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Laos – Southeast Asia’s Forgotten Little Pearl

, Kamu Eco-Lodge, Laos

Laos, the least-known of all Southeast Asian countries, is a bit of an enigma to most people looking to visit Southeast Asia. The key question being: Is it worth the visit or not? If this is your first time visiting Southeast Asia, there’s no question that Laos should be part of your trip. Here’s ...

Luang Prabang, Laos

, Mekong River, Luang Prabang

In all the lands of Southeast Asia, there’s a fusion of cultures, a diversity of people, a range of cuisines and an inherent religious tinge to most things. In Luang Prabang, Laos, there’s more than that! It’s a land with ecological diversity, built-in traditions, golden-roofed temples, colonial architecture, traditional ceremonies, quiet streets and friendly ...

Places to see in Penang, Malaysia

, Penang Hill, Penang, Malaysia

There are many entry-points into Penang, aptly named as the Pearl of the Orient, but my personal favorite is via the cruise! Standing on the deck and watching as the beauty and splendor of Penang come into view is, for me, a breathtaking memory that I’ll never forget. Penang is one of the most ...

Shoppers Paradise – 8 Awesome Shopping Destinations in Southeast Asia

April 11, 2012 • Shopping
Ion Orchard, Singapore

If you’ve ever thought about why so many people from all over the world flock to Southeast Asia, wonder no more! Apart from the cheap drinks, exotic locales, friendly people and rich history, Southeast Asia has one other huge thing going for it: Shopping! The exotic lands of Southeast Asia offer colorful open-air markets, vibrant ...

Bangkok Attractions: The Floating Markets

, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Brightly colored food and clothing, and vibrant locals along the riverside make visiting the Floating Markets in Thailand a one of a kind cultural experience. Go to any one of the many floating markets in Bangkok and you will see a market of shops on canoes with locals engaged in buying and selling all sorts ...

What to do in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

, Phnom Penh Royal Palace

Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, once known as the Pearl of Asia, is a significant travel destination in Southeast Asia. Situated just north of Siam Reap and the marvelous Angkor Archaeological Park, the city is also known as the home of the country’s kings. There are many wonderful attractions in Phnom Penh for the ...

What to see in Hanoi, Vietnam

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In Hanoi, wake up to the zoom of motorbikes and a quaint urban city, bustling with rich local life. Hanoi, Vietnam is located near the South China Sea, and not far from Laos; it is an easy trip to travel from Singapore, too. Table of Contents The Best Sights of ...

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

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The Petronas Towers are to Kuala Lumpur what Sagrada Familia is to Barcelona, majestic sky-scraping architectural pride. Make sure to visit on a day when weather good and the sky is clear to get the most awe-inspiring views of Kuala Lumpur. Also read our review of Kuala Lumpur for other attractions in the city. Casting a beautiful ...

Sentosa Island, Singapore – the Tropical Paradise

, Siloso Beach, Sentosa Island

3.2 kilometers of white-sand beaches in Singapore, Malaysia along the Singapore Strait. Sentosa Island is a billion dollar project, and it looks like it was worth every penny! The place is beautiful! Sentosa Island is the idealistic tropical island paradise—but it’s real. Table of Contents An Island Renowned for Luxury Attractions, Rides, ...

Angkor Archaeological Park – a World Heritage Site

, Angkor Wat

Located in Northern Cambodia, Bordered by Thailand, and Vietnam at its farther Eastern border. Siem Reap City has been called the “gateway” to Angkor Archaeological Park, a major attraction of Cambodia. Angkor Archaeological Park stretches across over 400 square kilometers and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Table of Contents Passes to ...

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