Many people visiting Chiang Mai Thailand enjoy the splendour of Chiang Mai temples (Wat), culture, food, nightlife and markets, all the excitement that this city has to offer. If you are looking for Chiang Mai day tours, then just outside of Chiang Mai you will find attractions and areas of natural beauty. Taking day trips from […]
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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What are the 10 Must Visit Cities in Asia? I was recently asked by a Chiang Mai friend to give a comparison of two Asian cities she was thinking of visiting, my friend has visited many Asian countries so it was easy to give her the advice. This got me thinking, what if you wanted […]
We spend most of the year living in Chiang Mai Thailand enjoying a relaxed lifestyle. I’m often asked “When is the best time to go to Chiang Mai?” I always reply, “Between November and February!” These months coincide with high season, a time where tourists from all over the world flock to Chiang Mai to sample […]
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 […]
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 […]