While Chiang Mai deservedly boasts a reputation as a city full of tranquility and calmness, there are plenty of festivals and celebrations dotted throughout the year where the locals really come out to play.
While Chiang Mai deservedly boasts a reputation as a city full of tranquility and calmness, there are plenty of festivals and celebrations dotted throughout the year where the locals really come out to play.
Bangkok is home of many unbelievable places and sights. It can offer adventures you would not even believe possible. One of these adventures is a visit to Maeklong Umbrella Market. It’s not your regular market, but a once-in-a-lifetime experience to see how exotic fruit, vegetables, and other goodies are sold
A family trip is always an amazing experience. However, it can sometimes be difficult to keep both adults and children entertained. This can be an especially big challenge in a foreign land, but it is completely doable, especially in Kuala Lumpur.
Singapore has long been recognised as one of the world’s best destinations for health and wellness. Whether you are a short-term visitor or even a resident of this magical city, make sure you take advantage of this reputation by exploring the best the city has to offer when it comes
With its large Chinese community Singapore is a fantastic place to experience the colourful Lunar New Year festivities in an authentic family-friendly atmosphere. What’s more, the city certainly knows how to celebrate, putting on a whole host of events to mark the coming of the New Year, from fireworks displays
When people think about Bangkok, places such as the Grand Palace, MBK, Wat Pho and Chatuchak Market immediately spring to mind. But there are so many other things to see and do in this amazing city. Activities that a regular tourist would never know about or possibly think about doing.
Dubbed the Land of Smiles, Thailand certainly has a little of almost everything for today’s traveler. You can hike in the mountains, trek in the hill tribes, and interact with some wonderful people all along the way. As a tropical paradise, Hua Hin has evolved into a gem of a
Chiang Mai is not just the city of temples. It has more than just ancient ruins and mountains to offer. In fact, this ancient city has 7 universities in it. Thus, contributing for a vibrant and exuberating lifestyle for youths.
Markets in Bangkok have a charm of their own. With a plethora of activities and things to do in Bangkok, one of the most popular is shopping in local and night markets. You can shop for days on end or with intervals to do some sightseeing. The options available in
Imagine a place where adventure and relaxation go hand in hand. A place where you can relax on the beach with a good book and a cocktail by day, and then let your inhibitions run wild while dancing the night away. Pattaya, Thailand provides all of this and so much
Bangkok is a humongous metropolis with contrasting tropical vibes and exotic culture. It’s hard to imagine ever running out of things to do in a city as diverse as Bangkok. Even if you tried, seeing everything Thailand’s capital has to offer would be extremely challenging.
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park is one of Hua Hin’s best kept secrets: a large and incredibly photograph-worthy park relatively undiscovered by tourists. Located in the Khiri Khan province, it’s a landscape of incomparable contrasts – picture 99 square kilometers of intriguing caves filled with impressive stalagmites, stalactites and
Orchard Road is a 2.2km stretch of swanky entertainment spots, designer stores, quaint boutiques, luxurious hotels, and resplendent restaurants and cafés. Considered as one of Singapore’s main entertainment spots, the street has been compared with world-famous strips such as London’s Oxford Street and New York’s 5th Avenue.
Bangkok is one of the most vibrant cities of the world. This 8 million city is so rich with tastes, smells, experiences, ways of life and cultures. It’s also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, offering everyone to have the time of their lives. The only
Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand is a city of culture and history, of culinary delights and amazing shopping, and surrounded by rainforest clad mountains full of waterfalls and minority villages, perfect for adventure and cultural immersion. As such, Chiang Mai is a popular spot for tourists, and while the more
Chiang Mai is a city that rewards extended visits but it is possible to discover the very best of the city in just a few days. Allow us to guide you through an exciting and unforgettable 48-hour tour through Chiang Mai, the “Rose of the North”.
Who doesn’t love chilling on the beach after a long time of being a workaholic? We need a break every now and then; it’s the only thing that keeps us sane and prevents us from having a breakdown. And the words “vacation” and “beach” usually go hand in hand –
When you think of Bali, typically you’re thinking about beaches, lush greenery and a hub for relaxation. What you don’t think of is extreme sports and jam-packed outdoor activities.
