Nusa Lembongan – A Hidden Gem South-East of Bali

Indonesia is becoming recognised as an ideal tourist destination, especially when it is surrounded by islands such as Bali which are renowned for their beauty. Given that Bali is an established tourism destination, the range of accommodation in Bali to choose from is diverse, ranging from budget lodgings to luxury resorts such as COMO Shambhala…

Besakih Temple Bali – Exploring Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’

Nestled in the picturesque slopes of Mount Agung, Bali’s famous stratovolcano, Besakih Temple is considered one of the most important places of worship among its large population of Hindus. As hundreds or even thousands of devotees flock to the temple for daily prayers, many tourists from across the globe too visit the site. Visiting this…

Muliaage in Maldives – Beach and Beyond

Portrayed as an exotic tropical beach honeymoon destination, Maldives’ few attractions and landmarks often fail to receive any attention. The capital of Malé is home to some of the state and religious buildings in the country. Often most hotels in the island offer excursion packages that are focused on water-related activities, however, finding a Maldives…

Mihintale, Sri Lanka – the centre of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Located east of the ancient capital city of Anuradhapura, is the town of Mihintale, famous as the site of the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka. According to lore, while on a hunting expedition, the Sinhalese King Tissa met a monk named Mahinda who had been sent by the Indian emperor to spread the teachings…

KING’S PALACE IN KUALA LUMPUR – ROYAL MAGNIFICENCE

Malaysia is a mingling of the traditional and modern in a flamboyant, tropical setting. It is an important commercial, business, educational and tourist hub in the region and has hundreds of visitors each year from all over the globe. There are many options available for a hotel in Kuala Lumpur and if you are looking…