National Park in Sabah

Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

Just west of Kota Kinabalu, the five islands of Manukan, Gaya, Sapi, Mamutik and Sulug and the reefs in between make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, covering a total area of just over 49 sq km. Only a short…
in Around the Kathmandu Valley

Mahendra Park

You will have to use your imagination to envision the former glory of the 18th-century gardens at Balaju, now known as Mahendra Park. Although the gardens are faded and untidy, many local Hindus swing by to pay thei…
in Philippines

Dambana ng Kagitingan

Every 9 April, American and Japanese veterans gather at the Dambana ng Kagitingan on top of Mt Samat and pay tribute to the thousands of their comrades who fell in the surrounding jungles. The centrepiece of the shr…
Museum in Philippines

Museum of Musical Instruments

Art Gallery in Philippines

Art Gallery

Library in Philippines


Mountain in Tajikistan

Fan Mountains

The Fannsky Gory are a favoured place to trek and climb, being only a couple of hours from both Samarkand and Dushanbe. The main M34 between Dushanbe and Khojand winds through the fringes of the range, offering supe…
Wildlife Reserve in Kalimantan

Penangkaran Buaya Crocodile Farm

Archaeological Site in Tajikistan

Takht-i Sangin

A ruined 2300-year-old Graeco-Bactrian temple close to the point where Alexander crossed the Oxus in 329 BC.
Archaeological Site in Tajikistan


Unesco-listed Sarazm is a 5500-year-old site 15km west of Penjikent. One of the oldest city-sites in Central Asia, finds here include a fire temple and the grave of a wealthy woman whose lapis beads and seashell bra…