5 unique experiences for the traveller in Malaysia

A hub for the Southeast Asian traveller, Malaysia is a place brimming with culture and outdoor experiences waiting to be discovered, especially when one steps away from its city life. Here are some unique experiences for the traveller when in Malaysia: 1. Kuching, Sarawak Greet quaint towns, villages, paddy fields, and plantations as you make your way to getting acquainted with the Sarawakian Iban tribe … Continue reading 5 unique experiences for the traveller in Malaysia

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

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

Street food in Asia for the travelling vegetarian

Looking for food whilst travelling can be rather cumbersome, especially when there is a language barrier. It is not an uncommon sight, the selective eater versus the bewildered food-seller and the frustration that ensues. But here at Touristly, we aspire to make your travels a lot more enjoyable hence this list. Behold, vegetarian eats you can find on the streets of Asia(!!). Coconut Ice Cream … Continue reading Street food in Asia for the travelling vegetarian

10 Korean Gems Every Traveler Should Not Miss Out On

Annyeonghaseyo! South Korea is so much more than just head bopping K-Pop music and tear-jerking drama series. The Korean Peninsula offers travellers are wide range of scenic and dazzling experiences. Step into a world of breath-taking natural wonders, shutter-bug worthy scenic landscapes and historically beautiful traditional architecture when you visit Korea. So if you’re contemplating a trip to South Korea maybe these top 10 Korean … Continue reading 10 Korean Gems Every Traveler Should Not Miss Out On

Best Eats in Southeast Asia

WARNING: Photos may cause uncontrollable stomach growling, excessive salivating and a burning desire to travel the world in search of new and exciting cuisine. Here are some of the best eats in Southeast Asia: Pad Thai – Thailand Quite possibly the most popular dish in Thailand, Pad Thai is a delicious rich noodle dish stir fried to perfection with a medley of fresh vegetables and … Continue reading Best Eats in Southeast Asia

Festivals In Southeast Asia – you won’t want to miss out on

One of the best ways to get to know a country’s culture, cuisine and traditions is to join in the festivities. Southeast Asia is a diverse region made up of countries squeezed in between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Needless to say there is a lot to be discovered when one travels to this side of the world. Here are some of the … Continue reading Festivals In Southeast Asia – you won’t want to miss out on