April 24, 2014

All Aboard for Yangon’s Beer Stations and Oktoberfest

WP Yangon 19 Street

Of the about 55 million people living in Myanmar, roughly 90% of them are Buddhist. Buddhist faith does not prohibit the consumption of alcoholic beverages, but asks for the middle way. The end result is that there is relatively modest alcoholic consumption in the country. Beer and wine do not … [Read more...]

Grapes and Palms in the Battambang Countryside

WP Battambang Winery

The only vineyards in Cambodia are located in Battambang on the road between the Angkorian temple of Phnom Banan and the city of Battambang. Each year the winery produces several thousands bottles of red and white wines, Cambodian brandy and fresh grape juice. Several long vineyards are located … [Read more...]

Wine-tastic Venues in Phnom Penh

WP Red Apron

Phnom Penh is becoming more and more a culinary highlight on a visit to Cambodia. Wine and fine food are very competitively priced in the capital. Where clients pay a 300% tax for wine in, for example, Thailand, no such burden hurts wine drinkers in Cambodia. It is a great opportunity for clients to … [Read more...]

Khiri Travel Introduces Stylish Tuk Tuks for Guests

Khiri Travel Luang Prabang tuk tuk

Khiri Travel has introduced special designer tuk tuks to its ground operations in Luang Prabang in Laos and Siem Reap in Cambodia. More than just transport, the stylish and comfortable motorized rickshaws have been designed to be an enjoyable part of the local holiday experience. With an Oriental … [Read more...]

Discover Cha(r)ming Islands Just Offshore from Hoi An

WP Cham Island

Cu Lao Cham, or the Cham Islands, are a one-hour wooden junk ride (or a 30-minute speedboat ride) off Hoi An’s shore. It is a group of about five islands, perfect for a day trip when staying in Hoi An. Travelers can go for snorkeling and diving among some very beautiful corals. The waters … [Read more...]

After Laos, Fly to the Beach

WP Laos beaches

After travellers spend a fantastic holiday in Laos filled with authentic connections, intimate cultural experiences, temple visits, trekking through forests, riding elephants, and enjoying the pace of life in Laos, they may enjoy a change of setting and priorities: let’s go to the beach and relax. … [Read more...]