Posts made in 2010


Last updated: 01/23/17 It is often said about Singapore that you only need 2 to 3 days to see the good sites within city-state.  Distances to most major locations exceeds no more than 20 minutes walking from any one to another (zoos and major parks excluded).  Most tourists can bust out the country in this time, except a few with more focused desires other than site seeing may wish to stay longer. My girlfriend flew in to Singapore on...

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Last updated: 01/13/17 Malaysia is quite a different country by South East Asian standards.  Rather than having one predominant ethnic group that calls the country home, Malaysia has multiple populations.  In fact, the Indian side of the population is so large that visits to “Little India” in the major towns seems no different than the rest of the city, except that there is music playing and two more shops. The feeling of...

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Last updated: 01/21/15 Asia is known for having some exotic fruits that aren’t found anywhere else in the world.  Some of them you’ve probably heard of, others, not so much.   Lychee, Soursop, Jack Fruit, Star Fruit, and Durian are just a few of the unique ones you can find while visiting. While deliciously tasty, one stands out as being, well… rather unique.   Durian, sometimes called the...

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Last updated: 01/13/17 My Thai experience is different than any other country I am visiting on this trip.  The reason is because unlike the rest, I am visiting Thailand twice! Over New Years, my girlfriend will be flying into Singapore and we will visit Thailand together on a two-week, much needed beach break over her Christmas time off from school. So if you think that I am a fool for apparently missing Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, and Krabi...

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Last updated: 02/21/17 My search for the perfect Thai paradise has thrown me in every possible direction of the country.  From Chiang Mai in the North, to Ko Tao in the East, all the way to Ko Lipe on the border with Malaysia in the South West. After spending over a month in the country, I can safely say, I have found my paradise in Koh Lipe, and I am not wanting to leave. The stereotypical thought of paradise for most is white sandy...

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