On my previous visit to Chiang Mai, I did the usual tourist trail of admiring temples, visiting elephants and climbing a hill. This time though, I spent a day doing something a little different while in the city — painting, cooking, and making tea pillows.
Surrounded by forested hills all around, Mae Hong Son really is the quiet, misty town I have always imagined it to be. Here’s how I spent my day in this rustic town on the northern hills of Thailand.
When I think about Kobe, I think about beef! And yes, the beef is heavenly, but the Japanese harbor city itself is a wonderful place for exploring — there’s so much to see. Here’s how I spent my day in Kobe.
Exploring the old and new Shanghai — from narrow alleways and historic bars to modern skyscrapers and the busiest shopping street in the world. My day out and about in Shanghai.
I have only ever read about Kuala Kangsar in my local school textbooks, so I was excited to visit this royal Perak town — and step into a little bit of Malaysian history.
I have always been fascinated by the rustic beauty of Herzegovina — just imagine gorgeous landscapes of emerald rivers and rugged mountains dotted by centuries-old fortresses and ruins. Yes, that is Herzegovina.
I was in the city of Ballarat to experience two things — the remodeled gold mining town of Sovereign Hill, and to get up close and personal with the koala. It was a fun-filled day!
I only had a day to visit one of Australia’s most beautiful coastal routes — the Great Ocean Road. So I used it to visit seaside towns, admire the stunning coastline, and chill by the gorgeous beaches. I wish I had more time!
I had a 10-hour transit in Amsterdam; and decided to make the most of my time in the city. I walked along the canals, visited a museum, and even had a traditional Dutch meal.
Hoi An is a picturesque little Southeast Asian town with old traditional Vietnamese houses lining the narrow lanes; lanterns hanging from across the streets, and fishing nets and small boats floating along the river. Here’s an account of my day in the historic old town.