Asia

A Singapore Fling: a short trip to the island city

Revisiting a country multiple times can be a good thing, especially if it is a country such as Singapore. My third visit to the island city led me to discover many more new things, as well as enjoy all the old places. One aspect of this trip I really enjoyed was getting to see my husbands love for the country and reigon grow. Having not been to Asia before, he was...

Walking up Victoria Peak in Hong Kong

From the ground level, Hong Kong can feel a little chaotic. It is busy, noisy and when in central, the towering buildings can feel a little daunting. However, there are ways to appreciate the city from a different perspective. One of the best ways to explore any city I find is on foot.  Seeing Hong Kong from one of the highest vantage points is a must when you are...

Why you should choose to stay in a homestay in Vietnam

In order to best discover a country, you need to live like a local. There are a number of social networks which can allow you to do this. Air BnB and couchsurfing are to name but two. Another way which may not be the first option considered, is to stay at a homestay. What are homestays? Homestays are private rooms within a property, run by a local family. This may...

Staying local at X2 Vibe Hotel, Bangkok

When choosing to travel to one of the most visited cities in South East Asia, it is important to stay in a good hotel. Bangkok is a bustling metropolis, which can be overwhelming at times. However, in the land of smiles there are always plenty of places you can seek relief from the heat, and crowds. During our recent trip to the city, we choose to stay in the ultra...

48 hours in Hong Kong

If you are travelling to South East Asia from Europe, chances are you may fly into some of the big hub cities such as Bangkok, Singapore or Hong Kong. Our three week honeymoon tour of South East Asia started off in Hong Kong. We flew here as it offered the best flight prices. Rather than fly in, and get on a connecting flight, we decided that we would get over our...

Top Cities in Russia for the 2018 World Cup

As the football World prepares for the four-yearly extravaganza that is the World Cup, Russia has a chance to up its tourist magnetism and appeal by showing us all how cool a country this is to visit. For the first time tourist, Russia can seemingly cause problems. Things like visas, bureaucracy, flights in and out can be complicated. But these should not be...

Come and Explore the Natural Beauty of Thailand

Southeast Asia has turned out to be one of the favorite travel spots for people all over the world, myself included. Today they are considered as some of the most tourist-friendly countries. As per the recent trend, people are craving for more cultural and authentic travel experiences. If you are one of them, then you can add Thailand as your next destination for...

Backpacking in the Philippines: Five Quirky Experiences

  Despite having passed through Asia a load of times and visiting many countries there, one high on my “to see list” remains the Philippines and I have plans to check it out next year. I heard from fellow travel blogger Jonny Blair that there are some really quirky and unusual things to see and do here, so here is just a quick top 5 sample of what you can do in...

Snapshots from Melaka, Malaysia

Despite spending one cumulative month in Malaysia. I have failed to write about my time in Melaka. It was somewhere that I spent just two days in, but honestly failed to connect with, especially having been to Malaysian Borneo, the historic Georgetown in Penang, and to the delightful Cameron Highlands. There may be a number of reasons for this including travel...

Visiting the Princes islands, in Istanbul, Turkey

Did you know that Istanbul had a collection of nearby islands? I didn’t, until I overheard someone saying that they were going to the Princes Islands, and I needed to enquire with them what they were talking about. Before I went to Istanbul, I saw it as a city destination; a concrete jungle, busy and always on the go. This is kind of the case for the city...

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