Thailand Gulf Coast

The eastern coast of Thailand boasts of amazing beaches and amazing dive sites. Koh Tao boasts more dive certifications than anywhere else on earth. Koh Nangyuan is one of best beaches we have ever been to and Koh Samui is a luxury paradise. Reaching Koh Tao 15th January to 16th …

Singapore

Singapore is so small yet so big. A couple of days is not way enough to see the top attractions of the city. But here are few which can be done over a trip of two days in the busy modern city country of South East Asia. The day or …

Shanghai The Bund

Shanghai is the largest city of China and The Bund is the heart of the city. On one side of the river is the famed promenade, a magnificent river walk along the colonial buildings while looking over to the futuristic skyline on the other side. An evening spend along the …

Phi Phi Krabi

The Andaman coast of Thailand has amazing beaches – Maya Bay, undoubtedly best dives of the region -Similan and landscape straight from scenes of Avatar – Krabi. A visit to amazing Phi Phi and Railay is a must in Thailand. PRELUDE February 2013: winter is still lingering around in Delhi. …

Perhentian Islands

Just like the last years trip to the Andaman Coast of Thailand, this year we planned a beach vacation. With so many options to choose from, finally we decided to fly to the two pristine islands of north-east coast of Malaysia in Gulf of Thailand. Perhentian islands are not so …

Osaka Dotonbori

One of Osaka’s most popular tourist destinations, this street runs parallel to the Dotonbori canal. It is a popular shopping and entertainment district and is also known as a food destination. At night it is lit by hundreds of neon lights and mechanized signs, including the famous Glico Running Man …

Osaka

November 2015: The fall season is in its prime in Osaka, Japan. I get a call for a quick visit to the industrial capital of Japan. What better time to explore the Fall Colours Capital. I did spend some quality time exploring the city of Osaka. I visited the Castle …

Inner Mongolia Old China

While the buildings rise in Beijing and Shanghai, the remote Inner Mongolia is still having its rustic charm. Located just below the Mongolian borders, this region shares geography and culture form the neighbour. The region is rich in coal reserves and is a busy area for new growth. Winter temperatures …

Beijing

I was lucky to visit Beijing on an official trip. I immediately grabbed the opportunity to mix it with personal short travels in the city. Many of us do get a chance to visit Beijing. This is how you can get the most out of the short time from the …

Ayuthaya

The old Thai capital of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most impressive ruined cities in Asia, and a must-see for history buffs visiting Thailand. The Menam, Lopburi, and Pasak rivers ring the island of ruins. Wandering through this once-thriving place will make you feel you’ve …

Pulau Dua

Pulau Dua or Isle of Two is located on the far eastern shores of central Sulawesi. This two small stony outcrops are just a few miles away from the shores of Balantak, a sleepy fishing village on the mainland.It is highly unlikely that you as a non Indonesian will ever …

Makassar In A Day

Makassar is the main city of Sulawesi Island. This is the 3rd biggest city after Jakarta and Surabaya and is a major airport. There are flight connections to Singapore and also to all major destinations in Indonesia. Most people use Makassar as a transit point and head out to the …

Luwuk Sulawesi

Well all we can say about Luwuk located in Sulawesi is that this is a quaint laid-back town in the north-central corner of the island. This town is now coming more into limelight due to the gas wells discovered south of the city. Earlier the main stay of the town …

East Borneo Indonesia

During the summer of 2014, I visited the eastern shores of Borneo. With wildlife and uncharted territories all around, this place is a bliss for wildlife lovers. The entry is through the oil town of Balikpapan. Useful Information: Balikpapan is a city in East Kalimantan. It serves as headquarters for …