Category Archives for "East & SE Asia"

14 Why I Hate China

Ok so I don’t hate China but man did this place screw me big time the first day I landed here. The plan was to fly into Beijing early in the morning, get to my hotel, settle in and then hit the Forbidden city in the afternoon. Well, some Chinese people just didn’t want that […]

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26 Why Visit Kuala Lumpur?

Any visitor to Kuala Lumpur is at once confronted with its collision of cultures; its sparse and glittering modern architecture and the extravagance of old designs, its celebration of economy and commerce, and tenderness towards life’s simple pleasures. There’s a vast array of unique things to do in Kuala Lumpur, ranging from cultural, to natural and […]

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Riding Elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Northern Thailand offers a plethora of travel adventures to travelers, but riding elephants in Chiang Mai is certainly among the most enjoyable and interesting experiences you can be part of and certainly one of my favorite. It had actually been a dream of Liza for many years, and shortly after arriving to Bangkok we made […]

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Taroko Gorge in Taiwan: What to See and Do (Guide)

Winding blue rivers, immense jagged-edged cliffs, ancient shrines, and stunning walls of marble… these are just some of the world-class natural attractions you’ll find in  Taroko Gorge, Taiwan.  This breathtaking combination of solid rock and rushing water is located within Taroko National Park in Eastern Taiwan (Hualien County), not far from the Pacific Ocean, and […]

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