Bali is popular for its fantastic beaches- but there is more to discover, like the history of temples like Pura Besakih above. They are only a short ride away and well worth the trip
Check out my Guide to the Best Places to Stay on Bali to start planning your own Bali getaway!
While Phnom Penh is known for it’s Royal Palace, a leisurely stroll along the river promenade at sunset will also take you past some impressive temples. Wat Ounalom in Phnom Penh’s downtown is my favorite!
To plan hour own getaway, check out my Destination Guide – Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Wroclaw has a long history and it shows in the beautifully restored historic buildings all around town. One of my favorite sights is from the bank of the Oder river towards the church island with its skyline of churches – it’s a sight to behold!
Check out my Perfect Weekend Itinerary Wroclaw to plan your own cultural getaway!
Toronto is one of the great cities in North America and one of my favorites. And if you like New York City, but always thought it’s a little too big and too busy, you should visit Toronto. It has just as much to offer as New York, but feels a little warmer, a little more relaxed and a little more … Continue reading →
San Francisco was love on first sight from the moment I drove into the city and saw the skyline. And with every visit during my one-year exchange program in the Bay Area, that love became deeper. So much so, that one day towards the end of my planned stay when I drove again into the city, I knew that I … Continue reading →
New York City is one of those places in the world that you should see – you may like it or not, but it is an experience you won’t find elsewhere. Other cities might be larger by size or population, but few can match its diversity: The more than 8 Million reflect immigrants from all over the world, speaking more … Continue reading →
There are a lot of cultural sights all over Europe and many cities offer a treasure trove of historic buildings and the remains of empires long gone! And if there is one city that manages to seamlessly blend 2000 years of marvelous history with modern life, it is Rome, making it the most fun place you can explore history! … Continue reading →
If you are staying in Ubud overnight and have any cultural interests, you should add a dance performance do your evening schedule. It will make for a nice evening out and will provide some insights into Balinese history and culture. There are very different dance forms available, the “made for tourists” performances vary in quality and there are a number … Continue reading →
I have reviewed a few temples to visit on Bali. The biggest, most popular and most important from a religious perspective, is Pura Besakih. It’s located on the side of Mount Agun, the highest peak and volcano on Bali. It’s also the most touristy one, with all the good and bad that comes with it! … Continue reading →
If you are visiting Manila, on business or leisure, and only have a view hours to look around, there is no better place to go than the Ayala Museum in Makati, the financial district of Manila. The museum is conveniently located in the Greenbelt mall, with plenty of stores and restaurants to visit before or after. When visiting a foreign … Continue reading →