Bhutan is a landlocked kingdom in the Eastern Himalaya, sandwiched between India in the south (as well as east and west) and Chinese Tibet in the north. When I told...
1. Arirang Mass Games at May Day Stadium, Pyongyang This has got to be the most spectacular show on earth – North Korea’s Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang,...
(This is a 3-part series of my answers to the most popular questions I have received on my recent trip to North Korea. Continued from North Korea: Q&A (1) Tourism...
(This is a 3-part series of my answers to the most popular questions I have received on my recent trip to North Korea. Continued from North Korea: Q&A (1) Tourism)...
Since I returned from the trip to North Korea, I have been bombarded with questions. Colleagues I had no idea existed have been buying me coffee in exchange for Q&A...
(Continued from Vietnam by rail V: Nha Trang) Day 11: The heat is on… in Saigon Day 10 of my journey was very relaxing and low-key. I did nothing besides...
(Continued from Vietnam by rail IV: Hoi An to Nha Trang) Day 8: A full day in Nha Trang One good thing the Khanh Duy hotel had was its breakfast...
(Continued from “Vietnam by rail III: Hanoi to Danang in 19 hours“) Unbelievable but true – I actually slept relatively decently on the train from Hanoi to Danang and did...
(Continued from Vietnam by rail II: Sa Pa)Day 5: Day train Hanoi – Danang. Oh, and New Year’s Eve, too It wasn’t even 5am when I got back to Hanoi...
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I have recently returned from a two-week trip to Pakistan. Pakistan had enticed me for years, if not decades. It is not a secret that relatively unknown, lesser-visited destinations enchant…