24 Hours in Macau

Macau had been a Portuguese colony since the 16th century. Now the Macau Special Autonomous Region, you can still feel the influence of Portugal, intermixed with Asian cultural traditions and even a bit of a Las Vegas feel. The melting pot of cultures had me intrigued, so I spent 24 hours in Macau to find out what it was...

Staying at The Venetian in Macao

With a beautiful bridge, floating gondolas, cloudless blue skies and A/C, visiting Macau and admiring the Venetian Macao could even trump traveling to Italy itself! But seriously, let me tell you about my experience staying in the largest single structure hotel building in Asia - it's definitely worth writing home about. Getting to the Venetian Macao From the ferry terminal, you...

One night cruise around Halong Bay

“It's overrated”, “it's dirty”, “it's full of tourists”. You can find a thousand opinions like that online about Halong Bay, but despite all the negative reviews, I took a chance and visited anyway. And do you know what? The experience was magical, so I'd encourage you to take the chance too. The legend of Halong Bay Ha Long is formed from...

Discovering Hanoi: 11 Things to Do Plus Where to Stay

The one thing people tell you to expect when you visit Hanoi is craziness. It's a city with a buzz that goes well beyond its borders. So, when I arrived at the airport and hailed a taxi to the hotel, it's fair to say I was a bit surprised. There were lots of motorbikes, but it wasn't that different...

How to spend 4 days in Seoul

South Korea… the land of… Exactly. The land of what? What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear South Korea? I won't lie. I didn't know much about the country besides where it is located and a vague flavour for their food. Back home there's a Korean restaurant near me, but who knows how authentic...