Close Up of Colourful Man Celebrating Holi, India

Enjoy Strange and Unusual World Festivals on Various Vacation Packages (Part 1)

The Human race can never be predicted. Our world is full of strange and unusual phenomena. When it comes to festivals, there is an abundance of unusual happenings taking place year round. Some derive from tradition, others are due to a prevailing quirky and unusual sense of humour. I have selected a number of strange, […]

Woman on a Swing in Ang Thong National Marine Park, Thailand

Ecotourism Destinations: Asia (Part 2)

Previous: Ecotourism Destinations: Asia (Part 1) Continuing the exploration of Asia ecotourism and the more outstanding destinations, we now look at Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia. THAILAND In order to protect the large number of absolutely stunning destinations in Thailand which are popular with visitors, several non-government organizations (NGOs), such as the World Wildlife Fund, have […]

Honeymoon Couple Near the Balinese Temple at Beratan Lake, Bali

Top 10 Must-Dos in Bali

Exotic, spiritual, tropical and awe-inspiring. This is Bali, the lush Island of the gods that captures your soul and leaves you breathless. This magical pocket of Indonesia boasts breathtaking beaches, amazing surf, and stylish resorts, but it is so much more than a fun-in-the-sun retreat. With its ancient temples and palaces, perpetually smiling people, exquisite […]

Cultural Dos and Don’ts in Asia

Asia vacations can take you to a host of enchanting places. Whether you are getting friendly with elephants in Thailand or India, marveling at the landscape in Guilin, China, or soaking up Tokyo‘s innovative atmosphere, you are in for an unforgettable experience. However, an Asia tour doesn’t come without its caveats. Cultural norms within the world’s […]