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Top 5 Things to Do in Singapore When It Rains

Hawker Center

Located on the southern tip of Malaysia, the city-state of Singapore offers more than just a stopover en route to other exotic locales. But with a tropical rain forest climate and its location only one degree north from the Equator, there are plenty of days when the humid weather takes a turn for the worse and clouds roll in dropping rain on everyone. In fact, on average, Singapore has more than 170 days of rain each year, so the chances of encountering some of the wet stuff on a visit is definitely a possibility.

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March 12, 2012 by | 4 Comments

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Southeast Asia

Bangkok Grand Palace

Many backpackers and globetrotters have flocked to the fertile and culturally rich Southeast Asia. Known for its pristine beaches, amazing historical sights and a touch of adventurousness, this comparatively inexpensive travel option baits thousands amongst thousands of people every year with landmarks like Angkor Wat, Cambodia; the city of Bangkok, Thailand; and the picturesque views of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam.

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March 9, 2012 by | 9 Comments

[PHOTOS] Top 5 Ways to Make the Most of Delhi

Old Delhi

From shopping to culture, from centuries-old Moghul heritage to more recent historical events, there’s hardly an end to what Delhi has to offer–no matter how long you have in the city. If you’re keen to explore the many sides to this diverse, exciting capital, here are five ways to make the most of your time in Delhi.

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March 7, 2012 by | 0 Comments

[PHOTOS] 7 Southeast Asian Islands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Koh Mak

With tens of thousands of islands in the Southeast Asian region, there is no end to the exploration opportunities constantly rising from the nearest horizon.

Here’s a list of seven islands to keep your Southeast Asian wanderlust alive.

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March 6, 2012 by | 4 Comments

[VIDEO] Delhi Cultural Experience: Cook and Eat with a Local Family

Because of its size and the large number of historic sights to visit, it’s easy to feel like you are only scratching the surface of what Delhi has to offer. If you’re interested in experiencing true Indian hospitality first-hand, a home dinner tour with the Delhi Cultural Experience: Cook and Eat with a Local Family is the perfect way to dive deeper into the country’s culture.

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February 24, 2012 by | 2 Comments

Ho Chi Minh City: Top 10 Recommendations, Tips and Tricks

There is no shortage of activities to enjoy and sites to explore and there is something to suit every taste and budget. Vietnam’s largest city is surprisingly easy to navigate so all ages will find exploring this city enjoyable and easy. Here are our top 10 tips, tricks and recommendations for Ho Chi Minh City.

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February 22, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Top 4 Things to Do in Koh Kong, Cambodia

Koh Kong Island

Despite not having much of a town center, shopping outlets, and just a few western-style accommodations, Koh Kong is non-the-less, one of Cambodia‘s best-kept secrets. An eco-paradise, the isolated and unspoiled tropic southwest region of developing Cambodia is full of plush waterfalls, picturesque beaches and mountains, most of which are accessible via small touring companies or guides. With the added charm of being engrained in rural Cambodia, the sites and landscapes of stilted-homes along dirt roads and palm trees towering over gleaming rice field, Koh Kong may just be the getaway spot you were looking for.

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February 17, 2012 by | 0 Comments

Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo

I have to admit it had been years since I visited a zoo, with concerns about animal rights and the moral issues involved in keeping wild animals in captivity the main things that kept me away.

But I had heard good things about Singapore Zoo, and about the changed thinking that was now commonplace amongst zoos in many parts of the world, so I decided to take a closer look. I’m glad I did.

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February 16, 2012 by | 1 Comment

What to See in Thiruvananthapuram

Padmanabhapuram Palace

For those who happen to find themselves in the vastness of India, there is southwestern city built on seven hills that embraces by the Arabian Sea. It is a city that is both known for its plentiful waterside terrain and rich history, full of religious relics, and ancient landmarks. It is a popular destination to both foreigners and native Indians alike. Named after the serpent god Anantha, mythical and all-powerful, the city of Thiruvananthapuram is the jewel of the emerald necklace that is the Kerala.

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February 14, 2012 by | 0 Comments

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

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