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If you love Chinese culture, you must know about the famous historical romance, ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’. This romance, which portrays the turbulent era of Three Kingdom Period in the 3rd century A.D., has become a favorite story around the world and even made into various movie and stage play adaptations. Romance of the Three Kingdoms trip has become favorite travel plan for those who visit China, where people will visit places that are depicted in the romance or places related to popular movie and series adaptation. So,...

Do you want something challenging when visiting East Borneo? Try joining Mahakam River adventure, a popular travel package designed for tourists who want to look more closely the beauty of forest, river and culture of Dayak people in Borneo. Almost the entire trip is conducted on the boat, although tourists will also walk out the boat to walk in the forest and visit various Dayak villages and communities. You can get exciting adventure, but you still get the comfort of well planned travel package. Since this is a popular package in travel...

If you love island trip, consider visiting East Borneo province in Indonesia. This province is famous for its Derawan Island; an area consists of several smaller islands with beautiful beaches. The island has become very famous since the 90’s as a great place to do diving, snorkeling, watching sea turtles and golden jellyfish, and basically just enjoying beautiful nature of East Borneo. You require hours of trip from the international airport of Sepinggan in Balikpapan, but it is really worth the trip. About Derawan Island Location Derawan...

Popularly described as ‘The Pearl of the Adriatic“, Dubrovnik is one of the top tourist destinations in Croatia. Millions of visitors flock to the medieval city annually to enjoy its various attractions which include historical treasures, pristine nature, exciting culture, sumptuous cuisine and a glitzy nightlife. However, to enjoy the best of what the city has to offer, there are a few basics which any visitor should know. When to Visit? Dubrovnik is an all year destination. However, most people prefer to visit in the summer...

Malls, are always defined as a building with so many boutiques inside and women carrying a minimum of one shopping bag moving here and there. The image of a big building with so many shops inside are familiar to our mind when we talk about a mall. For those who are not really interested in shopping, especially boys, coming to a mall is a very lazy thing to-do. Well if you try to come to Greenbelt Mall, there will be a different story. There is a big-enough Asian garden in the front of this mall door. For boys or any other friends and...

Posted on Feb 7 2014 - 5:01pm by Len Rutledge
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Words: Len Rutledge   Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Everyone visiting Inle Lake in Myanmar’s hilly north-east has an image in their mind of an Intha fisherman rowing with one leg at the stern of a flat-bottomed canoe, past a backdrop of mist-shrouded mountains. Fortunately most leave having seen their dream. With its stilted villages built over the water, ancient stupa complexes and a backdrop of green hills, Inle is the top attraction of Shan State and it has become one of Myanmar’s most visited tourist areas. There are flights from...

If you love to eat and have a plan to visit Singapore, do not miss the chance to sample foods in Geylang. This popular tourist destination is famous for its lines of food stalls and restaurants, and you can eat almost anything Asia can offer. This is because Singapore is like a small Asia, where immigrants from various parts in Asia come and blend with locals, creating unique mix of culture. You can eat Indonesian, Malaysian, Singaporean and Chinese foods in Geylang, whether you eat at cheap food hawker stalls or in fancy restaurants....

Are you visiting Nicaragua for the first time? It will be great if you plan a 5 day trip to this destination. Your five day trip could cover the rich culture, picturesque landscapes, lush jungles, island tours and amazing boat rides. While Nicaragua is too wide to explore completely in five days, you can still do and watch a lot in your family vacation. What all you can do and watch out in Nicaragua on a 5 day trip? Day 1 Arrive at Managua to Rio San Juan After arriving and having breakfast at your hotel in Managua, take a domestic flight...

Summary: One of the most prominent natural parks in Borneo, Tanjung Puting is also a beautiful sanctuary for orangutans and a great place to learn about environment. It is not a secret that forest in Indonesia is in threat of extinction due to activities, such as illegal logging, which even has reached national park. Therefore, many efforts have been made to increase people’s conscience and knowledge about environment. Tanjung Puting is one of the national parks in Borneo Island, in West Kalimantan area in particular. The forest is a...

Summary: Indonesia has large Chinese populations, and Chinese New Year customs in Indonesia reflect beautiful blend between Chinese and local cultures. Indonesia is a giant melting pot for various cultures, including Chinese. Therefore, Chinese New Year is an event that is hugely celebrated in this country. While the Chinese descendants in various areas still maintain the old traditions every year, the celebrations can also be enjoyed by other people, especially in Chinatown areas. Chinese New Year celebrations and customs in Indonesia...