Beyond the dusty air of Vientiane, I found glittering temples, stylish old French villas, hippy cafes, and a laid-back vibe. Here’s a list of my favorite things to do in the city.
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.
Visit Okayama. Be blown away. From majestic castles and shrines to tales of its local demon-slaying hero. Here’s a list why you must make that visit.
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.
Here’s a list of the top 10 things to do in a city that has beautifully rebuilt itself after a war that completely destroyed it. Mostar is gorgeous and charming, and oh so enchanting.
Over my five days in the city of Guilin in southern China’s Guangxi province, I got to witness the sublime beauty of its stunning scenery, karst landscape, winding rivers and cultural treasures. My ancestors were from this province, so it was a surreal experience going back to the ‘motherland’.
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.
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.
I’ll remember Siem Reap as a dusty town with crazy hot weather, and lots and lots of temples. But that aside, there were also so many other things that I will remember — the villages, the circus, the people, and the food… yes, the food.
With its beautiful beaches, natural wonders and intriguing history; Langkawi has a little something for everyone. Here’s my list of 20 things to do in Langkawi for a complete island immersion.
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.
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.
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.
There’s so much beauty in this city, and I wanted to experience it all! So I came up with an itinerary that allowed me to visit the beautiful places, yet with enough free time to soak in my surroundings.