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    Shinagawa #17: Yatsuyama Bridge
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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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Cambodia

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Taiwan

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Burma

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Laos

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Uzbekistan

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Bangladesh

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Brunei

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Kazakhstan

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Maldives

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Macao

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Mongolia

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Kyrgyzstan

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Afghanistan

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Bhutan

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Tajikistan

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North Korea

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East Timor

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Turkmenistan

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Bangkok

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  • Grand Palace

    Bangkok Things to Do

    The Grand Palace was built from the ruins of Ayutthaya, Thailand's ancient capital. With few resources they stripped every stone and brick from Ayutthaya, leaving only the temples, and shipped each one down the Chao Phraya river the hundred kilometers to Bangkok. The Grand Palace was vast - populated with thousands of staff and family members; they...

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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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  • Raffles Hotel - Singapore

    Singapore Hotels

    Yes, it''s true, even the staff at the raffles hotel say that their iconic and historic hotel are...

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  • Clarke Quay

    4 out of 5 stars

    Singapore Restaurants

    Had a great meal there a couple weeks ago with my wife. We had a ton of seafood for less than $100. The trick is to order several small dishes and share them. We ordered four and were stuffed...we wanted to try the crab and lobster, but decided to sample everything we could instead. Let me just say: this place did not disappoint. We had scallops,...

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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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  • Local Food

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kuala Lumpur Restaurants

    The kitchen is like a grandmother kitchen very homely. Stir-Fried Water Spinach ( Kangkong in Malay) With Spicy Shrimp Paste (Belacan in Malay) Ingredients: 1. 400g of water spinach (kangkong) 2. 50g shrimp paste (belacan) 3. 50g dried shrimps (rinse and soak in 150ml of water) 4. 5 bulbs of shallots 5. 5 bulbs of garlic 6. 4-8 red chillis...

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Tokyo

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  • Ginza

    4 out of 5 stars

    Tokyo Things to Do

    At first I don't have the money to shop here. This is the luxury shopping district in Tokyo. We do not have a shopping district like this in Belgium, this is enormously place. This is a place for shopaholic where one can shop till they drop. Ginza is not only for shoppers, is also for visitors who has no money like us (laugh). Incredibly massive...

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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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Seoul

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  • Gyeongbokgung Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Seoul Things to Do

    Among the Four Royal Palaces in Seoul, Gyeongbok Palace is the most popular for tourists and is the one included in a half day City Tour of Seoul if you have a really long layover from Incheon Airport if riding Asiana or Korean Airlines (these tours are complimentary). Gyeongbok Palace was the Main Palace of the Chosun dynasty until it got...

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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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  • Street Vendors

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Seoul Restaurants

    Seoul is no exception than any other Asian country, street food in Seoul is remarkable. I was so curious about their local specialty. At first I'm doubting, this is a first time in my life see this kind of food. I have to stare at it for long time before I able to try it Now I'm on the food, which is one of the better aspects in Seoul. Tasty,...

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Ho Chi Minh City

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Beijing

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Mumbai

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  • Gateway of India

    4 out of 5 stars

    Mumbai Things to Do

    The view you have is very nice and there are a lot of Indian people around you too. You won't see a lot of foreigners so that's nice too. The scenery is the Port of Mumbai and the harbour that is located next to it

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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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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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  • Local Food

    4 out of 5 stars

    Goa Restaurants

    On calngutu Beach near Domino's pizza there is small restaurant where you can get Gujarati thali. with garama garam rotli. 2 shak, 4 rotli, dal-rice, achar, papad, Chash...just only 70rs full limited meal. so its gud option for Gujarati pure veg thali. Mob No. 09923177226 there are so many dish i find and yes jain food and dishes also available. i...

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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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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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  • Street Food & Hawkers

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Restaurants

    Brother Sheng is owner of this stalls,he is nice.When i order a drink call ''Teh Tarik'' ,Brother Sheng is very funny to show a bit acrobatics to making ''Teh Tarik''. Brother Sheng love to use his old stove,he said old stove making drinks and bread is more yummy.Early morning in 5 am,Brother Sheng need take 30 min to start his fire inside the...

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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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Phuket

See all 3231 Phuket Tips
  • Phi Phi Islands

    4 out of 5 stars

    Phuket Things to Do

    We traveld with HongTae Tours from Patong Beach. They picked us up at the hotell at least 40 minutes late, and we left with the boat also to late... The boat trip itself, was not good! To many people on the boat, its a long trip and you dont see anything unless you sit in front of the boat. Of course there are differetn boats, but most of them...

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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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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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