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Bangkok: 5 Do-It-Yourself Day Trips Out of the City

Bangkok is one of the the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia with its chaotic streets and crazy nightlife. Having visited this bustling city several times with all the eat-and-shop-till-you-drop experiences, I’ve decided to explore a little out of the city this round. In this post, I am going to share 5 day trips you […]

Xi’An: Exploring Ancient Civilization Capital In East Asia

“Go to Shanghai and you will find a 100-year-old China; go to Beijing and you will find a 1000-year-old China; go to Xi’an and then you will find a 3000-year-old China.” Together with Athens, Cairo and Rome, Xi’an is among the four major ancient civilization capitals of the world. As one of the birthplaces of […]

Leshan: Visiting The Largest Stone Buddha In The World

“The Mountain is a Buddha and the Buddha is a Mountain” Sitting in the confluence of Ming River, Qingyi River and Dadu River, Leshan is a city of Sichuan well-known for its natural landscape and Buddha scenic spots. There are two main attractions: Leshan Great Buddha and Mount Emei. Unfortunately, I only have time to […]

Chengdu: More Than Just the Hometown of Giant Pandas

Apart from the Great Wall of China, the next thing which comes to people’s mind when mention China will most likely be PANDA. Fun fact: Did you know that Chengdu is the only place where giant pandas live in the wild? Nonetheless, this post is not going to focus on pandas but other awesome places […]

Esfahan: The City That Once Called “Half The World”

For everyone going to Iran, Esfahan is a mandatory city to visit. Forget about Paris, Esfahan is the most beautiful city in the world. The Persians called it “Nesf-e-Jahan”, meaning “Half the World”. Located right at the center of Iran, Esfahan was one of the largest cities in the world and had been given the […]

Shiraz: Exploring the Heartland of Persian Culture

Shiraz is the fifth most populous city of Iran mainly known for its literary history, splendid gardens, ancient sophisticated ruins and wine (used to be before alcohol got banned). The capital of Persian culture, a hub of all of human history, and the gates to the ancient city of Persepolis, Shiraz is one of the […]

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