Posts Tagged ‘tourism’

Travel Tips: Respectful Tourism

Being a tourist is an incredible adventure! Many of us embark on journeys across continents to marvel at gargantuan structures, foreign to our homeland. Many of these beautiful places plastered across social media are that of religious sites. Places such as La Sagrada Familia Basilica of Barcelona or Singapore’s own…

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Remarkable things to do in Krabi

Unlike its louder sister, Phuket, the province of Krabi has a quiet charm. Perched on the southwest coast of Thailand, it is a haven for tourists looking to escape the hubbub and soak in tranquility. Take a rejuvenating trip to the area blessed with some of nature’s most stunning formations…

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Norway’s Scenic Routes

Photos by: Werner Harstad One of the easiest ways to explore Norway at your own pace is on a road trip along one of Norway’s award- winning Scenic Routes, where natural wonders are amplified by art, design and architecture.  Constructed over two decades, the Norwegian Scenic Routes initiative set out…

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Coral Playground

Located just 14km off the southwest coast of Pingtung County, Xiao Liu Qiu (or Little Liu qiu) is a small coral island that’s known for its geological formations and pristine beaches. Visit during the quieter weekdays, and the island is a perfect couple’s getaway where you can swim with sea…

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Land of Fire: Volcanoes & Hot Springs of Kyushu

Kyushu is appropriately called the “Land of Fire”, as volcanoes are omnipresent on the island. From the Aso caldera in the north to Ata in the south, these volcanic calderas make up much of Kyushu’s mountainous backdrop – from fuming craters to pretty cone-shaped mountains – making for a picturesque…

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Big Arctic Five

Photos by: Mads Pihl Greenland is the world’s largest island, which also happens to be a country with the lowest population density and one of the smallest capitals in the world. It’s a land of Arctic landscapes and precipitous cliffs, white ice and deep blue sea as well as lush…

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Culture in Nature: Khao Sok National Park

For a getaway from Thailand’s popular beach destinations, you can head inland to explore its lush landscape where you can stay with the locals. Located in the southern portion of Thailand, the 738 sq.km. Khao Sok National Park – one of Thailand’s largest – is a lowland jungle that’s believed…

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Seismic forces from kilometres beneath the surface are constantly at work, shaping and reshaping Mother Earth. A deep rumble comes from within, spewing out thick rivers of molten lava and plumes of ashes that cast a dark shadow overhead. When that happens, we can only stand in the face of…

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Uncovering Fort Jesus, Mombasa

The African continent is the renowned birthplace of the Early Human Migration where our ancestors moved out of Eastern Africa to settle down in distant lands. Africa’s rich history is peppered with geological formations and cultural intermingling. Hence, it shows its might on the UNESCO’s Heritage List. It has a…

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Tourism unchecked: Thailand

When we think of a tropical paradise in South East Asia, Thailand is the first destination that comes to mind. Millions of tourists flock over to the Land of Smiles each year allowing the country to enjoy unprecedented economic growth. Employing tourism as an engine of growth, Thailand’s industries that…

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