Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia, yet most visitors bypass the city and head straight to Siem Reap to see the story of the ancient Khmer capital with its amazing temples. But there are reasons why you should visit Phom Penh: It also has a story to tell, off the French Colonial period, the dreadful times of the Khmer … Continue reading →
Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is a fascinating city. It has developed from a few huts in the sand to a gleaming mega-city with a skyline of high-rise buildings along the shore, opulent hotels and malls, over-the-top entertainment and a growing number of historic and cultural sights, making it a great destination for a stop-over when flying Emirates … Continue reading →
Singapore’s Orchard Road is a popular shopping destination, with every brand imaginable representing in one of the countless malls along the strip. But it’s also a fun place to hang out and people watch, you’ll see interesting architecture and a representation of the diverse crowds in town! Check out my Mini-Guide Singapore for more information!
Bangkok is a fun city and it’s most beautiful from high above at sunset. With plenty of rooftop bars to choose from, like my favorites Octave or Vertigo, you can pick a good spot, order a drink and wait for the sun to settle over the busy city and the lights to blink all over. It’s a fantastic way to end a day in Bangkok, the City of Angels – don’t miss it!
Hong Kong is a fascinating city: The setting on the harbor is beautiful, the skyline is breathtaking and you can easily get lost in all this city has to offer. You can spend days tasting the food, checking out the neighborhoods, watching cultural performances or enjoying the nightlife. And when you need time to relax, you can head out to Repulse Bay for a day on the beach!
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Melaka is home to some of the most important historic sights in Malaysia, with leftovers from Portugese, Dutch and British colonial times, resulting in a unique mix you won’t find anywhere else in Asia. The city by the river has a character all its own and the night market, great food and little cafes along the riverfront make it a … Continue reading →
I call Singapore “Asia for Beginners” – because it is the easiest city to visit in Asia. It also has some of the most impressive architecture to offer, with unique buildings all over the city – like the Marina Bay Sands, a stunning hotel off three towers with a surfboard-shaped rooftop pool and restaurant on top!
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
Taipei surprised me on my return visit as one of the most changed cities in Asia, in a good sense! It has embraced its history, including its dark spots, It is a modern city that has preserved its historic roots. And Taipei is one of the most diverse and open cities in Asia, welcoming any and all with open arms! … Continue reading →
Singapore is Asia for Beginners – save, clean, organized and easy to navigate! English is the official language, public transport is fast and reliable, officials and police is straight-laced, making Singapore the easiest city in Asia to visit! And there is a lot to see, much more than people give Singapore credit for. Find out my in my Destination Guide Singapore!
One of the best things about Sydney is that in addition to the vibrant city, you get amazing beaches and sunny weather, making it the ideal location to combine city fun with a trip to the beach. And while there are plenty of choices around city, my favorites are the Eastern Beaches along the ocean, ranging from Bondi in the … Continue reading →