10 reasons why you should visit China


China is the mysterious giant of the East. With so much of its great and vast history spent with closed borders, its unique culture and diverse landscape are truly a secret that is waiting for visitors to discover. From the ancient world to the modern-day, there are many exciting attractions and world-famous landmarks that make it the perfect destination for any traveler. Here are just 10 of the many reasons why China should be added to every nomad’s wish list.
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Monkeys, turtles & fantasy in Singapore


A Chinese dragon made of the flora from the Chinese Garden

A few years ago I went to Singapore planning to stay for a week. During my stay the volcano in Iceland erupted and my flight back home got cancelled due to the ash cloud. I had to spend some more time in Singapore and believe me, that’s not a punishment.

When thinking of Singapore you probably think about a completely urbanized city: the fashion emporiums of Orchard Road, the infinity pool of Marina Bay Sands, and the Clarke Quay nightlife. Singapore has been placed on the map as a stylish urbanization.
The popular myth saying Singapore is an unadventurous place just worth a two-days visit gave many of my friends a reason to dismiss the country on their Asia holiday. Such a pity! Let me explain to you why I love to spend time in Singapore.
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Watch out for that bird!

My flight from Singapore to Amsterdam gets cancelled, so I have a few more days to spend. I take the bus to Malaysia and visit Kuala Lumpur for the first time. Since I am a huge fan of parrots, I have to bring a visit to the KL Bird Park, which is the world largest Free-Flight Walk-In Aviary.

There is an area which they call the feathered friends area where I meet a funny cockatoo who talks a lot. “Hello.. Hello….Habataba habatabata…..” says my feathered friend: Mister Cockatoo
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