Spanning seven time zones and miles of surreally beautiful scenery, the Trans-Mongolian Railway journey remains one of life’s great travel experiences. Our writer Lee Hubbard undertook the incredible journey which took him to the beguiling countries of Russia, Mongolia and China…Posted on: February 19th in Asia by Lee Hubbard.
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With a seemingly endless supply of wide sandy beaches, timeless ruins and lush tea groves, Sri Lanka – an island country located near the south-west of South India in South Asia – is a place which seems synonymous with beauty….Posted on: February 13th in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
From steamy jungles to blissful mountains, balmy beaches and peaceful villages, Sabah – one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo – is awash with a bounty of natural treasures seemingly tailor made for fun, relaxation and adventure. We had also heard that Sabah is one of the most romantic places on Earth…Posted on: January 27th in Asia, Our Trips, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.
Singapore is often seen as just a stop-off destination, as a place to kill a few hours between flights. It’s also known as a commercial hub, as the home of a corruption-free government and strict, almost draconian laws, but what about the culture? Is Singapore lacking its own identity?Posted on: December 18th in Asia by Holly Daffurn.
On the 8th November, Royal Brunei and Sabah Tourism flew us from London to Sabah, Borneo for the iAmassador #LoveSabah trip. A place known for its cute orang utans, swathes of dense rainforest and its incredible beauty it seems to enchant everyone that’s lucky enough to visit….Posted on: December 2nd in Asia, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
America has Hollywood, India has Bollywood, and Nigeria has Nollywood. The Hong Kong film industry is also a major player on the world stage, so surely it deserves it’s own “…wood” moniker too (HollyKood?, or HKollywood perhaps, with a silent H?). As a kid I used to watch the martial arts classics of Bruce Lee….Posted on: November 25th in Asia by Lee Hubbard.
Like many other fresh faced backpackers, South East Asia is where I first fell in love with travel but there was one place I didn’t make it to that I’ve always longed to go back. Sabah, is one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo which is renowned for its incredible beauty – Lonely Planet even calls it ‘one of the most physically stunning places on Earth’…Posted on: November 6th in Asia, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Central Asia is an off-the-beaten-path region laced with ancient sites, natural beauty and fantastic people. Our journey took us from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan to Uzbekistan and finally, into the rarely visited (and extremely odd) country of Turkmenistan….Posted on: October 28th in Asia by Becky Padmore.
Known as “rail above the clouds’’, Qinghai-Tibet railway is the world’s highest railroad. Nearly half of the railway lies more than 4,000 meters above sea level. The geographic obstacles posed a huge challenge…Posted on: October 21st in Asia by Becky Padmore.
There’s still a lot of confusion about traveling to North Korea with the general population and much of what is portrayed in the media makes it seem like a dangerous country to visit. However, regardless of the country’s political and economic conflicts with the rest of the world…Posted on: September 19th in Asia, Travel by Becky Padmore.