Asia Travel 8 results

Beijing – 5 Attractions You Can’t Miss

Are you looking for an exotic destination for next year's vacation?  Do you feel like stepping out of your comfort zone and trying something different?  Have you considered a trip to Beijing? That's right, I said Beijing, China!  Beijing is an amazing city.  It's China's massive capital that has history going back three millennia.  It's known for its modern and ancient architecture, as well as its culture and history, cuisine, and of course shopping! I know a trip to Beijing may require ...

Alona Beach and Things to do!!!

Alona Beach is located on Panglao Island in Bohol, Philippines. The island has an area of 80.5 square kilometres (31.1 sq mi). Located within Bohol Province it is divided into two municipalities: Dauis and Panglao.   Panglao is located southwest of the island of Bohol and east of Cebu. Panglao is a popular tourist destination in the Philippines.  It includes several small islands, such as Gak-ang, Pontod, and Balicasag.  Alona Beach is a stunning 1.5 km stretch of white sand beach. Beach ...

Journey to Can-Umantad Falls, Bohol Philippines!!!

                      Can-Umantad Falls and Rice Terraces are located in the Candijay municipality  of  Bohol province in the Philippines.  It's approximately a 2 hours drive (97.2 km) via Bohol Circumferential Road from Tagbilaran City.   It's a beautiful place to experience fun and adventure. Travel just 30 minutes from what they call “Lungsod Daan” and you'll see this amazing and ...

Palawan – An Island Paradise

Palawan is an island province of the Philippines. It is an archipelago consisting of 1780 islands.  Its provincial capital is Puerto Princesa.  In terms of land area it is the largest province of the Philippines.  Palawan lies between the South China Sea and Sulu Sea.  It is home to some of the best beaches in the Philippines.  Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park and the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located there. We were very impressed with our ...

Taal Volcano Tour & Horseback Ride

Taal Volcano on the Philippine island of Luzon like all Philippine volcanoes is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the area of the Pacific basin where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. It is said to be the world's smallest active volcano standing a mere 1000 feet tall, but don't be misled by its size; it is also one of the deadliest volcanoes in the world having claimed 5000-6000 lives during its recorded 33 eruptions since 1572. It is the second most active volcano in ...

The Mystical Banaue Rice Terraces

It’s hard to find the words to describe the Banaue Rice Terraces of the Philippines.  Amazing, awesome, magnificent, and marvelous are just not powerful enough.  Pictures can’t truly illustrate the wonder of the place. Not so long ago I was fortunate enough to visit Banaue with my husband and family members based in the Philippines.  I don’t remember how I first learned of the terraces, perhaps from tales told by my grandmother, but it has always been on my bucket list. Before my ...

Things To Do In and Around Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand's capital, is a modern metropolis popular for its ornate temples and vibrant street life.  It is one of my favorite destinations in Southeast Asia.  Thailand is known for its beautiful beaches making it a popular destination for sun worshipers and water sport enthusiasts.  Bangkok's lively street scene, markets, and temples make it a haven for shopaholics, history buffs, and just about everyone who loves to be part of or observe metropolitan life.  In short there is ...

Bohol Holy Week – An Amazing Journey!

Loboc is located in Bohol, an island province in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines.  It's 25 Km away from the provincial capital Tagbilaran City.  The municipality of Loboc is famous for the amazing Loboc River where you can take a lunch cruise along the scenic river.   Loboc is also known for the centuries old San Pedro Apostol Parish Church, more commonly called Loboc Church.  It is listed as a National Historical Landmark by the National Historical Commission of the ...