Perfect Day: Yangon Itinerary

If you are visiting Myanmar, you will most likely pass through the business capital Yangon and it’s new international airport. Even if you have little time, I recommend to stay over for at least a day and see the sights – the Shwedagon Pagoda is the most impressive, single pagoda I have seen anywhere and alone worth a visit. And … Continue reading

Fantastic Foto Friday: Hong Kong – Stunning Skyline

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Hong Kong was one of the first cities in Asia I visited and the skyline of modern high rise was breathtaking – and I still feel the same way every time I return! Whether you see the city from Victoria Peak at night, Hong Kong Island from Kowloon by day or look up when wandering around the city – impressive views are never far away!

The healthiest food in Manila – SaladStop

Filipino food is very delicious, with  favorites like Lechon – roasted pig, but it is also very rich and not the healthiest food on the planet. Thankfully, Manila now offers some great healthy options and SaladStop is one of my favorites. With a selection of signature salads and wraps and the option to create your own, you can have a … Continue reading

My favorite part of Yangon, Myanmar – Kandawgyi Lake

I love the energy of big cities – but I also need some peace & quiet to get away from the crowds. Yangon has a lot of parks and lakes in the city area to get away from the noise and my favorite place is Kandawgyi Lake. With a boardwalk around the peaceful lake, great views of the Shwedagon Pagoda … Continue reading

Travel News: New trains to ease Bangkok’s traffic woes!

Bangkok, the City of Angels,  is a fun city – as long as you don’t have to fight your way through the maddening street traffic. Fortunately, Bangkok has the wonderful BTS SkyTrain and MRT Subway taking you quickly and in air conditioned comfort to most of the places you want to visit. It’s easy and inexpensive, too, leading me to … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Singapore – not as boring as you might think!

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I call Singapore “Asia for Beginners” – because it is the easiest city to visit in Asia. Some people think it is boring – but I have lived there: Dig a little deeper and you can find it’s quirky side, like this art display on Orchard Street, or it’s quieter side in the Chinese Garden or its natural side on Mt Faber!
Interested to go – check out my Travel Made Easy – Getting to Singapore, and Getting around the city, Where to Stay and What to Do in Singapore