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The Batu Caves are an essential visit for anyone spending time in Kuala Lumpur

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A Kuala Lumpur trip is rich with diverse scenery, both urban and natural. When I travel, I’m always drawn to monuments and sights that have some kind of symbiotic relationship with the nature and the landscape of the surrounding area. Houses built into hillsides, statues carved into mountains, these types of places have something magical about them, like they were created from a song, or a wizards...

17th of January
Tags: Batu Caves,Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

Short trip to Bagan:old stupas and small town

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Myanmar has only been open to outside tourists for a short time. This fact is what drew me to this beautiful corner of Southeast Asia in the first place. I’d read the history, and I knew I was getting a chance to see a place not many other foreigners had seen. This was all incredibly exciting, but my impending Myanmar trip was also a little frightening. Since the Myanmar tour industry was so young...

13th of January
Tags: Bagan,stupas

The Peak Of Chiang Mai – Exploring Doi Suthep

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If you’ve been in Chiang Mai for longer than, well, two minutes, you will have seen Doi Suthep. This towering green mountain to the west is the highest point for miles, and visible from almost everywhere in the city. It’s not simply a pretty backdrop, however: there’s a lot to explore there. You’ll want to take your time, and stop off at various points on the way to the top and elsewhere across th...

18th of December
Tags: Trave Chiang Mai, Travel Thailand

Can’t-Miss Experiences In Chiang Mai’s Old City

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Chiang Mai is the heart of northern Thailand, and truly one of the gems of Southeast Asia. The city was founded in 1296, and history simply oozes from the place. Nowhere is this truer than in the most aged part, known as the old city. It’s the most convenient area in which to stay, both because of its unrivaled choice of accommodation and its location. It’s definitely easy to find: just look at an...

15th of December
Tags: Travel Thailand, Travel Chiang Mai