Category: Asia


Malacca – Day 2 in Malaysia

Day 2 We booked a day tour to visit Malacca – the unofficial historic capital of Malaysia, located some 150 kms from Kuala Lumpur central. There was a travel agent right at the front desk of our hotel Ramada who booked our day tour to Malacca for 170 ringgit per person with Tour 51 travels. The …

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Truly Asia

My recent week long vacation in Malaysia visiting Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Batu caves, Genting highlands and Langkawi island was filled with fun experience. The country offers large diversity and cultural mix. On one hand there is one of the tallest skyscrapers, Petronas twin towers, located in Kuala Lumpur city with hustle of cars running on smooth expressways along with …


Sunset at Seminyak beach, Bali

Double Six Beach, also referred to as ‘Blue Ocean Beach’, is a half-kilometre stretch of golden-white sand that is part of the whole length of Seminyak Beach in Bali, Indonesia. The beach connects the northernmost strip of Legian, also referred to as ‘Blue Ocean Beach’ and Seminyak’s southernmost beachfront of The Oberoi Bali resort, which …


Ubud Monkey Forest

The Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Its official name is the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary(Balinese Mandala Suci Wenara Wana). It is a popular attraction for tourists visiting this dream island. There are five groups of monkeys in the park, each occupying different territories; one group inhabits the area in front of the Main Temple, another the …


My Bali Itinerary

  Here is my itinerary followed by the list of must see places in Bali. I booked a local Bali tour package online with a private taxi and a driver for 3 days which cost me around 500,000 rupiah per day excluding various entrance tickets and meals. Then I rented a motorbike for 75,000 rupiah …


Holidays in Bali

  Bali is a small island in the south of Indonesia which is famous amongst the tourists for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur …


Dubai sightseeing

Dubai hosts a long list of sightseeing places but if you are planning a budget tour then 4 days must be enough to cover all the highlights. One of the major sightseeing attraction of Dubai is Burj Al Arab. It is one of the world’s most luxurious hotel. Also the third tallest hotel in the world, Burj Al Arab …

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Burj Khalifa, Dubai mall

Burj Khalifa is the tallest artificial structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m. The building opened in 2010, as part of the new development called Downtown Dubai. It is located just adjacent to the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping mall in the world. Downtown Dubai also has the Fountain show as a major tourist attraction. The …


Dubai architecture

Dubai is well known for its urban development and architecture. When you explore this city you will see marvellous skyscrapers, beautifully designed buildings, well planned roads and transport and lot of development going on in the city. These are some of the shots I took on the day I visited the Palm Atlantis and JBR …