmar. From packing tips to the best time to book your flight, we’ve consolidated our insider tips for all things logistics. Wondering what to do once you get there? Stay tuned next week for part two of our guide which will go over one of our favorite itineraries which explores Myanmar and Southeast Asia.

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How Do I Beat Post Travel Depression?

June 26,2019

We’d planned for it, dreamt about it, gotten psyched about it … maybe for years.
We saw the landscapes and animals, and ticked experiences off our bucket list …
We met the locals, ate the food, toured the temples …

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What Are Some Ways I Can Travel More Sustainably?

May 28,2019

Many of us who value having a positive impact on the destinations we visit while traveling will likely agree: we hold a concern for sustainability just as close to our heart as our love for adventure! Protecting the environment, respecting others’ cultures, and contributing to the local economy is important while traveling, and are values of ours here at Global Basecamps. We want to help empower our clients take on these priorities as well, so check out these tips on how to travel more sustainably!

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What Are The Best Accessories and Gadgets For International Travel?

April 05,2019

Having the right gear when traveling can make for less tedious routine tasks (like clearing customs), better adventures (like treks and safaris!), and a better trip overall. Making sure you have the accessories and gadgets needed to keep the show on the road is the way to go, so read on for ten of our recommendations!

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