It was a full day exploring the northeastern coast of New Taipei City — it brought me to Wanli to see its gorgeous geological formations, and to Jinshan for a relaxing soak in its famous hot springs.
While in New Taipei City, I made a day trip to visit the city of Sanxia and its famous old street, and also the nearby ceramics town of Yingge.
I had a lovely day exploring the port city of Tamsui in New Taipei City. And then come night, I visited the city’s Christmasland for a Christmassy lights extravaganza.
Half a day in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey — where we experienced a tour of the city’s old and new. This is the first part of a four-part series of my trip to Turkey with Parlo Tours.
My day in the Fukuoka Prefecture — traveling from the south to the capital of Fukuoka in the north. The final league of my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours.
If you love Japanese onsen, you’ll love Beppu. Whether it is for bathing, or for viewing — this city has got to be one of the toastiest and steamiest places I have ever visited! First city on my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours.
We had an entire morning to explore the Sabahan town of Tawau — and we spent it hiking and eating!
My half day visit to Nara — where I got to hang out with hundreds of deer, visit some of Japan’s most ancient temples, and dine on delicious grilled eel. Oh, did I mention the adorable deer?
A half day visit to see the lovely town of Himeji — the famous Himeji Castle, and the autumn night lights of the Koko-en Garden.
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!