backpackerlee

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Beautiful, Brilliant, Boracay

Such was my eagerness to finally experience Boracay, I actually flew from Singapore to Kalibo directly on Silkair, rather than landing in Manila first.

October 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Buried Alive

The monsoons have caused a serious mudslide in central Sri Lanka and this news worries me as it is feared that hundreds of people are buried alive.

October 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Not your average Korean supermarket

Beneath the streets of the Korean capital, within its efficient Metro system, you can now buy groceries while waiting for the train! This truly is food for the Seoul!

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Lungs of Cairo

In a city as crowded and dusty as Cairo, it is always a treat to escape the chaos and retreat to the quaint green space known as Al Azhar Park.

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tomohon: The Land of the Minahasa

Just south of Manado lies a little enclave of Christianity known as the land of the Minahasa. This enclave is Tomohon and it’s full of surprises!

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Getting Krabi at the Emerald Pool

Southern Thailand is supposed to be so tranquil. So I was not in a very good mood when a day trip from Krabi ended up being ruined by rowdy backpackers!

October 27, 2014 · 8 Comments

Edo Wonderland: Ninjas in Nikko

Edo Wonderland is a theme park-cum-real life township where both the architecture and the costumes of its residents represent the Edo Period.

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment
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