Foods and Drinks to try in Beijing ,China

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The giant nation may have the typical gastronomical scene. This can be due to the fact that China has a major influence to almost all Asian cuisine. And some, if not most, of these foods actually originated from Mainland China. Some of the foods on this list may be found in other Asian countries but not limited to Taiwan, Hong

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Travel Diary: Myanmar, my 10th Southeast Asian Country

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Travel Diary: Myanmar, my 10th Southeast Asian Country     Population- 53M Area-676K sq.km Language- Burmese     Currency- Kyat Daily budget (extreme)- 30K kyat (moderate)- 40K kyat       They say Myanmar has thousands of pagodas and stupas as old as Buddhism than anywhere else in the world. Although less grand in scale, imagine smaller Angkor Wat multiplied

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Souvenir Ideas to buy in Laos

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The Million Elephants country has the best silver works and coffee in the world. Do take note some of these tips when buying Lao souvenirs.   Some tips when buying souvenirs in Laos: 1.The best shopping place for visitors in Luang Prabang would be the night market along the street of the Royal Palace Museum. 2.Most shops are closed on Sundays.

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Souvenir Ideas to buy in Malaysia

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Interested to try their local wine?  You can opt to bring this punch that is made from wine for just 40 RM.   Aren’t they cute? And more with their traditional clothing. The female wears a Kebaya, a traditional blouse and dress which is believed to be originally from Indonesia. The male’s attire is called the Baju Melayu, a tunic

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Souvenir Ideas to buy in Myanmar

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Bordered by West Asia, East Asia and  Southeast Asia, I find Myanmar as culturally rich country. With this, it’s worth to it that one can chance upon bizarre, at the same time, alluring gifts and souvenirs as follows:   For those who appreciate its unique cultural element of Myanmar which is inspired by the colorful , mythical marionettes centuries ago;

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Souvenirs to buy in Zamboanga City

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Will it be your first time to visit Asia’s Latin city? If yes, then this is your opportunity to grab and take home items that you can only find in Zamboanga City.If not, at least they are sold cheaper here.                                         

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Top foods to try in Spain: Madrid & Barcelona

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If you like guisados  and bar chow, you’ll surely like Spanish foods.  In my own opinion, Spain has the best tasting  cured ham in the world.  So, what are the foods to try in Spain, specifically in the cultural cities of Barcelona and Madrid?   1. Churros con chocolate It is a long tubular dough  thick chocolate. Try it on your

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Barcelona: Things to do, Foods to try, Suggested Itineraries

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  Capital of Catalonia in the eastern region of Spain, Barcelona embraces a  unique identity  with its own language, Catalan. This modern capital attracts millions of tourists year round with tis cool and hip thriving port. Some Barcelona Statistics:   Population- 45 M Area- 504K sq.km Currency- EUR Daily budget (extreme)- 20 EUR (moderate)- 40-55 EUR       By

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Mini Quick Weekend Guide to Hong Kong

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Population– 7M Area– 2,755 sq.km Language– Cantonese Money- accept international credit cards Currency– Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) Daily budget (extreme)- 200 HKD (moderate)- 300-400 HKD Climate– Average temperature is 28 C Spring- March to April Summer- May to Mid September Autumn- October to November Winter- December to February   Hong Kong transport system is made of MTR, buses, railways, taxis, minibuses

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Foods to Try in Hong Kong

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Hong kong is widely known for dim sum,  its national dish. (See also: Best ways to experience Hong Kong in a day ). This popular dish is one among the many familiar dishes in Hong kong such as the following:   This must be a  favorite comfort food among the Chinese households because most of the customers also ordered the same meal

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