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Peleş Castle

Peleş Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe located in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, Romania.

Peles Castle won the 2015 Travellers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor.

Commissioned by King Carol I in 1873 and completed in 1883, the castle served as the summer residence of the Romanian royal family until 1947. Read More

To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you the best of ‘100 Travel Stories’ for 2015: top travel stories, top countries from where the visitors come and the most active commenters in 2015. Read More

Well known or never heard about beers, strange tastes and crazy names, here is a selection of 12 beers I enjoyed around the world.
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Best of Kanchanaburi Tiger Temple

A visit to the Tiger Temple in the Kanchanaburi province of Thailand is a surrealistic experience and controversial. Getting close up and personal with a tiger is once in a life time adventure.

History

The Tiger Temple was founded in 1994 as a forest temple and sanctuary for wild animals including tigers.

In 1999 the temple received the first tiger cub, one that had been found by villagers; it died soon after. Later, several tiger cubs were given to the temple. As of July 2014, the total number of tigers living at the temple has risen to 135. (Wikipedia) Read More

Excitement and Entertainment in Lion City

Check out 7 places to have fun in Singapore: Sentosa Island, Clarke Quay, the Raffles Hotel, Orchard Road, Club Street, Singapore Flyer and Geylang Red Light District. Read More

Divana Massage & Spa

“I had a second birth when my soul and my body loved one another and were married.” – Kahlil Gibran

An Oasis of Calm in Central Bangkok

8 million people, 4 million vehicles. Welcome to life in metropolis, Bangkok!

Where can you find a peaceful place in the middle of the tumult, a place where you can relax and forget your worries? Read More

First Day: Wrong Hotel and Still No Cash…

Revamping some old stories from West Africa, with a hint of nostalgia and wanderlust. The African adventure happened in 2010/2011, after my Asia and Indochina tour. 

Africa is expensive and now I am relying on a volunteer nurse for one week-long trip to Dakar, Senegal, after spending few days in Banjul, the Gambia. My Taiwanese friend, Joyce, had to borrow 1,000 USD to pay for the airplane tickets, hotel and pocket-money. At Christmas time the banks are closed, and the travel agency doesn’t accept credit cards…

We flight at mid-night and so the adventure began. Read More

Revamping some old stories from West Africa, with a hint of nostalgia and wanderlust. The African adventure happened in 2010/2011, after my Asia and Indochina tour. 

After a short break in Bangkok coming from Cambodia, I started my long trip to West Africa: 40 hours!

The Flight

Bangkok to Cairo: 10 hours, Cairo to Lagos (Nigeria): 5 hours. In Lagos I was supposed to wait for 8 hours for my next connection to Accra (Ghana). In reality I was waiting for 11 hours for the Nigerian Airlines airplane to come. At least, after I surrounded my passport, I was allowed to use the business lounge – food and drinks for free. Once the lounge was empty and music from Asha was playing, the waitresses started to dance! Read More

The Future of Travel Media

More than 600 travel bloggers, writers, podcasters, videographers and photographers from around the world attended the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference in Bangkok at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, 15 – 17 October 2015.

“The best blogging community are the travel bloggers because they’re very, very happy.” – Anton Diaz

TBEX Asia 2015 was organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).

The conference was sponsored by Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, Agoda, Viator and others.

Starting with the sessions, workshops and keynotes, and ending with the parties, the TBEX was a big success. Read More

“Photography has always been about documentary, the depiction of the instant, a moment, sometimes a place. Each project is somehow an experimentation of a specific context or a character.” – Hedi Slimane

Part of Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk, the Bangkok Photo Walk took place on October 3rd around the Hua Lamphong Train Station area. The purpose of the walk was to document the life in the Soi’s of Bangkok and to enter the Scott Kelby’s competition. Read More