Author: Juanita Pienaar
Jay has travelled and lived extensively in Asia and Africa. Part gypsy, part nomad and part mermaid, she aspires each day to satisfy her wanderlust in any way possible.
- Where and what it’s like to celebrate the beautiful water festival known as Songkran.
- The Death Railway which travels through Thailand and Myanmar was built during World War II, and used to transport troops and supplies between the two countries.
Ever Wondered What It’s Like At The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)? Here’s A Guide To No Man’s LandThe Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) attracts more than 1.2 million visitors each year. It is a two-metre-wide stretch of land that runs the length of the Korean peninsula.
- When you say ‘wine’ when speaking about Japan, you probably think about sake. Lesser known is that Japan has a bunch of wineries that make good, if not great wines – all against the backdrop of the scenic Japanese Alps.
- This historic Anarkali Bazaar is one of the oldest bazaars in Pakistan (and in South Asia), founded somewhere between 200 and 400 hundred years ago.
- The Banana Pancake Trail started out as the Hippie Trail. In the 1960s, many people from Europe and the US travelled to Asia to immerse themselves in new cultures and experiences.
- Khao San Road is a stopover for most travellers; especially backpackers making their way around Southeast Asia.
- The Macau Tower Skyjump is a cross between bungee jumping and base jumping.
- Known in Japanese as onsen, a visit to one of these natural sites is a huge draw for tourists and locals.
- On a small island just off Kuala Terengganu in northern Malaysia, stands a stunning and grand structure made of steel, glass, and crystal known as the Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal).
- The Tribal Museum in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh is India’s first museum of its kind and gives visitors an immersive experience of local tribal culture.
- The resort in San Pablo City, Philippines is less than three hours from Manila, and set amidst coconut trees, forests, and mountains.