Banda Aceh suffered major devastation from the 2004 tsunami, but has since been rebuilt. However, remnants of the disaster are still visible– and I spend half a day exploring the city, and learning more about it.
With so many popular islands in Indonesia, Pulau Weh is often overlooked. I’ve never heard of the island until quite recently; and apart from the brilliant diving, it offers many other things to do as well. Here’s what I did.
Sapporo is modern, dynamic and compelling; and during my visit in autumn, beautiful. I only had one day in the city, so I made use of my time to sample what Sapporo is famous for; the beer, the food and the shopping.
Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, is the first place to witness the autumn foliage in the country… and the Daisetsuzan National Park is the area to catch that first glimpse.
Georgetown has one of the most well-preserved collection of historical and cultural buildings– so on my visit to Penang, I spent a day exploring and getting to know some of the buildings in this historical area.
Jeju Island is constantly described as an elusive spot for a romantic vacation. With its stunning beaches, lovely countryside, beautiful scenery and luxurious seaside resorts– we can see why.
Hidden beneath Kuala Lumpur’s concrete jungle lies several areas with beautiful lush green forests and hills; and I brought some visiting friends for an ATV Adventure deep into the jungle.
This is one of the most famous falls in the world, and one that is probably on your must-see-before-you-die list. The Niagara Falls is beautiful, grand and voluminous– and it took my breath away.
On my short one day visit to the Lion City of Singapore, I decided to stay put in one place and explore the area– Chinatown.
A mix of old and new, medieval and urban; the city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne exudes elegance and strength. With only 24 hours to explore the city, I wanted to take a walk into its olden times, while exploring its modern elements.
York is filled with an abundance of historical and cultural heritage; and it can be seen in every corner, every building and every street. It is like walking back into the medieval times.
Looking beneath its aging exterior, Liverpool is a vibrant city that is filled with cultural heritage; known for its strong love of football and for being the home of the world-wide sensation, the Beatles.
Alicante was the last stop of my eastern Spain tour, and my sister and I chose to stop by this city because we were mesmerized by the pictures we saw of it– especially the ancient castle on top of the hill. This was our one day itinerary.
Valencia means strength and valor in Latin, and that is apparent in its strong culture and constant innovation. I allocated 2 days to explore the city.
Barcelona is a gorgeous city that evokes all the senses. Here are my top 10 favorite things to see in Barcelona, they are what make the city so special and alluring. To me, they define Barcelona.
Ibiza is where you rave, drink and party like there’s no tomorrow. But there’s more to this island– be mesmerized by its beauty on a luxury cruise, discover a secluded stretch of beach or admire the view from atop the Dalt Vila.