What comes to your mind when you think of Singapore? Clean? Ultra advanced? A little conservative? Or a bustling city? Sure, it is a mix of all of these. It also has quite a lot of history as well. By exploring the city and its surrounding islands, you can come up close and personal with how locals once lived their lives.
What was life really like for those who called the Forbidden City and its 900 plus rooms home during the Ming and Qing dynasties? These details and many other interesting facts are shared in this three-part article.
Thinking you are back in time in an era when Samuri hiked these hills is easy to imagine. To get a taste of the alternative to Japan's non-stop and populated cities, taking the local train with commuters and school kids as it slowly makes away through the countryside before disembarking in a small village where you can stay in an old primary school turned hostel for the night was just the right way! The following morning, we set off before sunrise to start this magical route that takes you through some of the oldest towns from the Ode period (1603-1869).
Most Hong Kongers have or continue to use the local Star Ferry to cross back and forth between both Kowloon and Hong Kong Island sides each day. For visitors to Hong Kong, it is a must. Find out about its rich history behind it.
Two thriving metropolises that have hawker centres that play an integral part in their local communities. Then why is one of these iconic cities ensuring that these food hawkers remain while the other is focused on ensuring that they are a thing of the past?
Some of the best hiking can be found in Ontario. Check them out and make plans to get outdoors!
If you are looking to ski Hokkaido, Japan when staying in Sapporo, check out this informative link on how to do it!
Anyone who has visited China will be able to share how one day, your favourite noodle bar is open. The next, it is gutted to make way for a juice bar. Read about a Scottish photographer who found out just how much this mother of a country has changed over time.
Who said that Singapore was boring? With a city full of authentic food from a diversity of cultures, chic bars, endless cycling paths and everything under the sun, there is so much to see and do here. Check it out and cross them off of your list one by one.
Often overlooked by the larger, more condensed city of Seoul, the coastal city of Busan has a little something for everyone!