Day Trip in Lantau Island

Lantau Island, is the largest island in Hong Kong, lies at the mouth of the Pearl River. Its mountainous interior includes 934m-high Lantau Peak, known for its sunrises, and the area can be traversed by hikers on the 70km Lantau Trail from Mui Wo (Silver Mine Bay). It is a wonderful place to go to escapeContinue reading “Day Trip in Lantau Island”

Penang: Weekend Escape

One of my favourite destinations in Malaysia is Penang. I was mesmerised by its unique country style beauty. In fact, there was a time, it’s been ranked by many travel reviews as one of the best travel destinations not just in the country or the region, but in the whole world! Penang was known, onceContinue reading “Penang: Weekend Escape”

10 Things You Should Know About Hangzhou City

Travel, however, melts away prejudices.  My recent five-day stay in Hangzhou China certainly altered my views associating beautiful city infrastructure and urban greening with the so-called first world countries. Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province and famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritage. Here are the 10 things you should know beforeContinue reading “10 Things You Should Know About Hangzhou City”