Category Archive: Asia

Quick Guide To Lush And Delicious Malaysia: 5 Reasons Why You Need To Visit This South East Asia paradise!

Despite falling into platitudes, there is something very true about the simple aphorism: “Asia will amaze ya!” On this occasion, it rings true for Malaysia. Usually, when you think about South East Asia Thailand or Indonesia come to mind, right? They have enjoyed for years the perks of thousands of eager tourists flocking to Bali, …

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Darjeeling Express! Why It’s a Good Idea To Head Over To The Queen of Hills Station In India

If you are in India and your looking for a taste of the Eastern side of the Himalayas without going in too deep, Darjeeling offers more than enough to keep you satisfied. As the sun started rising from behind the mountain range, the day was slowly waking up and welcoming the daily rounds. I had …

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5 Reasons Why You Will Fall In Love With Bhutan

The last great Himalayan kingdom Bhutan is a country with stunning landscapes, strong cultural and environmental protection policies, untouched forests, nomadic tribes, astonishing traditional textiles and a charismatic and beloved polyandrous king making it a truly unique place to visit. But, surely the thing that most tickled my fancy was the importance of their national …

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Solo Female Travel in India: Tips For Women Traveling Alone

If you are planning to travel to India alone as a woman there are just a few things you should know before you go. “You are going to India by yourself?” was the first surprised reactions I received from one of my close friends when I abruptly told her that I suddenly decided to make a …

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Beyond Hot Air Balloons: Things To Do In Cappadocia

Like many travelers I was lured to visit Cappadocia by the countless pictures I had seen of hot air balloons flying over the amazing orange hued rock formations. It was low season in late November and the wind did not cooperate so my hot air balloon trip got cancelled twice and I ended up not …

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3 Fantastic Hotels in Cappadocia

Cappadocia in Turkey is a land of the out of this world landscapes and fairy chimneys, of underground cave cities and rich history. Many, like me, are lured to this beautiful and otherworldly place by the desire to ride on a hot air balloon over and marvel at the rock formations below.  But what I …

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Splendid & Enchanting: The Sacred House Hotel in Cappadocia is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen

One of the things I love about travel is that you get to encounter places and people that will forever change the way you think about the world. It is not often that a hotel has that effect but this is certainly the case with the Sacred House Hotel in the town of Ürgüp in Cappadocia. …

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Where To Stay In Istanbul

Istanbul is a huge city and there are so many interesting neighborhoods that when we started looking for hotels I could not decide in which area to stay in. While Sultanahmet is convenient as it is close to most of the tourist attractions including Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Topkapi palace this touristy …

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A Magical Journey Back In Time At The Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul

As I planned my trip to Istanbul staying at the iconic Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah, built by the Eastern & Orient Express Railway in 1892 to serve the guests of the iconic Orient Express luxury passenger train, was at the top of my list. I had heard stories and watched movies about the magnificent train …

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Tips For Avoiding the Crowds And Getting The Most Out Of Your Visit To Ephesus

Seeing the ancient Greco-Roman ruins of Ephesus in Turkey has been on my bucket list for a very long time. Ephesus was one of the most important cities in the Roman empire and is among the world’s most beautiful and best ancient sites. We would only be spending one day in the area and I was worried …

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