YANGON The capital city of Burma is the most accessible place to start exploring the country. Yangon is a charming city, with wide streets and a lingering air of tropical and colonial decay. Although there are several points of interest in the city, the towering Shwedagon Pagoda literally stands above them all. Situated atop a […]
VIENTIANE According to myth, the city of Vientiane was created by the Naga Souvannanak. Vientiane was an ancient city whose territories covered both banks of the Mekong River. The first name of Vientiane was “Ban Nong Khanthae Phiseuanam” village, which later became “Vientiane” town under the leadership of the first Governor, Bourichan or Phraya Chanthabouly […]
PHNOMPENH Set at the crossroads of three rivers and of past and present, Phnom Penh, once known as the “Pearl of Asia”, is regaining its luster. Its reputation as a wild west frontier town has been eclipsed by a growing status as an international playground, and where once Rambo type fun seekers could haul live […]
Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city, has to be one of Asia’s most fascinating cities offering a unique blend of oriental and western charm. It is a city of exotic brightly painted temples and pagodas, elegant ochre-washed colonial villas, bustling narrow streets and alleys, grand tree-lined boulevards and shaded lakes. First established as Vietnam’s capital in 1010, […]