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Hanoi – the 1000 year old city in North Vietnam

Making the most of our proximity to South East Asia (until we can), we visited Hanoi – a 1000 year old city in Vietnam rich in history. French, Chinese and South East Asian influences are some of the several facets … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Buddhist Temple – Borobudur – ticked off the list

  Standing tall amidst the tropical greens of central Java, Candi Borobudur is not only a religious place, but also an architectural marvel!   Travelling has been on the back-burner for quite a while ever since baby L arrived. However, … Continue reading

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Sojourn to Quaint Cingjing Farm in Taiwan

Nestled in the central mountains of Taiwan is Cingjing. Its gentle hillslopes and green meadows dotted with Victorian styled cottages and grazing sheeps are reminiscent of the European countryside. Here is an account of a recent trip to this little … Continue reading

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The Gorgeous Gorge in Taiwan

What’s so special about a drive through winding mountain roads that pierces through a slew of tunnels on a misty December morning? Most mountain roads are beautiful, aren’t they? But this drive on Taiwan’s Central Cross Island Highway offers spectacular … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Pulau Ubin – Singapore’s Kampong styled island

A ten minute boat ride can transport you to another time – probably the 1960s. Pulau Ubin – where time seems to have paused – is a true relic from the past as compared to its rich sister Singapore. Consciously … Continue reading

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