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!

Dubai Bucket List – The top 30 places we visited in 1 week

We have spent one week in Dubai during the summer of 2022. A week is sufficient time to visit most of the attractions that Dubai can offer to the tourists. So, you can absolutely rely on this article if you want to understand what the must-see sights of Dubai are. Now you can discover Dubai with us, as we share here our ultimate Dubai Bucket List with the top 30 places that you should really visit.

Ras al Hadd, Oman – More than turtles

If you are looking for turtles in Oman, one of the most recommended places that you will most certainly read about is Ras al Hadd. Indeed, this place is a perfect spot to see turtles, but beyond that it offers other activities as well. Here below you can find our Ras al Hadd guide, and read what this place can offer to the tourists beyond the turtles.

Visitar Catar aparte del Mundial 2022

Puedes visitar Catar en cualquier momento. Aun así, debes saber que desde el próximo 20 de noviembre al 18 de diciembre, Catar organizará el Mundial de fútbol 2022. El país solicitó hace casi doce años por primera vez. Al final y a base de insistir, la Federación Internacional de Fútbol (FIFA) otorgó a Catar la aprobación para albergar el evento.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque – Muscat, Oman

Read the most comprehensive overview about Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. When to visit, how to dress, is there any entrance fee? You will get answers on all your questions here by Besides the Obvious.

Visit Qatar besides the World Cup 2022

You can visit Qatar anytime besides the Football World Cup 2022.  Even so, from the next November 20 to December 18, Qatar will organize this worldwide event. The country applied almost twelve years ago for the first time and finally almost twelve years ago the International Football Federation (FIFA) awarded Qatar with the approval to host the event. 

Where to see turtles in Oman?

Where to see turtles in Oman? In this article we will answer the question. But in short: almost in all mentioned turtle beaches. But you don’t necessarily need to pay for a tour, in the right hours of the day you might find turtles by yourself as well, very close to you! We will list here the best areas to spot turtles, as well as we update you on their daily schedule so you’ll be aware, when they might be around.

A tourist visit to Al Ain

A tourist visit to Al Ain is always a good plan, for expats, locals and regular foreign tourists. This is still an Oasis in the desert.

The Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi – Let’s visit Qasr Al Watan!

The first place we decided to visit in the UAE was the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Watan. Qasr Al Watan is more than a palace. As they say: “It is a unique testament to the spirit of the United Arab Emirates’ people and its leaders. The Palace invites the world to share our culture, knowledge and inspiring journey. Qasr Al Watan is more than just a palace, it is an enriching interactive journey in a contemporary setting that reveals and reflects on governance, knowledge and craftsmanship.”

What to do in Haputale

Haputale is just a place to catch up with your childhood memories and explore for real and with your imagination once again.

Galle – The most enjoyable town of Sri Lanka

Galle is one of those Sri Lankan towns where it’s really enjoyable to stay. You can easily plan to spend here a longer weekend, there are many things to see and do. So, let’s see now the top things to do in Galle!

Koggala – Looking for the stilt fishermen

Koggala is one of those Sri Lankan beaches made for paradise seekers. Also, here you can meet the posing stilt fishermen! The currents around Koggala are crazy strong though. Be careful once entering the ocean, it might surprise you! But let’s see now the top things to do in Koggala!

Tangalle – Sri Lanka’s southern paradise

Tangalle is one of those Sri Lankan beaches made for paradise seekers. It’s a bit harder to reach as it’s dislocated from the usual Sri Lanka route but so worth a visit! This means that few tourists visit Tangalle, creating a more tranquil experience. The currents around Tangalle are crazy strong though. Be careful once entering the ocean, it might surprise you! But let’s see now the top things to do in Tangalle!

Why we don’t like Ella in Sri Lanka?

Ella is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It’s not hard to understand why. Naturally it lies in an incredible area. The mountains, the jungle, the tea plantations, the climate all make it a wonderful place. Let’s see now the all the top things to do in Ella and all the downsides of it. Because there are some things that’s worth to mention, so you’ll avoid some disappointment.

Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) has a climate and varied elevation that allows for the production of tea. The plant that gives the amazing green scenery, wherever you see in the elevated territories. In this article, we’ll review the best tea plantations in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Bucket List

Here comes our ultimate and most comprehensive Sri Lanka Bucket List! Don’t miss any of the places once you are in Sri Lanka!

About the Cave Temples of Dambulla

It is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain a lot of Buddha statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Buddha and different staged of his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of god and goddess.

Uppuveli – an unspoiled beach in Sri Lanka

Why to visit Uppuveli? Starting from Mullaitivu, via Kuchchaveli till Nilaveli and Uppuveli. We could spend hours in the water just enjoying the perfect temperature of the ocean and meanwhile admiring all the palm trees and the sandy coastline.

What to pack if you travel to Sri Lanka?

It depends obviously on many preferences, and details such as how long are you on the island, is it your first time, which season and which part of the country you want to visit. But there are some very generic, as well as location specific requirements that’s worth to keep in mind while you’re packing for Sri Lanka.

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