Buddha Park (Xieng Khuan) near Vientiane

Buddha Park location The Buddha park, which has the local name Xieng Khuan, is located out of the capital of Laos, Vientiane. The distance from the center of Vientiane to the Buddha park is around 25 km. It’s actually closer to the border crossing with Thailand than to Vientiane itself. …

Pashupatinath Temple & cremation place

Pashupatinath When you visit Nepal, it’s a must to visit Pashupatinath. As this is a UNESCO world heritage site and this place is the holiest for Hindus of Nepal as well as for many Indians. Nowadays the entrance fee is 1000 rupees, nearly $10. Is it worth it? If you …

World Peace Pagoda – Pokhara

When you are in Pokhara for a visit or after your trekking through the Himalayas, there are plenty of things to do and see. There is adventure with a zip flyer and paragliding and there are temples, caves and lakes with boating possibility. You can read about that in other …

National Mosque (Masjid Negara) – KL

Mosque As Malaysia is an Islamic country, it has a National Mosque. The location of the Mosque is at Jalan Perdana. Around the corner of the Bird Park and the Planetarium Negara at one side and the old railway station at the other side, opposite. Even as non-Muslim you can …

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – south Vietnam

Saigon Saigon is the biggest city of Vietnam, although it’s not the capital. The numbers are somewhere around 3,4 million people living in the inner city and 10 million including surrounding areas. The weather in Saigon can be from real hot, around 40 degrees in summer, to very wet during …

Manakamana Hindu temple – Nepal

Holy place One of the most sacred Hindu temples is Manakamana. It is located in the Gorkha district 110km west of Kathmandu, 90 km east of Pokhara on the “highway” from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Nearby Riverside Resort Kurintar. The temple is on top of a mountain at 1300 meter height. …

Namo Buddha – Historical Buddhist place

Namo Buddha is a place where not many tourists visit, although it’s located at only 43 km east of Kathmandu. People travelling on a package deal to Nepal won’t visit Namo Buddha. Neither will people travelling on their own because it’s not on the way to Pokhara or Chitwan. Namo …