Touring Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular regions among backpackers and travelers looking for a break from the hectic working world, and among people who crave a beach holiday anytime. While it can not be denied that the beaches, the dive sites, and coastlines are jaw-dropping, SE Asia has a lot more to offer than that.  A neighbor of ours who owns a Gilbert Painting Service told us about his travels to Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia and so we must include those at least in our top 5 places to visit.  There are iconic historic sites, natural wonders, and bustling metropolises as well.

The following list of five of the most popular travel spots in SE Asia includes a bit of everything.

 

  1. Bangkok, Thailand

Let’s begin with Bangkok – one of the most visited cities tourist destinations in the world. This busy Thai metropolis has a plethora of historic temples and the best of street food. It’s floating market is a must-visit too, just like it’s infamous nightlife hub Khao San Road.

  1. Halong Bay, Vietnam

A dreamy stretch of beautiful coastline in North Vietnam, Halong Bay consists of over 2,000 limestone formations and islands. These geological wonders are covered with lush greenery, which, in contrast with the deep blue waters of the bay, make a heavenly landscape. This is a place you should explore in a kayak.

  1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, is a modern metropolis with its world-famous skyline that boasts of hundreds of skyscrapers, minarets of mosques and domes of temples. It’s very culturally diverse as well, with its busy markets, lit shopping areas and many an architectural highlight – especially the Petronas Twin Towers.

  1. Bali, Indonesia

Bali is popular as the best backpacking destination of Southeast Asia. It is a small Indonesian island that’s well-known for its night-long parties, as well as it’s lush forests and sandy beaches. Despite being so small, it has a lot of attractions, including some of the world’s best surfing beaches and adventurous hikes to volcano summits.

 

  1. Bagan, Myanmar

Ever since Myanmar opened its borders to the world a few years ago, it has evolved as one of the most visited travel destinations in Southeast Asia. As everything is still untouched by tourism commercialization, the sooner you go there, the better. One must-visit spot in the city of Bagan and its thousands of temples.

 

Still not sure where to go? Just pack your bags and take the first flight that goes to any of these places! You won’t be disappointed.

 

Vacationing in Sweden

Sweden is located in Northern Europe. The beauty of the place has much to allure tourists. Sweden is blessed with the rich landscape, pristine lakes, rolling mountains and verdant forests. The combination of nature and stunning historical sites makes a breathtaking experience of tourism in Sweden. Moreover, it is just like a haven for nature lovers as it has many exotic destinations like Kiruna. Sweden is also blessed with world’s first ever Ice Hotel and it is the best place for tourism as it is best to place summer hikes and winter adventures. Have a glimpse of the beauty of Sweden:

1) Vasa Museum

Vasa Museum is in Stockholm. And it is the most popular museum of Sweden and attracts millions of tourists yearly. This museum opened in 1990 and now almost 20 million people have visited this museum.  In 1628, in the Vasa battleship was sank on its maiden voyage and lay below the icy waters over three centuries. Now visitors from all over the world come to see this.

2) Djurgården

Djurgården is the beautiful park which is known for its wonderful amenities and attracts visitors and locals alike. It looks awesome during the glorious and brighter Scandinavian summer months. You will get the fun of traditional snack-bars, cafés, restaurants, and even hotels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3) Abisko National Park, Lapland

This place is known for Land of the Midnight Sun as there is 24-hour daylight lasting several weeks in the summer season. Abisko National Park, Lapland is known for its pristine natural beauty and Nordic wildlife. The size of this park is around 77 square kilometers. It is the area where you will get the higher chance of seeing the beauty of Northern Lights.

4) Liseberg Theme Park, Gothenburg

Liseberg Theme Park is one of the most popular destinations in Sweden. It has a wide range of attractions like children’s carousels, a fairy-tale castle, adrenaline-pumping rides, bumper cars, and four roller coasters. There are many stages concerts in this park in the summer season.

Also, there are plenty of places to eat and beautiful flowers in the park. For best view take a ride on the Big Wheel in Liseberg.

Sweden has all that plus memories, impeccable style and more fun for your holidays. You will get virgin forests, rocky islands, frozen wastelands and much more in the tour to Sweden.

Muskoka: Cottage Country

Muskoka, Ontario is a magnificent, intriguing area located in the southern part of Canada attracting thousands of tourists each year. Muskoka, also referred to as Cottage Country occasionally, is an beautiful county approximately 4000 kilometers squared meters in land. Here there are countless cottages and condos attracting buyers from all parts of the world. Not only can you find hundreds of summer homes and vacation houses here, there are also sophisticated condos and townhomes as well. This is the perfect destination to come and relax but this area has much more in store as well.

Well also inhabiting some of the nicest, picture perfect scenery in the whole world, there are countless activities and occupations you can pursue during your stay. Firstly, in this area there are a large number of publicly owned beaches and lakes. Here, the water is crystal blue and always held at the highest standards. There is no garbage or waste floating around, maximizing the pure glory of this area. Usually with these alluring beaches also comes breath taking parks and scenery. Generally, you can find social parks with equipment for all ages ranging from activities for smaller children to exercise equipment for the elderly. With all of this comes stunning background scenery as well. Muskoka is known for the captivating images which are produced there.

Here you can truly see the earths beauty. Another thing to partake in while visiting this area is exploring the natural parks and forests. One major benefit of Cottage Country is all the vast forests and trees you can find in the natural habitation. In these forests, there are generally long stone trails which are created for running, biking and hiking. Well here you can either leisurely walk and experience the beautiful trees and animal life, take a work out through the vast forest by bike or take a brisk jog after a long day of exploring. Throughout these forests, you can generally view a vast amount of different animal species and types.

In Muskoka, you can see colorful chirping birds, creek animals (frogs, garden snakes, etc.), stealthy foxes, and even porcupines. All in one forest! All of this wild life is beautiful and coincides together effectively and efficiently. Another major plus to the muskoka area, is the delicious food and desserts. Here you can find some of the best ice cream all of Canada has to offer. At Kawartha Dairy’s, they serve creamy, delicious ice cream at incredibly economical prices. They are known country wide but only have establishments in Muskoka at the moment. Muskoka also offers delicious home based restaurant and cuisine as well. Here you can find a wide array of different food coming from many cultures and background. On the same street, you can visit an Chinese food place, an Middle Eastern establishment and an french cafe. All at your own convenience.

Muskoka is one of the most beautiful regions Canada has to offer. Well enjoying the incredible scenery, you can partake in countless amusing activities and indulge in some of the best food Canada has to offer. I highly recommend you visit this region. Here you will create memories you will never forget, well witnessing natural beauty at it’s finest!