Category Archives: Asia

Laos – Land of Million Elephants or Smiles !

“Same same, But Diferrent” Popular saying, which is also emblazoned on many souvenir t-shirts found in Laos. It is a country similar to its neighbours of Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia in terms of religion, language and taste buds. Nevertheless, this … Continue reading

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Road trip I – North West Malaysia

Jan 3-6th Our road trip started with no particular destinations in mind – we aimed to see as much of the Malaysian north western states in 4 days on mostly backroads . We ended up with a  journey of 1,570km … Continue reading

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Walking till I drop at Emei Shan

Emei Shan / Mt Emei (峨嵋山) is a very popular destination for the local Chinese, as it is one of the 4 famous Taoist mountains in China. Located about 150 km south of Chengdu, it is easily accessible via public … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems of Northern India

This was my first trip to India – definitely an unforgettable experience from the places ventured, people met and food tasted. And the great contrast between northern state of Himachal Pradesh and central cities of New Dehli, Agra and Jaipur … Continue reading

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Tibet – Battle between Old and New

Was fortunate to be part of the 22-pax group from Yongo to explore the classic routes of Tibet for two weeks. Few days around Lhasa with one long bus journey westwards all the way to Everest Base Camp and short … Continue reading

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Journey to Jiuzhaigou

Ni Hao! With my limited Mandarin, my first trip to China brought me from Lanzhou southwards to Jiuzhaigou. It has always been a burning desire to visit Jiuzhaigou after having set eyes on the amazing pictures of the national park many years … Continue reading

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Finally…..Beach Holiday at Lang Tengah

I have been craving for a proper beach holiday for the longest time. The last seaside escapade for me was at Croatia in Jul’08. So it had indeed been a LONG deprivation for a sun-loving creature as myself. Joining me … Continue reading

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