Kuang Si Waterfalls – Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfalls Kuangsi Waterfall Park is located at a short distance from Luang Prabang in northern Laos. A 20 minute drive by minivan or on scooter will get you there. Kuang Si waterfalls is actually a big park and forest, including a bear rescue center. The source of the …

Sai Yok National Park and Waterfalls

Sai Yok National Park The location of Sai Yok National Park is in the northwest of Thailand. Roughly 250 km northwest of Bangkok in the province of Kanchanaburi. In 1980 Sai Yok became the 19th national park of Thailand. The size of Sai Yok National Park is 958 km2 and …

Vang Vieng town – Tubing and Caves

Vang Vieng Town The town of Vang Vieng is located around 160 km north of Vientiane, which is the capital of Laos. It’s location between Vientiane and Luang Prabang makes it perfect to visit. The journey takes about 4 hrs by bus and 3,5 hrs by minivan from Vientiane. It …

Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) – Kathmandu

One of the many must see places to visit in Kathmandu valley is definitely Swayambhunath, or as it’s also called: Swayambhu, Swoyambhunath and Monkey Temple. Nath means temple in Nepalese language. That’s why many famous sightseeing place names end with Nath. Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. The nickname Monkey Temple is …

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 …