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Fushimi Inari: The Keys to the Mountain

I have visited Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Kyoto extensively over the past few years, and I firmly believe Kyoto is the ultimate place to visit in Japan, whereas the Fushimi Inari … Continue reading

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Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Hongdae

South Korea is one of my absolute favourite countries, and on my second visit to Seoul, I decided to be a lot more sociable and get involved in the true … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Top 5 magnificent Middle-East experiences

While it is true that the Middle-East does not have the same kind of level of intrigue for some people as perhaps South America or South East Asia, if you … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Travelling between Yangon and Bagan

What method of transport should you choose when making the arduous journey from Yangon to Bagan? Flying is the fastest way, but also the most expensive. Overnight buses or trains … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Palaver at Colaba!

Wherever I roam, I like to experience the local shopping scene, and in Mumbai you can’t really get much more authentic than the chaotic Colaba Causeway, which has been enticing … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sikhing some love in Dhaka

One of my Sikh friends in Bangladesh is a student of the University of Dhaka and showed me not only around her campus, but also the Gurdwara where she prays. It was … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Ximending: Shopping and Sex

A lot of people say Ximending is the “Harajuku of Taipei”. I can see the similarities with Tokyo’s youth culture certainly. But I thought it was actually Myeongdong in Seoul … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Penang Hill is like a cheap version of Victoria Peak

Despite an unbeatable and fantastic panoramic view over the island, I felt like Penang Hill was a mere rural version of Victoria Peak and its famous Peak Tram. I couldn’t stop comparing the … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 2 Comments
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