The Stunning Temples and Pagodas of Lotus Pond in Kaohsiung, Southern Taiwan

If you’re a temple lover in Taiwan, one of the best (and craziest!) places to visit is Lotus Pond, also known as Lotus Lake. Lotus Pond is a large manmade body of water in Kaoshiung, Southern Taiwan. Its shoreline is liberally studded with many bizarre looking temples and pagodas. Continue Reading →

The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A monument situated on the palace grounds. Just a short walk from the lively river-side promenade of Sisowath Quay in the heart of Phnom Penh stands the lovely Royal Palace, or Preah Barom Reachea Vaeng Chaktomuk as the Khmers know it. The palace was built in 1866 and has been occupied by the kings of Cambodia ever since. The Palace was not occupied during the period of time when the Khmer Rouge reigned terror over the country. As a palace Continue Reading →