About Stray Asia

About Stray Asia

Stray Asia started operating in 2010, with an initial focus on Laos. It was the ...

Kellie on top of Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang

Stray Days – stories from the road. Straying with Kelly!

This month we’re Straying with Kelly Moodie from Canada who recently got off the beaten track in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia on the Mekong Pass. What would you say to yourself one month before took the Stray Bus? Pack lightly and make sure to leave room for a pair of elephant pants (or several) clothes in Asia are […]

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Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from August

You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in August – and boy, it was hard to pick just 5!         So […]

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Need a holiday from travelling? Hop off in Nha Trang!

Looking for a fun spot to hop off and relax in Vietnam? Hop off in Nha Trang! Nha Trang is not one of our Stray overnight stops, but it’s a great place to hop off for a few days to rejuvenate. It should be explained up front that it is not off the beaten track, it’s […]

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Getting on and off the track in Battambang

Having spent two days in Siem Reap, and visiting the Angkor Wat temples, I really started to feel a love for Cambodia and its people. I was really excited to visit the first Stray overnight stop at a village homestay, in Battambang. We were going to be accommodated in a small village, just outside of […]

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Looking for fireflies

Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from July

You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in July.         So there you have it – 5 of the best […]

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The 5 Best Beaches of Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Life’s a beach in Sihanoukville, and there are plenty of them to choose from. Known specifically for its tropical islands, palm fringed sands and late-night atmosphere, each one of Sihanoukville’s beaches has its own charm and offerings. Some are easier on the eye, but less comfortable to relax on. Some are more crowded, but perfect […]

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What it’s really like to see a Ladyboy show in Thailand

“The Bangkok night heaved with the pumping noise of 90’s dance music, the oppressive heat caused my cheap cotton shirt to stick to my un-climatised body. My eyes danced back and forth from the overstimulation of crowds, bright neon lights, banging trance, young English men chanting and swilling cheap beer. Here I was on Soi […]

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve 2017 in South East Asia

Celebrating New Year’s Eve 2017 in South East Asia

Although New Year’s Eve is not an official holiday in Asia, the locals still think it’s a great excuse for a party and you’ll find plenty to do in each of the major cities on the Stray route. Plan your trip so that you end up in one of these party-places on 31 December! Bangkok, Thailand […]

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View over the Laos countryside.

Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from June

You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in June.         So there you have it – 5 of the best […]

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Full Moon Party people dressed in fluro

Top Tips for Having an Epic Time at the Full Moon Party

So you’re off to the Full Moon Party for the first time. You’re going to see what all the fuss is about but you’re a bit unsure as to what to expect and you’ve heard a couple of horror stories too. Some people say it’s not worth the money and others rave about it, so […]

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