Category Archives for "East & SE Asia"

21 My Favourite Airline in the World

With so many to choose from it is not easy to decide which is your favourite airline in the world, as all of them offer the same service: they fly you from point A to point B at a higher or lower cost. However, there are many other things to be considered, which will ultimately […]

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1 Photo of the Week

Perhaps Laos’ most fascinating city for any traveler, Luang Prabang is a compendium of buddhist temples, beautiful scenery and great vaule for money. In an otherwise empty road an empty tuk-tuk  cruises down  road hoping to be stopped by somebody, though most tourists will probably gawking at the temples behind it or window shopping for […]

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3 The Temples of Angkor: 2 Wallpapers (free)

The temples of Angkor are among the most visited in the world, being Angkor Wat the biggest and most famous of them all. Built during the 12th century Angkor Wat was the political and religious center of the kingdom, and was originally called Preah Pisnulok in memory of Suryavarman II. Today it is a symbol […]

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3 Photo of the Week

I took this photo during my visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Japan. Unfortunately the boy died three days later. Have you visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial? How did you feel after spending a few hours in it? Share your thoughts below…and this post too if you think it’s worth it!

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15 Travel Dreams of a Ten Year Old Boy

I’m not quite sure about when I first wanted to visit East Asia but I do know it was a long time ago, probably inspired by great movies like The Empire of the Rising Sun or spectacular photographs I used to stare at in National Geographic magazines when I was about 10 years old, give […]

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Photo of the week

The Dome in Hiroshima is one of the only three buildings within a 2 kilometer radius of the explosion’s epicenter that did not collapse on that dreadful morning of August 6th ín 1945. Known as the Gembaku Domu in Japanese  it was originally called the Industrial Promotion Hall and was designed to be a commercial […]

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4 Photo of the week

It’s an undisputable reality that Bali’s culture and magnificent people are the main reasons why tourists and travelers alike  flock here every year. If you add the fact that it is probably the place in the world where you get the best value for your money, food is excelent, it has some of the best […]

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5 Photo of the week

The Golden Triangle is an area where Thailand, Myanmar and Lao borders meet along the Mekong and Ruak  rivers. This spot is notorious for drug trafficking but is also an important tourist area, much more from the Thai side, where small villages and a few temples enhance the beauty of natural susurroundings

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