Death Railway (Thai – Burma railway)

A railway to Burma In 1942 during WWII, the Japanese were fighting the British in Burma. Their goal was an attack on India. To supply their troops in Burma, the Japanese needed a safer supply route than the sea routes from Singapore to Rangoon. They decided to build a 415 …

Erawan waterfalls and National Park

How to get there Erawan waterfalls is located 65 km from Kanchanaburi city. Just follow the main road from Kanchanaburi. After 58 km you keep left and go off the main road where the sign will show you. How to get there? You can take a local bus. They are …

Elephant Village Pattaya since 1973

Animal abuse or not? When you are in Pattaya, there are several things to do and see. One of those things is the Elephant Village. Of course you can question if the elephant rides are animal abuse or not. There are plenty of stories and examples to be found about …

Pokhara – Fewa Lake & Begnas Lake

Pokhara When you visit Nepal, you should visit Pokhara. Why Pokhara? Kathmandu is quite dirty, polluted, noisy and crowded, beside the beauty of some temple areas. Pokhara has none of those. Pokhara is located 200 km west of Kathmandu and has a lot to offer. From temples to lakes and …

Himalayan Peak climbing madness

Prices If you are planning to go for peak climbing, then the following experience might give you some insights about different factors. I thought to have a good contact with the owner of Asian Heritage, an agency for trekkings and expeditions. That’s why I walked in there to ask about …

Annapurna Trekking in Himalayas, Nepal

Annapurna trekking The Annapurna trekking is one of the most popular of all trekkings in the world. There are a lot of varieties to choose from in the Annapurna range. You can take the Poon Hill trek, which only takes a few days and brings you to a hill below 3000 …