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The Army of Snowmen in Harbin

Every year, as part of the Ice and Snow Festival, there is a free display of snowmen in Harbin and it is definitely a must-see!

Mount Ryongak – Hiking in North Korea

Of all the places I’ve hiked, which granted isn’t that large a list, North Korea is definitely the most unique! I was on an extended tour which meant…

Swimming in Hinagdanan Cave

Although the Philippines is full of amazing beaches to relax and swim on, you can’t miss the opportunity to go swimming in Hinagdanan Cave. It’s not a large…

Pyongyang Cold Noodles

Pyongyang Cold Noodles, also known as raengmyŏn (랭면) is one of the most famous dishes from North Korea. There are records of it dating back to the Joseon…

An evening of Traditional Lao Storytelling

In Luang Prabang, there is the opportunity to listen to some traditional Lao storytelling and I cannot recommend it enough! Aside from travelling, my biggest interest is definitely…

Finding a cheap Ha Long Bay cruise

Ha Long Bay is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam, so there are plenty of companies offering tours, making it difficult to figure out how to…

The Shoe Cleaning Scam in Hanoi

Now, I like to consider myself a fairly savvy traveller. I pay attention to my belongings, I take safety precautions and I read up on local scams to…

Visiting the Bohol Tarsier Sanctuary

When planning my trip to the Philippines, I had to first decide which island to focus on. I wanted to relax and not hop around and once I…

The Ice Sculptures in Zhaolin Park

During Harbin’s Ice and Snow Festival, along with the two main locations you can also find a collection of ice sculptures in Zhaolin Park. The park has paths…

Harbin’s Siberian Tiger Park

I’m a huge cat person and so I once I learnt about it, I had to visit Harbin’s Siberian Tiger Park. I saw some posts online about how…