City guides, walks, best picks reviews and travel tips by the locals
Angkor Siem Reap
Cambodia travel has been on the tourism beaten tracks for a good decade now. Angkor, the Khmer Empire's ancient capital city is a World Heritage Site with modern tourists facilities. Angkor Wat is Cambodia's wonder to behold but there are many other temples and cultural sights to explore as independent travelers, as slow moving retirees or with your kids running around.
Fast growing sky scrapers, frantic in its cultural diversity, yet always laid back lah! Kuala Lumpur has Malaysia's easy attitude to life and offers visitors dizzying flavours and cool comforts at reasonable prices. KL mixes the cultural diversities of the Malay, Chinese and Indian communities. Things to do, things to eat, things to experience abound in a cityscape of high rises, minarets, old temples, shopping malls and trendy nightspots.
Determined and nostalgic, the seven hills always look out to the sea. From the old district of Alfama to the chic shopping streets of Chiado, Lisbon offers some of Portugal's best kept secrets. Lisbon's clement weather makes walks through historical sights and attractions unhurried with the occasional stops for coffee and pasteis. The sea is never far and the fish always fresh.
History, beauty and arts at every corner in the city of lights... Traveling to the city of romance, of love, of museums and fine foods. It is hard for even Parisians to remain jaded in the face of an embarras of sightseeing riches, cultural activities, and an endless list of things to do in Paris. Paris attractions are wherever you look, not just in museum exhibitions but just around every corner.
A city with a rich urban architecture heritage and a cosmopolitan townscape. Phnom Penh combines the hustle and bustle of Asian mega capitals with the relaxed charm of an old world provincial settlement. Phnom Penh is surprisingly tourist friendly with colonial buildings, 1960s New Khmer architecture landmarks and a thriving conflux of expatriates from all over the world.
Diligently efficient and always buzzing the island state is affectionately or derogatorily known as the little red dot. At 50 years old, Singapore briefly pauses to look back before zooming full steam ahead. Things to do in Singapore include hectic shopping for deals to sampling hawker foods. From Little India to Chinatown, the crowds are always on the move.