There is nothing more appealing to the senses than shopping. You know that’s exactly why they call it retail therapy! When you go shopping, even miles of walking through high streets or store hallways is not a pain. Fishing endlessly for a particular outfit in your size doesn’t seem like a task. Sales are the …

Bali is for seekers – for those seeking serenity, natural beauty, spirituality, revelry or romance. In some ways, it is for those seeking themselves. Travellers fall in love with Bali’s welcoming vibe, its unmatchable scenery and its relaxed, almost laid-back attitude. Bali needs time; it isn’t one of those places you can explore in a …

There are long-planned vacations, impromptu weekend getaways, short-haul holidays – and then there is a Thailand sojourn. Unlike any other. Shape it any way you like, and it delivers. The best way to enjoy a Thailand visit?  Book a villa! Too expensive you reckon? Well, here’s a list of awesome villa properties where you spend …

If you are a sports buff in this part of the world, then chances are that you are eagerly waiting for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. A multi-sport event held every two years, SEA Games gets participants from 11 countries playing over 20 sports! This year, this exciting event will be held in Kuala Lumpur, …

Looking to escape the constant drizzle and downpour that the monsoon months bring? Here are 10 destinations around Asia that are sunny and dry at this time of the year. 1. Jakarta, Indonesia With its bustling streets, Jakarta is a city which is truly diverse – thanks to its wonderful mix of Asian, Arabic, and …

Palm fringed beaches, glorious sunsets and the ocean breeze have the power to wipe away your worries and help you reconnect with yourself. Here are 5 different Asian beach destinations with a lot of character and beauty: 1. Boracay, Philippines The 4.5 miles long award winning Boracay island packs plenty of beach destination punch in …

“Travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly a heightened sense of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips like the best love affairs, never really end.” Pico Iyer Travel has the power to do wonders for your spirit, …

Asia’s mystic charm and vibrant atmosphere have been a tourist magnet for years. The continent is loved by backpackers thirsty for new adventures, couples in search of budget romantic places, and families looking for an international experience at the cost of a local one. Affordability is right up there when it comes to holidays here! …

Weekend breaks are perfect. They give you the much-needed breather from the mundane, offer a change of scenery, recharge your batteries and soothe those itchy travel feet, at least for a while. Plus, you don’t have to go through all the heavy-duty planning and bookings as you would have to for a long vacation. The …

Thinking of a last-minute getaway? Here is some help with vacation rental ideas for all your accommodation needs in various countries around Asia. Read on for a quick fix for those spontaneous vacation plans this summer! 1. Beautiful villa ideal for a couple or a small family in Langkawi, Malaysia Time for a quick break …