Category: Asia

8 top picks for a scuba diving adventure of a lifetime

8 top picks for a scuba diving adventure of a lifetime

Most of us are satisfied with exploring new countries or destinations, but are you fascinated by marine life and the underwater world? Do you love to snorkel, or is Scuba Diving more your thing? There are hundreds of great places you can go and learn or just simply try Scuba Diving for the first time, […]

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5 of the most luxurious airport hotels in the world

We spoke to our friends?at?JustFly, a platform?with more than 400 different airline partnerships in order to provide?you the best deals on flights, to find out where some of the most luxurious hotels in the world are located. Enjoy a refreshing swim in an impressively landscaped pool, embraced by rainforest-style gardens, followed by a delicious cocktail […]

5 great reasons to visit Malaysia

5 great reasons to visit Malaysia

An inspiring mix of wild nature and dynamic cities, Malaysia is a country of inspiring contrasts. It’s strategic trading position has provided a fertile ground for enterprise and exchange, creating stunning architecture, a good modern infrastructure and a welcoming diverse culture. With so many experiences on offer, here we’re sharing our top 5 reasons to […]

5 of the best private island resorts in the world

5 of the best private island resorts in the world

Finding a holiday spot that offers utter seclusion and perfect relaxation is not as easy as you might think. If you want a piece of paradise all to yourself then a private island is the only place to go. Read my guide to the top 5 private island resorts. Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at […]

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6 of India’s best festivals for the foreign traveller

India undoubtedly has the globe’s largest collection of events, festivals and happenings. The joyful clamour and colour of festivals spread their tentacles from the smallest villages to the largest cities, giving the most eye-opening glimpse into local culture. Ancient ceremonies and contemporary customs merge together to create the world?s most buzzing calendar of both religious […]

Momentos to take home from Myanmar

Momentos to take home from Myanmar

Travellers are also collectors, and not just of experiences, but also of the relics and momentos which represent its country of birth. Leather gloves from Argentina, authentic Chinese tea, German beer steins, traditional Venetian masks from Italy, or Moroccan ceramics, the list could unfold to grand proportions. Myanmar was isolated from the world for five […]

4 vegan friendly luxury hotels in the Philippines

4 vegan friendly luxury hotels in the Philippines

The Philippines has long been known for it?s beautiful beaches, rich cultural heritage and having one of the largest megacities on earth; but it?s also well known amongst some for being one of the most difficult places to travel as a vegan or vegetarian. This is because the diet of the local population of the […]

5 history bites about your cup of Ceylon tea

5 history bites about your cup of Ceylon tea

Ceylon tea is famous and according to most experts it is the best and the most flavourful black tea in the world.? 2017 is a landmark year for Ceylon tea where 150 years ago the commercial production of tea began in Sri Lanka. Here are some nerdy history bites that you may find interesting and […]

8 beautiful places to visit in Laos

8 beautiful places to visit in Laos

Laos flies below the radar for most tourists ? and perhaps that?s a good thing. This little-known, landlocked country is a beautiful land of ancient Buddhist temples, tropical jungle, beautiful river cruises and softly spoken, laid-back people. It the kind of place the phrase ?hidden gem? was coined for, so shhhh ? don?t tell! 1.?Luang […]

7 Asian holiday destinations that will take your breath away

7 Asian holiday destinations that will take your breath away

Holiday tastes change with the seasons. Only a month or two ago, we couldn?t wait to hit the piste, curl up in-front of a blazing log fire, or sit in an outdoor Jacuzzi surrounded by snow. But now, as the weather starts to show signs of improvement, we?re ready for some sun. And no continent […]

Chiang Mai's 5 quirkiest attractions

Chiang Mai’s 5 quirkiest attractions

Chiang Mai, in Thailand?s lush and hilly north, is a popular destination for cultural and outdoor activities. The city has around 300 Buddhist temples and a rich history spanning 700 years as well as an abundance of options for getting out and enjoying the countryside. What this charming city also has is a idiosyncratic side […]

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11 places to see street art around the world

The term ?street art? was coined during the 1980s, when graffiti began to transcend spray-can tags, becoming a specialised craft. Much of the artwork is unsanctioned, but communities around the world have begun to see the value in these visual bursts of life. We?ve compiled some of our best recent street-art discoveries across the globe, […]

3 of the world's best luxury treehouse hotels

3 of the world’s best luxury treehouse hotels

Remember the sheer joy of hiding out in a treehouse as a child, surrounded by leafy branches and sky? You can share that wonderful feeling with your significant other or your family, yet with the convenience of creature comforts and even a jacuzzi or pool, at these luxury hotels with treehouses. Since these are unique […]

Top 8 hot springs in Japan

Top 8 hot springs in Japan

In Japan, hot-spring bathing isn?t just a favourite pastime ? it?s a national obsession. Straddling two bucking tectonic plates on the Pacific?s infamous ?Ring of Fire?, Japan is extremely volcanically active ? and this proliferation of geological activity has one very fortunate side-effect: hot springs. There are thousands of hot springs (onsen) in Japan, and […]

The best resorts in the Maldives for diving and snorkelling

The best resorts in the Maldives for diving and snorkelling

If you ask anyone who’s planning a trip to The Maldives why they’ve chosen to visit that particular part of the world, one of the most common reasons is for the unbeatable snorkelling and diving experiences. The Maldives are renowned for excellent visibility, crystal-clear waters, and pleasant, warm temperatures – making underwater sightseeing top of […]

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When and where to see cherry blossom in Japan

There are some rightly renowned and beautiful cherry blossom spots in the world ? Kew Gardens in London and the approach to the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C. spring to mind ? but none are more well-known than the Japanese blooms which open in late March on southern Kyushu Island and can be seen as […]

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