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Asia’s most colourful airlines

photo: boeingdreamscape Some airlines have rather dull company colours and aircraft paintings. Other airlines went out of their way to spice up their fleet in order to attract more passengers in today’s heavy competition in the aviation industry. What is the most colourful airline you have flown? China Eastern Airlines hub: Shanghai, China popular destination: Beijing, Osaka, Seoul Since 1988 China Eastern...

Means of transport in Asia

photo by:countries in colors Hong Kong The Central-Mid-Levels escalator is the longest outdoor covered escalator in the world. The series of escalators cover a total of 800 meters in distance with an vertical climb of 135 meters. In the morning the escalator runs downhill and from 10.30am to midnight the escalator goes back up...

Most impressive skylines

photo by: Yuga. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Petronas Twin Towers and Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower are among the world’s 25 tallest buildings. From 1997 to 2003  the 88 storey high Petronas Towers, connected with a skybridge at 170 meters height, were the highest buildings in the world. All skylines offer a unique fingerprint to a...

Most beautiful beaches in Asia

photo by: Chewy Chua Boracay, The Visayas, Philippines Long white sand beaches, watersport activities, lounge chairs, beachfront hotels and a buzzling nightlife, Boracay has it all. Tropical weather, clear blue water, swaying palm trees and fine sand – Asia’s beaches are the destination of choice for many travellers. We tried to put together a collection...

Photo Journey Through Myanmar (Burma)

The following photos were taken during a 10-day journey through Myanmar (Burma). Get enchanted with this visual journey through Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake and other magical places. Thanks to Alex, Conni and Florian.   The currency in Myamar – Kyat: Even though the official exchange rate is about 7 Kyat for a US Dollar,...

Photogenic Places

photo: mrofiq Asia is filled with stunning picture postcard views from north to south and from east to west all year round. Here is our selection of Asia’s most photogenic places and moments.  

World Nomads Scholarship

World Nomads Travel Scholarships: Learn, Experience, Create Are you a budding travel writer, travel photographer, video documentary filmmaker or podcaster? Check out Worldnomads.com Travel Scholarships and you could learn the tricks of the trade from a professional, have an amazing travel experience and get the opportunity to share your experiences with the world. Read about current World Nomads...

Perpetual travelling

Konni and Matt retired some 10 plus years ago and are since then travelling around the world non-stop (their blog: konniandmatt.blogspot.com). They sailed off with a boat in Europe, and after a few years cruising around the Middle East and the Indian Ocean, they eventually made it to South-East Asia.

Asia’s most beautiful islands

photo: mr.Alexander Palawan Island, Philippines Palawan stretches all the way from Mindoro to Borneo and is knows as the last frontier of the Philippines. The province of Palawan is made of of 1768 islands. Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau described Palawan as the most beautiful place he ever explored. The Asian continent includes thousands of islands, many...

Backpacker’s paradise

Relax under teaktrees, surrounded by mangos, papayas and bananas, and spend a restful time at Café Lipe. Here you will renew your energies and find strength to aim at new goals. Café Lipe serves fresh coffee, selfmade bread, Müsli, sandwiches, simple thai-cookings, fresh juices, as well as tea and cake. For supper Café Lipe...