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.

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…

Bali

Bali is one of my top favorite destinations in Southeast Asia, surrounded itself with sandy beaches and a tropical climate all year round. Apart from its beautiful beaches, Bali has a richness of culture and history, which makes the island very distinctive than any part of Indonesia, with more than 80% of the island population adheres to…

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…

Phang-nga

Phang-nga is located immediately north of Phuket, covering an area of 4,170 sq kilometers. The province’s main attractions stem primarily from its geological formations and have an extraordinary number of islands, caves and rocky outcrops. Its most notable landmarks are the national marine parks of Ao Phang-nga, Mu Ko Similan and Mu Ko Surin. Phang-nga’s…

Phuket

The beautiful island that I had for in love with. Its coastline fringed with white sandy beaches and quiet coves, bathed by its clear blue waters of Andaman Sea and set against a backdrop of green hills, coconut groves and rubber plantation. Being the largest island in Thailand and situated 867 km from Bangkok city, it…