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Postcard: NYC’s Beacon to the World

by Rosemarie John December 9, 2011

Located on the Upper West Side, on the edge of the Morningside and Harlem communities of New York City, the Riverside Church’s edifice is modeled after the 13th Century gothic cathedral in Chartres, France. It’s gothic tower stands as a beacon to the world!

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Views from the Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck

by Rosemarie John November 7, 2011

Day or night, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the spectacular city of Sydney from the Sydney Tower Eye’s 360 degree panoramic visual exposure! Standing 250 metres (820 feet) above the city streets, Sydney Tower Eye’s Observation Deck is perfect for planning a day out around Sydney and understanding the intricate details of its cosmopolitan layout. With the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the […]

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Twilight Over Borobudur – The Sunrise Tour

by Rosemarie John November 4, 2011

Here I was on an ancient wonder  patiently waiting for the last hour or so for the sun to show itself. Trying to find the best spot to catch this mystical twilight was a very indecisive decision on my part. I was always moving from one spot to another thinking maybe… just maybe… I could get a better shot when […]

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A Creative Journey through Wishes & Dreams

by Rosemarie John November 3, 2011

By Rosemarie John – With a gifted hand and a huge heart, Gelyn Ong is a seven year old whose talent goes beyond words. Full of colour and life, Gelyn’s paintings adorns homes and organizations in Singapore as she donates her work to charity auctions, raising funds for humanitarian causes both on the island and abroad. Raising close to $100,000 […]

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The Wine Fiesta Singapore 2011

by Rosemarie John October 31, 2011

The island of Singapore is filled with events all year through and one of the many interesting events that took place is the Wine Fiesta Singapore 2011. Held from 28 to 30th October, The Straits Wine Company in partnership with the Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) showcased over 50 winemakers and over 200 wine selections. Taking place at the Custom’s […]

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Young Chefs Cook Up A Stir in Singapore

by Rosemarie John October 24, 2011

By Rosemarie John – With Singapore being a synonym for food-adventures these days, the island is booming in up and coming new and trendy restaurants. As more eating spaces appear, the demand for enthusiastic chefs increase each day. It isn’t a strange occurrence to find new eateries opening up every week on the island. Culinary schools have also found an […]

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Monkey Business in Thekkady, Kerala

by Rosemarie John October 21, 2011

Adorable but sometimes menacing macaques loiter just outside the Periyar Lake Boat Cruise entrance. Bold and unafraid of people, bags with food or any bag for that matter are their only targets. This macaque managed to snatch a bag containing drinks from a passer-by. Unfortunately with only one arm, it struggled to get the cap opened. With wit and ingenuity […]

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Shopping at Art Markets in Bali

by Rosemarie John October 13, 2011

By Rosemarie John – Eclipsed with Frangipani trees everywhere that one would think its indigenous to the Island of the Gods, Bali is known for its hot spots such as Legian, Kuta, Sukawati & Ubud that boasts a variety of shopping experiences for those with a keen eye for the exotic and rustic design. You would find most markets along […]

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Dawn Ng and Her Creation of WALTER

by Rosemarie John September 25, 2011

Rather bewildered, travellers and locals alike have been discovering a huge blown up white rabbit all over Singapore. Finding it unique and strange, passer-by’s  often stop to take a photograph with it. Called WALTER, this curious colossal bunny is the creation of Dawn Ng, a Singaporean Artist based in France. Walter was found popping up around Singapore’s standard landscapes of […]

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The Sacred Beach of Masceti

by Rosemarie John September 21, 2011

One of the least known temples of Bali, Pura Masceti guards the island from evil sea spirits, an important role usually taken on as one of the nine directional temples. Directional temples are known as kahyangan jagat and play an important function in the Hindu religion of the Balinese. The main entrance of the temple faces a wide stretch of […]

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