Batu Ferringhi – Penang, Malaysia

Batu Ferringhi is the second most popular after George Town destination in Penang, Malaysia. It is very easy to get to from anywhere in Penang with regular city-buses going few times an hour.   Batu Ferringhi is a long sandy beach with numerous bars ...

Cultural Landmarks of Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan has made long lasting impression on us. Its one of those places we  really like to go back, would even consider living there for few months. We stayed in Taipei, capital city of Taiwan.  Taipei is a mod...

Tirtha Empul – Holly Water

I was very fascinated by the Tirtha Empul from the moment I saw first pictures of this place. I thought – this is a magical place without knowing a bit about it.    Our friend Wayan Plus told...

Koh Samui II & Crystal Bay Beach

We are just finishing our second week of staying in Koh Samui. We were very busy at work so we did not explore island that much. We have also looked at our finances and getting a car on the top of having the house which was already outside of our initial budge...

Hello from Koh Samui!

We finally got to the south of Thailand! After living almost 4 months in the lovely Chiang Mai it was about the time we reached the sea. Chiang Mai was an amazing place to start our Asian adventure - full of T...
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Music in Southeast Asia – Part 1

During these months of traveling in Asia I have discovered that there is a big music scene here growing day by day. I have been living in Thailand for 4 months now and I also spent some weeks in Myanmar. Thai and Burmese traditional music have similarities and...

Christmas Markets in Poland

There are only a few Christmas Markets in Poland, including those found in Warsaw, Gdansk and Wroclaw. Krakow is the principal one and provides a great opportunity for a winter weekend break. Polish Xmas Market...

Chiang Rai, Thailand

The city was founded by King Mangrai in 1262 and became the capital of the Mangrai Dynasty. Subsequently, Chiang Rai was conquered by Burma and remained under Burmese rule for several hundred years. It was not until 1786 that Chiang Rai became a Chiang Mai vas...