Asia

Things To Do In Kyoto, Japan – Couples Travel Article

Things To Do In Kyoto, Japan Visiting Kyoto was high on our priority list when it came to planning our Japan adventure. We’d admired photos of its stunning pagodas and beautiful gardens, read stories about ancient traditional tea ceremonies and were intrigued by mysterious geisha. We couldn’t wait to explore!As soon as we arrived to Kyoto, swiftly deposited by an incredibly punctual bullet train, we immediately felt a contrast to fast-paced Tokyo. It was remarkably more peaceful and had a relaxing atmosphere of calm in comparison. Ahhh. Although…

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Sunrise in Halong Bay, Vietnam • Travel with Mei and Kerstin – Couples Travel Article

Sunrise in Halong Bay, Vietnam • Travel with Mei and Kerstin   It was raining cats and dogs when we arrived in Halong Bay. When we left Hanoi earlier that day, I had no idea we would need 4 hours to reach the Gulf of Tonkin. In Europe, we would have needed only 2 hours to reach a destination of 170 kilometers. But in Vietnam, things were a bit different, especially back in 2014. Are we on a highway? Oh yes, of…

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6 of the Very Best Boutique Stays in Vietnam – Ticker Eats the World – Travel Article

‘Off the beaten path’ has been a rising travel trend over the past few years. A lot of travelers look for destinations that offer more than just a pretty setting or a favorite theme park. For the extra curious among the lot, visiting a destination is not merely an excursion to local attractions and sampling a local dish. Travelers are now looking for immersive experiences that not only let them witness local life but allow them to become a part…

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Digest of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 – Retirement Travel Article

Digest of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 Practicing English conversation in a Cambodian school visit on Oknahatey Island outside Phnom Penh.Over the past several years of traveling, we’ve been lucky not only to see so many spectacular places, but to hear fascinating stories from those we’ve met along the way. Among the fortuitous meetings was our virtual connection with Graeme Kemlo of Travel Writers Radio out of Melbourne, Australia. We got to talkin’…and have now contributed dozens of podcast…

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Anthology of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 – Retirement Travel Article

Anthology of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 Practicing English conversation in a Cambodian school visit on Oknahatey Island outside Phnom Penh.Over the past several years of traveling, we’ve been lucky not only to see so many spectacular places, but to hear fascinating stories from those we’ve met along the way. Among the fortuitous meetings was our virtual connection with Graeme Kemlo of Travel Writers Radio out of Melbourne, Australia. We got to talkin’…and have now contributed dozens of stories…

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21 Dream Destinations to Travel to After the 2020 Pandemic – Couples Travel Article

21 Dream Destinations to Travel to After the 2020 Pandemic Sitting in lockdown right now, dreaming about the next time you can hop on a plane and visit your dream destination?I know we sure are. Every day we wake up thinking about a far-flung beach in the South Pacific, or heading back to Africa for a safari, or even just going on a road trip to Alaska. Things that, for two full-time travel bloggers, seemed so attainable before. But now…

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Phu Quoc Cable Car – World’s Longest Cable Car Ride – Couples Travel Article

Phu Quoc Cable Car – World’s Longest Cable Car Ride Fancy hovering over the turquoise-blue waters of the Gulf of Thailand, dangling a hundred and fifty feet above, in a cable car ride? How about admiring the stunning 360-degree views of the sea from the world’s longest cable car ride? Owned and operated by the Sun Group of the BaNa hills fame, the cable car ride on Phu Quoc, Vietnam offers just these. It earns its badge as the World’s…

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