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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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A short weekend getaway – Malshej Ghat and Diveagar

A few years ago we went to Diveagar in Raigarh district of Maharashtra. Although it’s about 170 km from Mumbai, we took a different route. It was actually a detour. We first went to Pune (another city in Maharashtra) where … Continue reading

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Trip to Hong – Picture Perfect island in Thailand

When in Krabi you can choose from a host of islands to visit. We chose Hong because it is supposedly still unspoiled. This post will be more on the photographs – well they will speak for themselves! Some of the … Continue reading

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One beside the lake, other amidst the sea

How can you visit Bali and not see its temples. I read somewhere, that there are more temples in Bali than houses. Although that sounds overstated, there are still quite a handful of them on this island –often dubbed as … Continue reading

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How to settle down as an expat in Singapore Part III

It has been a while I have updated this series that I started sometime ago. In the first part, I listed down the things to be taken into account while preparing to come and stay in Singapore, while the second … Continue reading

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