ASIA

Asia, the world’s largest and most diverse continent! Asia has both the highest and the lowest points on the surface of Earth, has the longest coastline of any continent, is subject overall to the world’s widest climatic extremes, and, consequently, produces the most varied forms of vegetation and animal life on Earth. We are happy to share with you our Asian Travel Stories. Just click on the below map to reach your desired destination and the related travel stories, or navigate further in the sub-menus to choose based on a country.

Dreaming about the best Asian vacation? Just navigate further in the sub-menus to choose based on a country. As you might know our mission is to share something relevant, something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown for travelers and foreigners, guides to secret places which only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about, to the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our Asian Travel Stories, feel inspired, and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei – July 17, 2015: Façade of Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque at sunset. The mosque unites Mughal architecture and Malay styles. It’s built in an artificial lagoon on the banks of the Brunei River at Kampong Ayer.

How is Brunei? – Ostentation, social control and petrol welfare

I wasn’t expecting much from the country when I arrived. My intention was to cross the northern part of Malay Borneo following the course of the rivers, from the very East part of the island to Kuching. And Brunei was there, halfway. I took a look at how was and what the country had to …

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