China Xi’an 4 – Colors of the Terracotta warriors were faded within minutes after the archaeologists dig it out !

Xian City Wall Xian City Wall/西安城墙 is an ancient capital of China, also represent one of the oldest, largest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Xian City Wall is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, also being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.  It is located …

China Xi’an 3 – Life in Rural village in Shaanxi , see it yourself the OLD and NEW village!

Daming Palace in National Heritage Park This place is big, a very huge park with nothing much except some miniature of the palace built at one corner of the park.  There are some ruins or base of the ancient palace left in this huge area. The palace was destroyed, and currently there is only a section …

China Xi’an 2 : Find out what is the real meaning of “扬眉吐气” in Shaanxi.

Lunch at Yaodong Yaodong/窯洞 is a house cave, found in Shaanxi area. There are still quite a big population, 40 million living in yaodong these days.  It is very cooling in the summer when I had my lunch there and I heard it need very little heating in winter. I have always wanted to find …

China Xi’an 1 – A day in Famen Temple – Let’s see the Finger Bone of Sakyamuni Buddha

Ancient Capital of China – Xian : A day in Famen Temple I visit China frequently and every few years I would re-visit different part of China.  I started to explore from the southern part of China such as Xiamen, Guangzhuo, ChaoZhou, Yunnan and Guangxi.  This time I was really excited because Xian, is really …

India 2 : Unforgettable Human Sledging Experience in Gulmarg Ski Mountains in Kashmir

Truly the paradise on earth! Gulmarg lies in a cup shaped valley in the Pir Panja Range of Himalayas, at an altitude of 2,650 m, about more than an hour drive from Dal lake. Gulmarg is famous for its ski resort and icy mountains. People compare Gulmarg with the ski mountain with Switzerland. I an …

India : 1 What to expect in the Mysterious Boat House Experience in Dal Lake Kashmir

New Delhi -> Kashmir We arrived in New Delhi, then transit to Kashmir with domestic flight IndiGo, the Indian local airline. Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir is the northern most state of India, this place is famous for the houseboat. We stayed 2 nights in the houseboat in Dal Lake. Shikara I can’t wait and too …

The Killing Field & S21 Prison, who were the targeted victims under the evil man’s regime? Cambodia Phnom Penh Part 2

Part 2 of Cambodia Phnom Penh was more of visiting the outskirt of Phnom Penh, checking out old ruins and countryside of Cambodia. The last portion of part 2 was more of a horrifying one, pay a visit to the Killing fields and the S21 torture prison to learn about Cambodian past. Central Market (Psar …

Cambodia Phnom Penh – Part 1 : Free and Easy and top attractions

Cambodia Phnom Penh Capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, along with Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are significant global and domestic tourist destinations for Cambodia. This time, I only stayed in Phnom Penh for few days to have a taste of Cambodia. I get to know a little bit of Cambodia from my University friends who …

Club Med Experience Cherating Kuantan Malaysia

Club Med Experience – Cherating Kuantan Malaysia I learn about Club Med from Larry, my ex-colleague.  After hearing his wonderful experience I booked my next vacation destination in Club Med Cherating! Arabian Bay Resort Bukit Gambang Resort City We stayed over in Arabian Bay Resort Bukit Gambang Resort City before going to Club Med Cherating …

Part 3 – Eat, Shop, See in Shanghai

Bicycle Kingdom I discovered there are 3 major rental bikes in Shanghai city, differentiate by their colors, Orange, Yellow and Blue.  Ofo bike refer to the yellow color rental Bike.  The rental is cheaper than Mobike, 0.5 RMB for half an hour whereas Mobike is RMB 1.  China is once known to be bicycle kingdom …