What to see in Hoi An When we started planning our trip to Vietnam, most people we talked to said “You have to go to Hoi An!” So our third stop in a week in Vietnam just had to be Hoi An. To get to Hoi An we flew from Hanoi to Da Nang International […]
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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Hanoi to Halong Bay Cruise The second leg of our week in Vietnam began with the 4 hour bus journey from Hanoi to Halong Bay for our Halong Bay Cruise. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Halong Bay is famous for its towering limestone formations and peaceful inlets. There is a legend that Halong Bay was […]
Things to do during 3 Days in Hanoi After finishing our House sit in Hong Kong we decided to fulfil our goal of having a week in Vietnam, something we had promised ourselves since leaving Australia. Our first stop, 3 days in Hanoi. We chose to stay in Hanoi’s Old Quarter and decided on a Hotel […]
What to do in Hong Kong in 5 days Our love affair with Hong Kong started with my first visit in 1979 and Alan’s first visit in 1980. Since then Hong Kong has become one of our favourite destinations and we have returned many times. Though Hong Kong has seen many changes in that time it […]
Tips for 4 Days in Manila A last minute booking to house sit in Manila gave us little time to do any research before we left, this meant we had no set plans for 4 Days in Manila. Both Alan and I had visited Manila in 1980 and we were interested to see how much […]
Tips for 5 Days in Singapore Singapore is one of the cleanest, most modern and sophisticated cities in South East Asia. Our 5 Days in Singapore began when we returned to do a house sit with one of our favourite cats. Our house sit was located near one of Singapore’s MRT Stations so if you […]
Top things to do 3 Days in Macau. Alan and I had just finished a house sit in Singapore and had 3 day’s spare before starting our next house sit in Hong Kong, so we thought “Why not spend 3 Days in Macau!” Macau is a former Portuguese enclave that is about 60 kilometres west […]
Catching the Macau Ferry from Hong Kong International Airport. The Macau Ferry service from Hong Kong International Airport to Macau is for transfer passengers only, and not available for passengers originating in Hong Kong. For those arriving on International flights, catching the Macau Ferry from Hong Kong International Airport couldn’t be easier, upon arrival follow […]