MOST travellers would not equate Asia with being a good place to see wildflowers, but thanks to some high altitude plateaus and its dramatic change of seasons, there are numerous locations to see profusions of wildflowers. Here are some of these places.
INDONESIA is now the world’s largest sanctuary for manta rays, after officials were persuaded by evidence that the gentle giants known for delighting tourists are worth more alive than dead.
A LIST of Australia’s best dive spots normally encompasses sites on the Great Barrier Reef, but while it is world renowned for diving it isn’t the only place to dive in Australia. This list features all the other places to dive you may never have considered on an underwater venture Down Under. And, should you…>
A 230-KILOMETER path traversing the north-east of Cambodia along the fabled Mekong River, the Mekong Discovery Trail is an exciting opportunity to combine cycling and cultural community-based tourism. The trail starts at the Laos border and takes you into the heart of the Mekong, with ample opportunities for homestays in traditional villages and chances to…>
AUSTRALIA is both a Mecca for eco-tourism and within close proximity of other stellar eco-destinations in New Zealand and Southeast Asia. When surveyed, many Aussies responded that they would love a full-on eco-themed holiday, but comparatively few take the initiative to actually go on one. From a press release by Roy Morgan Research: In the…>
AUSTRALIA’S Cape York Peninsula is located in the far north of the state of Queensland and considered one of the last remaining true wilderness areas on Earth. Though truly untouched nature is hard to find anywhere on the globe, Cape York is home to virtually pristine rainforest, eucalyptus and mangrove forests, undisturbed river networks and…>
WHEN considering places to go in Asia for a spot of eco-tourism, the Sultanate of Brunei is not exactly the first place that jumps to mind. At under 6,000 square kilometers, Brunei is the 5th smallest country in Asia by area and the second smallest by population with 4 million people (the Maldives has slightly…>
Places to stay
L’Hotel Nina at Convention Center
Hong Kong, The New Territories, China
Hong Kong, Sheung Wan, China