Xi’an, China

Travel through Xi’an and you will find yourself walking through the comprehensive book of China’s rich and ancient history. Xi’an The capital city for 13 dynasties, Xi’an has prospered through the years with the emergence of the Silk Road. Xi’an is the birthplace of China’s many ideas, discoveries, civilizations and traditions, thus making China a … Continue reading Xi’an, China

Hong Kong

If you listen to the heartbeat of China’s steady rhythm, you’ll find that Hong Kong is the city that quickens the pulse. Hong Kong Modern, brimmed with people and architecture, and powered by super-efficient public transportation, the city that lives to eat is compactly packed into one exciting metropolitan that promises a worthy experience to … Continue reading Hong Kong

Hanoi, Vietnam

Its ideal riverside location has made Hanoi a coveted city since imperial times, attracting Chinese invaders and French colonisers. Hanoi This rich historical background made the charming capital city of Vietnam what it is today – a lovely city teeming with cultural gems and well-preserved heritage buildings, with traces of influences of Sino-Vietnamese and French … Continue reading Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Formerly known as Saigon, Vietnam’s largest metropolis is often described as busy and chaotic. But Ho Chi Minh City‘s disarming French colonial charm and wide gastronomic choices make it a worthy cosmopolitan destination in its own right and an excellent starting point for countryside excursions. Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh city is the … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Bali, Indonesia

Everybody knows Bali is the place to go if you’re looking for a fun beach holiday — lots of splendid surfing, diving, and snorkelling. While this is true, there are other aspects of Bali worth exploring. Bali From art galleries, monkey reserves and delicious local delicacies, you can explore these and more on your own … Continue reading Bali, Indonesia

Bandung, Indonesia

Tree-lined boulevards and graceful colonial buildings hark back to Bandung‘s past grandeur as “Parijs van Java” — the Paris of Java. Bandung The city is surrounded by fertile highlands dotted by picturesque tea plantations and fruit orchards which also make excellent vantage points for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Bandung to many, is a shopping paradise filled … Continue reading Bandung, Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia

“Big Durian” sums it all for the happening Jakarta – the quickening rhythms, the hustle and bustle, and the kaleidoscope of colours. Jakarta The eclectic mix of the great metropolitan lifestyle blends seamlessly with the latest fashion trends and its churning economy, as the scent of excitement lingers in the warm tropical air. Towards the … Continue reading Jakarta, Indonesia

Lombok, Indonesia

Neighbouring the ubiquitous island of Bali, Lombok is actually the preferred alternative if the scene next door gets too overwhelming. Lombok Beautiful turquoise waters, coral reefs and warm sandy beaches everywhere you turn, and the lack of tourists means the island is your own private little paradise. When it’s time to call it a day, … Continue reading Lombok, Indonesia

Makassar, Indonesia

The empire of Gowa-Makassar was famous among the European powers for its fierce Bugi sailors and pirates which coined the term “Boogey man”. For today’s travellers however, Makassar is sunshine heaven on earth. Makassar The coastal areas boast an abundance of surfing, diving and beach-bound activities set against a splendid backdrop of turquoise blue inviting … Continue reading Makassar, Indonesia

Medan, Indonesia

Throughout history, communities from different parts of the world have always flocked to and thrived in Medan, making it a city with rich and strong living traditions. Medan In addition to the native Bataks, the fourth largest city in Indonesia is characterized by sizeable Malay, Chinese and Indian populations, coupled by vibrant rhythms and ancient … Continue reading Medan, Indonesia