Oaxaca City lies in the southernmost part of Mexico on the Pacific coast, and is the capital of the state of the same name. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Oaxaca City, founded in 1529 by the Zapotec Indians, offers postcard-worthy images of Colonial Mexico...
With a long history of welcoming immigrants, this mid-size city on Mexico's west coast offers visitors more than the standard “golden trio” of great weather, reasonable prices, and a stunningly beautiful location. Mazatlán is one of...
By Steven King A lot of people know that they want to visit Cambodia to explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, enjoy the pristine coastline and see the country’s picturesque colonial cities but what many are less sure about is which time of the year offers the most suitable weather. Luckily, Cambodia is blessed Read more...: The Best Time to Visit Cambodia
© iStock.com/Tom-Kichi By Josephine Brierley For a town which started out with very humble beginnings, Seminyak has certainly evolved into one of Bali’s most fashionable areas. Originally a detached town with rice fields, farms, and local villages, it’s become an extension of Legian, with high-density shopping and fine-dining restaurants. A treasure trove of fashion boutiques, Read more...: Seminyak, Bali
By Steven King When I asked a friend why expats like himself chose to live in Siem Reap, he looked at me in disbelief, shook his head and laughed as he mockingly enquired if I had ever heard of the world-famous Angkor Wat Temple Complex? “You’ve lived here longer than I have. I know you Read more...: Siem Reap, Cambodia
The department of Rocha is where you come to find Uruguay’s last, vast stretches of undeveloped beaches. The ocean here is clear and blue, the sand white, and the beach relatively deserted.
©iStock.com/laughingmango By Kirsten Raccuia Drive north along the coast of Penang Island, approximately one hour from the Penang International Airport, and you’ll arrive in the beach resort of Batu Ferringhi. Its popularity with tourists means a high concentration of bars and restaurants. It’s also where you can ride a horse along the beach, go parasailing at sunset Read more...: Batu Ferringhi, Penang
“Almost everything in Johor Bahru is one-third the price that it would cost back home. Those savings are represented in your bank account at the end of the year,” says Jodie George. Johor Bahru (JB) is located at the tip of the Malaysian Peninsula. Just on the other side of the Straits of Johor, less than a Read more...: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
The popular image of Borneo involves headhunters, dense jungle, roaring rivers, and grand adventures. Which can make for a shock when you arrive in the city of Kota Kinabalu (KK). Home to around 1 million people it’s every bit as sophisticated as other places in Malaysia, albeit with the thrills of Asia’s biggest island right on Read more...: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Langkawi is actually the name of a group of 99 islands, 104 at low tide if you are actually counting. Pulau Langkawi however is the largest island in the group and one of only a handful of the islands that is inhabited. This extraordinarily gorgeous hideaway in the Straits of Malacca is just a stone’s Read more...: Langkawi, Malaysia