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Bangkok has over 300 hotels in the central area so it can be extremely difficult to decide on where to stay in this sprawling city. A recent trip introduced me to the Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association which I discovered has eight major central city hotels as members. The location is the most central in Bangkok so all the major shopping centres, some of the major tourist attractions, and many restaurants and night-time venues are walkable or within easy reach by the BTS Skytrain system. It seems a logical choice for everyone. While...

Located on the Southern Coast of China, the city of Hong Kong is famous for its beautiful harbor, breathtaking architecture and futuristic financial district. Yet Hong Kong is also home to some of the best shopping facilities in the East. From trendy boutiques and sprawling markets to luxury designer stores, Hong Kong boasts a range of shopping areas that cater for all tastes and budgets. Read on for some of the best places to shop in Hong Kong, so that you know where to browse the racks and pick-up some incredible clothes and gifts on...

The Victoria Peak in Hong Kong is a must visit when you are in this magical city. It is a mountain that is located directly above central and is the highest point on Hong Kong Island. In the past, it was home to the early colonial administrators, but today it is a residence of choice for politicians, rock stars, and the city’s playboys as it has some of the costly real estate in the world. Most importantly, it is the most exclusive city that you will find in the area. Why is is a top tourist destination Tourists and residents alike love...

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Hong Kong is Asia’s paradise for shoppers. If you love traveling, there is a compelling list of reasons why you must include this erstwhile British colony in your itinerary. What tourists would remember about Hong Kong is its sprawling skyline and its perfect harbor. Communication is not a problem when you are in Hong Kong as English is spoken by its locals. You will see signboards and signage in bilingual so that you will not go missing while shopping and doing business in this dynamic island. Here are six reasons to visit Hong Kong: 1....

Bangkok has great attractions, lovely people, some of the world’s best shopping, and a whole cultural experience to enjoy. For me these far outweigh the problems of pollution, overcrowding, horrendous traffic and lack of green spaces seen in all megacities. Just look at a few aspects of the city. Palaces and Wats (temples). The Grand Palace must be one of the great architectural complexes in the world. From certain angles, this represents all that is best about Thailand and Thai culture. It is a sight guaranteed to impress the most blasé...

The noise from honking horns, market sellers and mosques and temples is relentless. The smells from flowers, incense, food and open sewers are overwhelming. The colour from saris, spices and sparkling jewellery is intense. Welcome to Delhi, India’s grand capital. New Delhi is a city of enormous contrasts where poverty sits beside wealth, beauty intermingles with filth, and structure and chaos compete for supremacy. It will dazzle all your senses and cause you heart-ache at the same time. It can be challenging and charming, overwhelming...

Thailand is a great destination, consisting of a little bit of something for everyone, regardless of whether they are a luxury traveler or adventurist. Whatever you thought of it, it is bound to exceed your expectations: Thailand is a country similar in size to Spain, and with its 66 million inhabitants, it is one of the 20 most populated countries in the world. We are going to try and write a bucket list worthy of this cultural giant, but it may seem a bit short and incomplete, and we apologize in advance. One would have to write a several...

Melaka is a state in Malaysia. It is well-known for its historic sites. The capital of this state is Melaka City. The city center, known for its historical, has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 7th 2008. This state represents one Malaysia as the culture vary. It is also known as the patriotic symbol of Malay since many Malays born here. Melaka was founded by Iskandar Shah, the last king of Singapura. He found Melaka as a good port. This state is led by a Governor (Yang di-Pertua Negeri). Melaka covers an area of...

Words: Len Rutledge  Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Sentosa is a very popular island just south of the main Singapore island. It is visited by some five million people a year. It was first developed about 40 years ago but was often a disappointment to visitors. Now it is coming into its own and I suggest that it is a ‘must-visit’ place to see for all Singapore visitors. There are now sufficient offerings of interest to adults and children to keep everyone amused for a day or two. Sentosa Express There are basically four ways to reach...

Many and many people being a fan of J.K Rowling for her adventure series of Harry Potter. The great imagination of her has lived up the characters with all the environment on it. Having all the books in a movie, people adore the work and feel Harry Potter as alive. They want to be in an adventure in a movie. Since, Universal Studio created a place, alike to the movie, so that many people will feel the adventure. One out of four Universal Studios was built in Osaka Japan. What is it look like? Opened on June 18th 2010, the studio offers...