Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) was one of my favourite cities in South East Asia. For me, it was my introduction to Vietnamese culture and food and it holds a special place in my heart. Here are some things I would recommend trying while visiting this wonderful city.
Located on the banks of the Mekhong River in upper northeastern Thailand, Nong Khai is the gateway to Laos. This article introduces five Nong Khai tourist attractions, including temples, an Indo-China market, a river cruise, a crocodile farm, and a scenic view of the Mekhong from a skywalk.
If you only have a weekend to spend in Chennai, here is an itinerary to help you make the most of your limited time.
Hotels and flights will sell out fast during the Tokyo Olympics, but with enough planning, you can fit some sightseeing in around the main events. Get away from the crowds around Mt. Fuji and Nikko by checking out these three spots.
Learn about the floating market in Kashmir's "Lake of Flowers."
Kanyakumari, or Cape Comorin, is at the southern tip of peninsular India. It is an important tourist destination with a wide range of attractions, including heritage sites, natural wonders, and pilgrimage destinations.
Whether it's for a honeymoon, a post-graduation trip abroad or just a fun getaway, Vietnam is one of the best destinations in Asia! With its stunning natural beauty, incredibly cheap cost, delicious food and safe cities, a trip to Vietnam is a memory to treasure forever.
If you're planning to visit the Philippines soon, consider learning these 10 basic Tagalog phrases to help you get closer to the locals and have a taste of the country's beautiful culture.
The busy metropolitan city of Chennai is blessed with many parks providing breathing room and recreation for its residents.
Korea has a lot more to offer than Seoul. If you have a day to spare during your trip, I suggest these five places. They are easily accessible from Seoul by subway and/or bus and give you a different perspective of Korea without going too far.
There is one thing that I love more than almost all activities in Southeast Asia—I really love eating street food. With so many stalls and dishes, it's a grand adventure to enjoy. Let's look at some classics, crazies, and just excellent meals in Bangkok.
Chiang Mai is a lovely place. You'll enjoy great food, friendly people and a relaxed atmosphere. Are you wondering exactly what to do in Chiang Mai? Start your journey here.
When you are in Bali, you'll have to visit Ubud, a rich cultural city. There are a lot of things to do in Ubud, so I'll try to give some inspiration on where to start.
Tokyo is surprisingly overrated, especially if you want to experience Japanese culture in deeper ways than just visiting shrines, shopping, and gawking at Shibuya Crossing. There are many other great major cities in Japan, so you should consider skipping Tokyo on your next visit.
An examination of Japanese manga and anime culture. These pictures will convince you that manga and anime are never only for geeks in Japan.
Mahabalipuram is a coastal town in North Tamil Nadu known for its stone sculptures carved during the Pallava era. It is a favorite heritage destination for international travelers and a popular weekend getaway spot for Chennai residents.
The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a school turned torture prison in Phnom Penh, Cambodia—a once normal place changed by Cambodia's gruesome past. This is one of the Khmer Rouge's horrible institutions.
Here are four ways I have learned to survive winter in South Korea.
For those who are planning to visit Japan (specifically Miyajima Island in Hiroshima), while visiting the floating torii gate is essential, make sure to check out this temple I found as well—Daisho-in. It is honestly one of the best temples I've visited.
Visiting Hong Kong? Then one of the great ‘must sees’ is the Big Buddha on Lantau Island. This article provides tips and advice on how to get the best from your visit.
3 wonderfully atmospheric and colorful Japanese food markets that should be on your Japan travel itinerary.
The 4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) in Laos are a wonderful destination. You can relax and watch sunsets over the water or bike and cruise the Mekong. No matter what you choose to do, it's an ideal place to hang around for a couple of days or weeks.