I am always on the lookout for something different to do when I travel, so when I heard of Backstreet Academy, a tour company with a philosophy of offering unique tour experiences while giving back to the local community, I jumped at the chance to learn more about their Chiang Mai tours. What makes Backstreet […]
A selection of travel destinations in and around Asia. Including pictures, highlights and characteristics of this vast region.
From the days of Marco Polo, The Asian countries have captivated people from all over the World.
With it’s close proximity to Australia it’s one of the most popular regions visited by Australians. It is also a popular destination for other visitors due to it’s cultural diversity dating back thousands of years. We have travelled extensively through the Asian region since our youth and continue to explore more of this area.
We introduced our children into the delights of Asia travel when we explored many Asian countries as a young family. I will never forget the look of wonder in their eyes through these journeys, making our travel experience even more fulfilling.
We have visited many Asian countries and cities and hope you will too.
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Our readers often ask us where to find the best breakfast in Chiang Mai Thailand. Breakfast in Chiang Mai is a real treat, so to answer your questions we set off to find the best breakfast in Chiang Mai Thailand. Where to find the Top Chiang Mai Breakfast Breakfast can mean so many things in […]
With an ageing population more and more Australians are looking for alternative retirement options. As baby boomers we have worked hard all our life, as retirement age approaches we watch as pension age creeps further and further from our reach. This leaves us wandering will we ever be able to retire? Will we still be […]
Planning our trip from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai Thailand After a memorable week of exploring Angkor Wat and the floating villages near Siem Reap in Cambodia, it was time to return to our home base in Chiang Mai Thailand. Many people ask how to get from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai. While Siem Reap […]
Travelling to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Most people have seen the iconic photo of sunrise over the 12th century temple complex of Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat has always fired the imagination, images of Indiana Jones like hero’s hacking their way through impenetrable jungle to find a hidden treasure from lost civilisations is the stuff […]
There are so many things to do in Chiang Mai Thailand, wash an elephant at one of the many elephant parks, fly like a bird while ziplining through ancient forests or explore the tranquil beauty of the Buddhist temples, these are just some of the Chiang Mai attractions on offer when you visit this beautiful […]
A relaxing stay at Tresor d’Angkor Suite Siem Reap We arrived in Siem Reap Cambodia after a long journey from Chiang Mai in neighbouring Thailand, we climbed into a tuk tuk and were whisked through the chaotic streets of this exotic city to our home for the next two nights, the Tresor d’Angkor Suite. We […]
Planning a trip to Asia? We have compiled a list of some of the best resorts in Asia, including Asian beach resorts and Asian mountain resorts with a mix of resort styles and comfort from luxury to budget. These 24 resorts are scattered throughout Asia and were chosen to suit couples, honeymooners, families travelling with […]