backpackerlee

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Sydney’s Garden with a View

The admission is free, the weather amazing, and the views spectacular from virtually anywhere inside the Botanical Garden. What more could you want?

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Classical Chinese Gardens

Not to be outdone by the horticulturalists over in Japan, Beijing also has some spectacular classical gardens that make for a great way to spend a day among the greenery!

September 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Amazing Technicoloured Volcano

The ever-changing colours of Kelimutu really are a sight to behold in Flores. This volcano, which last erupted in 1968, is so famous that it even appears on Indonesian banknotes!

September 19, 2014 · 6 Comments

Snakes in Singapore

The Reticulated Python is endemic to Singapore and although it is rare to see them, some huge specimens have been recorded recently!

September 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Top 5 remarkable old-style dwellings in Asia

Around the world there are some traditional houses and accommodations that the locals have been living in for centuries. Let’s take a look at 5 of the very best.

September 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Chiang Mai’s Maesa Valley

The Ping River runs south through Chiang Mai creating the agriculturally rich Maesa Valley. It is here where you can observe old Thai traditions from centuries ago.

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Malaysian Foodporn

So you thought Malaysian cuisine was basically the same as you find in Indonesia, eh? And you thought Nasi Lemak was practically all people eat here, right? Well, think again!

September 16, 2014 · 8 Comments

Your guide to Hong Kong Disneyland

Along with Universal Studios Singapore and Tokyo DisneySea, Hong Kong Disneyland is one of the top three premier theme parks in the Asian region.

September 15, 2014 · 1 Comment
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