Things we did in Kuala Lumpur

Things we did in Kuala Lumpur

Things we did in Kuala Lumpur | When reading reviews about Kuala Lumpur, it usually sounds like this: “Boasting gleaming skyscrapers, colonial architecture, charming locals, a myriad of natural attractions”. Let’s get that straight. None of it is even remotely true …

Top 10 Islands of the World: Palawan

Top 10 Islands World Palawan

Top 10 Islands of the World: Palawan, Philippines | It is the Philippine’s answer to paradise – simply stunning and not yet overwhelmed by tourists. Only downturn: the province of Palawan is also known for kidnappings and even terror threats …

Top 10 Islands of the World: Cebu

Top 10 Islands World Cebu

The most densely populated island in the Philippines, Cebu is famous for its beaches on the mainland as well as across many of the surrounding islands. Not as wild as Phuket in Thailand, not as high-end as Fiji or Seychelles, Cebu is more personal, with plenty of cheap upcoming restaurants. The cost of living is still comparably low …

Versova Beach Mumbai – from awful to awesome

versova beach mumbai

From Awful to Awesome: Versova Beach | For decades Versova Beach in Mumbai (Bombay) was just an ugly symbol of beach pollution at its worst. Disaster tourists from all over the world came here to witness new records of extreme: One million tons of rubbish …

Underrated Tourist Spots – Shirakawa-Go, Japan

Underrated tourist spots Shirakawa-go Japan

Underrated tourist spots Shirakawa-go Japan | Japan is not famous for preserving historic buildings. But there are exceptions. The villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are a Japanese UNESCO World Heritage Site …

Abandoned Houtouwan village reclaimed by nature

Houtouwan Joe Nafis aerial view

Reclaimed by Nature: The abandoned Houtouwan Village, located on a small island off Shanghai*. Houtouwan is a dying fishing village on the northern edge of Shengshan Island, accessible via a bridge from Gouqi island. Houtouwan used to be home to approx. 2,000 people, mostly fishermen …