Night markets are a unique experience found in Southeast Asia. Bangkok has some of the best night markets in the entire region. Night markets are where you can find any and everything. They are open markets that open at night, and sometimes only during the weekends. People go to these
Most visitors will assume that Chiang Mai is a destination where you can just relax and soak in the culture whilst enjoying some of the best food in the country. In fact, the city is more likely to conjure up thoughts of relaxing massages as opposed to thrilling adventures, but
Pattaya is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Thailand and for a good reason. It's very easy to access, being only two hours away from Bangkok. And with vast stretches of sandy beaches, and lush flora combined with an invigorating nightlife, the seaside resort is the perfect place
Taiwan is a scenic island, fitting a lot of different scenery into its relatively compact area. The capital Taipei alone contains a lot of scenic spots. So whether you are on a transit tour, a weekend break or a longer visit, there is no shortage of interesting, beautiful places to
Mention Singapore as a travel destination and images of skyscrapers and Marina Bay Sands probably come to mind. Well, Singapore is indeed known as a cosmopolitan city, but there are also lots of culture and heritage for one to discover on the little red dot.
So, you want to get away for a long weekend somewhere tropical, salty and full of sun, filled with cocktails and mouth-watering food – with the kids. Seminyak in the south of Bali is the perfect destination to enjoy all of this, while also keeping the kiddies entertained as well.
The cosmopolitan town of Hua Hin is Thailand’s oldest beach resort. But what it has to offer is so much more than beautiful beaches and a scenic coastline. Within the city centre and on the grassy outskirts, you’ll find everything from amusement parks and water parks to animal parks and
Bali is renowned for offering visitors a wide spectrum of unique options. Whether you are a beach bum (more on Beaches of Bali), outdoor enthusiast, or simply, a luxury traveler looking for a piece of paradise. These are what make Bali, and in particular, Ubud, such a sought-out destination. Now
Chiang Mai is an ideal city in which to base yourself for a week or more. Once you have explored the delights of the city you might think that it is time to head off elsewhere around the country, but, before you leave to visit Bangkok or one of the
Malaysians are well-known for their deep appreciation for food. And when it comes to having their favorite food for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between, they would do whatever it takes it as long as they get to satisfy their cravings. Even if it means having to be on
Thinking of going over to Kuala Lumpur for an exciting staycation for the entire family? The national capital of Malaysia is a fantastic place to visit, all the more if you have children in tow. The bustling city boasts many popular child-friendly attractions, and you will never be at a
Welcome to Ubud, Bali’s peaceful destination of lush greenery and zen. Ubud, as you will see for yourself, is worth all of the hype. Popularized by the Eat, Pray, Love’rs of the world, Ubud is a true gem of a travel destination unlike any other.
Chiang Mai may be one of the country’s largest and most vibrant cities but there is plenty to do outside of town as well. We’ve previously looked at the countryside escapes around the city and there is a wide variety of cultural activities to discover right on your doorstep.
Kuala Lumpur is an interesting city to visit in its own right, but it is also in a fortunate position for some interesting day trips outside of the city. Surrounded by stunning mountains, rainforests, beaches and a picturesque countryside full of charming small towns and villages, there are lots of
There’s more to Pattaya than just being the most seductive city in Thailand. While Pattaya girl and ladyboy bars are attracting men all year round, this resort city can also be friendly to traveling couples, ladies and even families. Its sacred places and temples, museums, floating market and waterparks are
Chances are you’ve tasted Thai food in a western style restaurant at some point. If you’ve experienced the real thing, you’re one of the lucky ones. And if you’re about to embark on a first-time adventure into the Land of Smiles, then get ready to tantalize your taste buds.
Sure, Chiang Mai is home to gorgeous food and lively culture, but sometimes you’ll want to leave the city behind and explore the stunning countryside surrounding the city. Chiang Mai is unique in Thailand, offering the nightlife and excitement of a metropolis with the possibility of serene escapes into nature
Regardless of the weather or season, your country is experiencing; it is almost a natural instinct to feel the urge to travel and explore the world. Hell, it’s even a life goal for some to travel around the world.
The Singapore River is a three kilometre river which runs from the Central Area all the way to the Marina Bay area before terminating at the sea. The river is steeped in history and culture, as well as an important factor of Singapore’s thriving economy and tourism industry. The mouth
With diverse shopping destinations that offer everything from luxury goods to budget products, Singapore is truly a shopper’s paradise. Shopping in Singapore with its dazzling malls, interesting street stalls, boutiques, elaborate avenues, and charming cultural shops is a fabulous experience. You are never too far from a good shopping area.
Bangkok is Thailand’s capital city and also the most popular one for tourists. Bangkok has always been a top destination as a city with a lot to offer. Whether you have just one day or a couple of days in the city, there’re plenty of things to do in Bangkok.
