KATHLEEN POON

26 Flips | 7 Magazines | 3 Following | @KATHLEENPOON | FREELANCE TRAVEL WRITER www.clippings.me/kathleenpoon . TRAVEL BLOGGER www.katpegimana.com . On all things CULTURE, HERITAGE, DISCOVERY. 

5 inspiring non-skier activities in Châtel

Perhaps you have grandparents staying or friends who haven’t caught the skiing bug, or maybe you just fancy a break from thrashing around on the …

Luxury Travel

Newcastle city guide: What to do on a weekend to this party town turned cultural hub

Why go now?<p>Newcastle-upon-Tyne has a reputation for being a party city. But its Georgian core, smattering of galleries and increasingly diverse …

Why you shouldn't miss out on the nightlife in Wales

Visit Wales and you'll find it hard to tear yourself away from its beautiful scenery during the day.<p>But, head out in the evening and you'll find some …

7 of the most popular safari and adventure experiences from Cape Town to the Garden Route

Feel the rhythm of South Africa as you explore diverse wildlife; safaris; beaches; marine life and majestic mountains in the land of sunshine. Take …

Cape Town

‘Magical Towns’: Authentic Mexico off the beaten path

The great majority of first-time visitors to Mexico gravitate toward the country’s well-known resort destinations, such as Cancun and Los Cabos, or perhaps to cosmopolitan Mexico City. A country as huge as Mexico has lots of treasures tucked away in off-the-beaten-path locations. In 2001, in a bid …

Mexico

Top Reasons to travel to this underrated city in Croatia ASAP

Most people can name the party island of Hvar when you talk about Croatia. And, of course, Dubrovnik is wildly popular for serving as King’s Landing …

Blue Flames, Volcanoes And Kretek – Top Things to Do in East Java, Indonesia

Java Island is the most populated island in the world with 145 million people; 57% of the country’s population is..The post Blue Flames, Volcanoes …

South-east Asia

Kindness is Everywhere in Iran

<b>We meet many people on</b> the road, both locals and travelers alike who help us in time of need or distress without expecting a return. Last week of …

Asia Travel

This is Kathleen's Bollywood Kolkata

<b>‘Some may say that film-makers romanticise the old world charm of Kolkata and that they are not painting the true real life of the city. I reckon</b> …

India

Ruins and Sarees of Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

A guest post contribution by <b>Svetlana Baghawan</b> of <b>Maverickbird</b>. In this post, Svetlana shares about her impromptu shopping trail in a historical town …

Madhya Pradesh

Guest Post: How To Go To Mae Klong And Back For 140 Thai Baht | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

This guest post was written by my friend Jack Lee who loves trains in Thailand. He contributed his first guest post sometime ago about his experience …

Asia Travel

Bangkok to Kanchanaburi: Guest Post by Jack Lee | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

This guest post was written by my friend Jack Lee who loves trains in Thailand. This is his story about his experience travelling from Bangkok to …

Asia Travel

Reviewed: Toledo Hotel, Amman | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

It can be disconcerting when arriving in a city or country never visited before to find your airport pick-up from the hotel did not arrive on time. I …

European Travel

Jiwa Jawa Resort, Bromo - Review | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

As we were driven up the winding roads of Cemoro Lawang, the village near Mount Bromo, we could feel the air was getting cooler and fresher. Maybe a …

Asia Travel

Avenue J Hotel, Kuala Lumpur - Review | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

When it comes to choosing a hotel accommodation, I like to stay in the city centre mainly because I prefer to be close to amenities such as …

Asia Travel

The Settlement Hotel Melaka - Review | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

As most people are aware, there is no shortage of hotel accommodations in Melaka. Majority are clustered around the city’s touristy area, that is, …

Malaysia

Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge, Chitwan National Park - Review | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

Apart from the high-altitude mountain treks that Nepal is famous for, tourists are increasingly discovering the lowlands of Nepal. The lowlands area …

National Parks

The Scarlett Boutique Hotel Hue, Vietnam – Review | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

Throughout my trip in Central Vietnam, I had been lucky to stay at budget accommodation which were value for money with amazing 5-star services. I …

Hospitality

Temples and Streets of Kathmandu: A Photo Essay | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

Despite spending only half a day to explore Kathmandu, I have found the city quite extraordinary and enchanting. During that short time, I was …

4 Must-See Places in Kathmandu for First-Timers | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

Just like any South Asian city, Kathmandu is crowded, noisy, dusty and polluted. The capital city of Nepal is choking under a blanket of pollution …

Best Time To Visit Nepal is NOW! | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

<i>Cabin crew, please be seated for landing.</i><p>That in-flight announcement was made probably about thirty minutes before landing – I can’t remember exactly …

Asia Travel

Three Ways to Travel From Hoi An to Hue | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

After spending two days in Hoi An admiring the picturesque Old Town and lazing by An Bang Beach, it was time for me to move on to another …

Vietnam

Visit and Stay Outside Hoi An | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

The very mention of <b>Hoi An</b> and immediately images of yellow heritage buildings and colourful lanterns pop up in one’s mind. This is the scene that …

Old Town Hoi An - Beautiful, Dreamy and Magical | Kat Pegi Mana: Where Is Kat Going?

It was the images of <b>Old Town</b> <b>Hoi An</b> that drew me back to Vietnam. Images of boats gliding on the river against the backdrop of bright yellow Chinese …