Tropical Spice Garden

Located along the north-western shores of Penang, Malaysia, the Tropical Spice Garden covers an area of 8 acres.  Over 500 species of fauna and flora can be found here. The brainchild of David and Rebecca Wilkinson, the garden includes a spacious café overlooking the charming shoreline of Teluk Bahang and the Straits of Malacca. Having…

Captivating Salisbury Garden

The enchanting Salisbury Garden in Hong Kong is a delightful place to spend a leisurely afternoon. The beautifully designed and landscaped garden features fountains and greenery creating a mesmeric ambience. One of Hong Kong’s acclaimed leisure locations, Salisbury Garden never fails to enthral the visitor. Travellers to Hong Kong should make it a point to…

Wenshu Monastery

Located in central Chengdu, the Wenshu Monastery is dedicated to Wenshu who is the God of Wisdom. Almost 200 structures are located within the temple complex. The charming temple houses more than 350 Buddhist statues, carvings and works of art. The skull of a well known Tang dynasty Buddhist master, books written by 19th century…

The Appealing Village of Las Pinas

Las Pinas has the distinction of being one of the Philippine capital’s most quickly developing commercial and residential centres. Steady economic growth and effective management have made Las Pinas one of Manila’s most attractive neighbourhoods to visit and explore. Las Pinas is perhaps best known for its renowned bamboo organ, the only such functional 19th…

Uncover Sri Lanka’s Buddhist Origins at Holy Mount Mihintale

A global centre for Theravada Buddhism, the story of Sri Lanka’s Buddhist origins is quite literally carved in to the Mihintale rock. Dubbed Sagiri or Cetiyagiri the Mihintale Mountain is a 300 meter high peak of a vast mountain range located 8 miles from Anuradhapura. Renowned as the cradle of Sri Lanka’s Buddhist heritage, legend…