Kuala Lumpur is an exciting city to visit, with a vast contrast of modern skyscrapers and shopping malls, converging with the Asia of old, with bustling markets and street side food vendors. It is also a city with contrasting affordability. You can indulge in an expensive luxury holiday, or you
It’s easy to get lost in a wild city like Bangkok. With a city of millions of people speaking a foreign language, it’s also easy to miss some of the truly amazing things Bangkok has to offer. There are plenty of tourist traps throughout Thailand’s capital. It can be hard
When people talk about the best Grand Prix in Formula 1, there are a few that people always turn their attention to: Brazil, Monaco and Japan being the most famous, for their history, settings and tracks themselves. However, there’s one location which is often overlooked: the Singapore Grand Prix. The
Kuala Lumpur is an exciting, modern Asian metropolis, highly developed and full of tall skyscrapers and shopping malls; but beneath its shiny modern exterior you can still find the Asia of old, with bustling markets and street food, amazing historic sites and places of worship. Malaysia’s capital city has a
If you’re looking to catch Pattaya at its most beautiful, try looking down at the wonderful city and lush greenery from far above. A number of wonderful attractions in Pattaya give visitors the opportunity to take in both culture as well as get a great view of the beauty. From
Hua Hin is quite a popular holiday destination. Most people go there to get away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. The coastal town is the best place to unwind and forget all your worries for a while.
Ubud - one of the most romantic and dreamy towns in Bali. Many couples flock there for their honeymoons, babymoons or just to get away from it all. Whether you are visiting Bali for the first time or you live on the island and are looking for a romantic weekend
So you’re considering a vacation to Bali. It’s a great idea! The island, culture, weather, and cuisine are everything you’ve already heard and more. You’ll find unreal beaches, lovely quaint restaurants, and quiet frangipani lined streets, all in a perfect tropical climate. No wonder Bali has become one of the
Chiang Mai is best known for culture and fantastic sights but it also has some of Asia's best shopping options for those looking to enjoy some retail therapy. There are plenty of places to get handmade bargains as well as luxury treats, both within the city walls and further afield.
The Pattaya area in the eastern seaboard of Thailand is home to a range of attractions that caters to one and all. What might get lost in translation due to the infamous nightlife is that Pattaya is a fantastic destination for Seniors looking to take in the sights and sounds
Kuala Lumpur is one of the few Southeast Asian cities blessed to be surrounded by lush hills and forest reserves, making it easy for locals and visitors to get close to nature. Even if you only have one day to spare, you can escape the hustle and bustle of KL
With a population of almost one million within the city and the surrounding areas, Chiang Mai is the major city in Thailand’s north. Capital of the Lan Na kingdom until 1768, the city has an illustrious history reflected in the buildings and temples that fill the city's old town.
Pattaya is often not immediately thought of for its family friendly attractions, but actually there are a huge number of activities to enjoy here for children if you know where to look. Family friendly Pattaya offers a whole host of different experiences, from leafy butterfly-filled gardens to engaging museums and
Many travellers backpack solo around South East Asia as it is a very cheap part of the world to visit. However, Singapore is an exception. But don’t despair, there are many ways you can still see the modern and futuristic city on a shoestring. Singapore is the perfect city to
GOKL free city bus service was launched to help improve public mobility in the areas KLCC, Bukit Bintang and Chinatown. The new bus service provides an alternative to the high taxi prices in and around KLCC.The free city bus service has been in operation since August 31, 2012 and it
Vacations are supposed to be the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure. Too much relaxation, and you come home feeling bored. Too much adventure, and you’re exhausted. The difficulty, of course, is finding a place where you can have a good mix of both. Bali is one of those places,
Bangkok is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in South East Asia. Serving as the capital city of Thailand, varieties of places are located here for explorers like you to go and see while having pleasant time together with your love one, your friends or even enjoying yourself
Kuala Lumpur is a fun, vibrant and exciting city with an interesting mix of Asian culture ingrained in the shiny modern exterior of the developed world. Malaysia’s capital is definitely a rival to other great Asian cities, and it has a lot to offer as a tourist destination. The city
It is not cheap talk that Chiang Mai is popularly referred to as ‘Rose of the North.' Away from the busy, crowded streets of Bangkok lies a haven in Northern Thailand, close to the border of Myanmar. This city that was once the capital of the ancient Lanna kingdom has
Affectionately known as the Garden City, Singapore with its vast open areas and lush green spaces has long been a popular destination for a fun-filled family holiday in Southeast Asia. And now, with an abundance of exciting Indoor and outdoor as well as water themed playgrounds, there’s never been a
If it is not the amazing cocktails, infinity pools and serenity that attracts millions of tourists each year to the island of Bali, then it is definitely the beaches. One of the most popular things to do in Bali is visit the beach – and this can be done on
Known as the ‘island of the gods’, Bali is a stunning haven in Indonesia. With it’s beautiful black sand beaches, surf and sun, it is easy to see why thousands of tourists flock to Bali each year. But it is up north, in the mountains, where the real charm lies.
It’s the norm to for people to have busy lifestyles in such a vibrant place like Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. There are many things going on everyday be it the heavy traffic or the crowds of people in subway. Bangkok is well-known for its street vendors and food.
