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Daily Travel Snapshot: Bali, Indonesia

A ray of sunlight cuts through the Tanah Lot Temple in Bali, Indonesia.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Borobudur, Indonesia

Indonesia buddhist monument

One of the 504 Buddha stupas at the ancient site of Borobudur in Central Java, Indonesia.

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Cool Climates of Central Java: Dieng Plateau

Rows of green fields

From the spiritual grounds of Borobudur, we headed further North into the marshy floors of an active volcanic complex. With the initial idea of returning back South, we’d changed our plans after meeting this energetic travel-savvy couple, Tina and Daniel, who decided to join us for the roadtrip. With our new-found travel mates, we geared [...]

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Spiritual Temples of Borobudur

Stupas of the Borobudur

As we embarked on a journey into Central Java, we had the priority of cleansing our minds and clearing our heads. We were right, this part of Java had us finding ourselves spiritually and even stumbling upon some pleasant surprises, one after another. Driving up North to the sacred lands of …

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7 of the most Bizarre Asian cultural habits

Japanese slurping noodles

// < ![CDATA[ google_ad_client = "pub-9898648874665533"; /* in-post square */ google_ad_slot = "5737140338"; google_ad_width = 200; google_ad_height = 175; // ]]> It all started when Alberto began asking me questions, on why Asians always eat with our mouths full, or why we never bother asking ‘how are you?’. I was always intrigued by how he [...]

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10 of the Best Beaches in Southeast Asia

// Many friends have been scratching their heads for ideas on short weekend getaways from Singapore. We are after all very fortunate to be next-door neighbors with the lush tropical beaches of Malaysia and Indonesia. But thanks to over-developed tourism, most of these ‘ex-paradises’ are now crowded and touristy. Forget Bali, Phuket and Bintan, let’s [...]

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Valentine’s Day Special: The World’s Most Romantic Places

As the most romantic day of the year is approaching fast, it’s time to dig up some hot ideas to romance your loved one. Modern urbanites these days might find it quite a bit of a commercialized gimmick for romantic fools to empty their pockets and boost the economy; I’m just one of those fools who love to be swept off my feet and completely indulge in romance.

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Dog Meat and Rooster balls: The 10 Most Exotic Asian foods

Chicken feet- a Chinese delicacy

  Picture deep-fried grasshoppers and stewed chicken feet — the world of Asian culinary is wild beyond your imagination. Perfect for the brave new traveler, eating in Asia requires a certain degree of guts and a wild sense of adventure. As an Asian saying goes, ‘The key to one’s heart is through his stomach.’ As [...]

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Rich culture and beauty in Bali

My second encounter with this mystical island has turned into a love affair, yet again. I’m in love with this little island, one that’s small yet packed with plenty of things to see and do. I’ll let my pictures do the talking and bring you through the emerald rice fields, sun-kissed beaches and holy temples [...]

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