Category Archives for "ASIA"

Oct 11

11 Known Areas Where to Stay In Bali

By Alice Ross | ASIA

Pristine beaches, steamy sunny days, and surfing paradise are some of the first things that come to mind when we think of Bali, Indonesia. The feel of paradise is constantly felt every time you spend your time relishing different exciting activities on this place. Indonesians confirm its beauty as it was nicknamed as​ the Island of the Gods. Bali is one the most beautiful islands in Indonesia where many tourist spots with remarkable picturesque beauty and a rich traditional heritage are located.

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Apr 22

Do People Speak English in Thailand? Let’s Find Out!

By Alice Ross | ASIA

As the most people visiting Thailand can only speak little or no Thai language, the communication between a Thai and a foreigner happens in English. Although a lot of Thais are able to speak a bit of English, understanding them or trying to get them to understand you can usually still be a bit of a challenge.
One of the main reasons for this is that, especially among those with a limited access to education, Thai phrases are usually translated precisely into English, while the English words, on the other hand, are pronounced in a distinctively way in Thai. Generally, pronunciation causes bigger problems in understanding than how the grammar does.
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Apr 04

Where to Stay In Hanoi? Let Us Tell You Where!

By Alice Ross | ASIA

With a rich culture and thousands of years of history, Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam has a lot of things offer to anyone who wants to explore the place.
The length of Hanoi's history is more than an assurance of a worthwhile travel trip. Infrastructures like ancient temples which ways back 1500 years will bring you back in history, and this experience of an ancient drama will be emphasized by a difference of the more recent structures of the French colony.
When you get tired of exploring – which is highly unlikely – the calm lakes in common with other, similarly stunning natural attractions like beautiful beaches will never fail to pacify your traveler's spirit.
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Mar 25

Want to know what to buy in Singapore? Here are some ideas!

By Alice Ross | ASIA , LEISURE & ACTIVITIES

If you are planning to visit Asia, especially the southeast region, make sure to make a time to visit Singapore. Also known as the Lion City, Singapore is one of only 3 autonomous city-states there are in the world today, and is the smallest nation in Asia.
Singapore has gained its sovereignty from other countries in the year 1965. Although Singapore has recently been ranked the 10th most expensive nation to live in the world today, the standards of living of its residents there have increased radically since its independence.
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Feb 08

Discover How Far Is Japan from China Geographically and Culturally

By Alice Ross | ASIA

When we meet them for the first time, we sometimes get confused as we're not sure whether we're meeting a Japanese or a Chinese person. Since most of the time trusting our vision on the difference in appearance isn't advisable, distinguishing between these two Asian countries through other factors is essential. In this brief article, let's answer the question, "How far is Japan from China geographically and culturally?"
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Feb 06

Top 6 Best Beaches in Vietnam

By Alice Ross | ASIA

Vietnam is Southeast Asia's the easternmost country. With the population of 87.8 million, it has the same land size as Germany. For people who haven't been to Vietnam, the first thing that may come to their minds is Vietnam War. To those who have experienced traveling here, however, this simply is a paradise.
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Jan 24

5 Short Trips from Hong Kong Worth the Journey

By Alice Ross | ASIA

Whether you're in Hong Kong for business or for pleasure, its location makes it a perfect launching pad to explore the rest of Asia. Situated in southeastern China, this skyscraper studded, island metropolis is in close proximity to China, Vietnam, the Philippines and beyond.
As an international business hub, Hong Kong offers cheap and frequent flights to destinations throughout the region. If you have a few extra days, or are planning your next Asian escape, you can take advantage of this. To help you, I've decided to share some of my favorite short trips from Hong Kong (in no particular order). Here we go!
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Dec 30

Suggested Itinerary: 2 Days & 1 Night in Singapore

By Alice Ross | ASIA , ITINERARY

Singapore is a mesmerizing city-state which has diverse and rich cultures. Situated just over the equator at the edge of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore, with a population of more than 5 million people, most of who are of Malay, Chinese, and Indian origin. With its delicious cuisine, lustrous modern architecture and striking attractions, it is a good idea to spend at least 2 days and 1 night in Singapore.
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Nov 22

How to Get To Phuket from Krabi

By Alice Ross | ASIA

The definition of a perfect holiday depends on from person to person. But for most people, it means pristine waters, blue skies, white sand beaches, and relaxing vibes.
Both Phuket and Krabi are both popular destinations among tourists who visit the southern part of Thailand. For the past decades, Phuket has been a very popular vacation spot in the world. Krabi, on the other hand, has only recently started becoming popular among backpackers.
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