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.
It takes guts to swap your hometown for life on the road.
You’re a born adventurer, which means you’re willing to swap the many comforts of home for a more meagre existence. You’re ready to explore new countries, discover new cultures and broaden your mind.
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.
Some people are happy to visit a sunny resort, lie down on a lounger, and soak up some rays. But that’s not the ideal trip for everyone. You probably enjoy relaxing on a sunny beach, of course, but you might also crave a little excitement out of your traveling experiences. Maybe you want to travel to learn things. Maybe you want to travel to see things. Most likely, you want a combination of both experiences.
I can’t count how many times I have been to Bangkok. This city has been my second home since I moved to France as I have spent more time here than my hometown in the Philippines. There is just something about Bangkok that attracts me despite its hustle and bustle. Perhaps, the food and vibe? Most likely.
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.
Some people are perfectly happy to remain static in their careers. They find themselves a job that they enjoy fresh out of school or college and work their way up the career ladder until they retire. Granted, the current lie of the economic land is becoming increasingly prohibitive of this, especially in an era of corporate wage suppression where the pay never quite covers the cost of living and opportunities seem few and far between… but it still happens. Some are perfectly happy to spend their working lives under fluorescent lights working 9 to 5 and getting by one day at a time… But you’ve already sampled that life and you know yourself well enough to know that it’s not for you.
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.