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 …

Temple of Literature – Hanoi – Vietnam

Temple of Literature – architecture and courtyards The Temple of Literature is located south of the Thang Long citadel and has a size of 54.331 m2. This includes the literature lake, Giam park and the courtyards, which means the total compound within the walls as can be seen on pic. In total there …

Khaopoon Cave – Kanchanaburi city

Cave When you visit Kanchanaburi city, the town of the bridge over the river Kwai and the war cemetery, you could consider a visit to Khao poon cave (also written as Khao Pun). The place is also known as Wat Tham Khao Pun. Wat is the Thai word for temple. …

Buddha birthplace in Lumbini, Nepal

Sakyamuni Buddha Buddha is known all over the world, but strangely enough not so many people know that Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. There is still friction by many Nepalese people that many Indians say that Buddha and Buddhism comes from their country, India. The confusion is partly rooted …

Boudha Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudha stupa  Boudhanath is the official name of the Boudha stupa, which is located in the north-east of Kathmandu, north of the airport. Boudhanath has a long history. It supposed to be on a trade route many centuries ago. The Boudha stupa is a Buddhist sort of temple. When you enter …

Siem Reap – Angkor Temples – Cambodia

Siem Reap is a small town in the northwest of Cambodia, which is mostly known and famous because of being the gateway to the Angkor temples. Within Siem Reap there are plenty of hotels. From big luxury resorts, to small lodges and homestays. For people who like nightlife and western …