Haunted tours to get you into the Halloween spirit

In view of the Halloween festivities, what better way to celebrate that to get spooked out on a ghost tour? Here are some ghoulish places that you can haunt with the residents in Asia and Australia: Gold Coast, Australia Discover the creepier side of Surfer’s Paradise as you walk through the haunted streets of the city, or huddle around the Southport General Cemetery as you listen to … Continue reading Haunted tours to get you into the Halloween spirit

Must visit places for the mountain lover in Asia Pacific

The beach may be an all-time favourite but for some, the call of the mountains may be more appealing. It can be hard to say no once one has felt on top of the world, literally, taking in the view of majestic cliffs, gorges, and valleys. Here are some must visit places if you need to see the world from such great heights. Huashan Mountain, … Continue reading Must visit places for the mountain lover in Asia Pacific

Asia’s 5 best cities for street food [Infographic]

When it comes to food, there is little doubt that Asia is THE continent to visit for those who love to eat! Asian Inspirations has come up with a little infographic showing us the best cities to get your noms on so don’t forget to refer to this the next time you want to pay Asia and its amazing street food a visit! Food tours are … Continue reading Asia’s 5 best cities for street food [Infographic]

6 Outdoor activities in Nepal that aren’t hiking or trekking

Whenever Nepal comes to mind, perhaps the first activity associated with it would be hiking. However, there is more to the Himalayas than just hiking or trekking in the mountains. Here are a few outdoor activities that the adventure enthusiast can look forward to: Mountain Biking One of the best ways to explore Nepal’s terrain is by mountain biking. Adrenaline will be pumping through your … Continue reading 6 Outdoor activities in Nepal that aren’t hiking or trekking

7 Theme parks to visit around Asia Pacific

Perfect for theme park junkies, kids, or just the young at heart, theme parks can provide all-day fun under the sun. If you find yourself in Asia Pacific looking for some to pay a visit to, here are a few to add to your list. Waterbom Bali, Indonesia Located in Bali’s tourist centre, Kuta, Waterbom is waterslide galore nestled in 3.8 hectares of lush tropical … Continue reading 7 Theme parks to visit around Asia Pacific

Taboos you need to know to avoid committing cultural faux pas in Asia

socialnewsdaily.com It can be pretty exciting to immerse yourself in a completely different culture and when that is happening, a sense of respect for the place you are in is crucial. As the say, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” and here are a few taboos you should avoid committing while being a guest in another’s land. China Don’t rest or stick your … Continue reading Taboos you need to know to avoid committing cultural faux pas in Asia

Do’s and Don’ts when visiting a Buddhist temple

  In Southeast Asia, Buddhist temples are more or less everywhere and the last thing that a traveller would want to do is offend the locals on sacred ground. Before you plan on visiting a Buddhist temple, keep these do’s and don’ts in mind. Take your shoes off around temple grounds Just like in most homes in Asia, footwear is not allowed indoors and this … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts when visiting a Buddhist temple

Must visit places in Indonesia

Travellers, celebrate! On the 18th of March 2016, Indonesia announced that it will be waiving visa fees for 79 new countries, bringing it to a total of 169 nationalities that can travel visa-free to the Asian archipelago. Here are some places you must visit while travelling around this Southeast Asian country: Komodo National Park huffingtonpost.com Located in the centre of the Indonesian archipelago, the Komodo … Continue reading Must visit places in Indonesia

Lesser known UNESCO heritage sites in Asia

For the travelling culture and history enthusiast, visiting UNESCO Heritage Sites is a must, from ancient cities to temples, tombs to monuments, essentially anywhere that holds some form of cultural or physical evidence. Places like Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Taj Mahal in India, and the Great Wall of China are crowd favourites in Asia but there is more than meets the historical eye if you look hard enough. Here … Continue reading Lesser known UNESCO heritage sites in Asia

Explore Singapore on the cheap

Dubbed the most expensive city in the world by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), ahead of Hong Kong, Zurich, Geneva and Paris, Singapore is not exactly favourable for the traveller on a shoestring budget but when there is a will, there is a way and if it’s exploring Singapore on the cheap you want, these are wallet-friendly ways you can have your cake and eat … Continue reading Explore Singapore on the cheap