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Asia Things to Do

  • Grand Palace

    Bangkok Things to Do

    The Grand Palace is a must see in Bangkok. For 150 years the Palace complex was home to the King and also to the entire government, including the country's war ministry, state departments and the mint. Thai Kings stopped living in the Palace around the turn of the 20th century. However the complex still remains the seat of power and spiritual...

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  • Sentosa Island

    Singapore Things to Do

    If you are staying in Singapore, and want to see beautiful beaches and nature without travelling too far, then it is very easy to get to the Sentosa Island. The island is connected to the city of Singapore by a bridge, so you can either travel by taxi, take the Sentosa Express train from the Harbour Front underground station, or take the cable car...

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  • Petronas Twin Towers

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    Soaring to a height of 451.9 meters, the 88-storey twin structure of the Petronas Towers is Kuala Lumpur's crown jewel. A sky bridge at levels 41 and 42 links the two towers, at 170 meters above street level. The attraction is open to visitors between 9am - 9pm every Tuesday to Sunday. Best to purchase a ticket online to avoid the queue. There's...

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  • Asakusa

    Tokyo Things to Do

    As you pass through Hozomon you will see the Five Storey Pagoda to your left. This, like other buildings in the complex, dates originally from 942 but has been many times destroyed by fire and rebuilt. Most recently, fires from the World War Two Tokyo air raids razed it to the ground, and it was rebuilt through donations made by faithful Buddhists...

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  • Forbidden City

    Beijing Things to Do

    A very serious advice: Pay attention to every detail of the explanation done by our guide (person or book), during the visit: that way you will find out that "peace and harmony" is the dominant concept all across the place. You will visit doors, palaces and halls of all kinds of peace and harmony: Supreme harmony, preserving harmony, Heavenly...

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  • Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Seoul Things to Do

    I think it is best to visit the palaces in Seoul in the morning, there are a couple and you can go to one palace to another by foot. Don't try to use the subway to save time. Of course to make your trip memorable, don't miss to take a photo with the palace guard :)

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  • Massages

    Goa Things to Do

    In front of Titanic restaurant on Palolem beach I found a husband and wife team from Menali who were offering massages - the husband would massage male clients and his wife the ladies. She gave me a wonderful head massage, with a short shoulder rub thrown in (and boy was I tempted to go for the full thing!). For 15 minutes I paid 120 INR (which was...

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  • Intramuros

    Manila Things to Do

    The National Press Club of the Philippines is located at 1 Magallenas Drive just at the end of Jones Bridge which leads to Chinatown. When it was formed in 1952 the members were only journalists as TV broadcasts were comparatively new. The club tries to protect press freedom and the dignity of the newspaper profession, helps journalists that face...

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  • Out of Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels

    Ho Chi Minh City Things to Do

    This tour was arranged by Impresstravel .Departed from our hotel ,the Liberty Central about 7.30 am ,a quick stopover at the Mekong Rest Stop and Dai Dao Temple,located at Thanh That My Tho. The Mekong Delta is located on the southeast of Ho Chi Minh City.We reached the pier, found that there's a few shops selling souvenirs ,and T shirts . We board...

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  • Phi Phi Islands

    Phuket Things to Do

    We had a one day tour, were picked up from the hotel and taken to the boat in Phuket, and off to Phi Phi island. There were awesome views of the beautiful rock formations and we snorkeled for an hour before lunch. It was an awesome experience,

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  • Gateway of India

    Mumbai Things to Do

    "Welcome to Mumbai!" This was the expression I felt, when I first saw 'Gateway of India'! This is a must to see. This is also departing point for ferries to Elephanta Caves or other beaches. Down is a link for the Ferry Time Table. JFYI : http://alibagtourism.com/ferry-time-table

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  • Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

    Penang Things to Do

    Penang Hill is located in Air Itam which is 6 kilometres from city of Georgetown.The hill stands out prominently from the lowland as a hilly and forested area,That's why we are hot up there. Adult RM 30.00 Senior RM 30.00 Child ( Aged 4 -12 years ) RM 15.00 School/College/University Student RM 15.00

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  • Island Hopping

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    I consider Allan Fun Tours as the most affordable Island Hopping tour in Boracay. We went there last July 2013 and for only P700 plus P20 for the snorkelling gears, we had an amazing tour with drink/eat-all-you-can lunch buffet. We want to try the Crystal Cove Cave so we paid an extra of P200 per person. I love the cave and the view outside the...

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  • Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort)

    Lahore Things to Do

    The Shish Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) was built for the empress and her court and installed with screens to conceal them from prying eyes. It was constructed by Asif Khan the then governor of Lahore for Emperor Shah Jehan in 1631-32. Embellished with mirror work, stucco tracery, gilding and pietra dura and fretwork in marble, the palace consists of a...

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  • Mazar-e-Quaid

    Karachi Things to Do

    Quaid-e-Azam`s Mausoleum is a prominent and impressive landmark of Karachi. Designed by Architect Yahya Merchant, this white marble Mausoleum with its curved arches and copper grills was completed in 1970. Its cool interior reflects the green of a four-tiered crystal chandelier gifted by the peoples Republic of China. There is a large park...

