China the endlessly fascinating destination that seemingly everyone wants to explore, is now arguably most famous for its rapid and dizzying modernisation. Despite overwhelmingly growth and change, if you stay clear of the cities there are still many unspoilt places left to visit….Posted on: May 22nd in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
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I have to admit Brunei wasn’t always high on my travel list but it’s definitely a place I’ve always been curious about. Residing in South East Asia but differing vastly from its limelight stealing neighbours of Borneo’s Sarawak and Sabah, this tiny Islamic sultanate….Posted on: March 31st in Asia, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
Borneo, the third-largest island in the world and the largest island of Asia has an abundance of natural wonders, from virgin jungle and intriguing rare wildlife to world class diving and one of the biggest network of caves in the world. From our trip to beautiful Sabah (one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo) here’s our favourite beautiful natural spots in Borneo…Posted on: March 27th in Asia, Travel by Becky Padmore.
The landlocked country in east-central Asia is almost its synonymous with remoteness. Bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west, Mongolia is a rugged, adventurous travel destination steeped in tradition, shrouded with mystery and populated with hardy nomads….Posted on: March 24th in Asia by Lee Hubbard.
Mahatma Gandhi said, “India’s soul lives in its villages.” There are more than 6 lakh villages in India, and each of them has something to say about what India is all about….Posted on: March 20th in Asia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
From pristine beaches to sublime sunsets, Sabah (one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo) has natural beauty in abundance. Although, the travel destination is arguably most famous for its gorgeous soft-bellied, auburn-haired jungle residents the orang-utans. Highly endangered…Posted on: March 3rd in Asia, Our Trips, Travel by Becky Padmore.
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.
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.