Ayutthaya, historical heart of Thailand

Ayutthaya, historical heart of Thailand

Ayutthaya, historical heart of Thailand, Photo credit: Wikipedia

Ayutthaya, historical heart of Thailand

With its shapely chedis and picturesque pagodas, the ancient city of Ayutthaya has always been a big draw for tourists seeking a taste of the Orient. It not only offers scenic views and a rich history, it is also the spiritual heart of the nation to the Thai people and home to the kingdom’s greatest treasures. The styles of art and architecture in this ancient city can be seen in the temples, murals and buildings all over Thailand. Thus by spending time in Ayutthaya, the historical heart of Thailand, visitors can make a real connection with the past and have a better understanding of Thainess. Read more

20 Best Islands in the World 2016

Parasailing, Boracay, 20 Best Islands in the World 2016

Parasailing, Boracay, 20 Best Islands in the World 2016, Photo credit: Vilson V. Venezuela, Wikipedia

20 Best Islands in the World 2016 from nearby Caribbean beaches to islands in Southeast Asia

More than 300,000 travelers in Condé Nast Traveler ranked the best islands in the world in the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards survey, from nearby Caribbean beaches to far-flung islands in Southeast Asia. Here’s the 20 Best Islands in the World 2016: Read more

25 Best Museums in the World 2016

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 25 Best Museums in the World 2016, Photo credit: Sracer357, Wikipedia

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 25 Best Museums in the World 2016, Photo credit: Sracer357, Wikipedia

25 Best Museums in the World 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

From awe-inspiring art galleries to thought-provoking memorials, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards brings you the 25 Best Museums in the World in 2016. The quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide over a 12-month period were taken into account to determine the award winners. Read more

20 Top Destination Cities 2016 by International Overnight Visitors

Bangkok, Thailand, 20 Top Destination Cities 2016, Photo credit: Sven Scheuermeier

Bangkok, Thailand, 20 Top Destination Cities 2016, Photo credit: Sven Scheuermeier

20 Top Destination Cities in 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index

Mastercard released its 2016 Global Destination Cities Index (GDCI) this week. Measured by the number of international overnight visitors, the index which provides a ranking of the 132 most visited cities around the world. From the Asia Pacific region to Europe to the Middle East and Africa, here are the 20 Top Destination Cities in 2016: Read more

10 Things to do in Singapore after dark

10 Things to do in Singapore after dark, Photo credit: Jirka Matousek

Things to do in Singapore after dark, Photo credit: Jirka Matousek

10 Things to do in Singapore after dark

Most people might think there’s not much things to do in Singapore after dark – apart from hitting the club, there are actually still several after dark activities you can get up to. The nights are not just about alcohol and partying. There are also healthy and non-toxic activities to enjoy after dark. Here are 10 things to do in Singapore after dark. Read more

Long weekend getaway destinations you can drive or fly to

View from Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai, Long weekend getaway destinations

View from Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai, Long weekend getaway, Photo credit: Lester Mathias Andersson, Wikipedia

Long weekend getaway destinations where you can drive or fly to … with ease

Since 2016’s National Day falls on a Tuesday (9 August), you can have an unofficial long weekend by taking a day leave before the holiday. But where to go? Where to travel to next? Plan a long weekend getaway in one of the following destinations where you can drive or fly to easily. Read more