If you are traveling to Pattaya with children then you are in for a treat, as this part of Thailand is home to a wide variety of water parks that offer fun for all the family. The beachside town of Pattaya is often not thought of as having much to
With friendly locals, spectacular scenery and a relaxed and unhurried pace, Chiang Mai has plenty to offer families with children of all ages. Known in Thailand as the Rose of the North, Chiang Mai is full of culture with an endless list of experiences to add to the bucket list.
Bangkok on its own is already an exciting city. The vibrant atmosphere and hectic city life will make your heart pump faster for sure. Its hectic life might seem a bit intimidating at first, but once you get used to it you will see its beauty.
Songkran is a Thai traditional New Year which happens on April 13 to 15 (national holiday) every year. The Songkran tradition is recognized as a valuable custom for the Thai community, society and religions. The significance of Songkran for family members is to gather in order to express their respects
Chiang Mai is the largest city in Northern Thailand and a popular spot for travellers seeking to indulge in the wonderful Thai culture, tasting the delicious Thai cuisine and exploring the wonderful markets on offer. However, given its location surrounded by tall rainforest clad mountains, raging rivers and waterfalls, Chiang
Traveling in Kuala Lumpur with your kids? No worries! Family travel may not be the easiest way to explore a city, but it is a great opportunity to improve your kids’ learning curve, as well as an enjoyable time for the adults involved. Here are the best activities and destinations
They say couples who travel together, stay together. For those who have done it, you know traveling with a significant other isn’t the same with traveling solo or with a couple of friends. There are many different things to be mindful of—such as what to do, what to see and
Long famous as the holiday home of the Thai royal family, the seaside city of Hua Hin continues to attract visitors from across the globe to relax on the golden beaches lining its shores. Once here, it's clear why the city has established itself as one of Thailand’s most popular
Thailand is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. Its capital, Bangkok, is definitely one of the major draws to the country. Bangkok has all the appeal of any major city. It offers a nice blend of traditional Thai culture and modern entertainment perfect for all visitors to
Forget Cinderella’s magical fairytale, the few last weeks to your wedding are going to be nerve-wracking! Seminyak is just the getaway you need before you quit Bachelorettes’ club. Bring along your girlfriends because, the more, the merrier!
Taiwan, or the Republic of China (ROC), is a country sandwiched by Japan and the Philippines known for its beautiful nature. It is a delicious mix of culture, nature, and contemporary living—a unique experience like no other country has to offer. I am super excited to experience Taiwan, especially after
Adrenaline junkies might be surprised to hear that Thailand has much to offer in the form of adventure. Beyond the majestic temples and white sandy beaches is a growing thrill seeking culture that has begun to come alive. Pattaya in particular boasts a wide assortment of adventure sports and attractions
A jungle of mixed cultures, customs, traditions, and cuisines, Kuala Lumpur is considered as the most ethnically diverse city in Asia. It’s a sweet spot where people from different national roots such as Malays (including Indonesian Malays), Chinese, Indians and Singaporeans among others cohabitate seamlessly. Although you wouldn’t usually find
Bali conjures up a lot of different images. From the wild partying in Kuta Beach to the serene rice paddies of Ubud, this little island has just about everything you need for the perfect holiday. However, there is one place on this tropical paradise that encompasses romance, nightlife, nature and
Generally, most cultures in the world celebrate the coming of a new year with parties and festive events. However, the Balinese celebrate it in an anti-mainstream way. The new year Saka, a Balinese Hindu year, is welcomed with a “Day of Silence” – a day filled with total silence, fasting
ICC Pudu or its full name Integrated Commercial Centre Pudu is a newly opened centre which houses a wet market, food court, multi-purpose hall and a banquet hall. Most of its occupants came from the former Imbi market. For typical local Chinese cuisine, you may want to try out a few of these
During the first trip to Bangkok, almost every traveller will want to visit a floating market! There are actually more than five floating markets around Bangkok, opened all day. The boats are piled high with tropical fruits and vegetables, fresh, ready-to-drink coconut juice and local food cooked from floating kitchens
Traveling to Bali, Indonesia will not be complete without visiting Ubud. If you haven’t heard of it, it is a town in central Bali tucked away from the uproar of Kuta and Seminyak. This place is known to be the famous hub for arts, crafts, workshops, and galleries.
Bali is not just for surfers who want to brave its waves or soul searchers who want to do an Eat, Pray, Love tour. One feature-filled place that will definitely entertain you and your young ones is Seminyak. Here, you’ll find purpose-built attractions and a wide selection of activities to
There is no better way to bond with family members than holidaying together. However, travelling with the whole family can be a challenge, especially when there are different age groups to consider. Here are some destinations that everyone can enjoy.