Ho Chi Minh, formerly known as Saigon, is the bustling city located in the South of Vietnam. Known for its role in the Vietnam War as well as the influence the French Colonials had on this charming place has made it a popular destination for travellers and tourists alike. If you’re looking for things to do and places to visit, do check out this holiday … Continue reading Four days in Ho Chi Minh City for USD112!
Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam is always buzzing with activity, from the early hours of the morning till the late hours of the night, but if you step just a little farther from this South East Asian capital, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with Ninh Binh, which has endearingly dubbed ‘Inland Halong Bay.’ Here are some reasons why you should visit this province located … Continue reading Reasons why you should get out of Hanoi and into the Ninh Binh province
For the travelling foodie, street food is all the rage but nothing quite hits the spot like that little sweet something needed at the end of a meal. Here are some sweets for the dessert hunter around Asia Pacific: Vietnam – Chè chuối xinmoian.com A traditional dessert found around Vietnam, this pudding is made out of banana, tapioca, and coconut milk, best eaten when warm. Malaysia … Continue reading 16 Must eat desserts for the travelling Sweet Tooth in Asia Pacific
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
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
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
Vietnam is as exotic as it gets, rich in tradition and cultures this gem of a travel destination is a feast for the senses. Breath-taking natural beauty, outstanding colonial remnants from days of yesteryear, and mouth-watering local delights combined with the insatiable chaos of Hanoi city. This complex travel destination may seem overwhelming at first, but not to worry because we’ve got you covered. Here … Continue reading When in Vietnam …
Asia is the largest and one of the oldest continents in the world. It is seeping with history and culture from every corner of the continent. It is no wonder culture vultures from all over the world flock to this side of the globe in search of wonder and adventure. Walking through ancient catacombs, discovering remnants of ancient civilizations, snapping a selfie on a century … Continue reading Best Destinations in Asia for the Travelling Culture Vulture