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  • 48 HOURS IN KUALA LUMPUR

    Why Go? Kuala Lumpur is a major stopover city and many people break their journey there en route to a final destination. It’s a city that is well-suited to a forty-eight hour visit and there is more than enough to keep the visitor busy for a couple of days. Kuala Lumpur is truly multicultural. Although…

  • 48 HOURS IN BANGKOK

    Why Go? Bangkok is one of the most dynamic cities in the world and offers a wealth of culture, fantastic shopping opportunities, exciting nightlife and some of the best cuisine on the planet. The Thai baht goes a long way, making the city excellent value for western tourists. Getting There Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang international…

  • 48 HOURS IN HANOI

    Why Go? If you are heading to Vietnam for the first time, the capital of Hanoi is a less intimidating initiation to Vietnamese city life than high-energy Ho Chi Minh City in the south. Sure, dodging motorbikes on the roads (and sidewalks!) is a useful skill to acquire, but the madness isn’t quite in the…

  • TEN HIGHLIGHTS OF MYANMAR

    With a lush jungle landscape dotted with glistening golden pagodas, a visit to Myanmar has a distinctly dream-like vibe. Carts led by oxen rattle along the pot-holed roads and visitors truly feel as though they have been transported to another era. A rich cultural history adds to its appeal. Although tourism has boomed since 2012…

  • 7 CAN’T MISS TOURS IN BEIJING

    Beijing is China’s massive capital, and it has a history stretching back almost 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for its modern architecture as its ancient sites. It is the second largest city in China after Shanghai. Like Amsterdam , which is the bicycle capital, Beijing is also  big on bikes. You can just jump…

  • TEN HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

    South East Asia has been a magnet for travelers since it was discovered by hippies in the sixties. It’s easy to understand why. With its sublime beaches, ancient temples, colorful markets and dynamic cities, there is something for everyone. Additionally, it is one of the cheapest regions in the world to travel in. 1. Angkor…