Cities and Towns

Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

Before going to Thailand for the first time, my ideas about the country mainly revolved around beautiful beaches and the urban bustle of Bangkok. However, when I actually arrived and started exploring, it was

Manila Cathedral, Manila, Philippines

Manila is one of the only major cities in Asia that, whilst being in Asia, has an almost zero Southeast Asian quotient. No elephants or tigers here, no spice bazaars, no distinct Asian heritage

Darjeeling Toy Train at Batasia Loop

When I first heard of Darjeeling, my first instinct was to get there as soon as possible. This seemed a bit illogical, given I had only a week left of my holiday in Delhi.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pier in Bali

Bali, in my mind, has always been about the beaches. Whenever I fantasize about lying on some white sandy beach with a soft breeze whispering in my ears and the roar of the waves

The Tallest Buildings in the World (until 2004)

Kuala Lumpur is my little – ok, maybe not so little – gem in the heart of Southeast Asia. With its never-ending hustle and bustle, vibrancy, imposing architectural marvels, historic temples, gleaming mosques, cultural

Malayan Tiger at National Zoo Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is a very interesting place to visit when you are in Malaysia. Even if you are travelling with children, you can still have fun and keep them entertained in this bustling city. The

Jakarta, Indonesia

One of the key destinations of Southeast Asia, Jakarta has a special flavor that makes it one of my favorite places. Not only is Jakarta the most populous city in Indonesia, it’s also the

Shimla Panoramic View

Traveling to India in the summer can be a grueling experience for your senses even if you’re a seasoned traveler. Indian summers are well known for their extreme temperatures which can reach up to 40

Singapore Skyline at Night

Singapore is statistically one of the most visited travel destinations in the world, attracting over 11 million foreign visitors per year, which is actually twice its own population! Read on to find out what makes Singapore

Halong Bay in Vietnam

Grand, spectacular, awe-inspiring, mysterious and majestic… these are just a few words that describe the grandeur and natural beauty of the Halong Bay, located in northern Vietnam, east of Hanoi. The bay is one

Atomic Bomb Dome Peace Memorial Park Hiroshima

After Japan attacked the United States of America in December 1941, World War II was fought for nearly four years. For the many of the people in Hiroshima, an atomic bomb attack ended the

Macau Casinos

Are you bored and tired, and just need a place to get away from all the hassles of life for a while? Macau will be a welcome change for you! People call Macau “The

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