Planet Asia Area Guides
There’s no need for guidebooks in 2018. Get your head around the basics with our non-commercial guides, then navigate on the ground using your smartphone GPS and Uber.
Introduction to China
China offers a wide range of breathtaking landscapes: subtropical jungles, vast deserts, Himalayan mountains and space-age mega-cities; each with diverse peoples and traditions. Prepare for your adventure with this comprehensive guide that provides a great head-start on navigating the Middle Kingdom.
Introduction to Cambodia
As a tourist destination, Cambodia can offer temples, beaches and city life. As an expat enclave, Cambodia offers a cheap destination with easy long-term visas and a laid back tropical lifestyle. Get a sweeping view of the country for both tourist and living purposes.
First time to Sihanoukville: beach orientation
Cambodia's seaside resort town is gritty, seedy and under heavy construction. Tranquility and untouched beauty remains, but takes some effort. This post gives a broad overview of the region for first-time visitors. Get your head around the lay of the land and then choose your adventure.
Nanjing City Guide
A look at one of China's most pleasant cities: a vibrant student town with rich culture, lively foreign community and first-class infrastructure. Nanjing's international feel and brilliant cultural heritage makes it one of China's top cities for long-term expats.