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

Best Cities in Asia for the Coffee Addict

Cup of Joe, Java, Jitter Juice, Battery Acid, Elixir of Life, Brain Juice… Coffee by any other name still smells as sweet, or robust. One of the most popular beverages in the world, Coffee can be found in almost every nook and cranny in the world and we’ve compiled a little list of cities around Asia should you find yourself in need of a caffeine … Continue reading Best Cities in Asia for the Coffee Addict

10 best things for the hopeless romantic to do in Asia

There are few things more romantic than travelling with your Significant Other,  sharing new experiences, may it be exploring a new city or eating in a hidden cafe. However, if you want to take it up a notch and impress your Significant Other, may it be for a romantic getaway, a honeymoon or even a surprise proposal, here are some activities that ought to keep … Continue reading 10 best things for the hopeless romantic to do in Asia

Best places in Asia to celebrate New Year’s Eve (pt.2)

As we come closer to the end of the year, a very important question comes to mind – where to celebrate New Year’s Eve? For the wanderer around Asia, sky is the limit when it comes to these celebrations and here is a little guidance you may need in deciding where you be when the clock strikes 12. Mumbai, India Image from multivu.com One of the … Continue reading Best places in Asia to celebrate New Year’s Eve (pt.2)

Movies Filmed In Asia

Lights, Camera, Travel! Ever watch a movie and thought “That place is beautiful, where is that?” yeah we have all been there one time or another. Asia has long been a go-to destination for many Hollywood films and some of these filming locations are easily accessible too. Here are some locations in Asia that were featured in famous movies: #1. Manila, Philippines – The Bourne … Continue reading Movies Filmed In Asia

Experience Chiang Mai in 3 Days

Welcome to a different, more serene side to Thailand. Nestled into the foothills of Thailand, Chiang Mai boasts a more laid-back way of life. This wonderland of ethnic diversity, history and culture paired with the welcoming hospitality of the Thai people has travelers from all over the globe coming back for more. So if you are new to Chiang Mai, we’ve got you covered. Here … Continue reading Experience Chiang Mai in 3 Days

Discover Bangkok in 3 Days

Sawadee! Truly the heart and soul of Thailand, Bangkok city is a turbulent symphony of chaos, energy and beauty. From shopping to sightseeing there is plenty to do in this vibrant city, it’s safe to say that there is never a dull moment. This diverse city is a melting pot of culture, cuisine, traditions and religion, the makings of one of Southeast Asia most celebrated … Continue reading Discover Bangkok in 3 Days

Christmas in South East Asia

It’s that time of the year again, everybody’s favorite holiday is only a month away. So where will you be spending Christmas this year? As unusual as it might sound, may we suggest South East Asia. Sure it’s an unorthodox location to spend the holidays but maybe an Asian escape is just what the doctor ordered. Here are the best places to celebrate Christmas in South … Continue reading Christmas in South East Asia

Top 10 places to visit in Phuket

When it comes to beach holidays, Phuket takes the cake. As Asia’s most popular beach destination, Phuket is the perfect choice for all kind of travellers from the adventure seeker to the relaxed beach bum. There’s plenty to see and do so here is a list (in no particular order) of the top 10 places to visit in Phuket:   Phang Nga Bay A spectacular experience, … Continue reading Top 10 places to visit in Phuket

Thailand’s White Temple

Nope this (photo above) wasn’t photoshopped, the temple really does look like this in real life. Magnificent isn’t it? Designed in 1997 by visual artists and designer Chalermchai Kositpipat intricate masterpiece is a popular place for local Buddhists in Thailand. Deemed the ‘White Temple’ for obvious reasons, is worth the visit if you are ever in Thailand. Read more here. Continue reading Thailand’s White Temple