Category Archives: Asia

10 Yoga Retreats for Adventure Addicts

10 Yoga Retreats for Adventure Addicts

If you’re anything like me, then you probably have trouble staying in one place for too long and repeating the same patterns day after day. It’s easy to get stuck in a routine. As a yoga practitioner with itchy feet, I often find myself struggling to create a balance between the static and dynamic movementsContinue Reading

Luxury and History – 10 Boutique Hotels in India

Luxury and History – 10 Boutique Hotels in India

Few other countries can claim the kind of cultural richness that India has. Indian history is rich with wars, invasions, generous rulers and riches beyond anyone’s imagination, all of which brought in a number of influences that you find in every nook and cranny of this country. As a traveler, how do you get toContinue Reading

Top 10 Yoga Retreats in India

Top 10 Yoga Retreats in India

I’m sure like me, when you think of a yoga retreat, India pops into your head, which is natural, because that’s where it all began. I’d often wondered what the word ‘yoga’ meant.  Well, as it turns out, the word ‘yoga’ originates from ‘yuj’ in Sanskrit, which means to unite, and here it means toContinue Reading

Scuba Diving in El Nido, Philippines – The Best of Both Worlds

Scuba Diving in El Nido, Philippines – The Best of Both Worlds

Up until now, I thought that the Island Hopping tours around El Nido were the highlight of the trip to the Philippines. And then I went Scuba diving! I joined Deep Blue Seafari on 6 scuba diving trips, and I must say that El Nido offers you the best of both worlds: the chance to see the delightful underwater marine life and the amazing cliffs above water.Continue Reading

Island Hopping in El Nido, Philippines – Tour A

Island Hopping in El Nido, Philippines – Tour A

El Nido, Philippines is one of the most stunning places I have ever been to. If you read my previous post about Island hopping on Tour C, you know that there are four popular tours around El Nido, ordered by the letters A, B, C and D. All the tours are worth taking, but due to a time limitation, weContinue Reading

El Nido, Palawan in 10 Photos – Tour C

El Nido, Palawan in 10 Photos – Tour C

If there is a paradise on earth, I think this is it! God was very generous to the Philippines when it came to the distribution of islands and Palawan is the icing on the cake.  It is no wonder that Conde Nast Traveler readers have ranked Palawan as # 1 of the Top Islands in the world. The highlyContinue Reading

The Houben Hotel – One of the Nicest Views in Koh Lanta, Thailand

The Houben Hotel – One of the Nicest Views in Koh Lanta, Thailand

I still remember the first time I saw a picture of The Houben, all bathed in the glow of a golden sunset, the red pool lights and the tree on the top of a cliff, overlooking the Andaman Sea. It was a vision that was imprinted in my mind. While I had no plans toContinue Reading

Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa – One of the Top 10 Boutique Resorts in Asia

Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa – One of the Top 10 Boutique Resorts in Asia

The Sireeampan Boutique Resort & Spa was initially built to accommodate the business partners and family members of the owner, Mr. Sompak Trakarnkoolpunt – a real estate developer in Thailand. As it seems, when the resort first opened, all his business partners and family members, were amazed with the infrastructure, the decor, and also withContinue Reading

5 Things You Must Experience Around Phi Phi Island, Thailand

5 Things You Must Experience Around Phi Phi Island, Thailand

I can’t say enough about this wonderful destination and all the exciting things you can do around PhiPhi Island! But first let me tell you how to get here. Although there is no direct flight to the island, it is very accessible by ferry, seaplane or boat. Most people find themselves flying to either KrabiContinue Reading

Discover the Beauty of Thailand at the Railay and Phra Nang Beach

Discover the Beauty of Thailand at the Railay and Phra Nang Beach

While traveling in Thailand, one of the most beautiful and breathtaking places we came across was the Railay Bay; a perfect picture of a tropical paradise that you could have ever imagined. Although it’s not really an island, technically speaking more of a peninsula, it’s as close to an island as it can be sinceContinue Reading