Jul 25, 2012

Visit Sultan Abdul Samad Building At Night

Visit Sultan Abdul Samad Building At Night

Before the Petronas Twin Towers, Sultan Abdul Samad Building was the architectural symbol of Malaysia. Today, the building serves as a symbol of Kuala Lumpur’s colonial past, and as a backdrop for political and celebratory events in the city. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur directly across the street from Merdeka Square, Sultan Abdul Samad Building is one of Kuala...

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Jul 23, 2012

Choose Your Own Nature Adventure At Sungei Buloh

Choose Your Own Nature Adventure At Sungei Buloh

Escape the hustle of the city to walk amongst hundreds of species of plants and animals at Sungei Buloh. With the hum of cicadas and the chirps of migratory birds guiding you through the reserves’ beautiful mangrove paths, you may never want to leave. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a 130-hectare wildlife reserve located in Northwest Singapore. A previously unvisited wetlands...

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Jul 21, 2012

Po Lin Monastery: An Unbeatable Day Trip

Po Lin Monastery: An Unbeatable Day Trip

Sightseeing, hiking, and discovering Hong Kong’s natural beauty and cultural beauty are just a few of the perks of visiting Po Lin Monastery. Famous for its sweeping scenic views, Po Lin Monastery sits humbly on Hong Kong’s Lantau Island, serving Buddha devotees and tourists from all over the world. For first time visitors to Hong Kong, a day trip to Po Lin Monastery is an...

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Jul 19, 2012

3 Quick Tips For Surviving Bali’s Monkey Forest

3 Quick Tips For Surviving Bali’s Monkey Forest

Bali’s Monkey Forest transports you into a sacred natural space where ancient spirituality meshes with Hinduism, where monkeys overtake ancient temples, and where over 15,000 tourists visit every month. The natural reserve is also known as Ubud Monkey Forest, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, or Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, and is one of Bali’s most popular...

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Jul 16, 2012

Explore Vietnamese History At Reunification Palace

Explore Vietnamese History At Reunification Palace

Built on the former site of Norodom Palace in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Reunification Palace (Hoi Truong Thong Nhat), or as it was formerly known, Independence Palace, opened on July 1st, 1962. Independence Palace was the official headquarters, and home of Nguyen Van Thieu (President of South Vietnam) during the Vietnam War. Today, Reunification Palace is a popular tourist...

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Jul 15, 2012

Malate Church: A Historical Landmark

Malate Church: A Historical Landmark

Malate Church is one of Manila’s oldest standing buildings, and one of the oldest churches in the Philippines. Not the largest or most ornate church in the city, Malate Church is famous for its complex facade and impressive history. With its classic Baroque style and location facing Manila Bay, Malate Church is an iconic figure in a city that is rich in Catholic Churches. Malate...

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Jul 11, 2012

Beat The Heat At Snow City Singapore

Beat The Heat At Snow City Singapore

If you’re looking to escape Singapore’s heat and humidity, and you have young kids, then hop on down to Snow City Singapore for an hour. Snow City is a 3 story, 3,000-square-metre indoor snow park in heart of Singapore. Located right next door to the Science Centre in Jurong East, Snow City is a popular attraction for Southeast Asia’s snow-less population. For Novices...

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Jul 9, 2012

Discover Goa Gajah’s Mysterious Origins

Discover Goa Gajah’s Mysterious Origins

A tour of Goa Gajah is a historical journey into the heart of ancient Balinese society. Goa Gajah, or Elephant Cave, is an 11th-century cave located on the island of Bali at Bedulu Village. The site holds Buddhist and Hindu spiritual significance, and is still an active temple today. Immerse yourself in Bali’s cultural history with a quick visit to Goa Gajah. Goa Gajah’s...

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Jul 3, 2012

Hotel Supreme Singapore: Orchard Road’s Best Budge...

Hotel Supreme Singapore: Orchard Road’s Best Budget Hotel?

Hotel Supreme Singapore (also referred to as Supreme Hotel Singapore) is all about location. If you’re looking for a budget hotel on Orchard Road, look no further. You won’t find any of the posh luxury available at Orchard Road’s four and five-star hotels, but you will find clean, spacious rooms, and great rates. Centrally Located On Orchard Road Just a quick...

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Jun 27, 2012

National Heroes’ Day 2012: Honoring the Men of Fre...

National Heroes’ Day 2012: Honoring the Men of Freedom

National Heroes’ Day is a public holiday in the Philippines celebrated every fourth Monday of August. This day marks the Cry of Pugad Lawin (or Balintawak) which occurred sometime at the end of August 1896. What is National Hero’s Day? During this historical event, Andres Bonifacio and his men tore up their community tax certificates as a sign of their separation from Spain...

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