Offbeat Travel Destinations In Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, situated about 700 kilometers away from Bangkok, is often acknowledged as the northern capital of Thailand. It exudes an unmatched welcoming feel, punctuated by a delightfully tranquil ambiance. Boasting a wide array of attractions by way of age-old temples, limestone caves, snake farms, national parks, night markets, and most of all, tempting dining options, this ancient walled city certainly invites explorers, adventurers, backpackers, sightseers, and culture enthusiasts from all over the world. And the best thing is that you can do it even on a shoestring budget. Continue reading “Offbeat Travel Destinations In Chiang Mai, Thailand”

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12 Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand

Evening on the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok, Thailand

Photo by Uwe Schwarzbach

While it may be difficult to term Bangkok as the most ideal city in the world due to its political instability, pollution and crowded streets, it’s definitely not possible to dismiss it. Bangkok is loved for its insatiable appetite for delicious and weird food, its grit and character and best in the world modernism. There’s a certain magnetism in its air, its people and its culture that bring millions of tourists every year to this splendid land. Continue reading “12 Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand”

7 Signs You’ve Survived Bali

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Bali is known to be an incredible place for recharging in the spiritual temples and the relaxing beaches. Please enjoy this guest post of things to experience in this magical place by someone who has experienced Bali and left with branded memories that might be unexpected yet very Bali… Continue reading “7 Signs You’ve Survived Bali”

Meet The “Rainbow Grandpa” Who Saved His Village With Art

93-year-old artist Huang Yung-fu posing for a photo next to his artwork in the Rainbow Village in the Nantun district of Taiwan’s central Taichung. By Sam Yeh image source

This is a clear example of how art can change the world, as this 93 year-old man did in his town in Vietnam when the government warned that they were going to demolish and were asked to relocate.  Continue reading “Meet The “Rainbow Grandpa” Who Saved His Village With Art”

Street Food of the Philippines

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This Southeast Asian country is known for its many beautiful beaches, waterfront promenade, and centuries-old Chinatown, but don’t let us forget about the food. The combination of sweet and salty will have your taste buds dancing. Trying the street food as a foreigner should be an adventure in itself when you visit the Philippines.

Next time you are in the Philippines why not try a banana-q which is a whole banana or plantain skewered on a short thin bamboo stick, rolled in brown sugar; or a kamote-q which is a peeled sweet potato skewered on a stick, covered in brown sugar and then fried; or some fish balls or squid balls which are skewered on bamboo sticks then dipped in a sweet or savory sauce. Yeah, they like skewing their food. Continue reading “Street Food of the Philippines”