Tag: asia

Serenity and Beauty in Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho, or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a must for visitors to the country of Thailand and specifically travelers to the city of Bangkok. With the full name being Wat Phra Chetuphon […]

The City of Two Continents; Istanbul, Turkey

Enchanting Istanbul, Turkey stakes a claim that not many other cities in the world can, it straddles the continents of Europe and Asia. The city even has a special metro line, called the Marmaray, that […]

Best Districts to Visit in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo never leaves much to be desired, you can find just about anything you can imagine in this city. From fascinating places to eat, to trendy shopping, to world-famous markets, Tokyo, Japan will never bore. […]

The Shinto Shrine of Fushimi Inari-Taisha in Kyoto, Japan

The incredible Fushimi Inari-Taisha is located in the southern part of Kyoto, Japan and is an important Shinto Shrine dedicated to Inari, the god of rice. The shrine sits at the bottom of Inari Mountain […]

Marching Back in Time in Xi’an, China

The incredible archaeological site of the Terracotta Warriors is an unforgettable experience. Here you will view more than 7,000 life-sized soldiers, horses and chariots sculpted in clay. Each of the soldiers have unique facial expressions […]

Traditions of Tea in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tea is an important part of the culture in many countries and Vietnam is no exception. While less strict than the rules of tea ceremonies in China, Vietnam has a tea culture all their own. […]

Tranquil Settings in Shanghai, China’s Yuyuan Garden

Yuyuan Garden stands out as a highlight in this city beaming with extraordinary sights and places you must see. This garden includes all the elements that a typical classical Chinese garden should have; ponds, halls, pavilions cloisters and rockeries.

Traveling Back in Time in Ephesus, Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey is a well-preserved ancient port city, used by both the Greeks and Romans. Some of the must see sites here include the Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary, Library of Celsus (pictured) and Basilica of St. John.

Nature and Architecture Converge at Ta Prohm in Siem Reap, Cambodia

You may recognize Ta Prohm as one of the settings for the Tomb Raider movies with Angelina Jolie. You will understand why this place was chosen as a unique setting upon arrival. This templeĀ is a […]

The Authentic Beauty of Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam is located in the central coast of the country and is located in the Quang Nam Province. The town is known for it’s exceptionally well-preserved, UNESCO World Heritage, old town that contains […]