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Philippines

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India

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Malaysia

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Thailand

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Japan

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Indonesia

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China

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Pakistan

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Vietnam

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Singapore

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South Korea

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Sri Lanka

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Hong Kong

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Nepal

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Burma

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Cambodia

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Taiwan

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Laos

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Uzbekistan

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Brunei

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Bangladesh

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Maldives

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Kazakhstan

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Macao

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Afghanistan

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Mongolia

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Kyrgyzstan

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Bhutan

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Tajikistan

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North Korea

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Turkmenistan

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East Timor

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Bangkok

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  • Grand Palace

    Bangkok Things to Do

    If you are fortune enough to catch the changing of the guard you are lucking. It is short but impressive. It is funny watching all the visitors jump in front of the guards as they are marching. Some not moving until the guards are right on top of them. Have to get that perfect shot I guess. But it seemed a little disrespectful. It is one thing to...

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  • The Oriental, Bangkok

    Bangkok Hotels

    its an experience one must have...stay there at any cost. its totally worth it in every way u can...

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  • Streetfood

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bangkok Restaurants

    There's a stall/restaurant which grill seafood. We had the grilled fish (seabass). It included the salted grilled fish and salad. Price was just 350 baht and it was really good!! There's another stall which is popular for the green papaya salad. For us it was the best som tum we had in Thailand. It had the perfect balance of salty, sour, spicy...

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Singapore

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  • Sentosa Island

    Singapore Things to Do

    Worst experience ever due to combination of broken attraction and staff who really do not like customers ruining their chill out time. We prebooked a birthday party with two lanes for a group of 8-9 year old kids. Wave machine booked for 11am, at 11am on the dot staff wonder up and fiddle with the machine - it's broken. Nobody bothers to mention...

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  • Ritz Carlton Millenia

    Singapore Hotels

    http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Singapore/Information/Default.htm he Ritz-Carlton Millenia...

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  • Bugis Village Hawker Center

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Singapore Restaurants

    As with other Hawker Centers,The Albert Center market and Food Centers assorted Hawker foods is an ecletic mix of Singaporean, Malysian, Indonesian, Peranakan, Regional Chinese, Regional Indian and Sri Lankan Cuisines which are really cheap on the budget. Furthermore, the place is packed with locals and is always full. Here are some pictures of the...

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Kuala Lumpur

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  • Petronas Twin Towers

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    The Iconic Twin Towers which I used to See only on TV and Magazines BUT...............IN June 2014 I had the privilege to climb up the tallest Twin Towers in the World :) It was worth it and A dream come true. You gotta try it when you're in KL. The views were just awesome. It was one of the reasons for my visit to Malaysia..PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS...

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  • Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur Hotels

    A fabulous stay and a great hotel in all respects especially with regards to the range of...

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  • Streetfood

    4 out of 5 stars

    Kuala Lumpur Restaurants

    Not far from Bintang Walk which is Kuala Lumpur's busiest shopping area you will find Jalan Alor which is an entire street that is full of cheap hawker food. There are tables and chairs along the sides of the road and footpaths and everyone wants you to eat from their stall. This area is extremely busy at night with locals and tourists and as...

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Tokyo

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  • Imperial Palace(Kokyo Gaien National...

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Tokyo Things to Do

    Is a huge open park space. The park is also maintained and significantly less crowded and provides a great view of the palace ground’s traditional Japanese architecture. Kokyo Gaien is also adjacent to Hibiya Park. The Marunouchi Skyline has an excellent view from the Kokyo Gaien. Marunouchi is the most famous business districts in Japan. In recent...

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  • Park Hyatt Tokyo

    Tokyo Hotels

    The Park Hyatt Tokyo is everything I expected from the highest quality of hotels. All of the staff...

