Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the capital of Kelantan, situated in the northernmost part of West Malaysia. The name Kelantan means ”land of lightning” in the Malay world and is often referred to as the “cradle of Malay culture”. It shared its border with the kingdom of Thailand, which makes this town a transit point between the two…

Johor Bharu

Johor Bahru commonly called “JB” by the locals, is the state capital of Johor. The city is situated in the southern Peninsula Malaysia and separated by a causeway to the neighboring Singapore. Many heritage buildings had been preserving their legacy and some had taken a breath of new life through rejuvenation. These century-old lanes were…

Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital city of Perak and located in the rich tin-mining valley of Kinta. It is one of the underrated cities in Malaysia because people tend to overlook the city of Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Malacca. This quiet little town is a perfect off-the-beaten destination for a Malaysia trip.

Macau

Macau is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, located on the southwestern corner of Pearl River. It consist of a small narrow peninsula from the mainland province of Guangdong and the island of Taipa and Coloane, which are joined by an expanse of land that was reclaimed from the sea known…

Hoi An

A charming ancient town located in Central Vietnam. The Old Town of Hoi An is a perfect example of a historic district with a well-preserved trading port in Southeast Asia dated back to the 15th to 19th century. The living houses, assembly halls, temples, communal houses, pagodas, shrines, bridges, market, wharf and street plan in…

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City is a place filled with fascinating culture, friendly locals, authentic local food and richness of history. It is known for its beautiful French architectural buildings after their conquest and influence in 1859. Saigon was originally the capital of South Vietnam under the People’s Army of Vietnam and use as the base…

Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi tunnels is a mass network of connecting tunnels located 70 km in the North West of Ho Chi Minh city. This system of deeply underground tunnels have several floors and alleys and stretches more than 250 km long into the Cambodia border. Viet Cong soldiers used the tunnels as the base of operations…

Belfast

This is the first time and first day going on a solo trip in Europe. I had a long hours of sleep after a long haul flight and now finally now well rested. It is the summer season here and weather forecast for this couple of days is cloudy. The great news is the daylight…

Down South of Western Australia (Part I)

Time to take a break from doing all the trip planning and arrangement and now go on a tour in the southern part of Western Australia. After all, I am still going on a solo trip and all of my travel plans had been planned and pre-arranged, including meals, accommodation and places to visit. There…

Bangkok

Bangkok known as “City of Angels”  is a vibrant and urban city filled with delicious street food, modern skylines. amazing shopping  and countless number of temples and historic sites. A network of rivers are connected to the long Chao Phraya river where the “wats”, shopping malls and luxury hotels are situated. This city is packed with…

Foshan

Foshan, the central of Guangdong province is part of the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone and their native dialect is Cantonese. The city is famous for Dragon Boat race,  Lingnan Kungfu, Martial Arts and Lion Dance. With a long history of over 5,000 years, the city got its name from the three Buddha statues unearthed…

Guangzhou

Guangzhou also was known as Canton as part of Pearl River Delta served as a major terminus of the maritime Silk Road, major port and transportation hub into the mainland China. It is the third largest Chinese city in China, behind Beijing and Shanghai with an estimated population of 13 million people in 2014 and…