Five Sights And Attractions In The Peruvian Coastal City.
The charming city of Trujillo is the capital of the La Libertad region in northern Peru. It’s the country’s third most populated city, behind Lima and Arequipa. Situated 557km (346 miles) north of Lima, Trujillo is best reached from the capi
Asok Sukhumvit Junction At Night.
Bangkok, Thailand has been a busy city as long as I’ve known it. It’s a place I lived for some years and my memories are full of crowded shopping centres, jam-packed elevated trains, and traffic jams that stretch to the horizon. But, on my last visit as a tourist in
Gran Torre Santiago (Great Santiago Tower).
Santiago Skyline viewed from Metropolitan Park.
Last year I spent a long weekend in the Chilean capital, Santiago, home to the tallest building in Latin America. The sixty-four story Gran Torre Santiago dominates the city’s skyline. Standing at three hundr
The Central Market In Phnom Penh.
I distinctly remember the first time I visited the Central Market in Phnom Penh. To me, the building didn't seem to match its surroundings; I thought it looked a little out of place. With a striking nineteen-thirties art déco design, a large central dome and four p
On my last trip to the Peruvian capital, Lima, I paid a visit to the Basílica y Convento de Santo Domingo and the attached museum. After a short guided tour of the bell tower and a steep climb to get a view of the skyline, I began exploring the museum by myself.
While wandering around the interesti
By the time I arrived, a small gaggle of tourists already stood by the lake. I’d set out from Siem Reap early that morning on a rented bicycle. I planned to arrive early and beat the crowd, but between one thing and another, my plan never quite materialised. As I approached, I saw minivans already
Which ATMs To Use Abroad - 23 April 2018 Edition.
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The following list provides information about the best ATMs to use abroad to avoid local bank charges.
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A Fascination With Motorcycles. Ever since I hired a Honda scooter to tour around the south of Thailand, I’ve developed something of a fascination with motorbikes, and small Honda’s in particular. I find beauty in the simplicity of these functional little machines. It’s their practicality and relia
Introduction.I often find it's the small things that make the biggest impressions. The most innocuous details can trigger the imagination revealing the world in new ways. This happened when I visited Machu Picchu, the lost Inca city atop a mountain, deep in the Peruvian jungle.
Machu Picchu.(The f
In 2005 I watched, ‘Around The World In Eighty Treasures,’ a BBC documentary that follows presenter Dan Cruickshank around the globe, visiting his pick of the wonders of the world. Each of his treasures was intriguing, but one in particular captured my imagination. He called it, ‘The Faces Of Bayon
A Travellers Guide To ATMs (26 March 2018 Edition).
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The Cambodian capital city sits at the point where the Tonle Sap merges with the Mekong River. The river's a mile across at the point where the two waterways meet. In the rainy season, the Mekong feeds the Tonle Sap until the mighty lake is full. Then the roles are reversed and the Tonle Sap emptie