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  • McDonald's

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Tokyo Restaurants

    Every country has unique items at McDonald's and Japan is no different. We made it a point to visit McD's once during our trip and got to partake in these delicious Japanese items: - Ebi-O-Filet: Similar to a fish filet but made with "ebi" (Japanese for shrimp) pattie - Shaka Shaka: Special seasoning to add to fries - Green Tea McFlurry If you...

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Ho Chi Minh City

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Goa

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  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls

    Goa Things to Do

    Dudhsagar Waterfalls, at 2,000 feet high, are the highest falls in India. Dudhsagar means "sea of milk" and the name comes from the white foam created from the force of the water as it drops. From the parking lot, it's about a 5-10 minute hike down to the falls. It can be a little rough for anyone with mobility problems. You'll pass through lush...

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  • Leela

    Goa Hotels

    I stayed in Leela for a week . It was a great experience. Everything about Leela is awesome, its...

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  • Alma's - Sinquerim Beach

    Goa Restaurants

    We just loved this restaurant..It was just a short walk from our hotel..Open air, family owned, friendly. small..great food for very cheap, we ate here more than anywhere else in Goa!! Most evenings we ate here it was usually just around Rs. 100 - 200 including beer!! My favorite dish was the Dal Fry and Garlic Chapati..I have never tased such good...

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Mumbai

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  • Gateway of India

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • Taj Mahal Palace Tower

    Mumbai Hotels

    FANTASTIC :-) Right from the doormen, through to the security, check-in desk, the customary garland...

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  • Leopold

    4 out of 5 stars

    Mumbai Restaurants

    Life is normal in Leopold Cafe now. November 26, 2008, three of the ten Pakistani terrorists who had sneaked into the city via sea route opened fire with AK47s at Leopold Cafe, claiming 10 lives and the bullet holes are still present and it was near my head in the window in the upstairs area. "Good Lord! There is a big hole in the ceiling...

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Seoul

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  • Namsan (South Mountain) and Seoul Tower

    Seoul Things to Do

    Well, what can I say, I think anyone who goes to Seoul should visit the Seoul Tower. And, we did, too! So, here is my write up... I'll start with the locks. Without really knowing but it seemed obvious that people come here and attach a lock to the fence at one of the viewing decks to profess "forever love". The locks had writing on them with...

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  • Lotte Hotel Seoul

    Seoul Hotels

    We stayed here for a week. It is very nice but DO NOT have your laundry done by them, a piece of...

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  • Western Bars and Hofs (Korean Bars)

    Seoul Nightlife

    There are several "Woodstock" music bars in Seoul, even Gangnam. The one I like best is on Yeoksam-dong side of Gangnam station, up the hill towards the second irish pub location. hard to find, but absolutely unique in terms of character. laid back. good music. darts if you like. from what I understood, the place got started as a pure act of love...

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Beijing

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Manila

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  • Luneta - Rizal Park

    Manila Things to Do

    This is the equivalent of Central Park New York . The Philippines has somethiing to offer similar - what they call the Rizal Park (formerly Luneta Park ) located at the capital city of Manila . It is the countryy's most popular park. It is also historical that goes back as far as the Spanish colonization of the country in 1521. This park was named...

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  • Makati Shangri-La Manila

    Manila Hotels

    This is my Makati Shangrila Tips with the Newer Pictures. The Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is a...

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  • Greenbelt and Glorietta

    4 out of 5 stars

    Manila Restaurants

    well, who doesn't know about tony romas? we all know that tony roma's is a famous ribs and steak consortium that has branches around the globe. This international chain started in the 1970's in the US State of Florida in Miami and it became famous around the world for their slow cooked ribs (mostly pork like baby back ribs, regular pork ribs, beef...

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Lahore

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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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  • Avari Lahore

    Lahore Hotels

    Rooms are comparable to Pearl Continental Hotel but rent is a bit cheap. I would recommend trying...

