A Feast for the eyes: Stunning Architecture of Grand Mosque

This architectural work of art is one the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 41,000 worshippers. It features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world’s largest hand knotted carpet. The main prayer hall is dominated by one of the world’s largest chandeliers –10 metres in diameter, 15 metres in height and weighing twelve tonnes. The … Continue reading A Feast for the eyes: Stunning Architecture of Grand Mosque

Abseiling in The Blue Mountains

Abseiling – a fantastic day of fun, excitement and adventure in the great outdoors… Only a 90-minute drive away from Sydney, the sprawling metropolitan, you can indulge yourself in the Blue Mountains, a place of full of natural beauty. The bus rolled on the highway for an easy and fastest drive and we didn’t stop in any towns, instead wanting to spend as much time as … Continue reading Abseiling in The Blue Mountains

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Find a good wine bar in Saigon

Tasting premium wine is not popular in Vietnam, although Vietnamese people consume beers too much that we are “honored” as the country drinks the most beer in Southeast Asia. To explain that, wine costs more money than beer and it’s not easy to find a good wine bar in Saigon. I was once invited to a unique wine bar in district 1 called Wine Embassy … Continue reading Find a good wine bar in Saigon

Best time to travel to Vietnam

Think Vietnam and you might imagine a steamy jungle and hot sun — and you’d be mostly right. But even though Vietnam is tropical, you’ll find a real range, from chilly mountaintops and cool highland areas to sun-drenched coastline and, yes, that steamy jungle, too, laced with the swampy rivers you’ve seen in movies. Opposing monsoon seasons in the north and south mean that seasonal … Continue reading Best time to travel to Vietnam

“Hunt” Sapa’s beauty and Conquer Fansipan peak.

Sapả (or Sapá) means “sandy plain” is the marketplace where locals usually gather together for trading goods. Until its name was spelt incorrectly by the French, Sapa was a fantastic, romantic tourist attraction known as “The Earth’s Heaven,” and Fansipan peak was called “Roof of Indochina.” Sapa is a small town situated in the Lao Cai province in northwest Vietnam at 1,500-1,800 meters (10,312 ft) … Continue reading “Hunt” Sapa’s beauty and Conquer Fansipan peak.