Referred to by some as the Oriental Pearl of Asia, Hong Kong perfectly mixes ancient Chinese cultures with a modern and westernized attitude to business. It can be a little overwhelming for the inexperienced traveler, but once you’ve scratched below the surface you will find a number of stunning hidden gems that will live long in the memory. Continue Reading →
Angkor Wat, Near Siem Reap, Cambodia, is considered by many to be a wonder of the world. This temple was built in the 12th century by King Suryavarman II, first as a Hindu temple, which has since been converted to Buddhist. Continue Reading →
MSW guest blogger Ava Apollo reveals her top 5 favorite attractions in Hong Kong. Continue Reading →
The Japanese are experts at urban landscaping, and one of their most superb examples is Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion, also known as Kinkaku-ji, formally known as Rokuon-ji or “Deer Garden Temple”. Continue Reading →
One of my favorite photos from Japan is of these colorful little temple dolls. We found them at the last station in a temple 6.3km from the top of Mt. Fuji. Although the weather refused to cooperate with us that day, we still had a great time exploring the area despite the fact that the elusive mountain remained hidden behind her cloak of clouds and mist.
One of the many wonderful things about Luang Prabang is its proximity to everything. A traveler doesn’t need to look far to find things to do in this beautiful little town. Continue Reading →