Monthly Archives: June 2014

Strolling through a Japanese Garden

The Shinjuku Gyoen Garden is the complete opposite of the ‘scramble crossing’ as seen in the previous blog post.  Where the ‘scramble crossing’ was concrete, asphalt, high rises, cars, noise and lots of people, the Garden is quiet, green, natural … Continue reading

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People-watching at the Shibuya ‘scramble crossing’ in Tokyo

From our hotel in the Shinjuku area we made our way on foot to the Shinjuku Station, one of Tokyo’s biggest.  It holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s busiest transport hub, averaging 3.64 million passengers daily.  Then we … Continue reading

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Pictorial Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it is more commonly known is a bustling city in the south of Vietnam close to the Mekong River Delta.  It is a diverse city known for its old world charm and friendliness … Continue reading

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A fairytale of Sri Hartamas

Once upon a time in a land far away, there lived a good king and his queen. He was dearly loved by his subjects, so much so in fact, that he actually served two terms as their loyal king. He … Continue reading

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Medan, Sumatra as a weekend travel destination!

Medan is not the most exciting travel destination in south-east Asia but it can be an interesting one. With a population of just over 2 million people, Medan, located on the Indonesian island of Sumatra is the 4th largest city … Continue reading

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