Malaysia is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, boasting rainforests full of wildlife, sparkling beaches and world-class snorkeling. Here are some top tips.
One of the biggest cities in Borneo is Kuching, which is the capital of Sarawak. Home to about one million people, it’s a vibrant, colourful spot that houses some incredible architecture, serene gardens and a giant dose of Malay culture.
Tokyo is perhaps one of the most interesting cities on earth, and has long been on the bucket lists of seasoned travellers. Home to more than 13 million people, it is a sprawling, hectic metropolis full of towering skyscrapers, lightning-fast trains, questionable fashion, temples, geishas and sushi. Lots of sushi.
Asia is a continent so diverse there is not a single word that could sum it up. It’s with this in mind that those lucky enough to be heading to the Far East need to be prepared for, well, anything! Here are my Top 10 tips for travelling to Asia.
While most tourists flock to the Philippines for the white sand beaches, there is one island that not only boasts great sand but also a number of popular attractions. Oh, and the world’s cutest primate. Ever. That place is Bohol, located in the Visayas in southeast Philippines.
One of the most famous peaks in the world after Everest and Kilimanjaro, Fuji is the crown jewel of Japan. At 3,776 metres high, it features nearly perfect symmetry and a white capped top—which looks stunning when accented with those pink cherry blossoms.
Scaling imposing Mount Kinabalu is not for the faint of heart, but watching the sun rise from the peak is something that keeps climbers coming back again and again.
Famous for its baking soda-soft sand highlighted by striking blue water and bright green palm trees, Boracay has a laid-back vibe that is perfect for those looking to get away from it all.
Being from a land-locked city, I would have had to learn how to dive in a salt-water pool–versus the underwater paradise of the Philippines. Not a hard decision!
Anyone who has travelled, whether on a weekend getaway or around the world, has likely had at least one trip that didn’t exactly go as planned. I, my friends, have had five—so far. Fortunately they were not major catastrophes and were more of a minor inconvenience than anything, but that being said I have learned from them, and hopefully you can too!