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.
A 3-day itinerary in Okayama — and I spent it in the midst of gorgeous gardens, stunning castles, shrines and temples; and the most awesome food… AND surrounded by the colors of autumn.
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.
In Dubrovnik, I stared, I gawked, and I got lost in its beauty. With so many stunning churches, palaces and buildings filled with so much history — I was left in awe. This was how I spent my 3 days in the city.
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!
The town of Yangshuo in southern China is packed with tourists — but if you know where to look, you can still find some peace and quiet to admire the beauty people flock to see.
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.
During my visit to Norway, I spent a cold winter’s weekend in the capital city, Oslo. 2 days was just enough time to have an easy-going introduction to this charming city.
My trip to Luang Prabang was a quick getaway, and I had 3 days to get to know the city. It was a little rushed, but I still had time to do lots of fun (and relaxing) stuff! This was the itinerary.
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.
It has been more than a decade since I last visited Bangkok– and it’s time to take on the heat, the traffic and the hectic craziness. Here’s my 5 days itinerary for Bangkok.