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Posted on Jun 30 2015 - 12:48am by Romeo Demes
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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...

Posted on Aug 19 2014 - 9:48pm by Len Rutledge
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It is hot outside. Very hot! I have never experienced 48 degrees Celsius before and I don’t like it. My wife and I are in Muscat the capital of Oman, an Arab state on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Despite the heat we are out and about sightseeing because the weather forecast is for this weather to last another two or three months. Muscat is a spread-out city of mainly low-level white buildings. The port-district with its waterfront road and harbour forms the north-eastern periphery of the city. This is probably the most...

With its vibrant culture, New Delhi offers wide range of tourist destinations to visit. Hauz Khas is one of its prominent tourist destinations, where people from around the world love to spend their holiday. Hauz Khas offers the most vibrant culture of India, where you can enjoy both rural and urban environments, surrounded by attractive places. There is no better place in New Delhi to enjoy the country’s excitement of shopping and sightseeing than Hauz Khas Complex. Both the urban part, and Hauz Khaz Enclave, Market and the rural area...

Everyone who is interested in ancient culture must be familiar with China Terracotta Warriors, a colossal archaeological finding that consists of around seven thousands of life sized warriors, horses, chariots and other objects such as pots, plates and bowls. First unearthed by farmers accidentally in year 1974, the finding soon became object of interest of all archeologists from all over the world. Terracotta Warriors are relics of the very first dynasty in China, the Qin, created under the commission of Emperor Qin Shi Huang when he...