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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park – Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park – Vietnam

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Quảng Bình province, about 500 km south of Hanoi. It is rich in large, spectacular and scientifically significant caves, The park protects over 104 km of caves and underground rivers making it one of the most outstanding limestone karst ecosystems in […]

The Historic City of Ayutthaya

The Historic City of Ayutthaya

In Thailand, not far from Bangkok, lies a World Heritage Site:  The Historic City of Ayutthaya. Ayutthaya was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767. In the 16th Century, Siam was described by foreign traders as one of the biggest and wealthiest cities in the East, compared in size and wealth to Paris. […]

The World Heritage Road in Central Vietnam

The World Heritage Road in Central Vietnam

The World Heritage Road stretches from Quang Binh Province to Quang Nam Province, around 800km along the coast of Central Vietnam. It is so called because the route encompasses several outstanding UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites: the 16th Century silk route trading port of Hoi An, My Son Valley, the sacred remains of the ancient Cham […]

Burma Seeks World Heritage Status for Ancient Royal Capital

Burma Seeks World Heritage Status for Ancient Royal Capital

As Myanmar opens up to tourism, the importance of protecting its monuments is greater than ever. Bagan, Burma’s ancient royal capital, has an enormous complex on the Irrawaddy River containing more than 3000 intricate monuments dating to the 10th century  It is believed to be the largest concentration of Buddhist monuments in the world. Myanmar’s […]

Intramuros Manila World Heritage Site

Intramuros Manila World Heritage Site

Did you know that Intramuros is a World Heritage Site? Intramuros was the CBD for thousands of Spanish colonists. For over 400 years, this walled city guarded the mouth of the Pasig River and served as the seat of the Spanish presence. If independent exploring is not for you, try visiting the most popular World Heritage […]

Angkor Wat Cambodia World Heritage Site

Angkor Wat Cambodia World Heritage Site

Angkor is the world’s biggest archaeological site and its masterpiece, Angkor Wat, is the biggest sacred building on earth. It is possibly the World Heritage Site that attracts the most visitors – as many as 7000 per day in season. Tourists may not go to a country just to see heritage sites, but this is […]

Luzon’s Panoramic Taal Lake and Active Volcano

Luzon’s Panoramic Taal Lake and Active Volcano

Taal Volcano, one of the Philippine’s most active volcanoes, is notably the smallest active volcano in the world! Located on the island of Luzon, this is one of the most visited tourist spots – maybe  because this geological wonder is actually a volcano within a lake within a volcano. Worth the trek? Short of hiking […]

Taiwan

FollowMe, LoveU – Taipei Dance Party

Club JumP, one of Taipei’s most popular clubs will yet again host its famous FollowMe LoveU party on Saturday, 22 February. Featuring DJ’s Tiger, Will Hsu and Stone, it is bound to be one of the hottest nights of the year. Add some hot Manhunt gogo dancers to the mix and the club will truly […]

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