Dubbed as the “City of Lakes and Mountains”, Pokhara is the largest city of Nepal. Located in Gandaki Province in central Nepal, it serves as a base for treks and expeditions in Annapurna Circuit. Pokhara has a totally different vibe from Kathmandu. It is more quiet, relaxed and hip. Sit in a cafĂ© by the Lakeside, watch people while enjoying a glass of beer or a cup of coffee; indulge on Nepali, Indian and even Korean, Chinese and Italian foods in various restaurants along the…Continue Reading “Pokhara Travel Guide: The Gateway to the Great Annapurna”


Mandalay is the largest city of Myanmar, a vibrant and modern city that still exudes the old world charm. More than a gateway to Bagan, Mandalay has its own share of attractions like the Mandalay Hill and the nearby U-Bein Bridge in Amarapura that offers great views of sunrise or sunset. Other places of interests include Mahamuni Temple which is regarded as the holiest pagoda in the country, the Kuthodaw Pagoda which is dubbed as the largest book in the world, Sanda Muni Paya, Grand…Continue Reading “Backpacking Myanmar: Mandalay Quick Travel Guide”

For those thinking of new places to discover, Malaysia has a lot in store for everyone. More than Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu, this tropical Asian hotspot is also home to numerous places that are probably not so well-known but offer an equally enchanting experience such as this lovely place in the north-eastern Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Terengganu. Kuala Terengganu is the capital of the state of Terengganu, approximately 500 kilometers from the Malaysian Capital of Kuala Lumpur. It is located in the north-eastern coast of…Continue Reading “Malaysia Travel Guide: Backpacking Kuala Terengganu”