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  • Coco's Cafe

    5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Restaurants

    YUMMMMY - MOST EXOTIC RESTAURANT I HAVE EVER BEEN TO Andaaz is located right across the road from the grand Badshahi Masjid Is owned by a USA trained chef - AMAZING AMAZING food Surprisingly refreshing - low on the ahhh so spicy chili- FLAVORFUL And the view and ambiance is to die for - guy has a collection of artifacts/ crafts aging back to the...

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Phuket

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  • Phi Phi Islands

    4 out of 5 stars

    Phuket Things to Do

    My agent and friend, Rebelo, when we were preparing the trip, showed me a package with 2 days in Phi Phi islands, saying it was tourist trap, the islands were easily visited in one day, and we could enjoy those nights somewhere else. We accepted the suggestion, and saw he was right. But the contrast between the violent surf in our coast (monsoon...

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  • Amari Coral Beach Resort

    Phuket Hotels

    Amari Coral Beach Resort is superbly located on a secluded private beach at the southern-most corner...

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  • Clubs, bars, go go

    Phuket Nightlife

    Tattoo Bar is opposite Sabai Beach Restaurant Loma Park and is one of our favorite bars; it is right in front of Patong Tattoo which is owned by our very good friends of many years Mit and Wat. It is one of the first places we take friends and family for a drink (and a tattoo) I have lost count of the amount of parties, get togethers and fun...

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Hanoi

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  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hanoi Things to Do

    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the most important site in Hanoi for all loyal Vietnamese people. Ho Chi Minh, the nation's hero, is laid out there (against his will, by the way - he wanted to be cremated after his death!). Be prepared to see hundreds of people waiting to get a short glimpse of his body. Uncle Ho is presented there for 9 months - the...

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  • Sofitel Metropole Hotel

    Hanoi Hotels

    We did not stay here. We visited because it was famous and ended up having lunch here. The Grand...

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  • Cha Ca La Vong

    3 out of 5 stars

    Hanoi Restaurants

    I guess i'm in the luck making the right decision leading my group of 40 pax opt not going to this restaurant at the end of Hanoi-Ha Long Bay visit. We're heading to airport unexpectedly early (something fishy) and no thanks to the local tour guide keep bragging about this 200 yrs. old restaurant serving Cha Ca fish trying to convince us to lunch...

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Penang

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  • Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

    Penang Things to Do

    There's a cable car to take you up Penang hill. I went on the first dry Saturday in a few weeks, after a very wet week, during the school holiday, just after Christmas, at about 11am. I therefore ended up queuing for nearly 2 hours (and 30 mins on the way back). Was it worth it? Probably not quite. I did enjoy the views, the temples and some of the...

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  • Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

    Penang Hotels

    we were overall very pleased with the hotel especially considering we found a package meaning rooms...

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  • The Ship

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Restaurants

    Having lived on Penang for many years, I've only ever been ill twice after eating at a restaurant and each time it was after eating here. I suspect it was the "sour cream" dressing for the baked potatoes. I'm afraid I've never been back again, which is a shame because The Ship is a nice place to go to. Steak

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Kyoto

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  • Gion (Geisha District)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kyoto Things to Do

    In the evening we had a quick stroll through the Gion area of the city. It was pretty with its wooden buildings and lamps. However, I do not feel we really did the area justice as we were exhausted, hungry and cold by the time we got here. Gion is Kyoto's most famous geisha district. It is located around Shijo Avenue between Yasaka Shrine in the...

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  • Hotel Granvia Kyoto

    Kyoto Hotels

    We stayed 3 nights at Kyoto Granvia Hotel from Feb. 27 to Mar 1, 2008. We paid Yen 17,600 per night,...

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  • Kaiten zushi

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kyoto Restaurants

    One of the must-have eating experiences on any visit to Japan is a visit to a kaiten or conveyor- belt sushi restaurant, and this one in Kyoto is a great example. On the ground floor (or first floor I guess, since the Japanese follow the US convention in numbering floors) is a counter where diners perch on stools and choose from the plates that...

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