Destinations

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The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur – A Date with History

by Rosemarie John April 17, 2013

Tucked away on the corner of what was once called Victory Avenue, the neo-classical styled Majestic Hotel which closed in the 80s has once again reopened its doors to the affluent traveller. Built in 1932 as a hotel and then converted into an art gallery temporarily, this colonial hotel has had a second renaissance with restoration and further expansion of […]

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New Australian Visa Application Centre in Singapore

by Rosemarie John March 21, 2013

From March 25, the visa application centre in Singapore will be located at  20 Cecil Street, #11-02 to 05 Equity Plaza, Singapore 049705. VFS Global Services Pte Ltd is a commercial company working in partnership with the Commonwealth of Australia to provide Australian visa application services in Singapore. The Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Singapore offers services which include […]

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Staying at the Dwarika’s Hotel – Nepal

by Rosemarie John March 16, 2013

If you’re heading to Kathmandu, there can be no better choice than a heritage hotel that contains some of the best Nepali craftsmanship that captures the beauty and spirit of Kathmandu’s traditions. The key to enjoying Kathmandu is getting a decent accommodation. It is important to note that your hotel in more ways than one acts as your sanctuary whenever […]

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S.E.A Aquarium – The World’s Largest Oceanarium

by Rosemarie John March 12, 2013

Laying claim as the world’s largest oceanarium, the S.E.A Aquarium at Marine Life Park, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore is home to approximately 800 species of marine animals. Containing a total of 45,000,000 litres of water for 100,000 marine animals, the Aquarium is sure to impress. The Open Ocean habitat, which is the centerpiece of the Aquarium, includes the world’s largest […]

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A Pit-Stop on the Ancient Silk Road Route

by Rosemarie John March 1, 2013

Having been used since the 10th century, the Sultanhani caravanserai situated on Konya-Aksaray Highway looked just like seen out of The Game of Thrones. It resembled the entrance to the city of Qarth! Known as kervansaray or caravanserai, literally ‘caravan palaces’, these buildings provided accommodation and other amenities for merchants. You could say that caravanserais were old hotels for traders […]

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Top Holiday Destinations For Singaporeans

by Rosemarie John February 28, 2013

Thinking of going on holiday? With so many fantastic destinations at your doorstep, it can be difficult thinking of where to go. To help point you in the right direction, here’s six top destinations to start thinking about. Kuala Lumpur The capital of Malaysia is an ideal holiday spot because of its proximity to Singapore, and also because it offers […]

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An Italian Experience with Raffles Courtyard Singapore

by Rosemarie John February 1, 2013

Now, if you’ve been to the Raffles Long Bar, you will know all too well about the hotel’s unique flair. The Raffles Courtyard at the Raffles Hotel is no exception. Built in the tropical setting of an open courtyard, the Raffles Courtyard is a timeless structure with white arches flanked by tropical palms and native plants that keep the feeling […]

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Experiencing Australia through Aboriginal Culture

by Rosemarie John January 28, 2013

After a visit to the Three Sisters at Katoomba make sure to stop by the Aboriginal Centre located at Echo Point for a doze of indigenous dance and culture. It’s a lovely way to immerse yourself in the authentic cultural experience of Australia. Utilising a vast range of didgeridoo masters and dancers who have travelled the world extensively promoting the […]

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The Subterranean World of Cappadocia

by Rosemarie John January 26, 2013

If the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia weren’t fascinating enough, a visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum and the troglodyte cave-cities of Kaymakli are sure to intrigue. Located in the Nevşehir Province in Central Anatolia, the museum and the underground city are two of the most interesting stops in your tour around Turkey. Mostly everything ancient about Cappadocia revolves around the […]

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In Pictures: The Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia

by Rosemarie John January 7, 2013

Blanketed with a thin mist, the chilly morning air greeted us as we made our way into our private coach that would take us through the winding roads of the hilly Cappadocia region. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Cappadocia is laced with some of the world’s most stunning geological anomalies called “fairy chimneys”. With unusual landscapes on both sides of […]

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