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  • Tam Awan Village

    Baguio Things to Do

    I would have wanted to experience a night or 2 in one of the native dwelling houses. i really thought it would be fun but due to limited time, my friend and I just explore the village. The tribal dance performed by young Igorots is amazing. You can also visit the village's souvenir shop and try donning assortment of native costumes for a token...

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  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    Hanoi Things to Do

    Ho Chi Minh was at first the Prime Minister of Vietnam and later on he was chosen by his own people as a president of the country, before he was death he's requested to be cremated and embalmed he wants his body placed in the Mauseleum, probably its a strange situation to see himself lying in one of the place inside, but for the people of Vietnam...

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  • Ko Larn - Coral Island

    Pattaya Things to Do

    The best and cheapest way to koh larn island is by the ferry which goes from the pier near walking street. It is about 45 mins journey and worth it. They charge only 30 bahts and dont get into the trap of someone else. You pay while boarding. Once at the beach, select a proper site, book a seat with umbrella to ur taste and enjoy the sun and...

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  • Gion (Geisha district)

    Kyoto Things to Do

    For the most part our “Essential Honshu” tour, booked through Inside Japan, didn’t include any extras, leaving us free to explore with the group or alone. But an exception to this was the Walking Tour of Gion that had been arranged for us in Kyoto. Gion is one of the main Geisha districts in Kyoto, and arguably its most famous. Our tour was led...

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  • A' Famosa

    Melaka Things to Do

    Porta de Santiago Fortress was built by the Portuguese, under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, in 1511. They had attacked Melaka and overthrown the sultan who fled to Johor. They built the fortress as a defensive structure. At its height the fortress was made up of several long ramparts and four major towers. Most of the village of Melaka was...

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  • Island Hopping

    Cebu City Things to Do

    As you are in Cebu, dont forget to make a day trip to Olango Island, in which as first u have to reach Mactan Lapu Lapu w the jeepneys and / or Vhires departing next to the SM Shopping Mall ... From Angasil Pier or in front of the Hilton Hotel Pier the boats are departing in about every 30 mins in which u can reach Olango Island in 20 mins. As u...

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  • Old Batavia - Kota

    Jakarta Things to Do

    The old kota Batavia is not as busy as in the 17th century any more. There are less business activities. There are only hawkers selling local food on their moving vehicles. The old bridge is across the canal.

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  • Shah Faisal Masjid

    Islamabad Things to Do

    I really inspired with Faisal Mosque located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Many professional photographers love to capture the beautiful masque in their camera. I just have seen some inspiration by different Photographers at http://photographyinspired.com/shah-faisal-mosque-islamabad-inspirational-photography.php

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  • Angthong National Marine Park

    Ko Samui Things to Do

    I didn't go with this company but picked up their leaflet and can tell you what they have to offer. Most companies going to the National Marine Park have the same or similar activity schedule and we actually came across two other groups of people when we were there ourselves, but everything is timed so that the tourists are not kayaking or...

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  • Nanjing Lu

    Shanghai Things to Do

    Nanjing Road, starts at the Bund in the east and ends in the west at the junction of Jing'an Temple and Yan'an West Street. Today it is a must-see metropolitan destination attracting thousands of fashion-seeking shoppers from all over the world. We started this shopping walk at the centre point, the tour guide point to the east wanted us to meet at...

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  • Long Neck Women

    Chiang Mai Things to Do

    I came here, wherever it was, as part of a long-necked tribe daytrip I did from Chiang Mai. We arrived after visiting an orchid farm and riding elephant at the Chok Chai Elephant Camp but things just seemed to be very touristy with lots of souvenir stalls selling tribal arts and crafts and jewellery items. The girls here come from several different...

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  • Thai Massage

    Hat Yai Things to Do

    This trip to Hat Yai, I have my massage in the hotel, The Hansa JB Hotel. Some major hotels like Lee Garden Plaza Hotel and Sakura Hotel run their Thai Massage Services for house guests and walk-in guests. The 90 minutes service is price from 240 baht - 350 baht. Foot massage service are more common, there are along the street, the service charge...

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  • Red Fort

    Delhi Things to Do

    This impressive fortress is Delhis most famous building. It's located in the old Delhi part of the city and was once the Palace of the Moguls. We only saw it from outside because we visited on a sunday and there was a big crowd waiting in front of the entrance and our sightseeing tour didn't give us enough time to go inside.

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  • Durbar Square

    Kathmandu Things to Do

    durbar square is kathmandu's vibrant heart, with amazing ancient temples, a royal palace and the kumar devi's house. each temple and stupa presents the richest intricate carvings you can imagine. The square is closed to traffic, so it is pleasant to explore. Entrance is 750 rupees,, vut this includes the royal palace museum.

