Vimanmek Mansion, Bangkok – Tour a Royal Residence

A former royal residence during the first part of the twentieth century, the grand Vimanmek Mansion is the largest teakwood building in the world. How to Get There Tourists can always hop a train to the Phayathai Station which is the nearest Skytrain stop however it could prove be a long walk to the complex….

Exploring the beauty of Galle – Plan your trip

Located on the southern coast of Sri Lanka; Galle is a heritage city and is a popular destination amongst travellers, mainly because of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Old Dutch Fort. Dutch Fort Taking pride of place at Galle is the splendid Old Dutch Fort which even today catches the eye of the visitor…

Wolvendaal Church – A Dutch Reformed Site

The Wolvendaal Church in Colombo was built with the Dutch colonial style in mind and is a reminder of the Dutch era in Sri Lanka. History The Wolvendaal Church was built in 1733 and is the oldest standing Protestant Church in Sri Lanka, and the one thing to be noted is that the church is…

Maldivian Culture – Beyond the turquoise waters

The islands of Maldives are just as rich in culture as they are in the breathtaking beachside scenery. In every inhabited island, there is a unique way of life that is simple yet sophisticated in its own way. The islands boast a blissful ambience, countless leisure activities as well as reputed getaways such as Adaaran Prestige…

Fortaleza do Monte – The Magnificent Mount Fortress of Macau

Macau is a very intriguing place whose culture was born out of the mixing of Portuguese and Chinese people. As a result there’s a lot of heritage and lifestyle to be experienced. Governor’s Residence One of the initial functions of the fortress was as the residence for the governor of Macau, and the Fortaleza do…