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Within the Boundless Mystique of The Bund

Glitzy and glamourous, the “Paris of the East” is now China’s most populous city and a major international financial hub. Symbolic of that, is The Bund, a regal walkway on the west bank of the Huangpu River.   Lined along the Bund is a whole row of colonial-era, international architecture,…

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Quick Trip Tips: Gold Coast, Australia – Written By a Local!

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Living in the Future: China’s Cashless Culture

  “Alipay or WeChat Pay?” The street vendor holds my jianbing (a traditional Chinese crepe-like breakfast) in one hand and gestures at the mobile phone I hold in my hand. I’m caught by surprise for a second, still fumbling through my wad of yuan.   Alipay or WeChat Pay? I’m…

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There Are People Who Wanna Take On This Challenge… Are You Phở Real?

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Here Are The 5 New Sports Heading To The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Strolling Through Time: Bukchon Hanok Village

The Bukchon Hanok Village, courtesy of Doug Sun Beams   Think Seoul and you will likely be reminded of the modern, upscale skyscrapers and buildings that line the Gangnam district. Or the vibrant street life of Hongdae. Or even the massive global hits of Kpop darlings BTS. But not the…

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When in Greece, do as the Greeks do!

Greek culture is a potpourri of diverse influences of the East and West. No different is this laidback European paradise from the proverbial Rome: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Here are some nuggets of Greek culture for you to do as the Greeks do!     Punctuality?…

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The Conundrum of Dark Tourism

Morbid, ghastly and dismal. Death is in the air.   I felt distinctively uneasy as I was touring the Cu Chi tunnels. An extensive network of connecting tunnels, they were the Viet Cong’s hiding point and their base of operations during the Vietnam War. Booby traps and needle pits, which…

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Thailand: Beyond Just Bangkok and Phuket

Think Thailand and you’ve got Bangkok, the culinary capital for city slickers, on one hand and Phuket, the seaside party central, on the other. But the Land of Smiles has so much more to offer every kind of traveller. So quit being a mere tourist and veer off the beaten…

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Five Of The Best American Fast Food Joints (That You Don’t Get In Singapore)

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Visit A Retirement Home For Sloths

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Disneyland Shanghai Is Planning An Epic New Attraction

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5 Must-Visit Markets in Ireland

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The Most Liveable Cities Of 2018

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Photos Have Been Released Of The Most Luxurious Cruise Ship Set To Set Sail In 2020

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Forget Machu Picchu, Laguna 69 Is The Gem Of Peru

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Japan’s Famous Robot Hotel Is Becoming a Not-So Robot Hotel

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These Photos Of One Of The Largest Known Great White Sharks Are Shocking

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9 Awesome AirBnb’s That Are Guaranteed To Wow You!

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A Hawaiian Island Had Just Been Wiped Off the Map

Satellite images that were released last week showed that East Island, a remote 11-acre stretch of sand that was officially part of the French Frigate Shoals in Hawaii has now disappeared. According to Science Alert, the island was wiped off the map following the storm surge that came along with…

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