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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Taman Negara: Jungle Trekking

Malaysia may have plenty of dense jungle over in Borneo, but it comes a shock to many people to realise there is major jungle like this so close to KL!

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

First impressions of Lanka

Landing in Colombo at 3am after a flight from Singapore was perhaps not the best way to begin my travels in Sri Lanka.

September 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Umbrella Revolution

Much of Hong Kong has been at a standstill recently due to the ongoing “Occupy Central” protest regarding the democracy of future elections in the city state.

September 30, 2014 · 5 Comments

Imperial Beijing Foodporn

It may not have the overseas popularity of Sichuan or Cantonese foods, but Imperial Beijing cuisine is the oldest in China – and is home to the fabled Peking Duck!

September 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

An Audience with Tutankhamun

My final trip in Luxor allowed me to see the tombs of Ramesses The Great, and check out the tomb of Tutankhamun: the most famous pharaoh of them all!

September 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Top 5 dive sites in South East Asia

Diving is one of the top things to do in Asia and with so many coral reefs, protected species, and amazing weather, it’s no surprise to learn there are many … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

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
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