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Off the Beaten Path Thailand – Wat Phu Khao Thong

by Joseph Ellis November 15, 2013

It was our maiden trip to Bangkok and we decided to explore Ayutthaya, the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. Our first stop after a 2 hour ride in a stuffy van brought us to Wat Phu Khao Thong, a stupa or chedi as it is called in Thai built in 1387. If you’ve seen Borobudur, then this monument may not […]

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Walking Down Curetes Street – Ephesus

by Rosemarie John November 9, 2013

Ephesus has always been on top of our list of “must see places”. As one of the seven churches of Asia cited in the Book of Revelation, this ancient city holds a special fascination in our hearts. We just had to see it and walk its marble streets for ourselves. Reading about it and watching it on TV wasn’t enough. […]

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It’s Official… We’re Moving to Australia!

by Rosemarie John November 8, 2013

Well… it’s now official. We are moving to Canberra, Australia! We made a short trip to the capital region to make things official before we make our final and permanent move in the next 6 months or so. Our maiden experience of this lovely city was during springtime and we had just missed the Floriade but Canberra, being the city of […]

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Sony Nex-5T – Sharing Memories Made Easy

by Rosemarie John October 20, 2013

It has always been gratifying to us when readers appreciate the photos they find on our site. Photography has been a hobby and there are many times as a writer one truly discovers that a picture can easily replace many lines of prose and tickles the imagination of the reader. When we want to travel light, we travel with our […]

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Traders Hotel Puteri Harbour – A Johor Getaway

by Rosemarie John October 20, 2013

Situated a mere 20 minutes from Senai International Airport in Johor, Malaysia and easily accessible from Singapore’s Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints, the Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour is an up-scale delight for a 4 star accommodation. It is trendy and contemporary and the rooms have retro modern furniture, crisp white bedding and comfortable work desks.  One big perk here is that […]

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Hello Kitty Town – Rekindling Memories of Childhood

by Joseph Ellis October 18, 2013

Some forty years ago, Yuko Shimizu created a cute character called Kitty White for Shintaro Tsuji the founder of Sanrio. This cute kitten is known the world over as Hello Kitty and has inspired a themed restaurant and maternity hospital in Taiwan, a couple of theme parks in Japan and now a Hello Kitty Town in Nusajaya Johor, Malaysia. Fresh […]

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Legoland Malaysia – Childlike Delight Awaits

by Joseph Ellis October 18, 2013

Ever imagined yourself as Gulliver among Lilliputian buildings?  It’s even more exciting if those buildings were famous world landmarks like the Taj Mahal,  The Great Wall of China, Forbidden City or the Petronas Towers. And what if I have to tell you that this fantasy is possible indeed. On a rather humid morning recently, Rosemarie and I decided to embark […]

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A Bali Shopping Guide – For Clothes, Artwork and Trinkets

by Rosemarie John October 11, 2013

What do you do to take a break from watching the waves crash onto the white sandy beaches of Bali? You go shopping amid its bustling bazaars filled with gaiety and color and find yourself in a delightful dilemma of where to spend that shopping dollar. Will it be curios, paintings, clothes or perhaps intricate wood carvings? The choices are […]

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Picking a Travel Focused Credit Card

by Rosemarie John October 4, 2013

A credit card that makes you want to travel more often? Yes, you got that right! With the Standard Chartered Tigerair Platinum Credit Card in Singapore, travel hopping around South-East Asia with complimentary one-way tickets and airline perks will make your next awaited holiday happen all that more quicker! By setting itself apart from the rest of the travel credit […]

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Sentosa 4D AdventureLand Presents “FRIGHT NITES”

by Rosemarie John September 29, 2013

With the Halloween month looming near, Sentosa 4D AdventureLand prepares itself for a journey through a terrifying night of vengeful spirits, diabolic demons and cannibalistic zombies! Presenting visitors with a different approach to the 4D rides, “TRAPPED” is a walking terror trail created in collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic students from the School of Architecture & Built Environment. “Trapped” is about […]

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