Once in Ha Long, Vietnam

Here are some things you can do or see in Ha Long Bay city. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. We had some time to travel around and see this beautiful city here are a few places and things we liked. Shopping You have the night market, […]

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Underwater world: Diving in Phuket, Thailand

This is the first time I was encouraged to take photos of the underwater world. The colors when the sun rays hit the reef, the tranquility, the vastness of the blue, and the weirdness of the creatures you don’t normally see everyday (not unless you work in the diving industry) – these elements are just […]

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Elephants, Treks and Rafting in Chiang Mai

So you’re in Asia, Chiang Mai to be exact, and you are planning on going to see the elephants. Good idea! Now I bet you’re wondering which tour to do? Who to sign up with? One of my absolute favourite day trips i’ve done during my travels would be the elephant, trek and rafting trip […]

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Sukhothai – Wat Mahathat

Sukhothai, which means “dawn of happiness”, was the seat of a kingdom from 1238 until 1438. The ruins of the capital, a UNESCO World Heritage site, lie in a beautifully well-preserved and maintained park just outside the modern city. The largest and most impressive temple in the park is Wat Mahathat founded between 1292 and 1347 as […]

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How to get a Cambodia Visa

If you are holding any Southeast Asia country passport (Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam and Myanmar), congratulations! You do not need a visa for Cambodia, which means, you can just walk thru the border and get stamped easily. For travellers from other countries, you can either get the visa done before […]

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Cambodia winter 2016

After a long day yesterday, we went to bed at 10pm, woke up around 7am without problems. We spent the whole day visiting the temples in the Siem Reap area, including the infamous Angkor Wat temple! In the evening, we stayed in the touristic center of Siem Reap, explored the city and went to a […]

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The big Indochina trip: an excursion to Pattaya 

I don’t know when or where I heard it but the name Pattaya has stuck in my mind as a place to go for beaches and nightlife. Some quick research showed that Pattaya is pretty touristic and that you can do much better for relaxing at the beach, and since I’m not much of a […]

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Romantic night on the Cruise – Chaopraya River, Bangkok Thailand

New Year is coming… One of the most romantic place for New Year countdown in Bangkok is on Chaopraya cruise! Bangkok girl like me loves the river so much. I like to find a nice restaurant where I can sit next to the river in a very good vibe surrounded by romantic light, beautiful song and […]

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Thailand – Memories of the late monarch

An auto shop in downtown Bangkok comes up with a way of preserving newspaper cuttings GLO AUTO, which bills itself as an expert in internal maintenance and repairs to cars, planes and yachts, pays respect to the His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej by introducing a new technology that prevents newspaper pages from deteriorating […]

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