Crossroad of Asia

Head Off to Turkey For Your Romantic Holiday

April 26, 2012  

Head Off to Turkey For Your Romantic Holiday

Many wouldn’t think so but with its sparkling turquoise waters, its stunning natural landscape formations, and its warm nights, Turkey is one of the most romantic places in the world. Grab a cheap car hire Turkey and tour the country’s romantic destinations inland and on its coastlines – here are a few of them: Assos Now called Behramkale, this ancient village on Aegean coast of Turkey used to be the site of Aristotle’s Academy. Aristotle was welcomed... [Read more of this review]

Turkey’s Eclectic Mix of Sights

February 10, 2012  

Turkey’s Eclectic Mix of Sights

While neighboring Greece has its beautiful beaches, wonderful sunsets, and ancient ruins, the country of Turkey has its awe-inspiring natural landscape formations, a colorful and lively culture, and an eclectic mix of the Greek, Roman, and Ottoman structures. An all inclusive holidays to Turkey vacation boasts diversity when it comes to tourist attractions and holiday destinations and if you are looking for a vacation full of adventure and fun, it’s the place to be. Troy If... [Read more of this review]

Alila Enters Cambodia with Stylish Alila Sothea

July 15, 2011  

Alila Enters Cambodia with Stylish Alila Sothea

A new dash of style and luxury has made its way to Siem Reap. The luxury boutique resort Alila Sothea has re-launched and re-opened, a stylish resort marking Alila’s entry into Cambodia. Located in Siem Reap, this latest addition to Alila’s lifestyle collection is nestled in the heart of Siem Reap, the throne of Khmer culture. The location is famous for the UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Temples. With beautiful landscapes comprising gardens, fountains and magical... [Read more of this review]

Kaleidoscopic Rajasthan

April 4, 2011  

Kaleidoscopic Rajasthan

Beyond India’s popular Golden Triangle lies a calm desert terrain and a fairy-tale setting. Nellie Huang uncovers a mosaic of colors in the offbeat region of Rajasthan. Text by Nellie Huang (WildJunket). With mystique and elegance, Rajasthan has the air of a dreamy Indian princess. It captivates with the old-world appeal of its ancient cities and the energy and fervor of its chaotic streets. There are few places quite as evocative as Rajasthan, the extensive region... [Read more of this review]

Kyrgyzstan – The ‘Stans Part 4

May 23, 2010  

Kyrgyzstan – The ‘Stans Part 4

Today we continue our offbeat excursions to explore the things to see and do in Central Asia. This week we visit Kyrgyzstan, a rural and mountainous country that will remind you of the gorgeous scenery of New Zealand yet with a very different and distinct nomadic culture. Some actually call it the “Switzerland of Central Asia” due to the fact that it’s a land-locked nation comprised almost wholly by the Tian Shan mountains. You’ll also hear that Kyrgyzstan is... [Read more of this review]

Uzbekistan – Stans Part 3

May 16, 2010  

Uzbekistan – Stans Part 3

The next stop in our tour of the “new” backpacker circuit in Central Asia is Uzbekistan. Landlocked nation with the exception of the bordering Aral Sea, the Uzbek countryside is a series of deserts and dunes. It has a reputation for being unfriendly to foreigners (and perhaps unfriendly to locals too), but there’s still some gems to be unearthed. Let’s explore what Uzbek has to offer. Photo credit - upyernoz The Silk Road Many wonderful sights can be explored... [Read more of this review]

Tajikistan – Stans 2

April 5, 2010  

Tajikistan – Stans 2

We continue our tour of the “new” backpacker circuit in Central Asia with a stop in Tajikistan. A relatively small nation, it borders several of the other ‘stans as well as well as China to the east. Tajikistan is probably most well known for its great outdoors and rugged mountains, only one of the many the experiences to be had here. Photo credit - Irene2005 The Pamirs The Pamirs are some of the highest mountains in the world, and man has been fascinated with... [Read more of this review]

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