20 Things to See in Pyongyang

Going on vacation to North Korea is an ultimate and once in a lifetime experience. Not only is it quite costly to travel there, it is also rather a taboo to even share experiences about. It was my curiosity that fueled me to first took up the courage and step into the country. I was

Food from North Korea

Are you curious about the food in North Korea? Well, this was one of the most asked questions about my experiences in North Korea. If words like bibimbap, kimchi, tteok, samgyeopsal ring any bells then you are almost there with the answer. No, there’s no such thing as communist food and the North Koreans eat

Life: North Korea Part 2

North Korea is a country that is difficult to isolate politics from whatever they do. However if you try really hard and focus on the ordinary people, you will notice that they not so different from you and me. Humanising the North Koreans was one of the hardest things for me to do. “Where words

Pyongyang Metro

The Pyongyang Metro is one of the must visits when one travels to Pyongyang. Bizarre as it sounds, tour groups to other countries usually avoid the metro or subway system as means of transport, but not for North Korea. The Pyongyang Metro is a place of interest on it’s own. It is not only old

25 Best Panoramas of Pyongyang

It was 2015 and it was our 2nd visit to the hermit kingdom of North Korea. We decided to return to this nation due the beautiful landscapes it offers and the unforgetable experience we had during our first visit in 2014. We went in October, just in time for the big celebration of the 70th

Sunset at Prambanan

The Prambanan Temple is one of the iconic structures often forgotten when you mention Yogyakarta. It is always overshadowed by the Buddhist Temple of Borobudur which is much more popular. However, this does not mean that this ancient Hindu Temple structure is to be forgotten and crossed off your list. The Prambanan is said to

Exploring Mount Merapi

Waking up extremely early in the morning has become a norm in our travel lives. Even on the last day of our week-long trip to Yogyakarta, we decided to visit the sacred Mount Merapi and watch one final sunrise before heading back to Kuala Lumpur. This young and active stratovolcano is at least 40km away

The Beauty of Borobudur

In September 2015, Fann and I traveled to the city of Yogyakarta for a short trip. The trip was a spontaneous one and it came about when we accidentally stumbled upon a couple of super cheap air tickets from Airasia. So, we had no choice but to go. One of our most memorable places we