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Ozasiatraveller

Ozasiatraveller

I have been exploring South-East Asia for over twenty years and have visited some of the best destinations in the region. Through my blog, I want to share some interesting travel tips, my experience of driving across Asian destinations and some of the best places to explore in this region. I have undertaken hundreds of road trips, across Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. Most of the information in this blog comes through my own road trips and adventures in the exotic locations I have visited. 

I have, in the past followed in Anthony Bourdain's footsteps and visited most of the restaurants his team explored in their shows. Join in on my adventures and follow my trails on Instagram & Facebook Page. 

 

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Planning a day trip from Manila? Tagaytay is a great spot for a day trip or a weekend stay from Manila. Easily accessible from Manila by bus or car, the Lake Taal area offers an interesting holiday location with a number of tourist attractions sure to appeal to people from all age groups.

Planning your trip to the Philippines in 2021? Manila is the capital city of the Philippines and most likely the starting point of your expedition.  Manila is a booming metropolis with over 1.78 million population and a  destination for solo travellers as well as people travelling with families. I have visited Manila for the first time in late 2019 and was surprised to find Manila an amazing tourist destination with rich cultural history, modern lifestyle and plenty of places to explore. 

Batu Ferringhi is a nice coastal area in Penang located approximately 10km from Gurney Drive. The area has some of the best 5-star resorts including Hard Rock Hotel & Shangrila's Golden Sands Resort.  The drive is quite enjoyable and takes you on along the coast. The area is undergoing change and you will find plenty of nice development, apartment complexes and holiday homes. Batu Ferringhi is quite populated and you will find plenty of hotels, restaurants and shopping areas. This place is popular for night market over the weekend attracting large crowds from Georgetown. 

Bangkok city offers lots of choices in accommodation catering to your budget and needs. Even the five-star hotels are not very expensive as compared to other major cities in Asia. Make sure you read up about the location of the hotel to

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur City

Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of accommodation for all categories of tourist. Whether you are backpacking with a group of friends or travelling with family you can find accommodation that best suit your needs. Kuala Lumpur offers over 50,000 rooms in all price ranges. The most popular locations for tourist are KLCC, Bukit Bintang and Chinatown areas of Kuala Lumpur. 

malaysia mapMalaysia is the country of vast cultural diversity and a beautiful blend between traditional past and modern lifestyle. Visiting for the first time you will be taken by the sheer beauty of architecture, regional variation, a variety of food and a balance between various cultures. Inhibited by people coming through generation from all around the world, the country has grown into a melting pot of races including Malay, Bumiputera, Chinese and various other ethnicities. There are eleven states and two federal states ( Kuala Lumpur, Putra Jaya). 

Langkawi is one of the top-rated and most visited destinations in Malaysia. Stretching over more than 99 islands, Langkawi offers a wide range of activities for visitors. A general impression of looking at the map of the island, Langkawi seems like a small island where various points of attractions that are easily accessible. Contrary to that, once you land on the Island you will realise the stretch of covered and various locations on the island cannot be explored in a matter of a few days.

Blue mountains can be seen westward from any high location in the City. Stretching across from Penrith towards inner NSW covering an area of 11,400 sq. km, this is one of the most popular locations to visit if you are visiting Sydney for a couple of days.

Thailand and Malaysia are the most visited tourist destinations in South East Asia offering great travel experience for families and solo travellers. Easily accessible by all major airlines, Thailand has become Mekkah for fun seekers looking for great nightlife, entertainment & beaches For families it offers great holiday resorts with fun-packed adventures, theme parks, beaches and many cultural & wildlife adventures including night safaris and visits to remote destinations in the country. Most sought after destination in Thailand are Bangkok, Pattaya, Chonburi, Chiang Mai and Phuket. 

Alpine region located some 300 km north of Melbourne offers world-class ski resorts and great family holiday both in winters and summers. If you have a couple of days to yourself the best option would be exploring some nice towns and cities on the way. The region has some of the earliest European settlers which is visible in architecture, lifestyle and name of the towns as well.