12 Best Things to Do in Singapore

12 Best Things to Do in Singapore

Singapore has earned a reputation as an expensive stopover destination, but truthfully, it is so much more. It has a rich and diverse culture that can be explored all throughout the city. The food is among both the most affordable and most delicious cuisines in the world. Locals in Singapore are friendly, the public transport system is …

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Visiting the Holy City of Amritsar

Visiting the Holy City of Amritsar

Amritsar is the most visited city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. The city is known as Holy City since it’s home to the Golden Temple religious complex (one of the most visited places in the world). It’s the most important city in Punjab, and also the center of Sikhism. The Punjab region of …

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Is Mai Chau the New Sapa in Vietnam?

Is Mai Chau the New Sapa in Vietnam?

Most travelers interested in traveling around Southeast Asia have heard of Sapa, Vietnam—an area showcased by incredible photos of lush green rice fields terraced on the side of mountains, and colorful local ethnic minority women and men working the rice fields. Sapa has long been on the popular traveler’s route from Hanoi in the north …

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India’s Hidden Gems: Chalukya Temples of Aihole and Pattadakal

Chalukya Temples of Pattadakal - Truly Hidden Gems of India

In the southwestern state of Karnataka in India, nestled deep within the semi-arid region of Bagalkot, lies the beautiful ensemble of Chalukya Temples, part of the Group of Monuments at Pattadakal—a lesser-known UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. Not many know about Pattadakal. And that’s why it still remains a pretty offbeat destination in India. …

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Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range

Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range

From the Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range World Heritage Inscription: Set in the dense forests of the Kii Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean, three sacred sites—Yoshino and Omine, Kumano Sanzan, Koyasan—linked by pilgrimage routes to the ancient capital cities of Nara and Kyoto, reflect the fusion of Shinto, rooted in …

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10 Most Beautiful Things to Do in Oman

10 Most Beautiful Things to Do in Oman

Oman is one of the most naturally beautiful and diverse countries in the Middle East. Boasting everything from a long stretch of a 3,000 km coastline to the highest peak in the Arabian Peninsula, the country is blessed with many natural wonders still waiting to be explored by intrepid travelers. Moreover, one thing that makes …

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