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  • Tennoji park

    Osaka Things to Do

    Also in the park is the zoo. Entrance fee is 500 Yen / 150 Yen for children. The zoo is open from 9:30 - 17:00. closed on monday. There are some modern exhibits, like the one about africa. And we think it is a nice place to visit with children. Some 360° pictures can be seen on this website:...

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  • Tuol Sleng Museum

    Phnom Penh Things to Do

    Tuol Sleng Museum was originally a high school and later used as a security prison (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime.The classrooms were converted into tiny prison cells and torture chambers.Prisoners were repeatedly tortured with beatings,electric shock and hanging upside down then dropped into water barrels.The lower floors are filled with...

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  • People's Park

    Tagaytay Things to Do

    The building here was a project of ex president Marcos, but it was never completed. It is located around 8 kms from the rotunda and is built on the highest of the surrounding hills and offers spectacular views of Lake Taal. Many souvenir shops and fruit stands. Entrance 50 pesos.

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  • Manukan Island

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Visited the Manukan island as a part of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park 3 island hopping tour. TARP consists of 5 islands ,the Gaya, Mamutik, Manukan,Sapi and Sulug, but we just visited Manukan , Mamutik and we had our lunch on Sapi island. Departed from Jesselton Harbour , and it just took about 15 minutes to reach. Pay the Harbor tax,Sabah Park...

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  • Beitou Hot Springs

    Taipei Things to Do

    The Beitou hot springs are easily reached form central Taipei by the very efficient metro. Take a train to Beitou (on the Danshui line), change trains for a shuttle to Xinbeitou. First visit the Hot Springs Museum in the old Japanese Bathhouse (free, with complimentary slippers), with tatami rooms upstairs and the old bathhouse (like a roman bath)...

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  • Lalbagh Botanical Garden

    Bangalore Things to Do

    Great place to spend a couple of hours. Beautiful garden with many nice spots to rest. Don't miss the monkeys. If you have done a morning tour, you can have lunch in the MTR restaurant just across the road from the main entrance.

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  • Six Banyan Temple

    Guangzhou Things to Do

    Liu Rong Si is a cool little temple that is definitely visit-worthy. The immediate block surrounding the temple is full of stores selling Buddhist regalia and incense, and has a laid-back vibe to it. Entrance is cheap and if you want to take part in the Buddhist tradition, you can grab free incense near the entrance and burn some sticks for...

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  • Sarawak River Cruise

    Kuching Things to Do

    The Sarawak River Cruise goes for 1.5 hours and cost RM60 each, we could have booked a cheaper tour but we liked the look of this big boat. There is unlimited free drinks of orange juice and plates of delicious layer cake and you can also purchase alcohol from the bar. The cruise was a bit late leaving and we thought it must be tourists who were...

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  • Tiger Cave Temple

    Krabi Things to Do

    Take a challenge, climb 1237 steps to the peak of the mountain. Sounds easy, but remember that the steps are all different and most of them are higher than normal are. I sow there young and old but I don't definitely recommend this to people who fear heights or having some kind of coordination problems. The steps are not equal (and some are "knee...

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  • Amber Fort

    Jaipur Things to Do

    Amber Fort is one of the most beautiful and impressive fortresses of India. Located a few kilometers north of Jaipur in a hilly area it was a regional capital before Jai Singh II. decided to build a new residence in Jaipur. A lot of tourists use the service of the elefant drivers and ride uphillon the back of these animals. But they say that the...

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  • Istana Besar

    Johor Bahru Things to Do

    If there's one thing we really appreciate in Johor is this museum, which houses a good collection of royal heirloom, impressive rare artefacts and a good record of the history of the States's Royal Family.

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  • Parks and Gardens

    Hyderabad Things to Do

    Ramoji film city is a kind of a massive park of various film sets...Its just awesome (but only when u go there for the first time)...If you are a bollywood fan u'll notice here the sets that u see in many movies...There isnt much to do but the sets are beautifull...and so are some of the parks... Also they have a theatre in there...it is a train...

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  • Ayala Triangle

    Makati Things to Do

    Ayala Triangle The Ayala Triangle is a sub-district of the Makati central business district, comprising of the parcel of land between Ayala Avenue, Makati Avenue and Paseo de Roxas, as well as the buildings on those streets. Many multinational companies, banks and other major businesses make their home on the triangle, noted by the many...

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  • Marina Beach

    Chennai (Madras) Things to Do

    The most popular destination in Chennai is of course, the Marina Beach! It runs some 15 kms in length and the sands are almost a km in from the road!! The biggest negative is how littered it is!! PLease always keep an eye on where you are placing your feet..you could step on almost anything if not careful!! Saddest thing this to see such an awesome...

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  • Diving and Snorkeling

    Pulau Tioman Things to Do

    This is among main reason why many tourists visit here. Get ready to check with your hotel on the best place to go for the best underwater experience. Make sure you not seasick from the boat ride. Enjoy!

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  • Chocolate Hills

    Bohol Things to Do

    There is one stop over during the Loboc cruise - a place full of kids in ati-atihan costumes! Make sure you bring some cash as you have to give some donations if you want to take picture with the kids :) Here are photos of me!

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