Mujib Biosphere Reserve – Jordan

[Walkers trekking through the river at Mujib Biosphere Reserve – Jordan] If you ask someone what they know about Jordan before they have been here, you would probably get the usual response of “Petra, the Dead Sea, and Wadi Rum.” That, and a few biblical sites was about my knowledge at least. So the Mujib […]

On On Hotel, Phuket Town – Thailand

[On On Hotel, Phuket Town – Thailand] Phuket Town is a good alternative for accommodation away from the touristy beaches of Phuket, such as Patong Beach. The town has a good stock of Sino-Portuguese houses and no tacky tourist shops (or girly bars). On On Hotel is famous for being a filming spot in the […]

Kellie’s Castle, Batu Gajah – Malaysia

Not far from the city of Ipoh in Malaysia is a curious building known as Kellie’s Castle. It is actually an unfinished mansion built by Scottish planter, William Kellie Smith. This grand home features Malaysia’s first elevator and imported building material from India. Smith built his first mansion in 1909. With a birth his son […]

Mt Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Park – Malaysia

Mt Kinabalu is in the Malaysian state of Sabah in Northern Borneo. You can see the mountain from Kota Kinabalu (about 80km away) and it’s even represented on the Sabah State flag. At a height of 4,095 metres, that makes it almost twice as high as the Australian continents highest peak (Mount Kosciuszko at 2,228 […]

Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an – China

Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an – China. Travel Photos: Terracotta Warriors Xi’an Photo Gallery