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     The welcoming attitude, food, breathtaking landscape, and willingness to make your visit worth your while 

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     Very difficult to get up-to-date road maps as renovations are on-going. 

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     60% of the Earth's Population Lives here - You Gotta See It. 

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See all 10366 Bangkok Tips
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Street Food

    Bangkok Restaurants

    Instead of eating at the hotel we went for a walk around the night market close by. After spending an hour we came across the food stalls. Bought some lovely caremelised pork, rice and a few bits and bobs like fresh pineapple that we asked to be cut up into eatable pieces. Down at one end of the market there are a few tables and benches under cover...



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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...

  • Raffles Hotel - Singapore

    Singapore Hotels

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

  • Newton Hawker Centre

    Singapore Restaurants

    If you don't already know, the tastiest Singapore food and dishes are found in hawker centres in the residential areas. And Newton Hawker Centre is one of the many except that it is very well known but the food is more expensive than hawker centres visited by locals. There is also another problem. Hawker centres are not air conditioned and you...


Kuala Lumpur

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See all 4100 Tokyo Tips
  • 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...

  • Park Hyatt Tokyo

    Tokyo Hotels

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

  • McDonald's

    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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See all 3050 Seoul Tips
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Seoul Things to Do

    Since 1395 it was the main royal palace in Joseon Dynasty. Mostly all building were destroyed during Japanese occupation in 1910. But of course it was refurbished and now it's beautiful nad waiting for you ;-) Entrance fee is only 3,000 Won . The whole area is big so it will take about one to 1,5 hours to spend. Many palaces/halls/gates. Palace...

  • 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...

  • 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...



See all 2069 Goa Tips
  • 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...

  • Leela

    Goa Hotels

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


    Goa Restaurants

    Most nights this place is get there early! The food here is kinda basic but they serve huge portions! Its kinda like a chip shop menu...brilliant fish, sausages, pies etc. Tashi is a great host and they do various themed nights like bingo etc.



See all 2061 Manila Tips
  • 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...

  • Makati Shangri-La Manila

    Manila Hotels

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

  • Greenbelt and Glorietta

    Manila Restaurants

    Part two of My Umu Japanese restaurant tips with more pictures. Umu Japanese restaurant in Dusit Hotel Manila in Makati City is knowned for really expensive but very satisfying japanese cuisine and they have seasonal promotions for the different japanese regional cuisines with the japanese goodies flown strait from japan hence the amazing...


Ho Chi Minh City

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See all 3193 Phuket Tips
  • 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,

  • Trisara

    Phuket Hotels

    Stayed here during my honeymoon. The most luxury I've ever stayed in! Got a discounted rate because...

  • Clubs, bars, go go

    Phuket Nightlife

    Well what can I say about Black Cat Bar in Soi Gonzo except we have had many fun nights there. Black Cat's has plenty of seating, dart boards, big screen televisions and fantastic friendly staff. They often have a live DJ and put on delicious barbeques. This is a very hard place to leave, there is no such thing as popping in for a couple of...



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Boracay Island

See all 1637 Boracay Island Tips
  • 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...

  • Dave's Straw Hat Inn

    Boracay Island Hotels

    Set back a short way from White Beach, Dave's Straw Hat Inn is the perfect place to sit back and...

  • Getting around.

    Boracay Island Things to Do

    The best and cheapest way to get around really, is by Bike Taxi.These things are really cheap and a trip to White Beach for us was 100 peso (around £1.20) each way from the pier, and along the main road that runs along between Station 1 and Station 3 at White Beach, and you want to move between Stations, it is around 20 peso.And of course, if your...



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See all 541 Lahore Tips
  • 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...

  • Avari Lahore

    Lahore Hotels

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

  • Coco's Cafe

    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...



See all 474 Karachi Tips
  • 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...

  • Avari Towers Karachi

    Karachi Hotels

    My family stayed here for 2 nights. Everything was perfect. I love Karachi and this hotel added to...

  • Salt n Pepper Village Restaurant

    Karachi Restaurants

    Best attraction about Village is its location. No other restaurant is located on sea shore in this area. Secondly they have a great variety of dishes including fish, bar-b-q, Indian, Chinese, pizza, deserts, Qulfi & Ice Cream. They do offer seasonal fruits. As I am very fond of sweets so I liked their desert menu. They do offer Juices which are...


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