Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto

Our Pic of the Day: Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto Thousands of these Torii gates line a path up the mountainside in Kyoto Japan. Together they make up the Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto. The shrine is the most important of all Inari shrines, dedicated to the Shinto god of rice. The shrine is also popular with [...]

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Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

Our Pic of the Day: Dhaka Rickshaw-wala   The Dhaka Rickshaw-wala, or rickshaw driver, has one of the toughest jobs around. Cycle rickshaws are ubiquitous in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and provide most of the short-haul transportation around the city. Most walas come in from the countryside, taking advantage of the employment opportunities. Wages are small at [...]

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Legacy Hotel & Resort – Otres Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

legacy hotel otres beach

Category Resort Hotel (Bugalows) Location Otres Beach, Cambodia, about 6 km from Sihanoukville city. The best Legacy Hotel Otres Beach has a lot going for it. The property is relatively new and the rooms are quite nice. The pool is fantastic and has the feel of a decidedly upscale property. Order a drink and lunch [...]

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Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace   Everyday (except Tuesday) at 10am and 2pm onlookers can witness the stunning Royal Guard Changing Ceremonies at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea. The ceremony lasts 20 minutes and is well worth the trip to Gyeongbokgung Palace, which is an outstanding attraction in Seoul in its own right. [...]

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Volvo Car Malaysia

THE NEWLY REIMAGINED XC60 IS NOW AVAILABLE IN SABAH Volvo Car Malaysia unveils its new modular powertrain, Drive-E, in the XC60 T5 and XC60 T6 The newly redesigned XC60 will be available in two exciting variants – XC60 T5 & XC60 T6, through Volvo Car Malaysia’s authorised dealer in Sabah, Angkatan Hebat. Both variants will [...]

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ATAS Motor Show 2014 Happening This Weekend!

ATAS Motor Show 2014 Happening This Weekend! Kota Kinabalu, 15 August 2014 – The Auto Traders Association of Sabah (ATAS) is hosting their 6th ATAS Motor Show from 15th August to 17th August 2014 (10:00am to 9:00pm daily) at the Sabah Trade Centre in Likas. This free-to-attend exhibition is the single biggest motor show in [...]

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Perhentian Islands Malaysia Stormy Sunset

Perhentian Islands Malaysia

Perhentian Islands Malaysia Stormy Sunset: Our Pic of the Day   We left our chalet for a walk on the beach to see the evening’s sunset. That’s when a dark mix of clouds rolled in to create this dramatic view. We were in the Perhentian Islands of Malaysia. I consider these islands a nice alternative [...]

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Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival: Our Pic of the Day

Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival

Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival: Our Pic of the Day   Gawai Dayak Harvest Festival is celebrated by the Dayak tribes of Sarawak, Borneo every June 1st. The holiday celebrates the rice harvest. Although many Dayak no longer cultivate rice, the holiday is still their most festive. Processions take place with tribe members dressing in traditional [...]

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Pulled Rickshaw – Kolkata, India

Pulled Rickshaw Kolkata India

  Pulled Rickshaw A pulled rickshaw is a mode of human-powered transport by which a runner draws a two-wheeled cart which seats one or two persons. Even though it has been discouraged or outlawed in many countries due to concern for the welfare of rickshaw workers, you can still see quite many of them in [...]

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