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Road Trip from Singapore to Malacca

We love a good road trip. Listening to music, snacking on junk food, arguing over directions -despite a GPS and scouting for clean public restrooms. What’s not to love! Since we don’t get to drive around in Singapore, we decided … Continue reading

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Magical Istanbul – Three day itinerary

“If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.” -Alphonse de Lamartine Istanbul is magical. There are no two ways about it. From the mesmerizing blue waters of The Bosphorous to the stunning … Continue reading

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A guide to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

“This feels just like India”, were the first words to come out of my mouth as we made our way out of the bustling Ta Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city. The mad rush of traffic, lights, … Continue reading

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Year end festivities in Hong Kong – Four day itinerary

There are some things that just don’t feel right when put together. Christmas and 30 degree weather is one such pairing. This was my first “winter” in Singapore and although I am well aware of the city’s one season policy, … Continue reading

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Exploring Siem Reap and Angkor Wat

If I were a poet, I would write an ode to sunrise at Angkor Wat. It is as beautiful as everyone tells you. The rising orange sun casting a shadow over the huge expanse of the Angkor Wat temple makes … Continue reading

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Bali – an Almost Tropical Paradise

On first impressions, Bali seems every bit the tropical paradise. Lush green fields, bright sunshine intertwined with sudden rain showers, roads lined with tall coconut trees and colorful fruits at every corner shop. What undoes the fairy tale is the … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai, Thailand – Of Spas, Spirituality and Serenity

Have you ever felt an overwhelming feeling of calm as soon as you got out of an airport; a feeling of absolute tranquility? Well, Chiang Mai is one of those places. Located in Northern Thailand, this gem of a place … Continue reading

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