Rosemarie John

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Sheraton Mustika Yogyakarta Resort & Spa

by Rosemarie John June 1, 2012

Just a five minute drive from the Adisucipto International Airport, the Sheraton Mustika Yogyakarta Resort and Spa is an ideal place to stay if you’re in town to explore the sites. Fitted with classic Javanese architecture and décor, the rooms are spacious and comfortable. Though the bathrooms seem dated and its tiles discoloured the service and locality more than make […]

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Universal Studios Singapore

by Rosemarie John May 27, 2012

The Park Lying half a kilometre away from the southern coast of Singapore is Sentosa Island, an island that houses the world famous Universal Studios. A theme park for all ages, Universal Studios Singapore located within the integrated Resorts World is one of only two such amusement parks to exist in Asia. With 19 attractions within seven themed zones, riding […]

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Singapore Blog Awards 2012

by Rosemarie John May 22, 2012

What is it all about? Organized by omy.sg, a bilingual news and interactive web portal by leading media group Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH), the Singapore Blog Awards is about honouring new-age wordsmiths who devote their time and energy in creating and maintaining informative and innovative blogs. In its 5th year running,  the annual Singapore Blog Awards returns with 15 categories, more […]

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The Best Seafood in Bali

by Rosemarie John May 16, 2012

It’s pretty obvious that any seasoned traveller to Bali would tell you that Jimbaran is the place to go to for a good seafood fix. But which restaurant should you pick? The entire strip of sand is lined with a dozen seafood joints offering similar dishes with slightly different pricing. From experience however, the best place to dine at is […]

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Photo Story: The Colours of Manhattan

by Rosemarie John May 12, 2012

Located at the mouth of the Hudson River, Manhattan is considered the most densely populated of the five-boroughs of New York City. Whether you approach the city from the water or view the city from several feet above street level, the first thing that strikes you are the brown and metallic colour buildings that make up the cityscape. Their uniformity […]

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Lombardi’s Pizza – Little Italy

by Rosemarie John May 1, 2012

Founded in 1905 and known to be the oldest Pizzeria in the United States, Lombardi’s Pizza is a must try when visiting the Big Apple. Located in the heart of Little Italy in Lower Manhattan, this rustic pizza joint is famous for their smoky-crusted pizza with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella. The genius of this pizza starts with the crust, which […]

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Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal Exhibits in Singapore

by Rosemarie John April 22, 2012

© 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and Marina Bay Sands On showcase from 17 March to 12 August 2012, pop art hits Singapore with the largest collection of iconic works by Andy Warhol. Exhibited in the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, the exposition will showcase 260 paintings, […]

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The National September 11 Memorial Visit

by Rosemarie John April 5, 2012

Located at the World Trade Center site, commonly known as Ground Zero, the National September 11 Memorial is a place of tranquillity amidst the bustling Financial District of New York. A location that was once a grim plot of rubble, debris and human remains has transformed into a peaceful place for remembering the precious lives that were lost eleven years […]

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Kite Flying Taken to New Heights

by Rosemarie John April 1, 2012

Marina Bay, Singapore has been the grounds for the recent i Light Marina Bay festival as well as the location of many corresponding activities and performances. One performance that stood out was that of Go Fly Kite. A home grown concept, remote controlled kite flying has captured the interest of many festival visitors these past three weeks. With kite flying […]

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Above the Lights in Singapore

by Rosemarie John March 26, 2012

Standing some 636 feet above ground level, the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark® offers a breath-taking view of down-town Singapore. It’s the best vantage point to watch the cityscape come alight as the sun sets before you. Stretching longer than the Eiffel Tower when laid down, the Sands SkyPark® is home to the worlds largest public cantilever housing lush gardens, exclusive […]

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