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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Nestled atop the verdant Doi Suthep mountain in the northern reaches of Thailand lies a place of profound spiritual significance: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. As I embarked on the journey to this sacred site, I couldn’t help but feel the weight of centuries of history and reverence that surrounded it. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Phra That...

Nijo-jo Castle in Kyoto

Nijo-jo Castle in Kyoto

As I stepped through the imposing gates of Nijo-jo Castle in Kyoto, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of reverence for the history that permeated every stone of this magnificent structure. The weight of centuries pressed down upon me as I wandered through the corridors and gardens, each corner whispering tales of power, intrigue, and transformation that have...

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Japan

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Japan

As an avid enthusiast of marine life, the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium has always been a dream destination for me. Situated in Motobu, Okinawa, Japan, this magnificent aquarium is renowned worldwide for its impressive scale, diverse marine exhibits, and its commitment to marine conservation. My visit to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium was nothing short of a mesmerizing...

Sapporo TV Tower: A Gateway to Sapporo's Skyline Splendor

Sapporo TV Tower: A Gateway to Sapporo’s Skyline Splendor

Sapporo, the capital of Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island, is a city brimming with natural beauty, cultural richness, and modern vibrancy. Amidst its bustling streets and lush landscapes stands a towering symbol of its urban majesty – the Sapporo TV Tower. Rising gracefully into the sky, this iconic structure not only serves as a telecommunications hub but...

Gokayama in Spring Snow

Gokayama in Spring Snow

After visiting Shirakawa-go, we had one more stop to make before returning to Kanazawa. After a short drive through narrow mountain roads, some 30km away we parked in front of a shop with a little restaurant attached to it in Gokayama. Unfortunately, it was a bit cloudy outside, a very different weather we experienced in Shirakawa-go, but at least their town was...

Scuba Diving in Bali

Scuba Diving in Bali

Bali, Indonesia, is a popular destination for scuba divers, offering a unique underwater experience that includes the opportunity to see manta rays and shipwrecks. Scuba diving in Bali is a must-do activity for any adventure-seeking traveller, and it is an experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. I spent a couple of months on the island so of...

Staying at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

Staying at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

I am not sure how many times we passed through Singapore, but it is safe to say that we were there at least six times during that year. I finally got my wish to stay at the Marina Bay Sands for a couple of nights. I mean, you have to experience the famous rooftop infinity swimming pool at least once, don’t you? Staying at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore Staying...

Winter Wonderland at Shirakawa-go, Japan

Winter Wonderland at Shirakawa-go, Japan

While visiting Kanazawa, I decided to spend a day in Shirakawa-go since it was winter and I knew the place will look just like in the pictures I have seen over and over again in the past. Winter Wonderland at Shirakawa-go, Japan Winter Wonderland at Shirakawa-go, Japan After boarding a bus at the Kanazawa station, I arrived in this magical village hidden in the...

Hanoi Train Street

Hanoi Train Street

Hanoi is a good city to get lost a little, and because I got lost I stumbled onto Hanoi Train Street by coincidence. I have read recently that a lot has changed since my visit there… so here are some archival photography from the good old days: Hanoi Train Street Hanoi Train Street Hanoi Train Street was a wildly popular tourist destination in Hanoi, Vietnam, where...