Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tips for travelling with our children


When school holidays comes, its time to take our trip with our children. Travelling with our children may be more challenging inherently vivacious, mischievous, and easily bored. So a trip with our children can be a perfect test of patience and preparedness to us. Here are some tips you can apply when you traveling with our children


Monday, March 14, 2011

The Wat Pho Temple

Thailand is one of the exotic countries in Far East.The country has a very long history. We can see a bit of this past history from "Anna and the King" movie. Nowadays, Thailand has become the main tourism destination in South East Asia.In last post, we have discussed about the beauty of  Thailand nature in Phuket, now we will discuss abou the cultural heritage tourism in Thailand ,Wat Pho temple, which also have been registered by UNESCO’s Memory of the World (MOW) as MOW documentary heritage for Asia and Pacific Region.

It was built as a restoration of an earlier temple on the same site, Wat Phodharam, with work beginning in 1788. It was restored and extended in the reign of King Rama III (1824-51), and restored again in 1982. Actually,its official name is Wat Phrachetuphon Vimon Mangkararam Ratchaworamahawihan, although it is commonly called Wat Pho.

Monday, February 21, 2011

White Heron castle

Japan is one of the country in East Asia , which known to all over the world for its electronic and automotive products. Japan is also well known for its tourism.When we discus about tourism in Japan we will refer to the main symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji. Yes it is undeniable that Mount Fuji has become symbol of japan tourism but there is a lot of great things we can find in Japan. Actually beside the great nature , Japan also has an interesting art and culture. We can recognize the example of the interesting and unique culture from the magnificient architecture art of Japan, Himeji Castle. It was registered as the first Japanese world cultural heritage by UNESCO along with Horyuji Temple in December, 1993;

Japanese pizza - Okonomiyaki


Do you like to eat pizza?
How about Japanese-style pizza? If you like to eat Japanese food, you should be able to guess what I mean by Japanese pizza or pancake.
Yes, It is Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き). The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning "what you like" or "what you want", and yaki meaning "grilled" or "cooked"
In Japan, there are two kinds of okonomi-yaki style basically: Osaka and Hiroshima style. Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, chopped cabbage is cooked on top of thinly spread batter. Also, yakisoba noodles are usually added in Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, while Osaka-style okonomiyaki, chopped cabbage is mixed with the batter and cooked together.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Chinese New Year Celebration in Singapore

Chinese New Year or sometimes we called as Lunar New Year is celebrated on starts of the Lunar calendar, which usually falls between late January until late Februari . The celebration last for about two weeks. It is celebrated in China and all around the world especially in area inhibited by Chinese people. No exception in Singapore. Chinese tradition says that in Lunar New Year celebration all debts from the past should be cleared, with homes spring-cleaned and new clothing to wear, a brand new start. Chinese New Year is also become a moment for a family to reaffirm ties with a good dinner that traditionally takes place on the eve of the New Year.
Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore is also known as the ‘Chun Jie’ festival. The major events of this grand festival include Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations, Chingay Parade of Dreams and Singapore River Hong Bao. The event of ‘Cap Goh Mei’ is conducted on the last day of the final day of this magnificent celebration.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Bunaken the underwater paradise

Do you like enjoying a beautiful scenery? How about beautiful underwater scenery? It absolutely can be your unforgettable moment in your life.You should try to visit one of the most beautiful underwater scenery in the world, in Bunaken Marine Park.
The Bunaken National Marine Park was established in 1991 and is located on North Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The park area is about 89,065 hectares, which only 3% is terrestrial, including Bunaken Island. It is well known for its amazing underwater aquatic ecosystem.

The waters are really deep (1566 m in Manado Bay), quite clear (up to 35-40 m visibility), refreshing in temperature (27-29 C) .You can find a lot of species of tropical fish and coral reefs here. The gobies, smallish fish with bulging eyes and modified fins that allow them to attach to hard surfaces, are the most diverse but least known group of fish in the park.While, Big fish like marlin, tuna, stingrays, sailing, skipjack, barracuda, hammerhead sharks sometimes also seen in these waters.


Phuket 'the pearl of South'

We will discuss about the best tourism in Thailand, Phuket, sometimes it is called as ‘Pearl of South’ the largest island in Thailand. Phuket Island runs 48 kilometers (34 miles) north to south and 21 kilometers (16 miles) east to west. Phuket is broken by a chain of mountains and valleys mainly from a north-south range running down the west coast.
Phuket is connected to the mainland by a short bridge and is accessible by car or bus. While, Phuket International Airport is located in the north of Phuket island. The island itself is divided into three districts Talang in the north, Kathu in the west, and Muang in the south.