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We have updated our website!

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Welcome to Ik Chin travel’s new website! We have got a new look! It is about time that we have our website changed to provide you a fresh site to explore. We hope that through a simpler and clean design, you can easily find the tours that you would like. We will also be constantly updating our website so do check up on us to find new tours and events that might interest you. To keep up with our updates, do like our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ikchintravel/ Lastly, we would also like to take the opportunity to thank our visitors and customers for the continual support for us. We will do our utmost to continue to offer you tours and services to fulfill your needs and travel dreams. So… lets go see the world together! Cheers, Ik Chin team
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Tour highlight: Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai and beyond

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Many of us would have already been to Thailand, to the ever crowded city of Bangkok or one of the beach areas of Krabi and Phuket. This time we would like to recommend the northern region of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. It is not an unfamiliar destination for tourist, the historic cities need not much introduction. Famed for its preservation of ancient architecture and the large night markets filled with local food and handicrafts, it is a great place for a getaway if you would like an escape from the cities. Many of you would have heard of Chiang Mai’s most famous temple – Wat Doi Suthep. Located up Doi Suthep hill, the temple is considered by the locals as one of the most sacred temples in the country and its stupa enshrines a piece of the Buddha’s shoulder bone relic. Pilgrims can choose to walk up the steps to the temple as a means to cleanse their thoughts before reaching…
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A holiday for your soul - visiting the Buddhist temples in South Korea

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We have all heard of the shopping haven of South Korea. A trip down to the capital of Seoul or to the coastal city of Busan and one will be able to satisfy your fix of cosmetics, clothes, and fashion accessories. For the foodies, you can easily get boxes of snacks from seaweed; chocolates and honey buttered almonds to be shipped back home. With all the trendy fashion and snacks all for grabs, no wonder South Korea is such a popular destination for travel. However, South Korea is more than just a shopping paradise. Amid this land of countless material satisfaction, lie spots of serenity for soul searchers to gain peace spiritually. Located on these spots are Buddhist temples where fashion trends are left behind for practicality and complex taste buds for the natural. It is the reason to travel to the country for some. Brought over from China during the Tang dynasty, Buddhism in Korea…