Bangkok has it all!

Top tips before you go Before we start talking, if you are planning to go to Bangkok, remember that to visit temples, strict dress codes apply to most of them: men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves (no tank tops). If you’re wearing sandals or flip-flops you must wear socks (in other words, […]

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Ayutthaya

This city, located 2 hours away from Bangkok by train, is the former capital of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya (1351-1767) and home to many ruins forming a historical park recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These ruins are characterized by the reliquary towers (prangs) and gigantic monasteries, and are one of the most interesting […]

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Shanghai

Interested in futuristic cities? The definitely Shanghai should be on your list! A hectic city with plenty to see, it has become one of our top destinations in the world. Historically, Shanghai has been a main port in Asia due to a favourable location. In the 19th Century, Shanghai became the most important centre of […]

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Jade Buddha Temple

This temple is probably not a must-see in Shanghai, but if you have the time and want to see some religious culture, then this is a nice option. The building itself is quite beautiful, with yellow walls and wooden gates. After seeing many Buddhist temples across China, this doesn’t seem to be so interesting. But […]

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Lama Temple

The Lama Temple, or Yonghe Temple as it is actually called, is a monastery of Tibetan Buddhism and one of the typical stops in any visit to Beijing. Once an imperial residence, it is now a great sample of Chinese architecture with many halls and courtyards. It is an active temple and you can see […]

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Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is a religious site from Imperial times. In this place, emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties used to perform sacrifices in the Heaven Worship Ceremony. It is located on the grounds of a beautiful garden where you can see locals dancing, playing tennis or practicing tai-chi. The park was designed […]

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