North Korea (with the help of a Chinese travel firm) has launched its own tourist liner using an old cargo ship. Not the usual cup of "tea" though... … [Read more...] about North Korea cruise holiday?
Klias Wetland is a mangrove forest reserve in Sabah, famous for being the habitat of the endangered proboscis monkey (known for its big, long nose) that is endemic to the Borneo Island in South East Asia. Klias Wetland was the first destination during our Kinabalu trip in March … [Read more...] about Klias Wetland, Sabah, Malaysia
Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises) is the largest cave in Halong Bay, Vietnam. Located at the Bo Hon Island, the cave got its name (grotte des surprises) from a French admiral who was surprised at the size of the cave when he discovered it. Photos from my July 2008 visit, including … [Read more...] about Sung Sot Cave, Halong Bay, Vietnam
Random photos of Halong Bay, Vietnam; taken during my trip in July 2008... … [Read more...] about Halong Bay random photos
The floating village is a cultural heritage and tourist attraction in Halong Bay, Vietnam. People have been living in these houses for hundred of years with fishing as the main income activity. Some photos below, taken during my trip in July 2008... … [Read more...] about Floating village, Halong Bay, Vietnam
Halong Bay (Vịnh Hạ Long, lit. Bay of the Descending Dragons) is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Quang Ninh province of northern Vietnam, famous for its scenic landscape with thousands of limestone isles in various sizes and shapes. Halong Bay has become an international travel … [Read more...] about First glimpse of Halong Bay, Vietnam
The Star Ferry service in Hong Kong has been in operation since 1888. … [Read more...] about Star Ferry, Hong Kong
After our dinner we boarded a cruise to tour the Seine. I was sceptical about the night tour at first... my perception was that a day tour would be more fitting to see Paris, but turned out the night cruise was not a bad decision at all. Pont-Neuf, lit. New Bridge, is ironically … [Read more...] about Seine river cruise at night, Paris, France