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Himeji Castle, Japan

Himeji Castle, Japan

Gazing at the view from the top of Himeji castle was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. I was one of over 820,000 tourists from Japan and abroad to visit the castle each year. Widely considered to be the most spectacular castle in Japan, 5 of its structures have already been […]

Touring the Mekong River and Mekong Delta

Touring the Mekong River and Mekong Delta

NOTE: I used www.travelrepublic.co.uk to plan my latest trip to Vietnam and the highlight was my tour of the Mekong Delta, or rather, Vietnam’s unique ‘rice basket.’ The Mighty Delta The Mekong Delta is made up of a watery landscape of lush fields and tranquil villages and everywhere you look there is a network of […]

Losing Yourself in Laos

Losing Yourself in Laos

Surrounded by the popular tourist destinations of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, landlocked Laos is often overlooked by travellers on their journeys to Southeast Asia. It was this very mystique that drew me to Laos in the first place, in search of the unexpected. Leaving Singapore in the wee hours of the morning, I finally arrived […]

Mysterious Khmer Empire

Mysterious Khmer Empire

Cambodia is quickly becoming a favorite destination for many travelers. Cambodia is located on the Southern coast of South East Asia. It is a country with rich cultural traditions that can be seen throughout the country today. The temples of Cambodia are breath taking, and so is the generosity of the local people. The Cambodia […]

Top 5 Things To Do In Seoul, South Korea

Top 5 Things To Do In Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and the country’s largest city. About 20.5 million metropolitan residents call this financial, cultural, and tourism destination in East Asia their home. Visitors to Seoul are quick to note that here ancient deep-seated traditions hold as much sway as cutting-edge technology. Nothing illustrates this more than the way […]

Singapore: Land Of Diversity

Singapore: Land Of Diversity

On my recent trip to Singapore last July, I did not expect to be amazed at what’s in store for me there. My idea of Singapore is that it’s just a concrete jungle where the corporate world thrives, and strict rules abound. This is not so… A couple of friends and I stayed at the […]

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