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Travelling From Johor Bahru To Hat Yai By Train

“Little by Little, One Travels Far” Travelling to another country does not always mean it has to be by air. Apart from commuting by flight, another alternative and fun way is to travel by train! Not only can you get off at any city/town you would like to explore, you also get to catch beautiful […]

Phuket: 9 Fun Activities To Do As Couple

Phuket is the largest island in Thailand with a land area of approximately 540-square meters (almost the size of Singapore)! Every year, an average of 5 million people travel to Phuket, making it one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Phuket is a paradise for scuba diving and water sports; snorkeling, surfing, […]

Hua Shan: Conquering One of the Most Dangerous Hike in the World

You have probably seen photos of tourists hanging off the side of a stunning mountain. Or walking across a few thin planks bolted into a mountainside, their faces animated with adrenaline or fear. If you’re in Xi’an for the famous Terracotta Warriors, why not take a day-trip to Huayin (45-minutes from Xi’an by train). Here lies Hua Shan, also known […]

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 […]

Egypt: Essential Tips Before Visiting The Giza Pyramid Complex

Egypt is one of the most fascinating places in the world. With a deeply rich history, this is a bucket-list destination for so many travellers. The place where the only Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still surviving through ages, has been my dream wanting to see it up close and personal. In 2015, with a […]

Hamadan: Discover The World’s Largest Water Cave

Not only is Hamadan believed to be one of the oldest Iranian cities, but it is also considered one of the oldest in the world. Its historical origins date back to several centuries before Christ when it was the Median Empire’s capital. Though pitifully little remains from classical times, the city dedicates significant parts to excavations, […]

Shiraz: Exploring the Heartland of Persian Culture

Known primarily for its literary history, splendid gardens, ancient sophisticated ruins, and its former reputation for wine before the alcohol ban, Shiraz is the fifth most populous city in Iran. 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 […]

Iran: Essential Things To Know As Female Solo Traveller

“Iran sounds like a dangerous place!” “Is Iran even safe?!” “What if you got kidnapped?!” “How could Gan allow you to go Iran by yourself?!” Without a doubt, I followed my heart and plan for my one-month trip in Iran! I weren’t with any tour group nor speak the local language. I took public transport, […]

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