Land of the Thunder Dragon – The Captivating Country of Bhutan

The name Bhutan translates into ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’, and the country is just as fascinating as the name. The country earned its name because of the storms that would sometimes arise from the country’s close proximity to the Himalayas. The geography of Bhutan is beautiful, with rolling green hills sometimes sprinkled with snow,…

Martin Wickremesinghe Folk Museum – Sri Lanka’s most Unique Museum

Sri Lanka’s coastal town of Galle contains much historical treasure in addition to her tropical and marine beauty. Galle contains some of the most pristine examples of colonial architecture on the island, as well as the island’s National Maritime Museum. The Galle district contains a real hidden gem of national treasure, and is a definite…

Traditional Tribes in Chiang Mai – A Tour Back in Time

Chiang Mai sits 310m above sea level in the Northern part of Thailand and can be loosely translated into English as ‘new city’. However, there is nothing new about this city, it had been a glorious kingdom of the Chiang Mai province hundreds of years ago and to date tribal folk call the area their…

Punakha Dzong – The Palace of Great Bliss

The Punakha Dzong, famously known as The Palace of Great Bliss was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung whose mummified body remains inside The Machen Lhakhang, a temple within the dzong. It is mentioned in history that Zhabdrung passed away while in retreat at the dzong in 1651. It is also known by many other names…

Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam -An authentic experience of the Vietnamese History

Vietnam, a land of colourful culture, heart-breaking history, and profoundly poetic populace. Visit this land, and you will be spoilt for choice – for among the many sights to see in Vietnam are Luxury hotels by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, and many other international brands. Tucked into this luxury is a popular tourist destination…