Visit Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple in Batam, Indonesia

  Submitted by: Amila Wickramarachchi   From: Leisure and Me   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Batam, the beautiful Island of Indonesia is popular as a destination for short relaxing getaways. Among the popular activities to do in Batam, you will find food, spa and shopping are in the top of the lists. However Batam …

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What to do in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

Visiting Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

You may know Dharamshala as the home of the Dali Lama or, as like me, you may know nothing about the place at all, find out that little fact and then question why you didn’t know more about the place. Luckily, I have discovered this fantastic blog with lots of information about the Northern Indian …

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Visiting The White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

How to get to Wat Rung Khun and why you should I stumbled across this blog about The White Temple, or  Wat Rung Khun, by accident. Due to my rather flippant travelling ways and refusal to buy a Lonely Planet (still don’t know if that’s a good or a bad thing) I didn’t know about this …

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The Mystery of the Whispering Gallery of Gol Gumbaz

visiting the Gol Gumbaz Mausoleum

 Overview: Have you come across the Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur, India on your travels? I hadn’t, but if you are close to the region, it seems like a fun place to visit and I highly recommend checking out this post from Sandy, on his blog Voyager. Visiting the Gol Gumbaz As always with Sandy’s posts, …

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Madurai – The Athens of the East

A complete travel guide to Madurai

 Overview: Have you heard of The Athens of the East? I hadn’t, that name alone caught my attention and dragged me into this post, I had to learn more. Voyager’s complete guide to visiting Madurai This post from Voyager, a travel blog run by couple Sandy and Vyjay, acts as a great introduction to this city. …

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Must see places on a visit to Puri

What to see in Puri

From Golden Sea Beach to the Jagannath Temple, the region of Puri, in Odisha, India, has so much going on. The best things to see in Puri This great post comes from Shivani, on her blog The Wandering Core. In it Shivani introduces you to some of the must-see sights in the region as well …

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Iran Travel Blog: Off the beaten track in Iran

hidden places in Iran travel blog

I recently came across another great Iran travel blog about discovering hidden gems. Iran really seems to be one of the top places to visit at the moment, and reading about it I can see why. This one features a few of their lesser known sites where you can enjoy a peaceful experience. Escape from the tourism …

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12 Mystical places in Asia you really should see

12 amazing Asia destinations you must see

I loved this blog after just three suggestions, and then I got to the fourth and read this; ‘Upon first sight, you’ll think that someone spiked your drink with acid, or that Pad Thai you ate for lunch was laced with magic mushrooms. As cool as that would be, this temple is what it is …

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The stunning Shah Cheragh in Iran

How to visit the Shah Cheragh

While not technically a blog about the Shah Cheragh, I wanted to include this post from Boredpanda as it features some stunning images of a must visit site in Iran. If you can look past their click-baity headlines to the actual content you will get an idea of what I’m talking about! Shah Cheragh is a …

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5 Reasons you should visit Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

While a bustling hub of travel activity, Chiang Mai is still relatively peaceful when compared to the islands of Southern Thailand. The temple-strewn city has so much to offer. The people you meet in Northern Thailand are more likely to be travellers on a longer adventure and with more stories to tell and recommendations of must …

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