Royal Palace Museum

Royal Palace Museum

Perfectly framed by an avenue of tall Palmyra palms, the former Royal Palace was built in 1904, blending traditional Lao and French beaux-arts styles. It was the main residence of King Sisavang Vong (r...

South Korea

The Korean peninsula is a tantalizingly unexplored slice of East Asia – a pine-clad land of mountains, misty archipelagos and rice paddies of emerald green, studded with urban pockets of incomparable joie de vivre....
Stone forest

Stone Forest near Kunming

The Stone Forest is a creation of prehistory. In the Permian period, roughly 270 million years ago
Southeast Asia 8 ideas for exploring the region

Southeast Asia: 8 ideas for exploring the region

1. Vietnam Start in colonial streets of Hanoi, the country’s historical, political and cultural capital. Go for a sail around the famed natural wonders of Ha Long Bay, before heading to the northern hills to...
Cheah Kongsi Temple

Cheah Kongsi Temple in Penang

Cheah Kongsi was established in 1873 by Cheah Yam, an immigrant who came from the Sek Tong village in South China

Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang

Kek Lok Si temple is arguably a tourist destination in Penang. It’s construction began in 1893, inspired by the chief monk of the Goddess of Mercy Temple at Pitt Street.
Saigon river

Saigon river

The Saigon River flows from Cambodia through South Vietnam before merging into the South China Sea
Sapa

Sapa

If one is looking for a unique place that cannot be found anywhere else in Vietnam, Sapa is just the right choice. Though Vietnam is known for its beach landscape with luxury resort, the...
Wat Si Muang

Wat Si Muang in Laos

Overview Wat Si Muang is one of Vientiane’s most popular sites of worship, and offers a fascinating insight into how old animist beliefs have blended seamlessly with Theravada Buddhism. According to local legend, when the temple...
Tra Co beach

Tra Co beach

Tra Co beach is located Northeast of Quang Ninh province, about 8km away from Mong Cai town. “Beach town”, “port community” are the words to describe about Tra Co – a town in vicinity...

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