Category Archives: Asia

Is India Safe to Travel Solo for Women?

Solo Travel Female in India

Many people ask me ‘Is India safe to travel solo?’ – particularly solo female travelers. Yes, I completely agree that it is safe for a woman to travel alone in India. I have done it myself, and I also know many other female travel bloggers who have travelled alone. Dress Conservatively and Avoid Scammers You should […]

Emei Shan Hike – Sichuan’s Sacred Mountain of Chinese Buddhism

Highlights of China

From Leshan Buddha, we then travelled by coach for almost 2 hours by road to the West for our Emei Shan hiking to the Golden Summit. Emei Shan is one of four sacred mountains of China. With over 30 temples and monasteries, Emei Shan is a heaven for temple seekers and nature lovers alike. Mount Emei (Emei […]

Biggest Buddha in the World: Leshan Buddha, Sichuan, China

Leshan Buddha

During our month in China following a journey on the Trans-Siberian express, I headed to Sichuan Province to explore the cultural delights of Chinese Buddhism. Sichuan province is famous for its Spicy food, giant Panda Reserve and sacred Mountain of Buddhism – Mt. Emei. It’s also home to the biggest Buddha in the world – Leshan Buddha. Staying […]