Country Trips

A cup of tea, a good book, a picture-book cottage window rimmed with flowers, and the promise of a nice long walk—what’s not to like about country vacations? Sure, the theme parks, the cruise ships, the high-paced cities, the rugged adventures are all fun, but are they really that relaxing? Sometimes, even the most adventurous travelers need a rest, and nothing fits the bill like country holiday breaks. Living + Nomads’s editors and contributors have searched the world for the best rural retreats so vacationers can have the relaxing countryside refuge of their dreams.

Pakistan travel blog — On the ‘roof-top’ of Pakistan

Many tourists see Pakistan as an unsafe and isolated country held under oppressive religious laws. As I learned on a recent trip, however, this...

Pinoy dessert — 5 typical Pinoy sweet dishes for dessert

With more than 7.000 islands, thousands of kinds of seafood, tropical fruit, vegetables and talented chefs, Philippines cuisine is like a box of chocolate...

Mongolia travel blog — Explore the life of Mongolian nomads in...

Walking through the Gobi Desert, Mongolia with freezing night wind blowing through the traditional Yurt tents, I and my companion Karen, are still alive,...

Exploring the peaceful life of people on Inle Lake, Burma

The boats gliding in early fog, sound of boating, birds go for feeding ... bring Inle — one of the two largest freshwater lakes...

Antananarivo City (Tana) – Pieces of love in Madagascar

After seeing the photo of Deu Deuch (*) I’ve uploaded on Facebook, my Belgium friend surprisingly tells me “I have a Deu Deuch in...

Perhentian Islands — A journey to the tropical paradise of Malaysia

Not only famous for the modern Kuala Lumpur, antique Malacca, and beautiful Penang, Malaysia attracts visitors with enchanting islands as well. One of them...

14 best places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo

Japan's capital is a famous tourist city with many interesting and impressive things. One of them is included many activities Hanami in cherry blossom...

8 best places to visit in Cuba 2017

Cuba seems to be a strange place to travelers but actually Cuba possesses fascinating ancient architecture, tropical climate and friendly locals that promises to...

Visiting Slovenia – Immerse yourself in the green of Slovenia

This Autumn, if you are seeking new European natural colors, then Slovenia is your answer. Although the country may be hidden beneath the reputation...

Australia travel blog — A trip to experience the snowfall season...

Though it is difficult to think past the excrutiating heat of summer in Vietnam, it’s actually winter right now in Australia. Escape the scortching...