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Things to See in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka Market

Dhaka, Bangladesh is renowned for being a place that is overwhelming. Crowded yet diverse, neighborhoods full of citizens, constantly moving rickshaws, and spurting growth at an even faster pace, the city is alive in a way that many of the world’s urban destinations cannot compare. Take into account its main waterfront at Sadarghat, and the many plush ornaments of the Mughals, and you will quickly see that Dhaka is not just a city of rampant movement and life, but one of colorful beauty and deeply rich in history and culture. Take it as you will, once you go in, you shall never forget the streets of Dhaka.

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February 7, 2012 by | 0 Comments

[VIDEO] Gandhi’s Delhi Small Group Adventure Tour

Ganhi Delhi tour

To truly understand India, you have to understand Mahatma Gandhi–the man who has become known as the “Father of the Nation”. The Gandhi’s Delhi Small Group Adventure Tour will enrich your knowledge of the role Gandhi played in shaping modern India and give you a different feel for Delhi.

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February 3, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Top 5 Things to See in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Frayed by the poor reputation of its political landscape, many detracted globetrotters overlook the satiable value of the Burmese physical landscape. As a former British colony, the country is studded with fine, though aged, colonial architecture, and is also sprawling with religious tradition and a natural charm all of its own.

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February 2, 2012 by | 0 Comments

[VIDEO] Cu Chi Tunnels of Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels

Step away from the bright lights of Ho Chi Minh City and step back in time to one of the most poignant times in Vietnam‘s history. This half-day trip takes you to the heart of Cu Chi – the core of Vietnamese guerrilla warfare during the Vietnam War.

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January 31, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Cultural Wonders of Chiang Mai

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Founded more than 700 years ago, Thailand’s northern capital of Chiang Mai grew through history in relative isolation before a railway system was built in the 1920s. These days, Chiang Mai is a hop and skip, either through its international airport or far cheaper bus alternatives.

However, before the innovation of modernized transportation, the grueling trek required weeks-long trips both on elephant and river, making it slow to the influence of the outside world.

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January 27, 2012 by | 1 Comment

[VIDEO] Private Tour: Old and New Delhi in a Day

Getting to know India‘s capital city can feel difficult at first, but a private tour of Old and New Delhi will give you both the personal attention of having your own guide, and also the freedom to see the city at your own pace.

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January 20, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Save 50% on Beijing and Great Wall Day Trips

HURRY! Beijing tours on sale for 3 days only! Get 50% off select Beijing and Great Wall Day Trips. This deal is only available for 3 days – so hurry! You must book by January 19, 2012 to SAVE 50%! This exclusive offer is available on travel from January 31, 2012 to June 30, 2012 on all scheduled departure times and dates.

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January 17, 2012 by | 0 Comments

5 Places to Travel in Winter

Just because most of America is in a deep freeze (or at least not shorts weather), doesn’t mean the rest of the world is experiencing the same. Thankfully, there are plenty of places enjoying summer whilst we pack on the layers and bundle up to face winter’s wrath.

During the Northern Hemisphere’s winter, many other places are enjoying some gorgeous weather, free from the rainy seasons, monsoons and sweltering heat, so now is the time to head to one of these exotic locales to enjoy some sun, blue skies and less clothes. A lot less clothes.

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January 10, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Top Things to Do in Kyoto: A 5-Day Itinerary

Kyoto offers a glimpse into the past of Japan, a city of rich tradition and cultural importance. It’s been said that you must dig to find the historical side of Kyoto, with its layers of the past nestled here and there among bustling city streets and tall modern buildings. But for me, it felt like the other way around. There are several thousand temples, hundreds of Shinto shrines, pagodas, Zen gardens, and numerous historical districts to be explored.

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January 2, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Meet Private Tour Guide Anna in Singapore

Meet Anna Ong, one of Viator’s local experts in Singapore (and a highly rated licensed tour guide you’ll find at Viator Private Tour Guides).

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December 28, 2011 by | 0 Comments

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