A Glimpse inside Khiva's Fortress Wall (Itchan Kala)

Getting In We took the early morning flight from Tashkent Domestic Airport to Urgench International Airport. Many international travellers choose Urgench (instead of Tashkent) to begin their multi-city tour of Uzbekistan. After surviving snow flurries and sub-zero temperatures before boarding, we saw the sun rise and bathe the arid land (below) with golden light. It…

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24 Hours in Gwangju

Getting There (Jeonju – Gwangju) If you’re not travelling during the peak holiday season or on public/national holidays, it shouldn’t be difficult to book a ticket on the spot. There’s a ticket counter for those who don’t mind waiting in a line. Alternatively, the ticket vending kiosk is pretty simple to use and you can…

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On a Culinary Trail Across Taiwan

Last October, we set out on a 10-day journey across Taiwan. Our trip started from Taipei City in the north and we clubbed the towns of Jiufen & Shifen (northeast) on one of our day trips. Next, we travelled to the west coast (Taichung) and passed through the hill towns of Sun Moon Lake &…

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