Comprising the Macao Peninsula, Taipa, Cotai and Coloane, the Macao territory as a whole was formerly a Portuguese colony, the last beacon of European colonial power in the east that was finally ceded to China in 1999. Similar to Hong Kong, it is China’s other Special Administrative Region that is high in population density with
Famed as the ‘Chicago of Asia’ due to its role as central China’s major transportation hub and communication centre, Wuhan stands as the capital city of Hubei Province and blessed with abundance of cultural elements, ancient tales and natural wonders. Recently, Gaya Travel team, together with several selected Malaysian media members, were privileged to experience
Taipei is vibrant and progressive, don’t you agree? Great care has been taken to make this place truly liveable for its citizens and convenient for travellers of all backgrounds – regardless of race, belief, age, financial status and interest – to roam around and explore the city and beyond. Now, allow us to introduce
Last December 2016, Gaya Travel Magazine team members discovered Sichuan for the first time in our lives. Made internationally famous because of the Kung Fu Panda animated movie, Sichuan – a province located in the South West of China, north of Yunnan – is more than just pandas, tai chi and spicy cuisine. Loosely means
Recently, Gaya Travel team got the chance to discover Taiwan. Follow this article to get to know what’s in Taiwan that captures our heart.
We have been to Taiwan a couple of times prior to this visit, but we never got pass the airport doors. Taipei for transit is quite a common thing. It is not surprising, since Taoyuan International Airport is the world’s 5th busiest airport in terms of international freight traffic. Our recent visit was in conjunction
Ask most people where they want to go in Taiwan and they will likely reply without hesitation: Taipei. Well, what’s not to love about the city – it is rich in heritage, embraces diverse traditions, has vibrant shopping scene and convenient transportation system, besides populated by welcoming and easy-going people. It’s very compelling. However, so
Part II DAY 4 We woke up early to catch the sunrise; however, due to the thick fog, we could not see any sunrise but were still amazed by the dreamy scenery of Dongchuan Red Land. We drove to several popular spots in Dongchuan Red Land to take photographs. Photographers who thirst for ‘postcard-perfect’ shots
Being the world’s most populated country, China is definitely leading the world in every aspect. Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are China’s three famous cities that need no introduction to the world. These cities’ roles in the growth of China’s economy are impressive and undeniable. Progressive development, skyscrapers, shopping paradise, happening nightlife are some of the
Last January, my colleague and I had the pleasure of flying with Cathay Pacific Airways to Hong Kong and Chengdu. The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong took four hours. From there, it took another three hours to fly to Chengdu. I must say that I agree with Cathay Pacific Airways’ philosophy, ‘A Life
What to Do with An Hour in Taipei As written by General Manager of The Grand Hyatt Taipei, Kai Speth.
Apart from Taipei 101 (one of the world’s tallest building), the rest of Taiwan is a mystery to me. I did not feel I was ever called to personally explore the country yet to learn about it. But, when I was invited to join the trip courtesy of China Airlines and Taiwan Visitor Association, I immediately grabbed the chance without any hesitation.
Taiwan is a mountainous island with great terrains ranging from tropical beaches to spectacular Jade Mountain, as the highest non-Himalayan mountain in North East Asia standing majestically at 3952 meter.