Adventure Travel

The Story of the Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh

November 21, 2012  

The Story of the Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh

Photo credit by Augapfel In the south-central region of Cambodia, on the banks of the Tonlé Sap, Bassac and Mekong Rivers, lies Phnom Penh, the country’s permanent capital since 1866. Within the city sits the Cambodian Royal Palace whose complex contains, to the south, the stunning Silver Pagoda. In a country with a troubled past, the Silver Pagoda remains as a monument to a different age and, despite much internal destruction at the hands of the Khmer Rouge during... [Read more of this review]

The Amazing Umang Island

October 17, 2011  

The Amazing Umang Island

Pulau Umang – A Nature Themed Resort Island for All The international global trend of going “back to nature” is a lifestyle that is fast becoming a passion to city-dwellers. Pulau Umang is proud to showcase a nature-themed resort which is uniquely designed to have each and every aspect of its architecture blend in with the beautiful nature surrounding it. This is the perfect place to rest and relax for individuals who are stressed out and bored by their daily... [Read more of this review]

Gone Fishin’ 5 Great Places in Asia to Go Fishing

July 11, 2011  

Gone Fishin’ 5 Great Places in Asia to Go Fishing

Photo credit - Visual Panic Fishing can be a relaxing addition to an otherwise hectic, but it’s one of those kind of activities – either you’ll love it or you’ll hate it. Regardless, if you keep an open mind, you can really have some mind-blowing experiences. Asia is not well-known for fishing (except perhaps the overtly commercial kind), but there are plenty of authentic experiences for those that look hard enough. Shurakuen Fishing Hole – Tokyo, Japan This... [Read more of this review]

Scuba Diving in Sabah

July 8, 2011  

Scuba Diving in Sabah

Scuba Diving in Sabah is well on the way towards becoming one of the major attractions enjoyed by both local and foreign tourists alike. Divers travel from as far a thousand of miles away to experience the magical wonders of underwater charm. Sabah, part of the Malaysian Borneo, has proven to be a hotspot for marine bio-diversity, a major plus point for scuba divers looking to admire up-close and personal the sea’s various creatures. Sabah boast several dive sites... [Read more of this review]

7 Top Attractions in Rotorua, New Zealand

July 4, 2011  

7 Top Attractions in Rotorua, New Zealand

Geyser flat, Whakarewarewa © Chris McLennan Did you know that the Frying Pan Lake near Rotorua is the world’s largest hot water spring, with temperatures reaching 200?C at its deepest point? It comes as no surprise that curious travelers are completely awed as soon as they set foot in this shimmering wonderland. The geothermal city of Rotorua is the heartland of New Zealand’s Maori culture with its unique volcanic landscape, living Maori culture, natural hot springs... [Read more of this review]