SINGAPORE, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Manila are all to some extent on the Southeast Asian tourist trail or at least on the stopover trail. However there is one Southeast Asian city missing from that list, the city with the largest population, and arguably asserts the most influence throughout the region – Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. Jakarta has in-excess of 30 million people within its metropolitan area, making it one of the largest cities in the world.
SINGAPORE is famous because of successful economic practices and development, Orchard Road and the endless supply of shopping malls, prestigious hotels, Sentosa Island, casinos, superb architecture, and efficient and clean streets and public transport. However few people know Singapore for its tropical gardens and nature, and even fewer for its wildlife.
ICE, snow and powder don’t usually fit into most traveller’s conscious thoughts about Australia, but actually the land down under does have plenty of good options for a snowboarding or skiing holiday.
We can expect a deluge of selfies from the top of Japan’s tallest mountain in the coming days and weeks after a Japanese mobile phone network said it will begin offering a free Wi-Fi service Friday at eight hotspots on Japan’s most famous mountain, including the 3,776-meter (12,389-foot) summit.
Nepal has reopened most of the heritage sites that were damaged in a pair of strong earthquakes that devastated parts of the country recently, hoping to bring back foreign tourists.
EXTRAVAGANT musicals, live theatrical shows, special effects, aerial acrobatics and more – Kingdom of Dreams may as well be India’s answer to Broadway
Thai authorities are putting a kibosh on Koh Phangan’s notorious debauchery, forbidding most of the notoriously loud and narcotics-addled parties that draw throngs of young Westerners – not to mention lucrative tourism revenuies – to the small, idyllic island.
Places to stay
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia