When you plan to visit Chiang Mai, a well-known place for 300 Buddhist temples, you must be thinking which temples you should add in ‘must visit’ list. Well, it is easy to say that you should see as many as possible as the real beauty of this place lies in those beautiful and historic temples. Some of them are deeply hidden in alleyways while some needs to be hiked on a millions of stairs. Every temple has its own charm with some religious ambiance and peace in the air that you can cherish as a beautiful memory. Below is the list of some top listed temples which deserves to be seen for sure.
Bagan is easily one of the most popular attractions in Myanmar. This must-see wonder is a bit like Cambodia’s Angkor Wat in significance and spectacle, minus the crowds. Bagan is known for it’s temples and pagodas, there are literally thousands. At one point, when the kingdom was in it’s prime, it is estimated that there were 10,000 temples. Today however, after time, weather, and the earthquake of 1975, there are a little over 2000 temples and pagodas left for exploring.
In all of my travels around this beautiful world, one of the most haunting sights I encountered was the sun slowly rising over the intricate sculpted stone pagodas of the temples at Angkor Wat. A standout amongst the most prized religious sites on the planet, temples of Angkor are a true world wonder. A fundamental piece of any Cambodia itinerary, Angkor Wat enraptures guests with its stunning magnificence and unfathomably saved social legacy.
Want to delve into the medieval history and architecture, while also having the pleasure of captivating scenery, breathtaking beaches and delectable cuisine? Then, Portugal should definitely be on top of your must-go list this year. In 2017 alone, Portugal welcomed 20 million visitors – double the country’s current population. Can you imagine the tourism boom? Well, if you are still unconvinced, then by all means, read on.
Asia is a hugely diverse part of the world and it is somewhere which can offer you so much as a budding traveler in your life. India has a vibrant culture and Bollywood, China has some stunning wildlife and amazing festivals, and places like Thailand are bustling with people all year long. Singapore is one of those places which is stunning to visit and it is a place which can offer something for everyone. Here is everything you should come and see in Singapore this year.
From southern provinces that you may already be familiar with such as Phang Nga and Chumphon, to the more remote northern provinces of Lampang, Nan and many more, 13 destinations have been carefully chosen by Tourism Authority of Thailand as part of this newly-launched “One Night Stay with Locals” project.
Living in Europe comes with a lot of advantages. Travel-wise, it is pretty easy and cheap to go around. Although it is highly doable by bringing our own vehicle, traveling by public transport is the most convenient, economic and ecological way to go to.
Australia has always been known to be among the most expensive countries in the world. In fact, it’s most popular city, Sydney is ranked 10th most expensive city in the whole world. So, why even visit if it costs you an arm? Well, there are still loads of things you can do around here that’s not gonna cost your life savings such as those offers on things to do at Groupon. It’s only a matter of a few compromises and keeping an eye on some freebies which are equally worthwhile.
I have a knack for festivals. I believe that they are a great way to experience local traditions and culture. Attending festivals is also a great chance to meet locals and tourists alike. Nomadic people like me will never run out of choices as there are remarkable festivals all over the world celebrated throughout the year.
I am not a big fan of the winter season. It’s freaking cold, nights are long and the ambiance is really dull. Besides, I am T-shirt and shorts kind of girl so, I won’t trade it in for thick coats and woolly hats. In fact, this is another reason (or excuse) I escape the winters in France. I don’t mind traveling across the world to search for the sun and go somewhere exotic. So, if you’re like me, read on to find out what are my recommendations to get your well-deserved sunny escapades.