Rani goes 48 hours in North Korea Border & Seoul

Discover the chilling and iconic de-facto border of the North and South Korea, infused with an eye opening history and politics between both countries. Continue the journey by unraveling the cultural side of Seoul. Annyong haseoo! Today I’ll take you through the multifaceted cultural, historical, political world of South Korea. Controversial as is and whether or…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Cameron Highland, Malaysia

Misty fresh climate with picturesque rolling hills, vast scenic tea plantations, plus terraced flower and vegetable farms; Cameron Highlands boasts a serene, peaceful getaway from the manic pace of city-life Kuala Lumpur or even cosmopolitan Singapore. Selamat datang! Today I’ll take you through a relaxing weekend itinerary to Cameron Highlands, 3 hours drive north from Kuala…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

Witness the magnificent spectacles of Candi Borobudur and Candi Prambanan, the icons of Indonesia’s cultural heritage. Explore the amazing Keraton and Taman Sari, the residences and ultimate getaway place for the Sultan and his entourage. I recommend you to read INDONESIA 101 page to familiarize yourself with the country, transport info, and other cultural things to note…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Kaohsiung & Taipei, Taiwan

Be charmed with the artsy, quaint Kaohsiung city before spicing up your palette with incredible Taiwanese dishes in Taipei, the city of food galore. The city embeds heritage of old laneways, glimmering lights of modern towers, untouched nature, and a quivering buzzing nightlife. 你好 Nĭ Hăo! Taiwan places a special memory in my heart personally: the warm hospitality…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Kamakura & Enoshima; Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Kamakura being the capital zen of temples and shrines; transport yourself to a romantic picturesque Enoshima Island, which offers the breath-taking perfect triangle sights of Mount Fuji overlooking the vast coast, and settle in the combination of historical & modern port town of Yokohama with its own Chinatown. Konnichiwa! Today, I’ll take you to explore the…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Lake Toba & Samosir Island, Sumatra Utara, Indonesia

Mystical serene lake, the largest volcanic lake in the world, much loved for its pristine scenery and peaceful nature to unwind and relax. You can chill by the calm lakeside or even swim in the pleasant, mineral rich fresh waters. The lake is enclosed by Samosir Island – peaceful island bigger than the size of Singapore.…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Đà Lạt, Vietnam

There is a mystifying tranquility about Đà Lạt, the golden child of Southern Vietnam.  An exodus from a chaotic and hustle bustle of life, breathe the fresh air and be blown away with its magnificent nature. The city of romance, the mini ‘Paris of Vietnam’… Xin chào! Let’s explore the beautiful Da Lat, first discovered by…

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Rani goes 48 hours in Banaue & Batad, Philippines

A grandeur landscape of rice terraces, lustrous nature sights and rugged terrains, a remote getaway place where barely any cellphone signals exists. Be amazed by the labourious Ifugao farmers and their tight-knit families treading crops, grains and other fresh produces during harvest period. Mabuhay! Let’s explore Banaue & Batad, home to the Ifugao people, the indigenous people from whom the province…

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Myanmar 101

  Mingalabar. Welcome to Myanmar. Previously known as Burma, the magical Southeast Asian land of Myanmar has recently opened its doors to tourism and international trade after more than a decade of political and cultural isolation. With a charming old-world atmosphere, friendly locals who are super genuine, a strong history and intriguing indigenous culture, and impressive…

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