The Best of the
Slow Road

Overwhelmed by the amount of information on this site? Here are some of our favorite posts and “Top 6” lists of our favorite places.

Favorite Posts

Best-of Lists

(in no particular order)

Favorite Festivals

Semana Santa processions, Andalusia, Spain

Tonle Sap water festival, Siem Riep, Cambodia

Artisan gelato festival, Palermo, Sicily

Hungry Ghost festival, Penang, Malaysia

Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Oaxaca, Mexico

Gay Pride anywhere!

Favorite Cities

Seville, Spain

Ghent, Belgium

Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Washington, DC, USA

Paris, France

Oaxaca, Mexico

Favorite Villages

Hoi An, Vietnam

Grazalema, Spain

Orvieto, Italy

Nong Khiaw, Laos

Jardin, Colombia

Vezeley, France

Favorite Natural Wonders

Kuang Si waterfalls, near Luang Prabang, Laos

The Alps, central Europe

Phong Nha caves, Vietnam

Skocjan caves, Slovenia

Gran cenote, Tulum, Mexico

Giant redwood forests, Calif., USA

Favorite Animal Parks

Smithsonian National Zoo, Washington, DC

Belize Zoo

Singapore Zoo

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Malaysia

Bern Zoo, Switzerland

Cincinnati Zoo, USA

Favorite Snorkeling Spots

Apo Island, Philippines

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Bunaken Island, Sulawesi, Indonesia

West Bay Wall, Roatan, Honduras

Jemeluk and Menjangan Island, Bali, Indonesia

Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines

Favorite Art Museums

Villa Borghese and Vatican Museums, Rome

Louvre and Musee d’Orsay, Paris

Uffizi, Florence

Islamic Arts Museum of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

National Gallery, Washington, DC

Picasso Museum of Malaga, Spain

Favorite Cultural Museums

Estonian Open-Air Museum, Tallinn

Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Ljubljana

Vietnamese Women’s Museum and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi

Swiss Open-Air Museum, Ballenberg

National Museum and Orang Asli Crafts Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Workshops at Museum Puri Lukisan, Ubud, Bali

Favorite Buildings

The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City

Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok, Thailand

Pisa Cathedral, Italy

Gardens by the Sea, Singapore

Bayon temple, Angkor complex, Cambodia

Favorite Beaches

Koh Ngai, Thailand

Sunrise Beach, Koh Lipe, Thailand

Sugar Beach, Sipalay, Negros, Philippines

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan, USA

Ruby Beach, Washington State, USA

West Bay Beach, Roatan, Honduras