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    Kamoi Sugiyama Shrine
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See all 10598 Bangkok Tips
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Streetfood

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bangkok Restaurants

    Thailand is known for some exotic street food. You can definitely find some on Soi Rambuttri. In a few places along the walking street, some vendors walk around with a basket of grilled scorpions on a stick. The vendor is definite In searched of tourist wanted to try the experience. The cost to try one of these scorpions is the equivalent of $5...



See all 4746 Singapore Tips
  • 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...

  • Raffles Hotel - Singapore

    Singapore Hotels

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

  • 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,...


Kuala Lumpur

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  • Petronas Twin Towers

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    Most of César Pelli's buildings look like a post-modern future as imagined by Fritz Lang in the movie Metropolis. His twin Petronas Towers seem to be a mix of New York Art Deco fused with local Malaysian styles and cast in concrete and glass. You can almost imagine shimmering electrical plasma rings moving up and down the two towers. It's not...

  • 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...

  • 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...



See all 3205 Seoul Tips
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Korean Customs

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Seoul Restaurants

    We lived near Namsangol Hanok village which was full of restaurants and cafes around. As it was my 21 Birthday, we decided to go the Korean BBQ restaurant. This type of restaurants is more expensive than usual Korean restaurant, but we loved this place! Korean BBQ restaurant means that you will cook meat by yourself ( System: customers decide, how...



See all 4356 Tokyo Tips
  • Harajuku And Omote Sando

    Tokyo Things to Do

    Omotesando is a neighborhood in the Shibuya Ward of Tokyo located between Harajuku and Shibuya crossing, but much closer to Harajuku. The main street, a wide tree-lined boulevard, was created as the primary entrance to Meiji Shrine. Today the area is one of Japan's high end shopping districts, featuring several major huge outlets for major brands....

  • 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

    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...


Ho Chi Minh City

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See all 2082 Goa Tips
  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls

    Goa Things to Do

    Dudhsagar Waterfall is among the highest water falls in India. It lies in the southern part of Goa, towards the border with Karnataka state, in the Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary/Molem National Park. The water fall is at its peak flow during the monsoon months from mid-June to September and wanes out towards the summers from March to early...

  • Leela

    Goa Hotels

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

  • 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...



See all 2019 Mumbai Tips
  • 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

  • Taj Mahal Palace Tower

    Mumbai Hotels

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

  • 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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See all 2192 Manila Tips
  • 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...

  • 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

    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...



See all 2520 Penang Tips
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...



See all 529 Lahore Tips
  • Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort)

    Lahore Things to Do

    Shahi Qila is situated in front of Badshahi Mosque. It is a huge forte bounding a lot of beauty. A great ancient work of architecture. Without Visiting Lahrore Forte your visit to Lahore is incomplete. History of Lahoe Forte is very old. Originally It was built some 1000 years ago. But current Lohore Forte was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1566...

  • Pearl Continental Lahore

    Lahore Hotels

    It is a five star hotel located on the beautiful and historic Mall road Lahore. PC Lahore is a...

  • 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...



See all 2837 Hanoi Tips
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hanoi Things to Do

    It is located in the centre of Ba Dinh Square, which is the place where Vietminh leader Ho Chi Minh, Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration of Independence on 2 September 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

  • Essence Hanoi Hotel

    Hanoi Hotels

    Ranks as one of the best stays I have had in 40 years of travel and hotels around the world in a...

  • 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...



See all 3246 Phuket Tips
  • Phi Phi Islands

    4 out of 5 stars

    Phuket Things to Do

    We booked with Phuket Tours Direct to go on the HongTae Tours trip to Phi Phi island. After travelling an hour to the port and sitting through the 45mins safety session we were informed that my 5 month pregnant wife could not go on the boat. After showing the tour operator her medical certificate (as we knew this could be a problem) they were...

  • Amari Coral Beach Resort

    Phuket Hotels

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

  • 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...



See all 1768 Delhi Tips
  • Red Fort

    4 out of 5 stars

    Delhi Things to Do

    One of the principal sites of Delhi and visited by thousands is the Red Fort or Lal Quila. Magnificent 30 odd metre sandstone walls, by their colour give the name. Built from 1638 by the Mughal emperors on the transfer of the capital from Agra to what became Shahjahanabad, it took 9 years to complete. At one time there were 14 gates into the fort...

  • The Imperial

    Delhi Hotels

    Few hotels in the world impress me in the way the Imperial did when I stayed here in Feb/Mar 2009...

  • Street food and traditions

    4 out of 5 stars

    Delhi Restaurants

    Paranthe wali Gali (lane of parantha-makers)in Chandni Chowk area of Delhi, India, noted for its series of shops selling paratha, a fried Indian bread. I'd heard a lot about this place and when I reached there I was completely lost,now I usally go there so I know many shops. the parantha's were really delicious and mouth watering.when i go there I...


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