Hanoi skyline from Lotte Tower was not I expected. From up there, the city seems so calm and organized. There are no traces of the chaotic life on the streets of Hanoi. If there’s one thing that’s consistent with the city’s skyline, it’s the pollution. A friend of mine said
The Expressionz Hotel Kuala Lumpur has a Sky Pool With amazing views of Kuala Lumpur. It’s not even that far to the center of KL but twenty-eight minutes walk. The selling point of this hotel is, I think, the infinity pool that graced the Instagram pages of influencers and wannabes.
Masjid Jamek Mosque is a wonderful refuge from the topsy-turvy streets of Kuala Lumpur. The traffic outside this Islamic place of worship can be unbearable, but once you’re inside, the chaos seems so far away. Friday Mosque, as the locals call it, is right in the heart of the city.
Is Arab street the most colorful neighborhood in Singapore? For me, I think it is. I went there once during my trip – and boy – the street is as colorful as the rainbow! It brought me back to the times I was in the souqs (markets) in Marrakech, Fez,
The past few months have not been the best as far as the tourism industry is concerned. This is of course mainly due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Many hotels have started to cut room rates and reduce staff with a view towards stabilizing the business after falling revenue, canceled
Botataung Pagoda in downtown Yangon is one of the many pagodas in the city where you will find a piece of Buddha’s hair. It is this relic that the golden pagoda is known for. According to the history of the pagoda, eight strands of Buddha’s hair arrived here more than
Visiting Old Town Hoi An in Vietnam was a disappointing experience for me. And I’d say this early in this post – it’s not worth the hype. My Lonely Planet Guidebook placed this ancient town on the top of the list of places to visit in Vietnam. Pardon me if
My adventurous trek to Mt Batur volcano to watch the sunrise was all worth it! “Sunrise trek to Mount Batur? Why not? Ok, sign me in!” Those were the words I uttered when a tour agent asked if I’d be interested. Of course, I paid the tour right away without
The Petronas Towers are identical towers that are synonymous to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. They’re the most iconic skyscrapers and architectural wonders in the city’s skyline. No visit in KL without a glimpse of these silver-colored twins. The first time I saw them eons ago, I thought they resemble a